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Robert A. Lindberg, Ph.D.

Vice President, Science and Technology Development
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Dr. Robert Lindberg leads NCBiotech’s Science & Technology Development team, which supports the state’s academic research enterprise through a number of funding programs and related services available to university researchers, technology transfer offices and related stakeholders.

Previously, Dr. Lindberg was a member of the Center’s Business & Technology Development group and was responsible for managing several loans and grants programs, strategic partnering efforts, and programs in support of company formation, university technology transfer and entrepreneurship.  He was the architect of the Industrial Fellowship Program and co-authored a strategic plan relating to life sciences-associated economic development for the North Carolina legislature.


Dr. Lindberg holds undergraduate degrees in Music (Bellarmine College) and Mathematics (University of Louisville) and a Doctorate in Physiology and Biophysics (University of Louisville).

Dr. Lindberg is a microvascular physiologist (endothelial function in inflammation, thrombosis and cancer), and held postdoctoral fellowships at UNC-Chapel Hill and the Duke University Medical Center prior to joining the Biotechnology Center in 1999. He earned his Regulatory Affairs Certification (R.A.C.) in 2005 and served as the Technical Sales Director for VWR BioSciences before returning to the Biotechnology Center.

Membership Organizations

Dr. Lindberg serves on the following boards:

  • Industry Advisory Board, Biosciences Management Program, College of Management, NCSU
  • Advisory Board, Carolina Kickstart Program, University of North Carolina TraCS Institute
  • North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research (NCABR)

He is also a member of the following organizations:

  • Association of University Technology Managers
  • Inflammation Research Association
  • Microcirculatory Society
  • North Carolina Regulatory Affairs Forum
  • Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society

Helpful Links

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