NCBiotech's 35th Anniversary Celebration

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Join us in celebrating NCBiotech's 35th anniversary!

In 1984, the Biotech Center formed as a catalyst to grow North Carolina's life science strengths. Today, we celebrate the success of 700+ companies and 2,400 supporting businesses, along with the 240,000 jobs that are supported by the life sciences in North Carolina.

We will be hosting an open house, formal program and reception to commemorate 35 years of life science growth in NC.



3:30 p.m. – Open House

Featuring our grant and loan programs, several of our outreach efforts, and our market research, conference center, and landing pad services.

4:45 p.m. – Program

Welcome and opening remarks
Doug Edgeton, President and CEO, NCBiotech
John Rabby, Chairman, NCBiotech Board of Directors

A Global Success
Bob Ingram, Hatteras Venture Partners

An Ecosystem Generating Success
Karen LeVert, AgTech Inventures LLC

Statewide Success
Doug Edgeton, President and CEO
NCBiotech, and Jack Cecil, president, Biltmore Farms

Our Future Success
Aaron Lazarus, CEO, EncepHeal Therapeutics

Concluding remarks
Doug Edgeton, President and CEO, NCBiotech

5:30 p.m. – Adjourn to reception

6:30 p.m. – Reception concludes


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Wake County Economic Development
BE&K Building Group
Mako Medical
UNC Chapel Hill
CMP Pharma
Greenville Utilities
NC East Alliance
Performance Culture
Piedmont Triad Advisory
Trone Brand Energy
Parker Poe
Sanford Area Growth Alliance


Please note that this event is at capacity.


15 T.W. Alexander Drive
RTP, NC 27709