Posts tagged “NCSU”
The new center helps entrepreneurs get new products to market quickly by taking advantage of advisory and testing services offered by the WRC. FokusLabs, using a combination of psychology and technology, developed a wearable device to help support those with autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Phononic, a startup focused on semiconductor materials that can turn waste heat into power and others that produce cooling, has closed on $21 million in new venture capital financing.
The North Carolina Chamber is hosting an energy conference on Wednesday during which Gov. Pat McCrory, various industry executives and N.C. State economist Dr. Michael Walden will be speaking. Walden will present a study he published earlier this year that points out energy development poses benefits as well as risks to the state. WRALTechWire is publishing portions of Walden's report ahead of that meeting as part of the ongoing debate about energy and the state's future.
When LabCorp announced an expanded range of genetic testing for breast cancer, one question immediately popped up: How does what LabCorp's offering differ from self-administered 23andMe tests that the FDA cracked down on last week? LabCorp cites several major differences.
The technology non-profit in Research Triangle Park will host their annual event on Thursday and Friday at NC State University. This year's theme is "The Connected State."
What does social media have to do with being a college basketball coach? A lot more than you think, according to NCSU men's basketball coach Mark Gottfried. Read what he had to say at the Internet Summit.
Novocor Medical Systems didn't come home with any more cash but did raise potential investors' interest by taking top honors last week in the Southeast BIO investor and partner forum in Richmond. A panel of judges representing various venture capital firms named Novocor the top EARLY/Stage program winner.
Andy Albright, a Triad entrepreneur and business executive who is an N.C. State graduate, is donating $500,000 to the NCSU Entrepreneurship Initiative. The gift is being formally announced Monday afternoon.
Joseph DeSimone, whose nanotechnology research in University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill labs formed the basis for spinout Liquidia Technologies, will step down as director of UNC's Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise 18 months after taking the top position.
The Department of Energy selects N.C. State University to lead one of seven regional partnerships that it is creating to promote use of combined heat and power technology. The project aims to increase energy efficiency and help lower costs while cutting emissions.
A delegation from the Triangle, including executives with the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster, the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce and the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber are among executives briefing White House officials and members of Congress about cleantech efforts in the region.
LexisNexis will make the Centennial Campus at N.C. State the location the new headquarters for its software division.
UNC is leading four other institutions in conducting cybersecurity in cloud computing. Read more about the federally funded research project.
The N.C. State solar cell research could lead to solar modules that are smaller, less expensive and more efficient than existing solar technologies. Read more about the research.
Right now up in space, satellites are using a solar technology pioneered and developed in the Triangle more than 30 years ago. Read how N.C. State is improving on this technology now.
Researchers at North Carolina State University have manufactured carbon nanotubes coated with silicon, a material that has a much higher capacity to store energy than the graphite composites used in lithium ion batteries.
The organizers of the North Carolina Next Generation Network project are wading through a larger than expected response from a variety of partnerships and firms that want to help build an ultra-high speed Internet project across the Triangle and Triad. The NCNGN project manager says the timeline for picking the builders is "fluid" but backers "hope the service will begin by the fourth quarter 2014." The full story is available to WRALTechWire Insiders