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Posts tagged “N.C. Biotech Center”

6:54 a.m. today

Premium Lock Summit showcase: NCSU reaping big harvest in agbio research

Agbio Agriculture research at N.C. State highlights the AgBio Summit with developments spanning robots and drones to honey bees and fish. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer reports exclusively for our Insiders.

Updated 7:58 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock AgBio keynote: Only a 'green revolution' can prevent global food crisis

Joel Bourne, Jr., an award-winning reporter for National Geographic and a graduate of N.C. State, warns at the AgBio Summit that time is running out to prevent a food crisis by the year 2030. Food production must double but solutions are "on the shelf," he says. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer has the in-depth report for our Insider subscribers.

Joel Bourne warns of global hunger threat Joel Bourne warns of global hunger threat

Updated 8:07 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Population bomb: 'The mother of all wicked problems'

Feeding a world population the United Nations estimates will hit 9 billion by 2050 is only one of the social problems caused by an increasing number of people, the director of of the US Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture tells the AgBio Summit in Raleigh. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer reports the details for our Insiders.

Talking population problems at AgBio Summit Talking population problems at AgBio Summit

Updated 3:11 p.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock AgBio Summit food fight: Debating mandatory labeling of GMO products

Should the government make labeling food containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) mandatory? Both sides have their say at the opening day of the AgBio Summit in Raleigh. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer reports exclusively for our Insiders.

Washington Post's Tamar Haspel moderates GMO debate Washington Post's Tamar Haspel moderates GMO debate

6:39 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Just call North Carolina 'the Mecca, the hub for agbio'

Agbio As NC State prepares to host the AGBIO Summit, the dean of the university's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences says the event will help showcase North Carolina as the "Mecca, the hub for agio." The theme of the event: Feeding a world of 9 billion people in 2050. And action is required, reports WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer.

6:27 a.m. Monday

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November 10

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November 6

North Carolina launches major agbio marketing push

North Carolina's Biotechnology Center teams with the state's departments of Commerce and Agriculture in launching "AgBio[spehere]," a program to bring more attention to a growing agriculture biotechnology sector.

Launching AgBio[sphere] Launching AgBio[sphere]

November 3

$19.6M capital influx gives boost to Durham's Parion Sciences

In a recent four-week period, Durham-based Parion Sciences has received an influx of new capital to continue its work in developing and commercializing drugs to combat mucosal diseases and disorders.

Dr. Diane Villalon of Parion Dr. Diane Villalon of Parion

November 3

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October 31

RTP startup Benson Hill lands $100,000 USDA grant

Agbio Research Triangle Park agricultural biotechnology startup Benson Hill Biosystems, bootstrapped with an NCBiotech loan in 2012, has been awarded nearly $100,000 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to pursue its development of enhanced plant productivity.

Updated October 27

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October 21

Premium Lock NC Biotech Center awards $885,000 in grants, loans across state

Biotech During the same period, the Center determined that more than $13 million in outside funding was raised by companies previously awarded NCBiotech loans.

October 20

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October 15

Premium Lock AskBio, spinouts tackle big diseases with nano technology

AskBio founder R. Jude Samulski, Ph.D. Hemophilia. Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Epilepsy. Alzheimer's disease. Diabetic retinopathy. Age-related macular degeneration. Osteoarthritis. These are just some of the diseases that Chapel Hill-based Asklepios BioPharmaceutical (AskBio) is working to alleviate through the development and delivery of novel, intracellular protein therapeutics using its cutting-edge Biological Nano Particle (BNP) technology.

October 14

Premium Lock Bioterror threat: 'If I want to attack somebody nowadays, all I need is a plane ticket to an international destination'

Bioterror   At the first "Bio Defense Summit, leaders from across North Carolina discuss the threats of bioterror and how N.C. can secure more federal research and development funds to help head off any future attack on the U.S. The Ebola epidemic has only increased concerns about what a bioterror attack could mean.

October 6

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October 3

Premium Lock Durham drug firm Argos to add 230 jobs, gets $9.5M in incentives

One of North Carolina's most high-profile homegrown life science companies, Argos Therapeutics, is about to build a 100,000-square-foot state-of-the-art biomanufacturing facility in the Research Triangle Park.

Architect's rendering shows planned 100,000-square-foot Argos biomanufacturing facility in RTP. Architect's rendering shows planned 100,000-square-foot Argos biomanufacturing facility in RTP.

October 3

Premium Lock Durham biotech startup Sentilus is sold to Georgia company

Biotech Sentilus, a two-year-old Durham biotech company, has been purchased by a Georgia blood testing company run by the son of a former Durham mayor.

Updated September 24

Premium Lock Novartis dedicates $1B vaccine plant with VIP flu shots as NC exec who recruited the firm will watch

It's probably a safe bet that Gov. Pat McCrory has already received his flu shot for the 2014-5 season, but he and other VIPs can line up for vaccinations today as Novartis formally dedicates production at its mammoth $1 billion plant in Holly Springs. But there's also an interesting back story to the event: The N.C. Biotechnology Center exec who helped recruit Novartis to N.C. way back in 2006.

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