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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Durham-based MED-EL USA is giving away merchandise through a Facebook campaign leading up to Mother's Day, to help raise awareness of the importance of hearing and interventions that can help restore access to the world of sound.
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Local scientists tell attendees at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center’s May Ag Tech Professional Forum how increasing nighttime temperatures have a dramatic, negative effect on plants.
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The co-chairs, event team and awards committee have been selected for Triad BioNight, a June 20 event in Greensboro that will celebrate bioscience growth and honor industry leaders in North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad region.
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Lindy Biosciences, a biotech company developing innovative drug formulation technology that was bootstrapped by a loan from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, has now completed a $1.6M Series A round.
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The National Cancer Institute and Eva Garland Consulting have teamed up to help small businesses apply for Phase I of the federally funded SBIR and STTR grant programs.
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The newly published "2018: Evidence and Opportunity: Impact of Life Sciences in North Carolina," is a fascinating statistical tale of the state's transformation, and the Biotechnology Center's 35-year contribution to it.
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NCBiotech's Biomanufacturing and Process Development Exchange Group of industry professionals gathered for a symposium and vendor show earlier in April to confront the challenges of making cell and gene therapies.
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Research Triangle Park-based Panaceutics is ramping up its financing and manufacturing capabilities to bring personalized nutrition products to market in collaboration with Dutch-based Royal DSM.
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Precise Bio, a Winston-Salem regenerative medicine startup, has developed a laser-based biological “printer” that can fabricate tissues and organs from living cells in three dimensions, just as they are structured in the body.
EG-GILERO, a Morrisville-based medical device manufacturer, plans to invest more than $4 million and create 60 jobs in Chatham County, adding more finished-device assembly to augment its design, development and manufacturing services.
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RTP's NIRvana Sciences, developer of synthetic dyes used in staining cells for analysis by flow cytometry, is awarded a $3 Million SBIR grant from NIH.
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Circassia Pharmaceuticals, a British company with U.S. headquarters in Morrisville, has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of Duaklir Pressair, a maintenance treatment for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
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Three North Carolina life science innovators strongly recommend others follow their lead and seek out the many resources provided by NCBiotech.
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Durham-based Hatteras Venture Partners has completed a first closing of $94 million on a new investment fund that it hopes will reach $200 million.
State of the Region 2019
The Research Triangle region hosts a growing ag tech industry as it combines history and innovation, draws on both urban and rural resources, and thrives on partnerships among private companies, government and academic institutions.