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Posts tagged “N.C. Biotech Center”

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Updated March 25

Google Fiber expands; Jim Goodnight's venture play; non-GMO food label; new Instagram app; GSK's next HQ in Asia

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Google Fiber is expanding; Jim Goodnight's new venture play is biotech; a proposed label for non-GMO foods; Instagram has a new app; and GSK is building a new Asian headquarters.

March 25

Life beyond GSK: The entrepreneurial career options

Biotech   At an event put on by the North Carolina Biotechnology Center and supported by GlaxoSmithKline, more than 300 people who are losing their jobs at GSK through layoffs gathered to hear about possible options for future employment. "There is life beyond GSK," former GlaxoWellcome CEO Robert Ingram tells the crowd.

March 23

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March 19

UNC-TV to air report touting NC Arboretum as a jobs engine

Most people who visit the North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville enjoy it as a vacation stop at a "plant zoo" where the beauty and variety of the state's mountain vegetation can be enjoyed in a magnificent Appalachian setting. But the Arboretum is also an increasingly important scientific and economic resource for North Carolina.

Bent Creek Institute Bent Creek Institute

March 17

Southeast consortium building livestock feed grain system

Livestock producers in North Carolina and other mid-Atlantic states are sharing some high-tech tools to fix a big, expensive food disparity. A collaborative venture is challenging academic research and industry experts in North and South Carolina, Virginia and Maryland to put their heads together and find ways to produce at least 50 percent more animal feed grain from crops especially well-suited to conditions in the mid-Atlantic region.

New feed for livestock? New feed for livestock?

March 16

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Updated March 10

Nine firms named for Ag Biotech Entrepreneurial Showcase

Agbio The North Carolina Biotechnology Center's AgBiotech Initiative is expanding the 2015 Ag Biotech Entrepreneurial Showcase May 19 to include presentations from nine firms. They include two with technology based on tobacco research and one that uses LED lights to "communicate with plants."

Updated March 6

W-S based Targacept merging with California biotech firm

The publicly traded company, formed in downtown Winston-Salem in 1997 to do biopharmaceutical development on research started by the R.J. Reynolds tobacco company, is merging with privately held South San Francisco firm Catalyst Biosciences.

Targacept's HQ Targacept's HQ

March 6

The Dennis Gillings's insider guide to entrepreneurship

Dennis Gillings Quintiles' co-founder and chairman Dennis Gillings looks back at his career and offers his insight about innovation to come. "If you're excited about the opportunity, you can make other people excited about it too," he says. "Excitement inspires people to give their best. It also makes life fun."

Updated March 4

McCrory lauds NC's growing life science industry power

Governor Pat McCrory takes the stage at the CED Life Science Conference in Raleigh to praise the sector's growing economic power across North Carolina. "One of great things your industry has done is help us get out of this recession," he says.

Sharing stage at Life Science Conference Sharing stage at Life Science Conference

Updated March 3

NC biotech startups share global spotlight in Raleigh

DNA      Some 1,000 of the smartest minds in biotech, crop science, medicine and medical devices are gathering in Raleigh today and Wednesday for the annual life science conference put on by the Council for Entrepreneurial Development. A whopping 53 startups will have a chance to impress the best and brightest.

Updated March 2

Premium Lock Report: NC biotech sector produces $73B, responsible for 61,000 jobs

Biotech   A newly released report from research firm Battelle documents the continuing growth of the biotech industry across North Carolina. Jobs are up, economic impact is surging, and average salaries are at $81,000. In fact, biotech employment grew more than 30 percent between 2000 and 2012 compared to an overall job growth rate of 1 percent.

March 2

Premium Lock Biotech industry impact case study: How Biogen spends $196M in state, employs 1,650 people

Inside the Battelle "Impact of Life Sciences in North Carolina" report: A break down on Biogen's "interactions," from jobs to partnerships and money spent with vendors.

Biogen's RTP plant Biogen's RTP plant

Updated March 2

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February 16

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Updated February 10

Premium Lock New report to show $14B jump in biotech impact on NC

Biotech   To those doubters who question the value of the biotechnology industry to North Carolina's economy, a forthcoming report will show how misplaced such thinking is. We've got a sneak peek for our Insiders.

February 9

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Updated February 5

Premium Lock Dignify Therapeutics lands $3.15M in equity financing

Research Triangle Park drug company Dignify Therapeutics has parlayed $300,000 in loans from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center into $3.15 in equity financing.

Dignify Therapeutics Dignify Therapeutics

Updated February 4

Premium Lock NC Biotech Center awards nearly $1.7M in grants, loans

money image Several life science startups recently received a boost as the North Carolina Biotechnology Center awarded $1,683,000 in five loans and a grant during the second quarter of its 2014-2015 fiscal year.

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