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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A partnership between North Carolina analytics leader SAS and life sciences capital firm Pappas Capital is staged to help the state become a global leader in agricultural technology.
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Core Technology Molding Corporation – a minority-owned company in Greensboro – and RGEES, a cold-storage shipping company located just outside Asheville – are among NC companies that have seen major growth feeding the COVID pandemic supply chain.
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Salubrent Pharma Solutions – a newly launched contract development and manufacturing organization, or CDMO – has just opened its first analytical services lab in Kannapolis.
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NoviSystems, a new Triangle-area company that empowers data-driven decision making, has commercially launched Fusion Analytics, its platform to help hospitals, drug manufacturers and other complex businesses.
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A new dental imaging system that can help dentists see tooth decay earlier and in greater detail will be commercially available by the end of the year from its developer, Surround Medical Systems of Morrisville.
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Morrisville-based Locus Biosciences has entered a credit facility with Hercules Capital, Inc. of up to $25 million to expand the clinical-stage biotechnology company’s drug discovery platform and in-house manufacturing.
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Kriya Therapeutics is launching a new division, Kriya Ophthalmology, focused on developing gene therapies for rare and prevalent ocular diseases.
Terra Trujillo
Air Force vet Terra Trujillo finds BioWork certificate brings new career options in transition to civilian life.
BioSkrybe's new facility
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The Durham-based genetics startup BioSkryb has relocated into bigger digs.

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Durham-based Altis Biosystems is offering a research award of up to $10,000 for a scientific team to use its proprietary drug-development technology in a research project.
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RTP's leading contract research organization IQVIA has just opened a new 160,000–square-foot lab facility for its Q2 Solutions subsidiary.
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Morrisville-based Advanced Animal Diagnostics, a developer of rapid diagnostic and data systems for human and animal health, has been awarded a $733,000 federal contract to develop a system for the earlier detection of severe infection, including sepsis, in humans.
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Though access to capital for women entrepreneurs is still a significant obstacle, Bank of America is hoping to change that.with a new capital directory.
Seqirus Holly Springs
Flu vaccine producer Seqirus will work with nearly $35 million in funding from the U.S. government to develop two vaccine candidates at its huge Holly Springs facility to combat future flu pandemics.
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Heard about career opportunities in NC's biopharma manufacturing field but want to know a little more before taking the leap? Here are the top 5 questions we’ve received at Bio Jobs Hub from people like you, with our answers.