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NCBiotech Weather Information

It's raining again!

We think all that rain's going to freeze on the roads overnight, so we're planning to open our RTP office at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 6. Check back here for updates or look at our Twitter feed.

Over in the Piedmont Triad, the temperature is a little lower. They're closing today, Thursday March 5, at 2 p.m. They'll also open tomorrow at 11 a.m.

Stay safe out there.

Gov. McCrory Lauds NC's Life Science Power

NCBiotech President and CEO Doug Edgeton (left) introduces Gov. Pat McCrory at CED Life Science Conference 2015.

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory today left no doubt that he values the state’s life science ecosystem.

NC Life Science Contribution Hits $73B, 228,000 Jobs

North Carolina’s life science sector is producing unparalleled job growth and economic expansion for the state, growing nearly 31 percent from 2001 to 2012, in contrast to 1 percent overall private sector employment growth during the same period.

NCBiotech Weather Closing Information

Here are updates on the hours of NCBiotech offices as of Thursday Feb. 25 at 3 p.m.

Friday Feb. 27

  • RTP office will be closed on Friday.
  • Western (Asheville) office will open at noon on Friday.

Please check back for updates with changing weather conditions.

NCBiotech Weather Closing Information

North Carolina Biotechnology Center offices have the following modified hours because of hazardous road conditions:

Thursday February 19

  • RTP office will open at 10 a.m.
  • Piedmont Triad office staff will work remotely. Their office is closed.

Please note that many staff are working remotely. Information will be updated here as needed.


NCBiotech Awards $1.7M in Quarter

NCBiotech awarded $1,683,000 in five loans and a grant during the second quarter of its 2014-2015 fiscal year. Its earlier loan recipients attract $24 million in external funding during the quarter and over $309 million in calendar year 2014.

It's the Yeast They Can Do: White Labs Brings Jobs

White Labs picks Asheville for its eastern U.S. yeast headquarters and buys a building to accommodate 65 scientists, production and distribution personnel to serve the fast-growing craft brewing and wine region.

NCBiotech Offices Delay Wednesday Hours

(Updated 6:45 a.m. Wednesday) Freezing rain and treacherous driving conditions are forecast for much of North Carolina overnight Tuesday and Wednesday morning.

Our RTP office will open at noon. This includes events at the Hamner Conference Center.

Our regional offices have the following delays.

$300K in NCBiotech Loans Help Dignify Land $3.15M

Research Triangle Park drug company Dignify Therapeutics has parlayed $300,000 in loans from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center into $3.15 in equity financing.


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