Posts tagged “Biotech & Life Science”

8:05 a.m. yesterday

NCSU terminates Argos Therapeutics' Centennial Campus lease

Argos Keystone-Centennial terminated the lease on March 17 due to Argos "non-payment of invoices for up-fit costs." The company has not disputed the termination of the lease and does not plan to correct the default.

6:18 a.m. yesterday

Humacyte's bioengineered blood vessel receives special FDA review designation

​Humacyte, a Research Triangle Park-based biotechnology company focused on regenerative medicine, has won one of the first Regenerative Medicine Advanced Therapy (RMAT) designations from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Sample of a Humacyl vessel Sample of a Humacyl vessel

2:58 p.m. Thursday

Premium Lock Fundings: Raleigh software firm seeks $1M; agbio startup lands $1.5M

Venture Capital     A pair of startups - a Raleigh software firm and a Mooresville agbio venture - are making news with investment disclosures.

Updated 2:35 p.m. Thursday

Life science firm PPD launches medical apprenticeships, targets vets

Jobs  Pharmaceutical Product Development, an international life science services firm with a major presence in the Triangle, is rolling out an apprenticeship program to train clinical research associates. PPD is especially targeting military veterans with medical backgrounds.

2:32 p.m. Thursday

PPD's apprenticeship program: Clinical Research Associates

PPD Here's a look at the clinical research associate apprenticeship program announced by PPD on Thursday.

8:32 a.m. Thursday

RTP's UVision 360 looking for votes in startup showdown

UVision 360 Led by CEO Allison London Brown, UVision is focused on the development of a gynecological tool that will change the way the doctors view and operate in the endometrial cavity.

Updated 3:56 p.m. Wednesday

Having a baby? UNC REX unveils an app to help with that

A new app is giving new meaning to the term "push" when it comes to giving birth. Hoping to provide pregnant mothers with help and advice at any time, UNC REX Healthcare is launching a mobile app that provides on-demand access to a wide variety of information and educational tools and pushes out notifications.

Rex baby app screenshot  Rex baby app screenshot

12:40 p.m. Wednesday

TransEnterix robotic surgery system expands to hernia repairs

TransEnterix, a Morrisville medical device company that uses robotics to improve minimally invasive surgery, has expanded the clinical adoption of its Senhance Robotic Surgical System to include a full range of hernia repairs.

Trying out TransEnterix's system Trying out TransEnterix's system

10:31 a.m. Wednesday

Novan hires former Quintiles exec to lead product development; CFO leaves

Novan is expanding its management team with a new chief development officer position. The company, which went public last year, also is looking for a new chief financial officer.

Novan Novan

9:39 a.m. Wednesday

Celebrating National Agriculture Day: Feeding our children and grandchildren

National Agriculture Day is not just about farming. It's about creating a better world for the future of our children, communities and planet. This can only be accomplished through the kind of innovations in science and technology happening right here in the "Sweet Potato State," combined with the support of an educated general public.

Kurt Boudonck in Bayer's RTP greenhouse Kurt Boudonck in Bayer's RTP greenhouse

Updated 9:26 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock After $4M fund raiser, what's next for health data startup Bivarus?

Dave Levin Health data analytics startup Bivarus CEO Dave Levin, a Triangle life science marketing veteran, talks with WRAL TechWire about what his plans are for growing the Durham company after raising $4 million in new capital. The round was led by Hatteras Ventures. And Levin plans to immediately boost hiring by up to 15 people.

7:16 a.m. Wednesday

More positive lung cancer treatment data boost Heat Bio

Heat Biologics Heat Biologics reports early positive results in a Phase 2 trial of its immunotherapy lung cancer treatment.

7:01 a.m. Wednesday

Gates Foundation-backed AgBiome earns first product OK from FDA

AgBiome, the startup focusing on improvements in crop science and backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has received EPA approval for its first fungicide product.

AgBiome targets better crop science AgBiome targets better crop science

Updated 6:33 a.m. Tuesday

Biotech Center's Landing Pad: A welcoming place for execs planning NC operations

The Landing Pad, a program of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, helps nascent bioscience companies to get started here or more mature companies from elsewhere in the nation or world to establish a new presence here.

N.C. Biotech Center's tower N.C. Biotech Center's tower

2:46 p.m. Monday

Durham health data startup Bivarus raises $4M

Bivarus, which was founded in 2014, works to collect data to give insight as to how patients are treated and to measure their satisfaction of quality of care. Bivarus also raised $2 million a year ago.

Bivarus offers real-time health analytics Bivarus offers real-time health analytics

Updated 6:39 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Biotech news: BioDelivery loss worse than forecast; Patheon revenues surge; Tenax, Heat Bio face delisting

Biotech   BioDelivery Sciences reports a loss worse than expected; revenues grow at Patheon; and two Triangle biotech firms face the threat of delisting.

5:45 a.m. Monday

WTW week in review: 63 headlines not to be missed, part three

Triangle headlines Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part three.

5:40 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 63 headlines not to be missed, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire over this past week, part two.

5:30 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 63 headlines not to be missed, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part one.

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