NCBiotech News

We work hard to bring you the stories about the life science community in North Carolina. Every once in a while, we add a little news of our own. Read some of those stories below, or check out some of our perspectives on our staff blog.

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Newly spawned IQVIA MedTech says it will leverage several practice areas from its growing Research Triangle operations.
Novo Nordisk in Clayton
As part of its plans to use only renewable electricity in the U.S., Novo Nordisk is investing $70 million in a 672-acre solar panel installation in southeastern North Carolina’s Pender County.
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Cook Medical, a medical device company with major operations in Winston-Salem, will distribute a disposable duodenoscope from Danish developer Ambu in the U.S. after FDA approval.
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T3D Therapeutics, an RTP company started with loan help from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, has received a $9 million federal grant to help study the company’s promising approach for battling Alzheimer’s.
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The Greiner Bio-One plastics manufacturing company in the Union County city of Monroe makes a science of creating plastic bottles, tubes and other products for the global research and medical markets.
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Durham-based 410 Medical has launched a new and improved version of LifeFlow, its medical device for treating life-threatening low blood pressure, shock and sepsis in critically ill patients.
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Raleigh-based Merz North America has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market a treatment for blepharospasm, or involuntary blinking, in adults.
Nandini Mendu, Ph.D., and Michelle VonCannon of NCBiotech's Agriculture Sector Development team sit down to discuss our efforts expand North Carolina's animal health and nutrition sector.
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The nearly $5 million in equity that Cary-based Phoenix Cardiac raised this month should enable it to gain European approval of its medical device that fixes a heart valve problem, according to its founder and CEO.
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Hydromer Inc., a company producing polymers for use in medical, industrial and “green chemistry” applications, is moving its headquarters and manufacturing from New Jersey to North Carolina.
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Burlington-based LabCorp has launched a new diagnostic test that brings precision medicine to certain cancer patients.
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The National Science Foundation has just awarded Johnston Community College a $283,880 grant to train technicians for jobs at major biomanufacturing plants in the area.
The North Carolina Biotechnology Center awarded 37 grants and loans totaling more than $1.6 million to universities, bioscience companies and other organizations in the third quarter of its fiscal year.
Corn courtesy BASF
The Research Triangle area is one of three finalists being considered for the new homes of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture, involving nearly 700 jobs.
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It was a fortuitous connection when Jay Annis, an entrepreneurial nurse anesthetist from Farmville, was able to team with Farmville’s newly expanding medical device manufacturer D R Burton to build a better intubation device.