Posts tagged “ECU”

Updated August 27, 2008

Premium Lock N.C. Biotech Center awards $540,000 in grants for science curriculum projects

Biotech industry Scientists and researchers as well as a program at the Moreheard Planetarium and Science Center will receive some $540,000 in grants from the N.C. Biotechnology Center to develop science curriculum at colleges and universities.

Updated June 24, 2008

Premium Lock ECU surgeon performs 400th robotic-assisted heart valve repair

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

Premium Lock Tar Heel economy is turning the page – apparently toward a brighter future

 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

Premium Lock RTP startup Entegrion wins FDA approval to sell bandages to consumers

Entegrion Bandages are designed to control bleeding. They will be sold via prescription and over counter.

Updated February 21, 2008

Premium Lock New Alliance Aims to Grow Life-Science Business in Eastern N.C.

 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

Premium Lock N.C. Biotech Center Names Tech Business Development Director

Yonnie Butler Yonnie Butler, an ECU graduate, has worked with several Triangle area firms as well as several universities.

January 8, 2008

Premium Lock NCBIO-Led Group Receives $100,000 Grant for Emerging Technology Effort

NCBIO 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

Premium Lock Halo 3 – Return of the Chief: It’s Worthy of the Hype

master Chief returns 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.

Tags: ECU
Updated October 9, 2007

Premium Lock Entegrion Receives $2M Appropriation for Blood Coagulation Technology

Entegrion RTP-based startup hopes to begin selling first product this year.

Updated August 9, 2007

Premium Lock N.C. Biotech Center Awards $822,000 in Grants to 11 Scientists

Biotech Center Grant program is designed to help researchers move toward commercialization of discoveries.

Updated July 23, 2007

Premium Lock Who Are Angel Investors?

Bill Warner 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

Premium Lock Entegrion Closes on $3.7M in Financing

Entegrion logo Startup, a spinout from UNC-CH, looks to raise another $1.3M for its blood-related technology.

February 9, 2007

Premium Lock N.C. Biotech Center Hands Out $1.9M in Research Grants

Biotech logo Variety of programs at four different universities are designed to boost collaborations between teaching and research efforts.

September 11, 2006

Premium Lock A 'Game Changer': Director Of $100M Venture Fund For N.C. Research Campus Has Lofty Goals

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

Premium Lock CPCC is Mapping the Future Of Geospatial Training Programs

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.

Tags: Google, ECU
August 8, 2006

Premium Lock Attorneys Title Appoints State Manager

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

Premium Lock Greenville-Based CardioVascular Resonances Receives $27,300 Grant

NC IDEA provides funding to help startup pursue further development of screening technology to identify individuals at risk for stroke.

May 10, 2006

Premium Lock The Mice That Roared Against Cancer: Wake Forest Team Transplants White Blood Cells To Fight Tumors

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

Premium Lock A Sweet Victory: SoyMeds, Which Wants To Develop Edible Vaccines, Wins Five Ventures

Company being formed by two UNC Charlotte professors earns top prize in business plan competition. Another UNCC spinout wins student award.

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