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Posts tagged “Biotech & Life Science”

July 22

Analyst says: Pokemon GO will expand the AR market

Pokemon GO Pokemon GO is set to become a significant contributor to the expansion of the global augmented reality (AR) software market, which will reach $30 billion in scale by 2020. So says analysis from global market research firm, Trendforce. Revenue from Pokémon GO alone is forecast to top $800 million in 2017.

Updated July 22

Premium Lock Morrisville-based digital CRO Clinipace raises more millions

Clinipace Worldwide, a Morrisville-based digital contract research and life sciences services company, has raised more equity. It racked up more than $50 million in investments since 2003.

Clinipace nabs more equity. Clinipace nabs more equity.

Updated July 22

Patheon shares jump 17 percent

Panthheon Patheon,(NYSE:PTHN) the contract drug maker headquartered in Durham, priced its initial public offering of stock at $21 and closed at $25 a share Thursday.

July 22

MCNC revenue grows, sets goal of all time high broadband connectivity

MCNC MCNC, the non-profit operator of the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN), says that as it starts a new fiscal year with growing revenue and employee base it is ready to bring broadband connectivity levels in the state to all-time highs.

July 21

CEO leaving Biogen

Biogen George Scangos, CEO of Biogen (Nasdaq:BIIB) said he is stepping down to spend time with his family on the West Coast. The company said it will seek a replacement immediately.

July 21

Premium Lock Teamworks investment amount disclosed in SEC filing

Teamworks, a venture launched by a former Duke University football player that provides mobile collaboration and communications software targeting athletic organizations, disclosed the amount of its multi-million dollar investment in an SEC filing.

Teamworks as a communications hub Teamworks as a communications hub

July 21

Snapchat, YouTube, Google Maps top 3 Android phone resource hogs

Android Snapchat, YouTube and Google Maps are the top 3 apps most likely to drain Android device resources, according to The AVG Android App Performance and Trend Report H1 2016. Apps doing better are surprises.

Updated July 21

Many companies go from NCBiotech loans to big investments

N.C. Biotechnology Center The latest company loans awarded by the North Carolina Biotechnology Center in the fourth quarter of FY 2016 bring to 189 the number of North Carolina bioscience companies that have received funding from the Center since its inception in 1984. The companies have received 276 loans totaling just under $34 million. Subsequently those portfolio companies have raised almost $3.7 billion in additional funding.

Updated July 21

NC Biotech Center awarded $2.5M to universities and companies

Biotechnology The North Carolina Biotechnology Center awarded 36 loans and grants totaling nearly $2.5 million to universities and bioscience companies during the fourth quarter of its 2015-2016 fiscal year ending June 30.

July 20

Emerging tech will boost industry revenue to new highs

Drones Broader adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) and enthusiasm for emerging technology will drive the U.S. consumer technology industry to new highs in retail and wholesale revenue as emerging tech categories push the entire industry forward,according to the Consumer Technology Association's (CTA) semi-annual forecast.

Updated July 20

Premium Lock Triangle firm's Quantum Molecular drug design could revolutionize drug discovery

A Triangle-based biotech company may have the answer to both vastly reducing the cost of new drug discovery while also significantly speeding up the process of finding successful drug candidates to fight a wide range of indications, including cancer, central nervous system disorders and heart disease.

Edward Addison, CEO, chair, Cloud Pharmaceuticals Edward Addison, CEO, chair, Cloud Pharmaceuticals

July 20

Number of biotechs likely to use a CRO increasing

Worldwide Clinical Trials A recent survey by Morrisville-baed Worldwide Clinical Trials revealed that 62 percent of respondents are more likely to engage a clinical research organization (CRO) partner for clinical research than they were five years ago. That means business for many NC firms.

July 19

'Pokemon Go' boosts Nintendo; SpaceX launch; space virus hunter; Netflix woes (+ graphical view)

In today's Bulldog wrapup of science and technology news: Pokemon Go is a huge boost for Nintendo stock; SpaceX launches space station docking port; first virus-hunter in space heads to space station; and Netflix facing tougher times (plus a graphical view of its performance).

SpaceX launch to space station SpaceX launch to space station

July 18

WTW news in review: Week of July 11, part two

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 July 11, part two of two.

July 18

WTW news in review: Week of July 11, part one

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 July 11, part one of two.

July 18

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July 15

Bayer increases offer for Monsanto to $125 a share

Inside Bayer's RTP greenhouse Bayer is stepping up its efforts to acquire Monsanto in a deal that could have a major impact on the crop science industry across the Triangle.

July 14

Premium Lock Two Triangle biotechs team up to tackle Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's  Triangle neighbors Muses Labs, which focuses on Azlehimer's, and Metabolon are teaming up to see if they can unlock some of the secrets surrounding Alzheimer's disease. Plus: What is the MEND Protocol Muses has already developed for Alzheimer's?

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