Posts tagged “NCSU”

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

Updated July 1

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

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

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

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

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

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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Updated June 10

Premium Lock Score! Internet of Things tackles soccer, wearables, and more

A big crowd gathers in Durham to see, hear and check out the latest in wearables technology. As the Internet of Things continues to grow, NCRIoT's event shows just how much hype is turning into reality. Matthew Davis, co-founder of NCRIoT, reports for WRAL TechWire.

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June 3

Premium Lock Wearable system, new devices aim to predict, prevent asthma attacks

Researchers have developed an integrated, wearable system that monitors a user's environment, heart rate and other physical attributes with the goal of predicting and preventing asthma attacks. The researchers plan to begin testing the system on a larger subject population this summer.

Researchers work with the HET system wristband. Researchers work with the HET system wristband.

Updated May 27

Premium Lock Longtime IBM exec revels in Big Blue's new lab at NCSU Centennial Campus

Dennis Kekas must have blood that runs red and blue. A longtime IBM executive who joined N.C. State as an engineering professor and became an driving force behind the growth of the high-tech Centennial Campus, Kekas is doubly excited about Big Blue's decision to open a new collaboration office at NCSU. "I am proud as a former IBMer and most appreciative of their confidence in NC State," he says.

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May 25

Premium Lock Bugs Bunny got it right: NCSU unravels health-rich carrot genome

Maybe the wily and youthful-looking rabbit has intuited for decades what can now be found in the scientific literature, as NC State researchers worked with colleagues from around the globe to sequence the carrot genome in order to learn more about the plant's evolution and how it accumulates its high levels of health-boosting carotenoids.

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Updated May 25

Premium Lock IBM aims for more collaboration with center at NCSU's Centennial Campus

IBM is opening what it calls at Education Collaboration Center on N.C. State's Centennial Campus, saying it wants to work with faculty and students to "make a difference in the world." The tech giant says it is providing a mix of gifts, equipment and services worth $30 million.

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Updated May 19

Premium Lock Joe DeSimone's thrilling day: 'Wow. Humbling'

The medal has been delivered - Dr. Joseph DeSimone is one happy man. The inventor, professor, entrepreneur received the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Obama on Thursday in a White House ceremony, and his response when asked beforehand if he was excited he replied: "Are you kidding me? THRILLED!" By the way, he also had some ideas on innovation to share with the President. Later, he tweets: "Wow. Humbling."

Dr. Joseph DeSimone receives his medal from President Obama Dr. Joseph DeSimone receives his medal from President Obama

Updated May 18

Premium Lock Researchers led by NCSU scientist say genetically altered food is safe

Cover of genetic drop report Genetically manipulated food remains generally safe for humans and the environment, a high-powered science advisory board declared in a report Tuesday. The project was chaired by Fred Gould, a professor at North Carolina State University.

May 13

Premium Lock Database helps researchers connect exposures. compare diseases for treatment

Two new studies from a group at North Carolina State University give researchers new strategies for connecting environmental exposures to human health effects.

Tracking diseases, effects, exposures Tracking diseases, effects, exposures

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