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.

Morrisville-headquartered biotechnology startup Inceptor Bio has inked a deal with the University of Minnesota to create a new cell-based tool to fight difficult-to-treat cancers.
Anthony Atala, M.D., told a Triad BioNight crowd of nearly 400 that WFIRM’s scientists, technicians and physicians are working on regenerative medicine therapies for about 40 different organs and tissues, building on 15 applications that have been used in patients to date.
Winston-Salem-based Plakous Therapeutics has won the 2022 NC BIONEER Venture Challenge. The announcement was made at Triad BioNight.
Here are the winners of Excellence Awards at Triad BioNight, a celebration of the region’s life sciences community organized by the Piedmont Triad Office of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.
Durham-based Precision Biosciences’ genome editing technology has drawn interest – and investment – from another global pharmaceutical giant. This time it’s Novartis.
Guy Aday was the operations chief for the U.S. Consulate in Northern Afghanistan. After he injured his back and returned to the U.S. for back surgery and physical and vocational rehabilitation, he found a rewarding new career path in biotech via Alamance Community College.
Novozymes and Biotalys are partnering on developing the market for Biotalys’ new environmentally friendly biofungicide, Evoca,
The Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB), with a spinoff startup headquartered in the Raleigh, is changing its executive leadership team.
The North Carolina Biotechnology Center awarded 18 grants and loans totaling $1,755,181 to universities, bioscience companies and nonprofit organizations in the third quarter of its fiscal year.
Five North Carolina startups are headed to High Point University this week to compete in the Venture Pitch Showcase with the goal of being named the North Carolina Biotechnology Center’s NC BIONEER Venture Challenge winner.
Novozymes and AgroFresh have announced a collaboration in which they'll be working together to find sustainable solutions that keep foods fresher, longer, after harvest and reduce product loss.
Following two years of development, Astellas’ new late-stage clinical and commercial manufacturing plant officially opened its doors in Sanford.
The White House is closely reviewing North Carolina’s COVID response to glean “best practice” for pandemic preparedness going forward.
A drug produced by BioCryst Pharmaceuticals of Durham has won regulatory approval in Canada and Switzerland for preventing hereditary angioedema (HAE), a rare disease of swollen tissues caused by excessive fluid buildup.
Two whopping life sciences “gets” helped put North Carolina in a special award status in the current issue of Area Development, a quarterly publication covering site selection, facility planning, and economic development.
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