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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Triad BioNight 2019, an event showcasing bioscience growth and honoring industry leaders in the Piedmont Triad region, is scheduled for June 20 at the Grandover Resort and Conference Center in Greensboro.
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Fresenius Kabi, a global health care company based in Germany, hosted a topping off ceremony last week to celebrate the $100 million expansion of its pharmaceutical manufacturing campus in Wilson.
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HemoSonics -- a Charlottesville, VA-based business with R&D and manufacturing operations in Durham -- is about to expand after receiving FDA marketing authorization for its Quantra Hemostasis platform for use during cardiac and major orthopedic surgeries.
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CiVentiChem, a pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing company with international headquarters in Cary, has been purchased by Sterling Pharma Solutions, a British company in the same business.
Thermo Fisher biomanufacturing site in Greenville
A Thermo Fisher facility in Greenville that has become one of North Carolina’s largest pharmaceutical manufacturers, is getting another $74 million upgrade to support the growing global demand for biomanufacturing services and biologics products.
Aerial view of Alexandria Center for AgTech-Research Triangle
Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc., an urban office REIT focused on collaborative life science and technology campuses, has officially opened the Alexandria Center for AgTech – Research Triangle, and has begun its second phase development.
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Wake Forest School of Medicine continues its Exploring Ethics 2018-2019 series “Taboo Topics: Evidence-based Strategies for Navigating Tough Conversations in Pediatric Oncology Care” this Thursday, April 4, from noon to 1:15 p.m. in Winston-Salem.
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Raleigh-based Applied LifeSciences & Systems (ALSS) closed an $8 million Series A equity financing this month to accelerate development of its innovative technologies for individually vaccinating chickens at their time of hatching to reduce the need for antibiotics later.
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Humacyte, a regenerative medicine company based in Durham, has demonstrated that its human acellular vessels (HAVs) repopulate with a patient’s own cells to form a living vascular tissue.
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Early buyers were willing to pay a premium today to own a piece of Durham-based Precision BioSciences.
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Innovate Biopharmaceuticals, a Raleigh clinical-stage biotechnology company, will partner with a French oncology researcher to find out if gut microbes influence the effectiveness of certain cancer treatments.
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The next WE Pitch “Shark Tank”-type event, to help take business development for women entrepreneurs in Central North Carolina to the next level, is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. June 20 at the Carolina Theater in Durham, presented by Central Carolina Women in Business.
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Mayne Pharma, a developer and manufacturer of pharmaceuticals, which opened a new $80 million Greenville facility in 2018, is launching the Mayne Scholarship program at Pitt Community College (PCC) this fall.
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An article just published on, a life science industry news and information source, hails North Carolina as a life science “Hotbed,” praising the Research Triangle region’s “whopping” life science growth this century of 108 percent. “The region benefits from an abundance of life sciences talent and a disproportionate amount of NIH funding compared to other regions,” it says
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Durham-based Bioventus, which develops orthobiologic products, is launching OSTEOAMP SELECT Fibers, an innovative addition to its allograft line of bone graft substitutes for spine, foot & ankle, orthopaedic, and trauma surgeons.