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Defense U Grad Students Mingle, Learn About NC Ag, Life Science Innovation

The Eisenhower School's Agribusiness Industry Study Group (above) recently visited NC State for the fourth time. NCBiotech also hosted the school's biotech study group (not pictured).

North Carolina's global life science leadership is on the radar of future national defense leaders.

RTP's AgTech Accelerator Puts $5M Into Skyline Vet Pharma

RTP's AgTech Accelerator has made a $5 million investment to establish a new animal health company, Skyline Vet Pharma, to in-license and develop drug delivery technologies aimed at improving veterinary treatment of companion animals – primarily dogs and cats.

Ag Biotech Workshops Offer NC Teachers Hands-On Insight

Middle and high school teachers have an opportunity to expand their knowledge of agricultural biotechnology in a pair of Industry in the Classroom workshops beginning in July, organized by the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.

NCA&T's Shengmin Sang Reaping Research Rewards

Shengmin Sang, Ph.D., associate professor and lead scientist in the Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies ​at NCA&T labs at the NCRC in Kannapolis, has parlayed early grant support from NCBiotech into growing scientific and commercial recognition.

Shengmin Sang of NCA&T Wins Innovation for Impact Grand Prize

Shengmin Sang, Ph.D., associate professor and lead scientist in the Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, was awarded the inaugural Innovation for Impact $11,000 Grand Prize Thursday night, March 30, for his research to prevent colon cancer by pairing the classic wonder drug aspirin with an active ingredient in ginger.

AgTech Accelerator Launches First Startup with $10M Funding

The Research Triangle-based AgTech Accelerator launched its first startup, Boragen Inc. with a $10 million Series A financing Thursday.

Soil Health Technology Goes to Market

A venture-backed Cary-based plant health company says agricultural growers can maximize their investments with its patented biological, nutritional seed treatment and other technologies.

Good Earth: the Importance of Healthy Soil

NCBiotech forum speaker says need for proper land management focused on soil health to increase food production, conserve water resources, and help reduce greenhouse gases.

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