Posts tagged “NCSU”

September 19

Startup profile: Smart Material Solutions, commercializing nano-replication

Supported by the National Science Foundation, Raleigh-based Smart Material Solutions is commercializing nano-replication, a process developed at N.C. State.

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September 18

Premium Lock Power cord freedom: NCSU researchers create wireless system mixing energy, high-speed data

The Broadband Report       Imagine being able to binge videos without having to worry about draining the power of your mobile device, which doesn't have to stay plugged in. That's the advance unveiled by researchers at N.C. State - and it's freely available for private sector development.

September 14

Premium Lock Inventor, professor, entrepreneur DeSimone receives $250,000 Heinz Award

Dr. Joseph DeSimone adds another prestigious award to a growing list of honors - this one being the Heinz Award from the Heinz Family Foundation. He calls the prize, which includes $250,000, a "humbling recognition."

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Updated September 11

Premium Lock NC caviar: Marine Bio-Tech Center drives coastal innovation (+ video)

Sturgeon caviar is the very definition of a classy and often pricey delicacy, usually imported. Now it's being farmed at North Carolina advanced technology aquaculture sites. Marine biotech is a big deal on the East Coast, with extensive university research facilities and evolving and innovative startups that offer advances in seafood production, medical advances, and even homeland security solutions.

August 17

Premium Lock Renaissance Computing Institute lands $6M in contracts, to build web-based health platform

RENCI The Renaissance Computing Institute in Chapel Hill has landed two contracts for projects totaling just under $6 million and also says it is helping to build a new web-based health platform.

Updated August 14

Premium Lock 21st century's biggest challenge? Tech changing how we work, who works

We are going through what many economists think is the big issue of the 21st century, Dr. Mike Walden, North Carolina State University economist, says. That is, "How technology is rapidly changing how we work and who works."

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August 9

Premium Lock UNC, NCSU scientists target stem cell treatment for lung ailments

Scientists at the UNC-NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering are making progress toward a possible treatment of several lung ailments based on stem cells.

Regenerative power Regenerative power

August 8

Premium Lock Pentagon agency to fund NCSU 'gene drive' system development

Genomics   Gene editing research is getting a multi-million dollar boost at N.C. State from the Pentagon's top research agency.

August 2

Premium Lock NCSU 'mod' adds more interaction to video game non-player characters

Non-playable characters in video games can become more life-like - in other words, their reactions are not based entirely on "decision trees" game coders write - thanks to a new tool developed by researchers at N.C. State.

New tool gives NPC characters in video games more options New tool gives NPC characters in video games more options

Updated July 28

Premium Lock If global nutrition firm picks RTP for plant, NCSU helps plant the seeds

Business development is part of the "crops" being developed by researchers at N.C. State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, too. Proof? Premex, a global animal and human nutrition firm, just opened a new office in RTP and its top exec says a manufacturing plant could follow. NCSU's team is helping pave the way. Here's how.

Crops mean business development, too Crops mean business development, too

July 26

Premium Lock NCSU researchers report advance in superconductivity

Researchers at North Carolina State University have significantly increased the temperature at which carbon-based materials act as superconductors, using a novel, boron-doped Q-carbon material.

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Updated July 25

Premium Lock 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.

July 25

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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July 24

Premium Lock 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

Premium Lock 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

Premium Lock 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

Premium Lock 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

Premium Lock 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.

Tags: IBM, Internet, NCSU
June 30

Premium Lock 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.

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