Posts tagged “ECU”

Updated February 12, 2015

Premium Lock UNC team takes home top prize at Emerging Issues Forum

ExitEvent (Note: This story has been corrected.) Several university teams and one high school team took home $100,000 in prizes from an innovation contest put on by the Emerging Issues Forum. Top prize went to a team at Carolina.

Updated January 11, 2013

Premium Lock East Carolina sues Cisco over 'Tomorrow Starts Here' slogan

Cisco's recently launched marketing campaign includes "Tomorrow Starts Here," a slogan East Carolina University trademarked a decade ago. On Friday, ECU said it had sued Cisco and is seeking damages.

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January 4, 2012

Premium Lock Biotech Center awards $1 million in grants for university research

N.C. Biotech Center Scientists at NCSU, East Carolina and UNC-Wilmington receive $250,000 to fund work toward federal grant applications.

December 27, 2011

Premium Lock Fla. medical chopper crash raises scrutiny

The crash of a medical helicopter in Florida comes as agencies have been looking at safety for the service nationally.

November 9, 2011

Premium Lock East Carolina University now a hub for MCNC's statewide broadband network

The university, which is located in Greenville, recently received a backbone upgrade to 10 gigabyte capacity as part of the North Carolina Research and Education Network expansion.


September 12, 2011

Premium Lock ECU researcher lands $143,000 nanotech grant

Nanotech research The NC Biotech Center has awarded East Carolina University toxicologist Jared Brown $143,308 to study the hazards from inhaling nanomaterials during their manufacture or use.

Updated July 28, 2011

Premium Lock NC Biotech Center hands out $1.4M in grants for university research equipment

N.C. Biotech Center    The Institutional Development Grant program is designed to help scientists obtain the latest in hardware.

November 12, 2010

Premium Lock Duke, UNC-CH move up in MBA rankings

 Bloomberg Newsweek survey lists Fuqua as sixth, Kenan-Flagler 16th.

Updated October 29, 2010

Premium Lock ‘Super-slow growth’ ahead on jobs, NCSU economist warns

Job picture remains weak ECU economist concurs. Seasonally adjusted numbers from ECU show no change in jobless rate in Triangle and only slight dip in N.C. NCSU’s Mike Walden points out that virtually all job growth is in government. Plus, more people dropped out of the work force which helps drive down jobless numbers.

Updated July 29, 2010

Premium Lock National Weather Service taps RENCI for weather emergencies

Weather for Emergency Management The collaboration, called Weather for Emergency Management, aims to help the emergency management community more effectively use weather information in their planning and in real-time decision-making during weather events such as hurricanes, tornadoes, blizzards and floods.

Updated August 4, 2009

Premium Lock Three university-private sector partnerships land $100,000 Biotech Center grants

N.C. Biotech Center ECU, Entegrion to study clotting; UNC-CH, Parion Sciences to explore dry eye; NCSU, Agile Sciences will target crop disease.

July 6, 2009

Premium Lock Recovery coming – but not till 2010 - for Triangle, other regions

Tough times still ahead, economist says In North Carolina Economic Outlook, NCSU economist says state’s seven economic regions won’t rebound until 2010. But even with recovery, Mike Walden predicts unemployment will remain high.

June 9, 2009

Premium Lock Raleigh firm helps amputees get better grip with 'i-Limb'

New prosthetic improves grip for amputees. A new prosthesis called the iLimb, developed by Hanger Prosthetics in Raleigh, lets the user operate all five fingers separately.

Updated May 19, 2009

Premium Lock Raleigh marketing agency takes iTunes approach for offering services

 WPM Group’s ‘iAdvertizing’ program lets customers pick and chose from product suite. And it’s a hit, delivering $110,000 in business in first five weeks, chairman says.

Updated November 12, 2008

Premium Lock Robotic-assisted surgery receives high marks in UNC study

Robotic surgery using da Vinci system. In review of two groups where women received robotic-assisted treatment, doctors reported techniques are ‘feasible and safe.’ Device also led to less blood loss, shorter hospital stays, higher number of lymph nodes, study says.

October 1, 2008

Premium Lock Entegrion wins Navy contract for dried plasma storage, mixing prototype

Entegrion RTP startup, which is developing variety of blood-related technologies, hopes to begin test of dried plasma product next year.

Updated September 30, 2008

Premium Lock Biotech center awards research grants topping $700,000

 Wake Forest, East Carolina, A&T, UNC-Wilmington researchers receive grants up to $75,000.

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