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Posts tagged “N.C. Biotech Center”

8:42 a.m. Friday

Good times, hard times ... Biogen celebrates 20 years in Research Triangle Park

There were jokes. There were fond reminiscences. There were stories about hard times endured and challenges overcome. But most of all, there were testaments of great pride and appreciation from the leaders who shaped, nurtured and built Biogen's giant Research Triangle Park biomanufacturing campus into one of the world's leading biotechnology manufacturing sites.

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Updated 7:50 a.m. Wednesday

Newborn health screening firm nabs $13M

Durham-based Baebies, a health-screening startup, has raised $13 million in equity financing, the company said Monday. Backers include Rex Health Ventures, Duke Angel Network, Duke University's DUMAC, and the NC Biotechnology Center.

11:09 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Cary-based Plasma solutions firm seeks $1.5M

Atmospheric Plasma Solutions, a Cary-based company with strategic ties to North Carolina State University is seeking $1.5 million in equity, according to a regulatory filing. It uses plasma technology to enable a wide range of materials processing options that may otherwise be out of reach, such as a process that previously required costly and dangerous chemicals or high temperatures.

Atmospheric Plasma Solutions coating removal. Atmospheric Plasma Solutions coating removal.

July 24

VBX CEO on "Buzz of Bio" pitch to global hitters

David Mann, CEO, Vascular Biosciences As the CEO of Vascular Biosciences (VBS), I was very excited to be notified by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) that our company was the 2015 "Buzz of BIO" award winner in the "Pipelines of Promise" category.

July 23

Triangle jumps to No. 2 in life science hub rankings

Biotech & Life Science North Carolina's Raleigh-Durham region, a.k.a. the Research Triangle, has the nation's second leading life science base among major metro areas, up from No. 4 since last year, according to a new report.

July 21

NC Biotech Center awards $1.8M in loans, grants across state

N.C. Biotech Center    The numbers are in for the most recent quarter and the end of fiscal 2015: The N.C. Biotechnology Center reports awarding $1.8 million in grants and loans for the most recent quarter, adding up to nearly $6.8 million for the year.

July 21

In her own words: Mary-Dell Chilton's path to greatness, and her call to action

Dr. Mary-Dell Chilton hasn't yet won a Nobel Prize. Yet. But her trophy case is already full of bioscience biggies. This year, for example, she was finally inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. And she was made a World Food Prize laureate in 2013. In 2002 she received the Benjamin Franklin Medal from the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, joining a roster of winners including Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, Pierre and Marie Curie, Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. In a talk at the NC Biotechnology Center, she recounts her career and the opportunities she sees in the future for plant science - "the best of times and the worst of times."

Dr. Mary-Dell Chilton Dr. Mary-Dell Chilton

July 20

WTW wants your news - and your opinions: Share them with WRAL TechWire

Contribute to WRALTechWire WRALTechWire is continuously expanding its content lineup, and we want you to participate. We are looking for news and analysis about all things tech and life science from people who know their business.

July 16

Two key state funding programs help life science companies get off the ground

(Photo courtesy of Asklepios BioPharmaceutical) Two key state funding programs are proving to be a great match to get new North Carolina life science companies off the ground.

July 14

UNCG researchers design nanostructures based on nature

Photo courtesy UNCG Researchers at UNCG are creating nanostructures with a wealth potential biomedical and and industrial uses based on those found in nature.

July 6

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June 30

Premium Lock New Spyryx deal is latest putting RTP in spotlight for fighting lung disease

Lung disease ‚ÄčA high-profile collaboration announced today by Durham biopharmaceutical company Spyryx Biosciences is the latest in a string of breathtaking announcements by three young Durham companies with promising treatments for deadly lung diseases.

June 29

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Updated June 24

Premium Lock Bayer CropScience execs salute $67M growth spurt at RTP Headquarters

Bayer CropScience continued to dazzle observers at its North American and global Seeds headquarters on Tuesday with a grand opening of a $33 million office renovation project while also breaking adjacent ground for a $34 million research greenhouse.

Exterior of the newly renovated Bayer CropScience HQ Exterior of the newly renovated Bayer CropScience HQ

June 22

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Contribute to WRALTechWire WRALTechWire is continuously expanding its content lineup, and we want you to participate. We are looking for news and analysis about all things tech and life science from people who know their business.

June 18

Premium Lock Senate Majority Leader to Biotech Center: 'It can live on it's own'

N.C. flag      The budget from the North Carolina Senate zeroes-out funding for the North Carolina Biotechnology Center. And the Republican leader says it's time for the hub of the state's growing biotech and life science cluster to "live on it's own." The Biotech Center CEO warns it can't. Now it's up to the House to save funding in final budget negotiations.

June 18

Premium Lock Former GSK exec joins startup Spyryx Biosciences

Timm Crowder Startup Spyryx BioSciences, which recently closed on $18 million in venture funding, has added a former GlaxoSmithKline executive as its vice president of technical operations.

Updated June 17

Premium Lock Biotech Center CEO on budget cut: 'We don't want life sciences to go the way of textiles, tobacco and furniture ...'

The proposed N.C. Senate budget calls for a zeroing-out of all financial support for the North Carolina Biotechnology Center. That wipe out would have a big impact on the state's life science industry, warns Biotech Center CEO Doug Edgeton.

Doug Edgeton  Doug Edgeton

June 16

Premium Lock NC Senate budget plan cuts all Biotech Center funding

North Carolina's Biotechnology Center budget would be zeroed out - a slash of $13.6 million - under a proposed budget plan released by the N.C. Senate. The Biotech Center is scrambling to recover, noting that the House budget includes funding. Just two years ago, the Center, which helps fund startups and research all over the state and is a key factor to N.C.'s growing life science industry, was funded at $17.2 million.

N.C. Biotech Center    N.C. Biotech Center

June 15

Premium Lock Just call North Carolina the 'SuperScieNCe' state

North Carolina's Biotechnology Center and its partners are showcasing North Carolina at this week's international BIO convention in Philadelphia. As part of that effort, the Biotech Center is publishing a series of articles over the next few days focusing on what's happening in the Tar Heel state. Today's feature is an overview.

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