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by Elizabeth Edwards

As I flip - make that scroll - through my notes pages from this week’s Internet Summit I am reminded of the many speakers who captured and held my attention for the entire two-day conference in downtown Raleigh. I was so impressed with the variety of the sessions as well as the marketing and tech professionals who delivered them. Some of my favorites included sessions by LinkedIn, Emma, Google, Salesforce, Ntara, NASCAR and Litmus to name only a few!

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by Jim Shamp

Besides the four active Nobel Laureates conducting research at Duke and UNC, here are 13 others with N.C. connections who have also won the major global recognition.

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by Cynthia J. Sollod, Ph.D.

When researchers come up with new and exciting ideas, the question that typically follows is, “What next? How can this innovation be turned into a real product that will help society? How can this technology be developed for success in the marketplace?”  

The answer is not an easy one. The path to commercialization is long and has many hurdles along the way. But for the life sciences in North Carolina, NCBiotech can help smooth the way.

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About Us, Research, Life Sciences, NCBiotech
by Susan Lankford, Ph.D.

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by Amber Niebauer, MBA, CSEP

This summer 31 middle and high school teachers “recharged their batteries” in two concurrent NCBiotech ag biotech workshops.

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About Us, Workforce & Education, Agriculture, Life Sciences, NCBiotech
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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Business & Commercialization, Triangle, Human Health, Life Sciences, Medical Devices
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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