Updated June 24, 2008
W. Randolph Chitwood, a surgeon at Pitt County Memorial Hospital and a teacher at East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine, performed his 400th robotic-assisted heart valve repair on June 20.
Updated May 22, 2008
Google, Spirit, N.C. Research Campus projects and others are slowly transforming North Carolina from agrarian and industrial to a balanced mixed economy that includes high tech and life science.
Updated April 30, 2008
Bandages are designed to control bleeding. They will be sold via prescription and over counter.
Updated February 21, 2008
BioEast Alliance, backed by N.C. Biotechnology Center, spells out strategies in $120,000 study. Group includes members from Edgecombe, Nash, Pitt, Wayne and Wilson counties.
Updated February 6, 2008
Yonnie Butler, an ECU graduate, has worked with several Triangle area firms as well as several universities.
January 8, 2008
N.C. Biotech Center funds initial planning for a Center of Innovation focused on medical devices, technology. Grant could lead to additional $2.5M in funding.
Updated October 14, 2007
Game Review: Bungie’s $300 million smash hit is compelling even to players who haven’t before been swept up in the mystery, challenge and popularity of the Halo franchise.
Updated October 9, 2007
RTP-based startup hopes to begin selling first product this year.
Updated August 9, 2007
Grant program is designed to help researchers move toward commercialization of discoveries.
Updated July 23, 2007
The Angel Connection: Entrepreneurs seeking financing need to do their homework in determining who might be interested enough to invest in their new ventures.
May 7, 2007
Startup, a spinout from UNC-CH, looks to raise another $1.3M for its blood-related technology.
February 9, 2007
Variety of programs at four different universities are designed to boost collaborations between teaching and research efforts.
September 11, 2006
Clyde Higgs, a Fayetteville native, returns to his home state to find a 'sweet spot' at hub of billionaire David Murdock's project in Kannapolis.
September 4, 2006
College students become part of a prototype program that is training workers in geospatial technology. U.S. Department of Labor determines it is one of the top three in-demand areas for trained personnel.
August 8, 2006
Stephen Rogers, former president of Attorneys Title Insurance Company, has been promoted to North Carolina State Manager responsible for eight locations statewide.
July 3, 2006
NC IDEA provides funding to help startup pursue further development of screening technology to identify individuals at risk for stroke.
May 10, 2006
White blood cells from cancer-resistant mice are used to eradicate tumors in normal lab mice. Research could help scientists better understand how to use human immune system to fight cancer.
April 7, 2006
Company being formed by two UNC Charlotte professors earns top prize in business plan competition. Another UNCC spinout wins student award.
March 31, 2006
NCSU leads coalition of universities, state agencies, private sector partners, other agencies in seeking massive Homeland Security project.