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.

NCBiotech forum speaker says need for proper land management focused on soil health to increase food production, conserve water resources, and help reduce greenhouse gases.

Three experts on soil health will share their knowledge in a down-to-earth discussion on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the next NC Ag Biotech Professional Forum at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.

A new treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and will be manufactured in Wilmington, N.C.

Lucerno Dynamics, a Morrisville company developing noninvasive sensor technology that can show the effectiveness of radiotracer injections in patients undergoing PET/CT scans, has launched a nationwide study to demonstrate the benefits of its system.

Durham-based Baebies Inc. has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to begin marketing a system to screen newborns for four rare but potentially fatal diseases.

The North Carolina Biotechnology Center's Piedmont Triad Office and the Advisory Committee for Biotechnology in the Piedmont Triad will host Triad BioNight 2017 on Thursday, March 30.

It’s called the Landing Pad but could just as easily be called the Launching Pad.

By either name, it’s a conducive environment for establishing a bioscience company in North Carolina.

Fifth Annual Ag Biotech Entrepreneurial Showcase Set for May 10-11

The North Carolina Biotechnology Center scoured the planet for some of the world’s most innovative crop and animal-health companies to present at the fifth annual Ag Biotech Entrepreneurial Showcase this spring in Research Triangle Park.

When pharmaceutical companies win regulatory approval for a drug to be sold – a long and expensive journey that requires successful phase 1, 2 and 3 clinical trials – their work is far from over.

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The North Carolina Biotechnology Center is pleased to welcome our newest Landing Pad tenant, Todd DeZwaan of LemnaTec.

The Wilmington-based Marine Bio-Technologies Center of Innovation (MBCOI) will put North Carolina in a regional leadership position to prepare businesses for a global shellfish-industry business competition, thanks to a grant from the private NC IDEA foundation.

Hammock Pharmaceuticals is new pharmaceutical company in Charlotte using a novel drug-delivery technology to improve the effectiveness of traditional medicines for a variety of conditions.

FierceBiotech Medical Devices has named Morrisville-based, NCBiotech-backed Humacyte to its annual Fierce 15 list of innovative medical device companies for 2016.

The Council for Entrepreneurial Development has picked North Carolina life science pacesetter Art Pappas, managing partner of venture capital firm Pappas Ventures, to receive its 2017 Life Science Leadership Award.

Global agricultural giant Bayer and Cary's Trana Discovery have signed a collaboration agreement to explore ways to use Trana’s disease-fighting technology in plant-protection products.