Posts tagged “NCSU”

February 19, 2002

Premium Lock What Is Next Step in Keeping NC a Biotech Leader? The Debate Is On

Finding one big biotech project that brings together resources from across North Carolina may be the way to connect all parts of the State in efforts to add depth to its position as a biotech leader. So say observers from RTP and Charlotte.

February 16, 2002

Premium Lock Bridging the Gap Between Charlotte and RTP?

Can Charlotte, RTP, other parts of NC find common ground to help state succeed as a biotech leader? UNC-Charlotte, bolstered recently by a $2.25 million NIH grant, intends to be a player on its own.

February 13, 2002

Premium Lock Industry Leaders Challenge North Carolina To Improve Biotech Environment

State already has the elements necessary to keep it among leading biotechnology centers, but Cogent, Biogen execs point out weaknesses in education, financing, and transportation that could weaken NC's ability to compete.

February 13, 2002

Premium Lock Burn Rate Revisited: A Failed Entrepreneur Confesses His Mistakes, Hoping Others Will Learn

While executive talks about success, '' founder cites a 'Top Ten' list of failures. 'Look at the bright side,' he says. "We didn't murder anyone.'

February 12, 2002

Premium Lock GSK's Chief Operating Officer Defends Economics of High Drug Prices

Speaking at Emerging Issues forum, Bob Ingram asks, 'How much is too much to spend to save or improve human life?' To develop one new drug alone costs $800 million, he says.

February 12, 2002

Premium Lock Scientists Must Address People's Ethical and Moral Concerns as Well as Desire for New Drugs, Experts

'Just because you're pursuing good science doesn't guarantee acceptance,' NCSU professor warns at Emerging Issues Forum. NC Biotech president calls for 'investment" in dealing with public's worries up front.

February 11, 2002

Premium Lock NCSU Creates Emerging Issues Institute; Hunt To Be Chairman

Institute for Emerging Issues to be based at Centennial Campus. Former Duke exec will be director. Fox sees organization as civic, policy outreach for NCSU.

Tags: Duke, NCSU
February 11, 2002

Premium Lock Federal Government To Invest Heavily in Biotechnology, Thompson Says

Addressing Emerging Issues forum, HHS secretary talks up Triangle and promises continued emphasis on fighting bioterrorism. <b>Related story: </b> Hunt to chair new NCSU institute.

February 11, 2002

Premium Lock VC Profile: Academy Venture Funds Has Vision of Becoming Major Player in Southeast

John Ciannamea, Glenn Kline team up to build rapidly growing firm. Sweet spot: Life science, semi conductor and information technology companies

February 8, 2002

Premium Lock How Can North Carolina Capitalize on Biotech Advances? Emerging Issues Forum To Debate Possibilities

Two-day event at NCSU includes Tommy Thompson in discussions of hot biotech issues ranging from stem cell research to bio-terrorism. Economic and social issues highlight the agenda.

February 7, 2002

Premium Lock TogetherSoft Moving Toward an IPO? Company Founder Pete Coad Steps Aside as CEO

With surging sales, growing workforce and new hires that have IPO experience, Raleigh company seems poised to go public. Company executive says TogetherSoft is being 'courted'.

February 6, 2002

Premium Lock BioResource International Strikes Investment Deal During Visit by Chinese Delegation

The small biotech company based at NCSU's Centennial Campus has developed an enzyme to improve the nutritional value of animal feed and to fight mad-cow disease. SSII of China makes investment.

January 29, 2002

Premium Lock Rumors Now Stilled, Red Hat Focusing on New Security, Large Enterprise System Opportunities

CFO says company will unveil new partnerships and initiatives this week at Linuxworld. As red Hat prepares for move to Centennial Campus, Kevin Thompson says, 'Everyone knows who we are.'

January 25, 2002

Premium Lock 3TEX Chairman and Founder Retires But Keeps Board Seat at Least for Now

Four years after founding the innovative three-dimensional weaving technology company, Dr. Mansour Mohamed is hanging it up.

January 25, 2002

Premium Lock Genomics Consortium Sees Building Its BioGrid as a Colossal "Moon Shot" Effort

About 140 people from state and federal agencies, academia, and industry at the NC Genomics Consortium meeting are told building super-fast Bioinformatics Grid is the "moon shot" needed to deal with huge amounts of genomics data.

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