Posts tagged “Employment”

July 24, 2007

Premium Lock etrials Names Interim COO, Launches Client Services Practice

etrials New CEO Chip Jennings discloses first changes at clinical trial firm.

Updated July 20, 2007

Premium Lock Wake Forest U. Teams with Boston Firm to Fund, Launch Two Ventures

Nanotechnology UniversityTech: Both companies – FiberCell, PlexiLight - are based on nanotechnology. NanoHoldings provides funding; a partner in firm will serve as president of both ventures.

Updated July 17, 2007

Premium Lock Trimeris, Roche Launch Trial on New Version on HIV Drug

Trimeris Companies also will test reduced daily dosage of Fuzeon. News comes four months after Roche, Fuzeon parted ways on development of new HIV drug.

Updated July 3, 2007

Premium Lock California Game Tech Company to Move Jobs to Chapel Hill

 UPDATE: Emergent, which acquired C.H.-based NDL in 2005, secures $12M in new funding. Firm also decides to consolidate research and development operations in North Carolina.

July 2, 2007

Premium Lock 1840 to 2007: Thank You Mr. Springs for Taking the Risk. Who’s Next?

Jim Roberts A series of layoff announcements last week by Springs, Philip Morris and Hanes shows vulnerability of local economies. Who will be entrepreneurs that build new businesses to replace those that are disappearing?

Updated June 25, 2007

Premium Lock Recreating History in Micro, Macro Through Eyes, Sword of Hannibal

Alessandro Canossa has long admired Hannibal of Carthage. UPDATE: At Wake Tech game expo, Danish game developer spreads message of joys, challenges, opportunities in game development.

Updated June 21, 2007

Premium Lock Glamour Shot Incentives

John Locke Foundation New study raises questions about economic development incentives. New study shows local incentive deals are most often done in economically healthy communities, not the needy ones.

June 20, 2007

Premium Lock Report: N.C. Department of Revenue Chief Could Be Next Biotech Center CEO

Norris Tolson Norris Tolson, who is also vice chair of the Biotech Center’s board, would replace Leslie Alexandre. She resigned earlier this year.

Updated June 13, 2007

Premium Lock Lenovo in Talks to Build $10M Distribution Facility in Triad

Lenovo could expand to Triad PC manufacturer is seeking $154,000 in local incentives for plant. Some 45-60 jobs would be created. Wake County, other states also being considered.

Updated May 30, 2007

Premium Lock More Cuts: IBM Lays Off 1,570 People, Including Scores in RTP

 More than 3,000 employees have lost jobs in May. Union expects many more in coming months even as Big Blue hires thousands overseas.

May 29, 2007

Premium Lock Airband Lands $12.5M in New Financing, to Expand Coverage in N.C.

 Provider of wireless broadband, other services to businesses will add staff. Company purchased assets from Windchannel last year.

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