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Ag Biotech Summit 2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 11:00am


Kansas Startups Take Awards at NCBiotech Ag Biotech Showcase

Two Kansas startup companies won the top prizes at NCBiotech's two-day 2017 Ag Biotech Entrepreneurial Showcase in Durham.

NCBiotech Ag Showcase: Money in Manure, Pet Meds Too

A dozen ag biotech startups pitched their wares this week to a receptive crowd at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center’s 2017 Ag Biotech Entrepreneurial Showcase at the Cotton Room in Durham.

Triangle University Angel Networks Making First Joint Investment

Angel investor networks from the Triangle’s major research universities will make their first joint investment in a medical products firm this week.

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.


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