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by Jim Shamp

When a chorus of cheers accompanies announcements like the $1.85 billion Novo Nordisk expansion in Clayton, the echo is a reminder: it's a team effort.

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About Us, Business & Commercialization, Workforce & Education, Triangle, Biomanufacturing, Human Health, Life Sciences, Medical Devices, NCBiotech
by David Mann

David Mann, CEO of Vascular Biosciences, recalls the rush when his company was chosen to pitch its story as the 2015 “Buzz of BIO” award winner.

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by Jim Shamp

Two key state funding programs are proving to be a great match to get new North Carolina life science companies off the ground.

Life science entrepreneurs routinely turn to the loan options available from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center after tapping friends, family and credit cards. But many of those same NCBiotech portfolio companies also get much-needed early survival lifelines in the form of grants from the One North Carolina Small Business Fund, managed by the state Department of Commerce’s N.C. Office of Science, Technology and Innovation.

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by Mary Beth Thomas, Ph.D.

One of the goals of NCBiotech's April 15 Bio Defense Grantsmanship Training Event was to educate a wide variety of participants on how to get started with the pursuit of funding from the Department of Defense (DoD).

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by Mary Beth Thomas, Ph.D.

At NCBiotech's Bio Defense Grantsmanship Training Event on April 15, the keynote speaker  Dr. Julie Lucas gave a great rundown of the Department of Defense (DoD) funding process – from how opportunities are publicly offered (RFI, RFP, BAA, etc.) to how they are reviewed and evaluated.

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by Eric Stone, Ph.D.

Editor's note: The North Carolina Biotechnology Center received this guest blog in response to a $200,000 Institutional Development Grant  to enable NCSU researchers to buy a NextSeq 500 DNA sequencer.

By Eric Stone, Ph.D., associate professor, department of biological sciences, North Carolina State University

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by Jacob Traverse
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by Mary Beth Thomas, Ph.D.
 

NCBiotech’s Bio Defense program held its first Grantsmanship Training event April 15, focused on pursuing funding from the Department of Defense (DoD). 

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