Posts tagged “NCSU”

September 12

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.

NCSU's Haywood Hunter demos wearable-tech shirt NCSU's Haywood Hunter demos wearable-tech shirt

Updated September 12

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

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.

NC RIoT dev day packs IBM facility in RTP NC RIoT dev day packs IBM facility in RTP

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.

Cisco: Billions of connected devices + more to come Cisco: Billions of connected devices + more to come

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.

July 29

Premium Lock FilterEasy nabs $4.2M in equity round

Raleigh-based FilterEasy, a startup founded by two North Carolina State University students has raised an equity round of more than $4.2 million, according to a regulatory filing. The company sells an online A/C filter subscription service that helps users replace filters on time.

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July 25

Premium Lock Steps business schools can take to collaborate with businesses

NCSU logo Academic researchers study many aspects of business, but business practitioners rarely make use of that research. A multi-university research team that includes two in NC says researchers and practitioners share more interests than either group realizes.

Updated July 21

Premium Lock NC Biotech Center awarded $2.5M to universities and companies

Biotechnology The North Carolina Biotechnology Center awarded 36 loans and grants totaling nearly $2.5 million to universities and bioscience companies during the fourth quarter of its 2015-2016 fiscal year ending June 30.

Updated July 15

Premium Lock Cree including huge building as part of Infineon-Wolfspeed deal

Cree is selling a building at the end of its Silicon Drive campus in Durham as part of its $850 million cash sale of its Wolfspeed Power and RF division to Infineon Technologies, the company disclosed at a press conference Thursday morning.

Cree and Infineon execs at press confernece. Cree and Infineon execs at press confernece.

July 11

Premium Lock NCSU researchers drive toward more efficient solar cells

Solar Cells For solar energy to become a real power player in the energy game, solar cells need to be both inexpensive to manufacture and efficient in terms of energy they collect. That's why researchers are focusing their efforts on organic solar cells, which use non-fullerene polymers.

Updated July 11

Premium Lock RTP headlines: Move Loot folds; Chimerix hope; Icagen fund raise; Charles Hayes

Triangle headlines In today's wrapup of news about the Triangle tech community from other publications: Move Loot ceases operations in Durham and elsewhere; a smallpox vaccine is the hope for Chimerix; Icagen raises $1.5 million; and the latest on Charles Hayes-NCSU.

Updated July 8

Premium Lock From NCSU Entrepreneurship Initiative: What entrepreneurs need to be

"Entrepreneurs: You Need to Be a Therapist & Preacher," writes Moaad Benkaraache, an NCSU student and entrepreneur who recently was accepted for the Y Combination Fellowship program.

Moaad Benkaraache working in the Entrepreneurship Initiative Garage Moaad Benkaraache working in the Entrepreneurship Initiative Garage

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