Posts tagged “NCBIO”

March 6

Premium Lock Medical device association seeks more VC, stronger NC ties

Venture capital investments in medical device companies are down significantly, 20 percent across the country, and the Southeast Medical Device Association (SEMDA) plans to do something about it, says Jason Rupp, executive director.

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March 2

Premium Lock NCBIO seeks full funding for job training programs

Sam Taylor, NCBIO president, says that over the next two years, hNorth Carolina biotech manufacturers will need about 2,000 additional workers. Lobbying for full funding of North Carolina State University's biotech training program is thus a priority for NCBIO in 2017.

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Updated February 23

Premium Lock CED Life Science Conference to showcase Triangle's remarkable success story

Biotech   So much of the deserved media hype about the growing success of the Research Triangle focuses on high tech. Nothing wrong with that. But too often overlooked is the continuing growth of the region's life science industry. And the CED Life Science Conference event next week will showcase that story.

Updated January 26

Premium Lock Life Science conference to highlight 47 emerging companies

Life Science Conference 2017  Nearly 50 entrepreneurial life science companies will be getting plenty of "face time" with potential investors at the upcoming CED Life Science conference. Companies from across N.C. and several other states make the list.

Updated January 24

Premium Lock Venture capitalist Art Pappas to receive CED Life Science Leadership Award

North Carolina life science pacesetter and investor Art Pappas, managing partner of venture capital firm Pappas Ventures, will receive the Council for Entrepreneurial Development's 2017 Life Science Leadership Award.

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Updated January 13

Premium Lock Two FDA chiefs, other luminaries to address CED Life Science Conference

Life Science Conference 2017  Past and present commissioners of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, both with ties to Duke University, are among the speakers headlining the Council for Entrepreneurial Development's 26th annual Life Science Conference next month in Raleigh.

Updated June 23, 2016

Premium Lock Looking for startup cash? SEBIO pitch deadline is July 1

SEBIO If your early-stage life science company needs some funding help, you still have a few days to apply for a chance to pitch your company story to investors and colleagues at the 2016 annual Southeast BIO Investor & Partnering Forum.

Updated April 4, 2016

Premium Lock Tech-focused business groups wary of HB2 or take no position

HB2 debate   Power pro-business advocacy groups who also have a focus on or include members of the high tech and life science industries are either analyzing the recently passed Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act or steering clear of any comment.

March 3, 2016

Premium Lock From gene editing to microbiome, precision medicine to big data and more: NC's bright biotech future

CED Life Science Conference 2016 Doug Edgeton, CEO of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, gave a thumb's up overview about the state's life science sector in a briefing to the boards of the Biotech Center, the CED and NCBio earlier this week. Here's a recap.

January 25, 2016

Premium Lock Fred Eshelman to receive CED's Life Science Leadership Award

Fred Eshelman   Veteran entrepreneur, philanthropist and investor Fred Eshelman will receive the Life Science Leadership Award at the 25th annual CED Life Science Conference in March.

December 17, 2015

Premium Lock Veteran life science exec Tom Stabb is new chair of NCBIO

NCBIO Tom Staab, who has worked with a number of life science firms in the Triangle, is the new chairman of the biotech trade organization NCBIO.

November 9, 2015

Premium Lock CED announces keynote speaker for the CED Life Science Conference

Robert J. Lefkowitz, M.D. Entrepreneurial support organization CED announced that Robert J. Lefkowitz, MD will be the keynote speaker for their annual CED Life Science Conference, held this year March 1-2, 2016.

Updated October 21, 2015

Premium Lock NCBIO annual meeting includes legislative review

NCBIO NCBIO, the trade organization for North Carolina biotechnology companies, expects about 200 to 250 at its annual meeting at the NC Biotechnology Center Thursday. Sam Taylor, NCBIO president, said that in addition to two key note speakers, the event includes a review of state and federal policies related to biotech, including what the NC legislature did this year.

February 11, 2015

Premium Lock Biotech conference to feature 13 emerging NC companies

Biotech & Life Science Thirteen emerging startup life science companies will share the spotlight at the annual Life Science Conference put on by the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, NCBIO and the North Carolina Biotechnology Center in Raleigh.

February 28, 2014

Premium Lock FDA commissioner delivers a life science innovation pep talk

"Innovation isn't important simply because it creates something new - it's only important if what it creates makes a meaningful and positive difference in people's lives," says FDA Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg.

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Updated February 11, 2014

Premium Lock CED picks five startups to present at Life Science Conference

CED BioKier, CanDiag, Improved Patient Outcomes, KinoDyn, and Nova Synthetix will each get a chance to pitch potential investors during the "Innovation Showcase" on Feb. 26.

February 11, 2013

Premium Lock LabCorp to lead Venture Day at CED Life Science conference

LabCorp, the global lab testing firm based in Burlington, and its Chief Executive Officer David King are the host for "Venture Day" at the CED's annual life science conference.

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January 3, 2013

Premium Lock Nobel Prize winner headlines CED Life Science Conference program

Dr. Jack Szostak, a 2009 Nobel Prize winner and a professor of genetics at Harvard, headlines the program for the 22nd CED Life Science Conference next month.

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June 14, 2012

Premium Lock N.C. biotech sector to have big 'footprint' at BIO event

The N.C. Biotechnology Center and other representatives for the state's biotech industry will have a new 3,000 square foot pavillion at the BIO International Convention.

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Updated December 22, 2011

Premium Lock Opinion: New life sciences cluster report presents skewed view of RTP's activities

RTP The Triangle is outstanding for life sciences whether reports on U.S. markets score it first, last or in the middle.

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