Posts tagged “NCSU”

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Fewer Triangle entrepreneurs plan to boost hiring, capital spending

Economy Even as U.S. consumer confidence soars, Triangle entrepreneurs are slightly less enthusiastic about the state of business heading into the third quarter of 2017, according to a new survey.

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Premium Lock FilterEasy closes on $6.9M in new venture funding

FilterEasy, the Raleigh-based startup that offers air filter services for HVAC systems on a subscription basis, has closed on $6.9 million in new venture funding.

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NCSU researchers find corn gene conferring resistance to multiple plant leaf diseases

Agbio Researchers at North Carolina State University have found a specific gene in corn that appears to be associated with resistance to two and possibly three different plant leaf diseases.

Updated July 19

Garner-based Growers Holdings harvests $1M

‚ÄčA Garner-based company that helps farmers get more crops from their land has raised $1 million in a private equity offering, according to a filing Tuesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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July 12

Premium Lock Five emerging projects receive NCSU Innovation Fund backing

Innovation Five developing projects at N.C. State that might turn into companies will receive funding support from the university's Chancellor Innovation Fund. Here's a look at the efforts.

Updated July 7

NC State develops "smart," tough sensors

NC State has developed tough new smart sensors. In military and security situations, a split second can make the difference between life and death, so North Carolina State University's development of new "smart sensors" that allow for faster response times from military applications is important.

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July 6

NCSU researchers optimize DNA self-assembly technology

A simulation snapshot of the molecular dynamics of DNA strands. What does the fairy tale, "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" have to to with DNA and biotechnology?

July 5

IBM, NC State find new way to patch holes in the cloud

Cloud computing Researchers from North Carolina State University and IBM have invented a way to update computer systems packaged in virtual machines (VMs) in a computer "cloud" - even when those programs are offline.

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June 30

NC Research Campus lands $5M food innovation center

Research Campus' main building. The North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis is getting a new NCSU food processing innovation center.

June 29

Survey: Execs report rising risks but less-than-robust efforts to respond

Closing a deal  A global survey of executives finds that most view the world as increasingly risky, with many reporting a "significant operational surprise" over the past five years. However, the majority of executives also report that their organizations are not developing more robust risk management processes.

June 29

Premium Lock NCSU study: Biz execs face 'ever-increasing array of risks' What are their top concerns? What are calls to action?

Risks Just in time for harried business executives trying to deal with the latest global ransomware crisis, North Carolina State's Poole College of Management is out with a new study focusing on risk management. Its conclusion: "An ever-increasing array" of challenges threatens their success. Here are their top concerns and the study authors' calls to action.

June 23

Premium Lock NCSU researchers develop new design to power flexible wearable devices

No need to unplug and recharge your fitness device? Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new "thermoelectric harvester" technology that will help power flexible wearable devices through capture of body heat.

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Updated June 20

Premium Lock NCSU researchers create new 3D printing technology

A pasty mix of water and solid as well as liquid forms of silicone are the key ingredients for a new "ink" that can be used in 3D printers, say NCSU researchers. NCSU is seeking to patent the technology.

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Updated June 20

Premium Lock UNC-NCSU spinout developing microneedle for diabetes testing raises $5.8M

Whoever might say UNC and NCSU can't work together is quite wrong. Zenomics, a UNC-NCSU spinout, is developing a microneedle transdermal patch technology for diabetes, which is able to sense blood glucose levels and respond with appropriate concentrations of insulin.

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Updated June 16

Premium Lock 'It's in our blood:' NCSU's Sheats talks importance of entrepreneurship

NCSU Entrepreneurship Clinic Lewis Sheats is adding some new hats to his task as a leader of entrepreneurship at N.C. State. In an exclusive interview, Sheats talks about his growing role, which was announced Thursday, and why NCSU is so keen on helping students become entrepreneurs.

June 16

Premium Lock NCSU picks 3 student-led startups for accelerator, $20K

Startups   Teams from three student-led startups will be spending the summer developing their business ideas in the NC State Andrews Launch Accelerator. And each startup has $20,000 to help fund development.

June 15

Premium Lock NCSU expands entrepreneurship roles for Lewis Sheats

Lewis Sheats is taking on additional roles at North Carolina State where he has been a driving force in expanding entrepreneurship programs.

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Updated June 13

Premium Lock Researchers: Much work to be done in 'sexting' research

Texting  A recent analysis of research into how so-called "sexting" may affect sexual behavior finds that it has little impact on sexual activity - but highlights significant shortcomings in the research itself.

June 12

Premium Lock Durham startup developing microneedle raises $2.8M

Zenomics is developing a microneedle transdermal patch technology for diabetes, which is able to sense blood glucose levels and respond with appropriate concentrations of insulin.

Zhen Gu working in Centennial Campus lab Zhen Gu working in Centennial Campus lab

June 8

Premium Lock New 'asset map' tool aims to help NC cities drive innovation

Communities looking to promote innovation can now inventory their assets through a new "asset map" tool from the Institute for Emerging Issues, RTI International and several other partners.

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