Posts tagged “N.C. Biotech Center”

Updated March 20, 2008

Premium Lock Biotech Center Podcast Features 2007 Nobel Prize Winner

Oilver Smithies UNC Professor Oliver Smithies discusses winning Nobel Prize as well as state of life sciences in N.C.

February 29, 2008

Premium Lock Japanese University to Open Tech Transfer Office in N.C.

Nagoya University works with Department of Commerce to expand business between state, Japan.

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.

Updated January 30, 2008

Premium Lock In North Carolina, Monica Doss Is the Face of Entrepreneurship

CED's Monica Doss Who’s Who: For more than 20 years, Doss has helped Tar Heel executives grow businesses across the state. And she remains passionate about her job as president of the Council for Entrepreneurial Development.

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.

December 18, 2007

Premium Lock Piedmont Triad Research Park Opens Research Facility

PTRP Wet Lab LaunchPad lands first tenants, including California firm.

Updated December 4, 2007

Premium Lock Startup Secures $250,000 Biotech Center Loan, Matching Financing

Plasma Precision Human Biolaboratory has developed blood test for major depression. Two former GSK execs helped found firm.

Updated December 4, 2007

Premium Lock Rift Between The Hamner and Biotech Center? No, Both Parties Say

The Hamner Rick Williams’ decision to bolt from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center for The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences raised some eyebrows Monday.

Updated December 3, 2007

Premium Lock Hamner Institutes Hires Biotech Center Exec as Chief Business Officer

The Hamner UPDATE: Rick Williams, who joined Biotech Center in August, will lead ‘accelerator’ for translational medicine at The Hamner.

Updated October 31, 2007

Premium Lock N.C. Biotechnology Center Launches Economic Development Division

Michael Wilkins Former state legislator Mike Wilkins will lead new group, which will include a staff of 15 people.

October 26, 2007

Premium Lock Biotech Center’s VP of Communications Is Stepping Down

Barry Teater Barry Teater, a 20-year veteran at the 24-year-old N.C. operation, is joining Jackson Laboratory in Maine.

Updated September 17, 2007

Premium Lock N.C. Biotechnology Center Sets Up Web Site for Wet Lab Facilities

Biotech Center Statewide directory is designed to help startups find research space.

Updated September 17, 2007

Premium Lock Biotech Center Helps Lead Lobbying Efforts for Bio, Agro Defense Facility

The North Carolina Biotechnology Center is helping lead the drive to bring a new $450 million federal bio research facility to the state.

September 13, 2007

Premium Lock Biotechnology Center Calls for Advanced Medical Technologies Center

Norris Tolson backs medical technology center during Durham event. Convergence of technologies offers economic opportunities, Center says in strategic plan.

Updated September 12, 2007

Premium Lock Former Biotech Center CEO Joins NCSU’s College of Management

Leslie Alexandre Leslie Alexandre, who left Biotech Center in January, joins college as director of corporate relations for healthcare and life sciences.

Updated August 31, 2007

Premium Lock N.C. Biotech Center Hires Life Sciences Exec for Tech Transfer Program

Rick Williams UPDATE: Rick Williams, who has worked at Merck, Genetech and other firms, will lead Business Acceleration and Technology Out-licensing Network effort. Program looks to launch 10 companies a year.

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