Posts tagged “Biotech & Life Science”

12:44 p.m. today

Durham biotech Micell raises another $20M (+ video)

Micell Technologies Inc., a Durham-based biotech company, raised an additional $20 million in an equity and debt offering from 51 investors.

9:42 a.m. today

Premium Lock United Therapeutics CEO Martine Rothblatt makes Forbes' 100 Greatest Living Business Minds list

Martine Rothblatt, who launched Sirius satellite radio and now is chair as well as CEO of United Therapeutics which has a major facility in RTP, is one of the World's 100 Greatest Living Business Minds, according to Forbes. Plus: What Rothblatt told Forbes about leadership.

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3:55 p.m. yesterday

Premium Lock HAP Innovations, a spinout of Parata Systems, looks to raise $6M (+ video)

HAP Innovations, which is developing technology to improve prescription accuracy and dispense medications, is looking to raise $6 million. It's a spinout of Parata Systems, a developer of automated prescription technology.

Updated 8:48 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock How UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship helps drive rise of eastern NC

Back in 2014 when Jim Roberts cranked up the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), "There was a pent-up demand from entrepreneurs for it and he got it off to a good start," says Diane Durance, current director. Since then, it has racked up a significant number of accomplishments.

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6:00 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Fundings: TransEnterix, RumbleOn, Scientific Environmental Design, Creisoft

SEC logo  In the latest fundraising news based on SEC filings, TransEnterix, RumbleOn, Scientific Environmental Design and Creisoft are seeking capital.

5:22 a.m. yesterday

Time to 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. yesterday

WTW's week in review: 72 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.

5:08 a.m. yesterday

WTW's week in review: 72 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. yesterday

WTW's week in review: 72 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.

Updated September 15

Startup profile: Impathiq, making smarter use of electronic medical records

Raleigh startup Impathiq is creating proprietary software designed to improve clinical decisions through integration of electronic medical record systems. The solution can cut unnecessary testing and, thus, costs.

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Updated September 15

Startup profile: Voxelight, with its Sunscreenr, helps users properly apply sunscreen (+ video)

For everyone who has ever applied sunscreen quite liberally and then come home from the beach with a nasty burn in missed places, Raleigh startup Voxelight says it has the no-burn solution: Sunscreenr.

September 14

Premium Lock Durham startup Grid Therapeutics lands venture investment (+ infographic)

Grid Therapeutics, a life science startup that recently secured rights to an antibody for cancer immunotherapy from Duke University, has landed a round of venture capital. Plus: Check out an infographic that explains Grid's approach to fighting cancer.

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September 14

Premium Lock Durham pharma firm's stock pops 23% in move to Nasdaq (+ video)

Drug development company Fennec Pharmeuticals Inc. saw its stock price rise by more than 23 percent in its first day of trading on the Nasdaq. Plus: Watch a video about Fennec's clinical trial of a possible treatment for hearing loss in children undergoing chemotherapy.

September 13

Premium Lock Biocryst plans $80M stock offering; Heat Bio news sparks stock surge (+ video)

Two Triangle life science companies made major news Tuesday, BioCryst is planning a big stock sale. And an update from Heat Bio sends its shares up more than 20 percent.

September 12

Premium Lock Durham medtech startup targeting brain tumors raises $225K + videos, its mission

CranioVation Inc., a health care company that has developed a device to treat brain tumors using a minimally invasive device, has raised $225,000 from two investors. Plus: Watch two videos about the emerging company and read an overview of its mission, the how and the why.

Updated September 12

NY firm acquires Durham-based Qualyst Transporter Solutions

Biotech     ‚ÄčA New York company that sells biospecimens and related services, primarily for drug safety testing, has purchased Durham's Qualyst Transporter Solutions (QTS) for an undisclosed sum.

Updated September 11

Premium Lock NC caviar: Marine Bio-Tech Center drives coastal innovation (+ video)

Sturgeon caviar is the very definition of a classy and often pricey delicacy, usually imported. Now it's being farmed at North Carolina advanced technology aquaculture sites. Marine biotech is a big deal on the East Coast, with extensive university research facilities and evolving and innovative startups that offer advances in seafood production, medical advances, and even homeland security solutions.

September 11

Startup profile: Care Directions, bringing actionable data to clinical visits (+ video)

How can health clinics make visits by patients more efficient? Startup Care Directions believes it has the answer.

September 11

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