Posts tagged “NCSU”

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UNC executive to lead Institute for Emerging Issues

Leslie Boney III, vice president of international, community and economic engagement for the University of North Carolina system, has been named director of the Institute for Emerging Issues.

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October 19

Agbio: Not all food tech engenders fears

Josip Simunovic, Ph.D, talks about the food preservation system developed by his company, Aseptia. -- Sandalfoot Photography photo Some genetically engineered foods such as White Russet potatoes and Arctic apples that don't brown remain controversial. But not all food technology innovations discussed at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center's AgBiotech Summit 2016 earlier this month engender social fears.

October 19

NC Biotech Center awarded more than $1M in loans and awards in Q1

NC Biotech Center The North Carolina Biotechnology Center awarded 17 grants and loans totaling $1,060,352 to companies, universities and nonprofit organizations across the state during the first quarter of its 2016-2017 fiscal year ending September 30.

October 11

NCSU, professor apply for patent for detecting bladder cancer in dogs

North Carolina Business News Wire ‚ÄčNorth Carolina State University and one of its professors applied for a patent regarding a method of diagnosing bladder cancer in dogs.

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October 10

Scientists develop 'sensing skin' to detect cracks, harmful chemicals

Researchers at NCSU and in Finland have developed a multi-layered "sensing skin" to detect corrosive or otherwise harmful substances in structures. The skin can also detect cracks and other structural flaws that are invisible to the naked eye. Plus: Abstract of the NCSU research.

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October 5

Lulu to back NCSU's Lulu eGames another five years

Lulu Lulu, the global self-publishing firm headquartered in Raleigh, will fund the Lulu eGames startup competition at N.C. State for another five years.

Updated October 3

Premium Lock Exec: Expiring tax incentives to hurt clean energy jobs

Clean energy   The number of people employed in North Carolina's clean energy sector is up from 2015's 26,000 despite legislative setback. Preliminary 2016 numbers will be disclosed at the NC Sustainable Energy Association conference in Raleigh today and Tuesday. NCSEA updates what's happening in an exclusive interview with WRAL TechWire.

September 12

Premium Lock Wearables' next hot play? NCSU turns body heat into electricity

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new design for harvesting body heat and converting it into electricity for use in wearable electronics. The experimental prototypes are lightweight, conform to the shape of the body, and can generate far more electricity than previous lightweight heat harvesting technologies.

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Updated September 12

Premium Lock NCSU receives patent for latest genetically engineered plant

North Carolina Business News Wire The plant's birth came from the lab of Thomas Ranney, a horticulture researcher based at N.C. State's Mills River lab for the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service.

September 7

Premium Lock NCSU, Intel researchers speed up PC core-to-core communications

Close up of a microchip Researchers from North Carolina State University and the Intel Corporation have developed a new way to significantly accelerate core-to-core communication. Their advance relies on hardware to coordinate efforts between cores for multiprocessor operations.

Updated August 29

Premium Lock What a RIoT! Fast-growing IoT group hires exec director, changes name. broadens agenda

If there is anything growing as fast as the Internet of Things, it's the IoT organization based in the Triangle formerly known as NC RIoT. With more than 3,000 members now and a growing reach of events, the group is evolving quickly into a business itself.

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August 26

Premium Lock NCSU scientists find iPhone, iPad security holes

Apple iPhones  Adding to security headaches for Apple and iOS users, researchers at N.C. State have discovered security vulnerabilities in the operating system for iPhones and iPads. These holes differ from problems reported internationally about Apple security problems on Thursday.

Updated August 25

Premium Lock CED TechVenture profile: LUMEOVA, making WiFi lightning fast

Backed by grants from the National Science Foundation, the state of North Carolina and the North Carolina State University Daugherty Endowment Fund, Raleigh startup LUMEOVA says its patent-pending wireless technology will boost WIFi speeds. With billions of devices utilizing wireless, LUMEOVA believes it can help ensure networks can handle the growing load. The company is among the startups presenting at CED Tech Venture.

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Updated August 25

Premium Lock NC State, IBM to host Entrepalooza Sept. 15

Stuent pitches idea at Entepalooza NC State University and IBM will host the second annual Entrepalooza, an entrepreneurship and innovation festival, on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 5 p.m. at the Oval on Centennial Campus.

Updated August 22

Premium Lock Biochemical firm Tethis gets debt funding

Tethis Inc., a Raleigh-based company that makes biochemicals, has sold nearly all of a debt and options offering, according to a regulatory filing.

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August 15

Premium Lock $45M Golden LEAF grant boosts NCSU ag tech complex

North Carolina State University has received a $45 million grant from Golden LEAF, a Rocky Mount-based foundation, for planned plant research complex on Centennial Campus.

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August 9

Premium Lock NCSU picks seven projects for innovation funding

Innovation North Carolina State University has announced that seven projects will receive support from its Chancellor's Innovation Fund (CIF) in fiscal year 2017. The funding will help NC State researchers move innovative discoveries from the lab bench to the marketplace, in areas ranging from the development of new antibiotics to the creation of faster, more accurate medical diagnostic tools.

Updated August 5

Premium Lock Institute for Emerging Issue's interim director outlines mission

Institute for Emerging Issues Richard Mahoney, a professor and director of the School of Public and International Affairs at NC State, spells out the task ahead for him as interim director of the Institute for Emerging Issues, in a letter emailed Thursday. Plus: Read his bio.

August 2

Premium Lock NCSU lands NSF-backed advanced electronics center

Close up of a microchip ‚ÄčNorth Carolina State University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Georgia Tech are forming a center that aims to speed up design and verification of microelectronic circuits and systems, reducing development costs and time-to-market for manufacturers of microelectronic products, especially integrated circuits.

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