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From gene editing to microbiome, precision medicine to big data and more: NC's bright biotech future
Doug Edgeton, CEO of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, gave a thumb's up overview about the state's life science sector in a briefing to the boards of the Biotech Center, the CED and NCBio earlier this week. Here's a recap.
We've found some treatments that have great results for some cancers. We have ideas about other treatments, some that may work broadly against many cancers. Those ideas were widely discussed at the 2016 CED Life Science Conference. A highlight: The presentation from a student at the North Carolina School of Science and Math.
At a panel discussion kicking off the annual CED Life Science Conference, four NCSU spinout leaders share what they have learned. A key focus: "Just go out and do it."
Jean Davis, CEO at MCNC, talks about each of the five major points that are at the heart of the new strategic plan designed to make North Carolina "the Most Connected State" by 2020.
Jean Davis, who took over as CEO of MCNC just over a year ago, is spearheading a new strategic plan to expand broadband Internet access across North Carolina. In an in-depth Q&A, Davis discusses the "Create the Future" initiative, which also ties in with state of North Carolina efforts to bridge the digital divide, especially in rural, under-served areas.
MCNC, which operates the state's first and only state-wide fiber optic Internet network, is unveiling a new strategic plan that calls for making North Carolina the "most connected state" in the coming five years.
North Carolina startups and emerging companies from technology to life science raised just under $1.2 billion in 2015 - a surge of 122 percent over 2014, according to a new report from the Council for Entrepreneurial Development. The state also drew more investors from around the world. Triangle firms dominate the deal making. Most money overall went to life science investments.
WRAL TechWire earlier today published an appreciation of veteran entrepreneur, investor and economic development leader Dave Rizzo. His role in entrepreneurship dates back some two decades. Here are two stories from WRAL TechWire's archives that help put Rizzo's accomplishments in perspective.