Posts tagged “NCSU”

Updated August 25, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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.

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July 11, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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.

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Updated July 1, 2016

Premium Lock NCSU student's startup helps at-risk teens tap their creative gifts

Through startup the "Malkuta Project," NCSU student Nate Myers hopes to give students a chance to work on real multimedia projects for real clients. Think of it as a sort of workforce development program in the arts.

Updated June 22, 2016

Premium Lock New NCSU-led hub to focus on worker skills, tech adoption costs

A new federally backed high-tech hub to be hosted at N.C. State will have a mission of addressing worker skills as well as adoption costs for new technology. The Obama Administration named NCSU as the host of a southeast hub for the new Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute.

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June 20, 2016

Premium Lock NCSU researchers' new technique improves accuracy of computer vision technologies

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique that improves the ability of computer vision technologies to better identify and separate objects in an image, a process called segmentation.

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June 20, 2016

Premium Lock NC State lands federal smart manufacturing hub

N.C. State will serve as the southeast hub for a new $140 million-plus Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute being announced today by President Obama.

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June 17, 2016

Premium Lock Institute for Emerging Issues director stepping down

Institute for Emerging Issues Anita R. Brown-Graham, the director of the Institute for Emerging Issues at NCSU, is resigning at the end of June.

June 15, 2016

Premium Lock NCSU: Bioactive film improves how implants bond with bone

Researchers have developed a technique for coating polymer implants with a bioactive film that significantly increases bonding between the implant and surrounding bone in an animal model. The advance could significantly improve the success rate of such implants, which are often used in spinal surgeries.

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