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Posts tagged “Biotech & Life Science”

Updated 4:29 p.m. Monday

Premium Lock Biochemical firm Tethis gets debt funding

Tethis Inc., a Raleigh-based company that makes biochemicals, has sold nearly all of a debt and options offering, according to a regulatory filing.

Tethis lands debt funding Tethis lands debt funding

3:13 p.m. Monday

Syngenta acquisition by ChemChina tops one US hurdle

Syngenta The U.S. Commitee on Foreign investment has approved the China National Chemical Corp. (ChemChina) purchase of Syngenta for $43 billion, the companies said Monday. Syngenta stock soared nearly 12 percent on the news.

8:54 a.m. Monday

RTP's curasan sees growth in bones for regenerative medicine firm

Shane Ray, curasan Inc. president Veteran health care entrepreneur Shane Ray has skin in the tissue regeneration game and he sees growth in bones for RTP-based curasan.

Updated 6:46 a.m. Monday

Top mobile health leaders headline WRAL TechWire Executive Exchange event

What are the benefits, opportunities and challenges of mobile health? Finding the answers is the focus of the next WRAL TechWire Executive Exchange event with some of the top entrepreneurs and thought leaders in the Triangle participating. Joanne Rohde, the former Red Hat executive who founded and is CEO of health information startup Axial Exchange is the keynote speaker.

Future of Mobile Health Future of Mobile Health

Updated 5:00 a.m. Monday

56 headlines: WTW week in review, Aug. 8-14 (Part 2)

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Aug. 8. part two

4:57 a.m. Monday

Don't miss these 53 headlines: WTW week in review, Aug.15-21 (Part 2)

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Aug. 15. part two

4:53 a.m. Monday

Don't miss these 53 headlines: WTW week in review, Aug. 15-21 (Part 1)

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Aug. 15, part one of two.

4:50 a.m. Monday

WTW wants your input: Send us your news - and 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.

Updated August 19

CED Tech Venture profile: Med device startup Promaxo

Promaxo Promaxo, a medical device startup focusing on prostate cancer disease management, is among the 90-plus companies presenting at the CED Tech Venture Conference. So what's the Promaxo story?

Updated August 19

CED Tech Venture profile: Nicotrax, which aims to reduce smoking (+ video)

Nicotrax is a year-old startup that's already raised funding and executed a pivot in strategy. Gearing up for a presentation at the CED Tech Venture conference, CEO Kyle Linton talks about what's happening with the new strategy and funding.

Updated August 19

Premium Lock GSK is No. 1 on Fortune 'Change the World' list; Novozymes 9th, IBM 47th

Fortune GlaxoSmithKline takes home the honor as the top business on Fortune's annual "Change the World" list. Two other tech/biotech companies with a big North Carolina presence also are recognized: Novozymes and IBM.

August 19

Mayne Pharma's $50M GSK deal; UNC-CH opioid drug project; SAS targets heat, disease; RTI's $2M biofuels deal

Triangle headlines In today's wrapup of tech and life science headlines from around the Triangle region: Mayne Pharma spends $50 million to acquire some GSK dermatology assets; UNC-CH researchers help develop an opioid drug candidate from scratch; SAS works with an Arizona county to fight heat and disease; and RTI International lands a $2M-plus biofuels contract.

August 17

After one hedge fund buys, another reduces stake in BioCryst

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals A New York hedge fund cut its stake in a Durham-based pharmaceutical company by more than 4 million shares, or 25 percent, in the past week.

August 15

Greenville health care firm CTMG raises $2.3M (+ profile)

CTMG CTMG, a North Carolina health care company, recently raised $2.37 million from 16 investors. Plus: Find out more about the company in an at-a-glance profile.

August 15

$45M Golden LEAF grant boosts NCSU ag tech complex

North Carolina State University has received a $45 million grant from Golden LEAF, a Rocky Mount-based foundation, for planned plant research complex on Centennial Campus.

NCSU's new ag complex NCSU's new ag complex

August 15

Hedge fund buys 6.6% stake in Durham's BioCryst Pharma

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals ‚ÄčA New York City hedge fund bought a 6.6 percent stake of a North Carolina pharmaceutical company, according to an SEC filing.

August 15

Premium Lock Biomarker tech firm Lucerno Dynamics raises $3.5M

Lucerno Dynamics, a Morrisville startup, is developing a very successful track record when it comes to financing: An NC IDEA grant winner, support from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, and now outside capital.

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August 15

56 headlines: WTW week in review, Aug. 8-14 (Part 1)

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Aug. 8, part one of two.

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