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'Shop Class' Goes High Tech At New RTP Prototyping Lab

First Flight Venture Center has set a date of September 13, 2017 to roll back the doors of Hangar6, calling it “an advanced rapid prototyping facility.”

World-Leading Seqirus Flu Vax Factory in NC Makes History -- Again

The billion-dollar cell culture Seqirus vaccine factory in Holly Springs has hit yet another milestone. The highly skilled workers at the sprawling factory southeast of Raleigh successfully produced the world’s first cell-based influenza vaccine at commercial scale using a candidate vaccine virus (CVV) that has been isolated and grown in cells, rather than in eggs.

Innocrin Granted SME Status by European Medicines Agency

Durham-based Innocrin Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage company focused on developing new cancer treatments, has received a regulatory boost for its work in Europe.

CiVentiChem Gets First FDA Nod on Commercial API from Cary HQ

CiVentiChem has received its first U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for a generic commercial active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufactured at its Cary headquarters.

Precision Nutrition Needed for Healthy Military Muscles

Eat colorful meals and make sure you get enough choline. That’s the key advice two nutrition experts offered during lunch at the Medical, BioMedical & BioDefense: Support the Warfighter symposium in Chapel Hill last week.

Humacyte Tabbed as ‘Technology Pioneer’ by World Economic Forum

Humacyte, a Morrisville-based regenerative medicine company, has been selected as one of the World Economic Forum’s 30 “Technology Pioneers” for 2017.

US Military Special Operations Forces Have Special Needs

The U.S. Special Operations Forces, which include Navy Seals, Army Rangers, and Air Force Special Tactics, have 9,500 people deployed in 90 countries. So they have special needs when it comes to acquisitions from private-sector partners.

Achelios Gets FDA Guidance on Approval Path for Migraine Drug

Achelios Therapeutics of Chapel Hill has completed a meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration about a path to approval for its leading drug candidate, TOPOFEN, to treat acute and chronic migraine, a condition known for its debilitating pain.

New Companion Diagnostics Lab Extends Covance’s Precision Medicine Reach

Covance Drug Development, a global contract research organization that was acquired by Burlington-based LabCorp two years ago, has opened a new companion diagnostics laboratory in Morrisville to extend its capabilities in precision medicine.

Event Promotes NC Business, US Military Partnerships

One thing was clear, from the opening keynote to the final session, after a unique gathering of North Carolina business and Pentagon procurement leaders: the military is actively seeking private-sector partners to support the health and healing of U.S. warfighters and their families.


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