Posts tagged “Biotech & Life Science”

May 16

Enloe team's CPR app earns national Lenovo honor (+ video)

An app for guiding people through giving of CPR in the event of a heart attack that a team at Enloe High School in Raleigh developed is one of five winners in a national mobile app contest put on by Lenovo.

May 16

RTP firm CURASAN's pliable bone graft foam debuts

A California surgeon has performed the first U.S. bone graft using a pliable foam produced by Research Triangle Park-based medical biomaterials company CURASAN Inc.

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Updated May 16

Durham drug firm Patheon being sold in $5.2B deal

​Durham-based Patheon N.V., a global provider of pharmaceutical development and manufacturing services that has a large production facility in Greenville, will be acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific in a deal worth about $5.2 billion. No decision have been made about any work force adjustments, a Patheon spokesperson says.

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Updated May 16

Roundtable Analytics helps emergency departments make best use of data

The cloud-based SaaS startup exits stealth mode and lands new partnership with UNC-Chapel Hill and WRAL TechWire award

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May 15

Judge orders Uber not to use technology taken from Waymo

Uber self-driving car in Pittsburgh   A federal judge has ordered Uber not to use technology that a key executive downloaded before he left Waymo, the autonomous car company that was spun off from Google. But he refused to order a halt to Uber's self-driving program, as requested by Waymo.

May 15

CED report: 45 NC entrepreneurial firms raise $347M in Q1

Dollar sign       45 entrepreneurial companies across the state of North Carolina from life science to cleantech raised some $347 million in the first quarter across 48 equity deals, says the latest Council for Entrepreneurial Development's Innovators Report.

May 15

Premium Lock Raleigh-based life science startup Innovate Bio raises $1M

​A Raleigh-based biotechnology company has raised $1 million in a private offering that included options and warrants, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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May 15

Kansas startups seize spotlight at NCBiotech Ag Biotech Showcase

Agbio PrairieChar and Integrated Animal Health outshine five North Carolina startups as well as several others in the N.C. Biotechnology Center's Ag Biotech Entrepreneurial Showcase.

May 15

Premium Lock Novan spinoff Know Bio raises $2.6M from 43 investors

Know Bio LLC raised the money from 43 investors, according to a securities filing. The company was created in late 2015 by separating all non-dermatological assets from Novan.

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May 15

WTW wants ideas, stories from you - Send us 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.

May 15

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

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 three.

May 15

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

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 two.

May 15

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.

Updated May 12

Premium Lock Microsoft includes Validic data in HealthVault program

Microsoft is incorporating Validic's mobile health data technology in an update and expansion of the tech giant's HealthVault program. Validic's platform will be used to link HealthVault Insights data into hundreds of clinical and consumer devices, the goal being to give patients personalized, actionable information. Validic CEO Drew Schiller talks about the deal - and its importance to the emerging Durham company.

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May 12

Benson Hill Biosystems raises another $6.5M

Benson Hill Benson Hill Biosystems is a plant genomics company. It uses technologies and biological expertise to help organizations advance products to market faster and to tackle challenges in crop development.

May 12

Ag Biotech Showcase: There's money in manure, pet meds

Agbiotech  A dozen ag biotech startups pitched their wares this week to a receptive crowd at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center's 2017 Ag Biotech Entrepreneurial Showcase at the Cotton Room in iconic downtown Durham.

May 12

Triangle University Angel Networks making first joint investment

Angel Investors Angel investor networks from the Triangle's major research universities will make their first joint investment in a medical products firm this week.

Updated May 11

Raleigh-based health care and pharmacy services company raises nearly $2 million

Dollar sign       ​A Raleigh-based health care and pharmacy services company has raised $1.95 million in a private equity offering, according to a filing Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission

Updated May 11

INC Research acquiring Boston-based life science firm in $7.4B deal

INC Research is merging with Boston-based InVemity Health, creating a life science services firm valued at some $7.4 billion, and INC shareholders will own a majority interest. The combined company will be headquartered in Raleigh.

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