Posts tagged “Biotech & Life Science”

1:18 p.m. yesterday

NC Biotech Center awards $3.6M in loans, grants

Looking for cash? ​The North Carolina Biotechnology Center awarded 47 loans and grants totaling $3.6 million to universities, bioscience companies and other entities in the fourth quarter of its 2016-2017 fiscal year ending June 30.

Updated 1:13 p.m. yesterday

NC Biotech Center portfolio firms raise $128M

Life science ​Eighteen bioscience companies previously funded by NCBiotech loans raised more than $128 million in follow-on funding from other sources during the fourth quarter of 2016-17.

11:03 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Longtime BioDelivery Sciences CEO Mark Sirgo is retiring

Dr. Mark Sirgo is stepping down as president anc CEO of Raleigh-based BioDelivery Sciences International. He's held the job since 2005.

BDSI pipeline BDSI pipeline

6:24 a.m. yesterday

With 'serious doubts,' EU probes Bayer's planned buyout of Monsanto

The European Union's anti-trust watchdog said Tuesday that it has launched a probe into German chemical maker Bayer's planned acquisition of U.S. seed and weed-killer company Monsanto. Regulators have "serious doubts," according to the Wall Street Journal.

Bayer Crop Science HQ in RTP  Bayer Crop Science HQ in RTP

1:52 p.m. Tuesday

Recently launched Axium Pharmaceuticals files for $5 million IPO

Wall Street Axium Pharmaceuticals, which is developing anti-seizure drugs, has filed to raise as much as $5 million in an initial public offering, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

2:14 p.m. Monday

32 emerging NC tech startups receive $1.9M in state matching grants

Grants Thirty-two emerging tech and life science companies across North Carolina are getting more startup runway funding thanks to nearly $2 million in North Carolina funding that matches federal grants they won earlier.

10:33 a.m. Monday

Filings: Investor buys $576K in Dova shares; LoLo raising $500K

North Carolina Business News Wire An investor has bought a big chunk of Dova Pharmaceuticals shares, and Asheville-based startup LoLo is raising $500,000, according to SEC filings.

5:36 a.m. Monday

Speak up: WTW wants to hear from you - news, views

Contribute to WRALTechWire WRALTechWire is continuously expanding its content lineup, and we want you to participate. We are looking for news and analysis about all things tech and life science from people who know their business.

5:15 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 62 headlines not to be missed, part three

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 three.

5:07 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 62 headlines not to be missed, part two

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 two.

5:00 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 62 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.

August 18

Seqirus meets new milestone in pandemic preparedness

Seqirus marked the 10th anniversary of their pandemic partnership with the US Government by hosting Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Tom Price at the Holly Springs, NC production site.

Seqirus factory in Holly Springs Seqirus factory in Holly Springs

Updated August 17

Premium Lock Mobile respiratory health startup lands $80K, wants more

Vigor Medical Systems, a Triangle startup developing mobile respiratory health technology, is aiming to raise $500,000. And investors have so far kicked in $80,000.

A hand-held wireless device and app monitors lung disease A hand-held wireless device and app monitors lung disease

August 17

Premium Lock Renaissance Computing Institute lands $6M in contracts, to build web-based health platform

RENCI The Renaissance Computing Institute in Chapel Hill has landed two contracts for projects totaling just under $6 million and also says it is helping to build a new web-based health platform.

Updated August 17

Premium Lock More than 50 NC tech, life science firms crack Inc 5000 list

Inc. Some 50 privately held emerging entrepreneurial companies and other established firms focusing on tech, life sciences and related services have cracked the 2017 Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest growing privately held firms. Many of them are based in the Triangle.

August 17

Former owner KKR sells big stake in PRA Health; PRA's CEO sells 400K shares

PRA Health Sciences The former owner of PRA Health Sciences has sold a big stake in the company, and the CEO of PRA makes news of his own by selling 400,000 shares in the company he runs.

August 16

Billionaire Perelman purchases another 50,000 shares of High Point-based VTV Therapeutics

VTV ​Billionaire Ronald Perelman has bought another 50,000 shares this week of High Point, North Carolina-based VTV Therapeutics Inc., according to a filing Tuesday from the Securities and Exchange Commission.

August 16

Premium Lock Durham oncology firm CivaTech lands $916,000 (+ video)

CivaTech Oncology, which is utilizing proprietary technology to develop improvements in radiation treatment, has raised another round of financing.

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