Posts tagged “Biotech & Life Science”
Seventeen bioscience companies that previously received funding from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center raised nearly $11 million in follow-on funding from other sources in the second quarter of the 2016-17 fiscal year that ended Dec. 31.
The awards will support life science research, technology commercialization and entrepreneurship throughout North Carolina and help universities and companies attract additional funding from other sources.
Tech news: Apple $1B more in NC; Netflix shrinking DVD biz; CoLucid sold; Biogen settles suit; satellites track jets; GPS anomalies
Note to our readers: The Bulldog wrapup of technology news, which has been a staple of WRAL TechWire for years, is taking on a new look. We are expanding it to incorporate Triangle and regional headlines, not just news from The Associated Press and other wires. In effect, the Bulldog will become the new home for other occasional WTW posts such as Triangle Headlines. No one publication in the Triangle can adequately cover all the tech and life science news that's happening daily - well, make that hourly. The Bulldog, which draws its name from an old newspaper term for early editions and from WTW Editor Rick Smith's late bulldog Roxie, will attempt to bring you a daily wrapup of highlights.
Would a Monsanto-Bayer merger mean more jobs for the Triangle if the incoming Trump administration OKs it? President-elect Donald Trump's meeting last week with the CEOs of Bayer and Monsanto is generating a lot of headlines - so much so, in fact, that the two executives issued a joint statement about their plans if a proposed $57 billion wins approval. The deal will have an impact on the Triangle. But would it mean more jobs?
Renovion, a pharmaceutical startup, has big dreams for drug development that will target chronic inflammatory airway diseases. And the company continues to attract attention from investors while also receiving orphan drug status from the FDA.
Are you ready to explore baby's genome? UNC clinical geneticists are part of a national consortium of researchers studying the ins and outs of genome sequencing for newborn health screenings and beyond.
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.
I was sad when I heard that Oliver Smithies had died on Tuesday. I felt a deep admiration for this man. And I know everyone who had the good fortune to meet him shares this recognition of loss.
Chaperone Therapeutics,which recently teaming up with the nonprofit ALS Therapy Development Institute of Cambridge, Mass., to explore potential treatments for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), is looking to raise new equity.
Past and present commissioners of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, both with ties to Duke University, are among the speakers headlining the Council for Entrepreneurial Development's 26th annual Life Science Conference next month in Raleigh.
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