Posts tagged “Biotech & Life Science”

March 22

Celebrating National Agriculture Day: Feeding our children and grandchildren

National Agriculture Day is not just about farming. It's about creating a better world for the future of our children, communities and planet. This can only be accomplished through the kind of innovations in science and technology happening right here in the "Sweet Potato State," combined with the support of an educated general public.

Kurt Boudonck in Bayer's RTP greenhouse Kurt Boudonck in Bayer's RTP greenhouse

Updated March 22

Premium Lock After $4M fund raiser, what's next for health data startup Bivarus?

Dave Levin Health data analytics startup Bivarus CEO Dave Levin, a Triangle life science marketing veteran, talks with WRAL TechWire about what his plans are for growing the Durham company after raising $4 million in new capital. The round was led by Hatteras Ventures. And Levin plans to immediately boost hiring by up to 15 people.

March 22

More positive lung cancer treatment data boost Heat Bio

Heat Biologics Heat Biologics reports early positive results in a Phase 2 trial of its immunotherapy lung cancer treatment.

March 22

Gates Foundation-backed AgBiome earns first product OK from FDA

AgBiome, the startup focusing on improvements in crop science and backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has received EPA approval for its first fungicide product.

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Updated March 21

Biotech Center's Landing Pad: A welcoming place for execs planning NC operations

The Landing Pad, a program of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, helps nascent bioscience companies to get started here or more mature companies from elsewhere in the nation or world to establish a new presence here.

N.C. Biotech Center's tower N.C. Biotech Center's tower

March 20

Durham health data startup Bivarus raises $4M

Bivarus, which was founded in 2014, works to collect data to give insight as to how patients are treated and to measure their satisfaction of quality of care. Bivarus also raised $2 million a year ago.

Bivarus offers real-time health analytics Bivarus offers real-time health analytics

Updated March 20

Premium Lock Biotech news: BioDelivery loss worse than forecast; Patheon revenues surge; Tenax, Heat Bio face delisting

Biotech   BioDelivery Sciences reports a loss worse than expected; revenues grow at Patheon; and two Triangle biotech firms face the threat of delisting.

March 20

WTW week in review: 63 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.

March 20

WTW's week in review: 63 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.

March 20

WTW's week in review: 63 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.

March 20

WTW wants to hear from you - Send WTW your 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.

March 19

NC State scientist Sederoff receives international prize for genetics work

Ron Sederoff Ron Sederoff, an NC State forestry professor and pioneering molecular geneticist, has won the 2017 Marcus Wallenberg Foundation Prize, an international award for scientific achievements in fields important to forestry.

March 17

Qualyst Transporter Systems finds success with assays testing potential effects of drugs, cosmetics and foods on the liver

​Durham-based Qualyst Transporter Systems launched its latest assay this month, a novel in vitro way to test compounds for their potential to cause a serious liver problem called cholestiatic drug induced liver injury.

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March 17

NCSU economist: Is farming a high-tech industry? Yes. Here's why

Mike Walden Is farming a high-tech industry? Some say it was actually the first high-tech industry, writes NCSU Economist Dr. Mike Walden.

Updated March 17

Durham's Innovation District: 'A future that is bright and beckoning'

Local and state officials as well as the Duke Clinical Research Institute and Longfellow Real Estate Partners gathered in Durham on Thursday to break grown on new buildings as part of the Durham Innovation District. Managing Partner Adam Sichol explains what the project means to Durham, the region - and his company.

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March 17

Premium Lock San Francisco firm acquires Morrisville-based Polyglot Systems (+ video)

​Polyglot Systems, a Morrisville-based company that simplifies drug information for patients and then translates that data into 21 languages, has been sold to a California company for an undisclosed amount.

Updated March 16

Durham agbio company Benson Hill Biosystems raises $18 million

Benson Hill A Durham-based agriculture biotech company has raised $18.2 million in a private equity offering and wants another $7.7 million.

Updated March 15

GSK will pay first female CEO 25% less than Andrew Witty

GlaxoSmithKline says in its annual report that it will pay incoming CEO Emma Walmsley - the first woman to lead a top drug maker - some 25 percent less than the man she is replacing.

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