Posts tagged “Duke”

Updated April 24, 2007

Premium Lock CED’s 24th Venture Conference Gathers Biggest Field to Date

 More than 250 investors are set to see presentations from more than 50 companies from across southeast and Pennsylvania.

April 20, 2007

Premium Lock Exploring the Future of Learning

duke virtual reality UniversityTech: Humanities, Arts, Science Technology Advanced Collaboratory conference focuses on how technology is changing the humanities.

Tags: Duke
April 16, 2007

Premium Lock INTENT MediaWorks Lands $10M in New Financing

 Atlanta-based firm provides technology for delivery of licensed digital content. Investors include Bertlesmann Digital Media.

April 16, 2007

Premium Lock Funding Fuels Growth in Triangle’s Entrepreneurial Community

CED Upcoming venture conference will highlight emerging companies across region as well as importance of growth capital.

Updated April 13, 2007

Premium Lock Accunetix Takes Home Student Business Team Honors in Five Ventures

 Update: Group of Duke students looks to commercialize diagnostic technology. Kiyatec tops overall competition.

Updated April 11, 2007

Premium Lock Phase Bioscience Replaces CEO with Former Trimeris President

PhaseBio Nixon Ellis replaces Gabriel Cipau. Park of Ellis’ new position is to raise more capital.

Updated April 10, 2007

Premium Lock Duke Researchers Develop Quick Test That Could Detect Exposure to Radiation

duke genome UniversityTech: ‘We have to be able to efficiently screen a large number of people for radiation exposure in order to respond effectively to a mass casualty event,’ Duke doctor says.

Updated April 5, 2007

Premium Lock CED Picks Nine Companies to Present at Angel Investor Retreat

 Eight of nine startups are from N.C., and six of those are from Triangle. Retreat is part of CED’s annual venture conference.

Updated March 28, 2007

Premium Lock Field of Presenters Grows to 41 for CED’s Venture Conference

CED Nineteen early-stage firms added to lineup for 24th annual event. Companies drawn from across Carolinas, Georgia, Maryland.

Updated March 28, 2007

Premium Lock Healthy Infusion: Regado Biosciences Lands $23M in Financing

 Durham-based startup uses technology licensed from Duke for new blood clotting, thinning solution.

Updated March 27, 2007

Premium Lock Duke Researchers Unveil ‘Optical Biopsy’ Device for Early Cancer Detection

Duke UniversityTech: Probe developed at Pratt School of Engineering could aid in early diagnosis, treatment and prevention of many types of cancers.

March 27, 2007

Premium Lock Outsourcing Research and Development Poses Major Risk for U.S.

Vivek Number of graduates in engineering, science isn’t the problem. It’s the export of R&D that could cost us our competitive edge.

Tags: China, Duke, India
Updated March 16, 2007

Premium Lock Wall Street Pummels Trimeris Shares 29% in Wake of Changes

 UPDATE: Biopharmaceutical firm’s stock plunges to $7.12 in very heavy trading. Some analysts also downgrade Trimeris after company announces departure of CEO, CFO and end to one partnership with drug giant Roche.

Updated March 16, 2007

Premium Lock AIDS Pioneer Dani Bolognesi Retires in Management Shakeup at Trimeris

 Researcher who helped develop HIV drug Fuzeon is out as CEO as of Friday. CFO also will retire as a ‘turn-around’ executive is brought in. Meanwhile, Trimeris does report first profit, also regains drug candidate from partner Roche.

March 16, 2007

Premium Lock Unit Dose Solutions Closes on Another $2.5M in Funding, Looking for More

Unit Dose Provider of outsourced drug repackaging services to expand operations, add staff.

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