An appearance at a North Carolina Biotechnology Center event in 2016 convinced the CEO of a high-tech ag biotech startup to move his company from Massachusetts to the Research Triangle.
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New genetic editing tools raise a host of ethical, legal, and regulatory questions in agricultural biotechnology innovation. That is the topic scientists, legal experts, and industry executives will tackle at an unusual event at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center Oct. 24.
PlantResponse, a plant biotechnology company based in Madrid, has established its North American headquarters in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park and is looking for permanent facilities in the area.
Fennec Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharmaceutical company with executive headquarters in the Research Triangle Park, is making a difference for children with hearing loss.
Humacyte, a Morrisville-based regenerative medicine company bootstrapped with early funding from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, has received more than $18 million from three sources to help test and commercialize its bioengineered blood vessel, Humacyl.
Executives from two ag biotech companies that raised major funding in 2017 shared some of their success secrets to a group of North Carolina peers this week.
Foundation Medicine, a Cambridge, Massachusetts firm selling genomic cancer tests, opened a precision health laboratory in Morrisville last year that it is growing into a major facility.
Bioscience briefs with names making news
Executives from two ag biotech companies that raised north of $20 million in capital recently will offer their insights on “Secrets for Raising Capital to Build Startups” at the AgBiotech Professional Forum September 27 at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.
Triangle Business Journal’s latest annual roundup of the 50 fastest-growing private companies in the Triangle region includes two bioscience companies and seven others that provide valuable life science support functions.
The successes expected from CRISPR-Cas systems “Will come first in agriculture,” said North Carolina University food scientist, Rodolphe Barrangou, Ph.D., at the 8th annual NU-Tech Roundtable.