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At least two life science companies are among the 24 startups competing for NC IDEA grants worth as much as $50,000 apiece.

Just two years after breaking ground on a $70 million, 147,000-square-foot R&D expansion at its sprawling Research Triangle Park campus, Syngenta Biotechnology has announced another $94 million addition to the site.

Two North Carolina life-science collaborations are among five award winners in last week’s second annual Przirembel Prize competition at the InnoVenture Conference in Greenville, South Carolina.

  • Syngenta announces plans to begin construction on new biotechnology research facilities in Research Triangle Park
  • New facilities will include all-glass, climate-controlled greenhouses and precision growth chambers to study agronomic traits
  • Construction is scheduled to begin in summer 2011

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