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.

Shutterstock CAT scan
Cary-based Lucerno Dynamics is improving quality control in nuclear medicine injections with its Lara System.
Medicago Durham manufacturing
Medicago – with a biomanufacturing facility in Durham –  is using a form of tobacco to produce an experimental plant-based vaccine for COVID-19.
BioMedomics test kit for COVID-19
Morrisville-based BioMedomics, a small diagnostics company supported by the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, has developed a new test for rapidly detecting COVID-19.
Company directory 2020
The North Carolina Biotechnology Center 2020 Company Directory is newly published and free—with all of North Carolina’s industry connections compiled in just 36 pages
LabCorp logo
Burlington-based life science conglomerate LabCorp is the latest company to provide a test for COVID-19.
Seqirus has received the go-ahead from the FDA to produce its Fluad Quadrivalent vaccine at its Holly Springs factory.
Clary Sage harvest
Innovation is a driving force behind the success of Eastern North Carolina's 27-county agricultural economy.
Arbiom wood recycling illustration
Arbiom, a Durham ag biotech company, says a new study shows its SylPro wood-derived food and feed protein ingredient demonstrated a lower climate impact than fish meal, soy protein concentrate and other protein sources.
Illustration of coronavirus
The rapid global march of the coronavirus that began in Wuhan, China several months ago could be slowed by researchers and biotech firms 7,770 miles away – in the Research Triangle of North Carolina.
Chiese headquarters in NC
Chiesi USA, Inc. and some 150 employees at its Cary headquarters contributed more than $980,000 worth of time and money to Triangle area charities in 2019.
Clinical research organization Aperio Clinical Outcomes is the newest tenant in downtown Durham’s progressive American Tobacco Campus.
FUJIFILM Morrisville expan 2020
FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies U.S.A. has broken ground on a $54 million, 31,778-square-foot expansion of its biomanufacturing facilities in Morrisville.
BTEC photo
North Carolina’s biopharma manufacturing market is hot at the moment – with an estimated 5,000 new jobs projected for the sector by 2025, according to a recent study.
RDU Terminal
NC's life science leadership is propelled by the healthy growth of RDU.
Ag Forum panel
Company panelists at NCBiotech's Ag Tech Professional Forum agreed on several key elements affecting their decisions about what products to pursue.