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.

PPD has purchased a state-of-the-art laboratory and hired 80 employees from Merck as part of a vaccine-testing agreement announced Monday.

Financial terms were not released for deal, which calls for Wilmington-based PPD to develop tests that measure the effectiveness of Merck vaccines.

Industry Expansions May Create 3,100 New Jobs

By Barry Teater
Vice President, Corporate Communications (Barry no longer works at the Center)

North Carolina, already the world's leading center for contract research organizations, is entering a renaissance era of CRO company growth and job creation.