Posts tagged “UNC Charlotte”

Updated October 19, 2016

Premium Lock Charlotte Entrepreneur survey reveals strenghs and weaknesses

The 2015 Charlotte Entrepreneur Growth Report is the region's first systematic evaluation of its high growth entrepreneurial scene and innovative ventures.It reveals both strengths and weaknesses the Queen City is attempting to address with a range of entrepreneurial focused organizations and activity this year.

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October 19, 2016

Premium Lock NC Biotech Center awarded more than $1M in loans and awards in Q1

NC Biotech Center The North Carolina Biotechnology Center awarded 17 grants and loans totaling $1,060,352 to companies, universities and nonprofit organizations across the state during the first quarter of its 2016-2017 fiscal year ending September 30.

October 4, 2016

Premium Lock Inside Charlotte startups: SoyMeds could change vaccine delivery

Charlotte's entrepreneurial community is growing far beyond a traditional reliance on the Queen City's financial industry. An example is agbio statrtup Soymeds. This is the first in a series of exclusive interviews about Charlotte startups.

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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.

April 22, 2016

Premium Lock Charlotte Venture Challenge spreads the cash around

Charlotte Venture Challenge Meet the eight startup teams that won cash in the 15th annual UNC-Charlotte sponsored Charlotte Venture Challenge.

March 7, 2016

Premium Lock Two NC universities on big data grad program best value list

Value Colleges lists best big data grad programs Two North Carolina universities made the list of the top 50 best value big data graduate programs. The list, which is presented alphabetically, rather than raCutnked, includes North Carolina State University, and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

October 23, 2015

Premium Lock Spellings to head UNC system, Biomedical scholars named, Charlotte, Raleigh 2,3 in Metro wage disparity

Bulldog In today's Bulldog update of technology news: UNC names former Secretary of Education to head university system; UNC School of Medicine researcher get Biomedical Scholars Award; Raleigh wage inequality third in the nation. Charlotte landed at number 2. Atlanta is at Number 10.

March 16, 2015

Premium Lock North Carolina invests millions into big data research

The Broadband Report       The Broadband Report: This multi-million dollar investment by North Carolina and the UNC system will change the way businesses, government agencies and universities think about data and use data to solve problems in North Carolina.

Updated February 27, 2014

Premium Lock Startups put some 'wow' in CED Life Science Conference

DNA        Five new ventures, including three kickstarted in part with loans from the N.C. Biotechnology Center, make their pitches at the kickoff of the annual CED Life Science conference in Raleigh.

December 13, 2011

Premium Lock Westinghouse provides $3M boost to UNC Charlotte energy center

nuke power The gift includes equipment, courses on topics such as nuclear fuel-handling design, and scholarships. The school is finishing construction on a $76 million Energy Production and Infrastructure Center.

September 27, 2011

Premium Lock Tech-transfer support going to UNC-CH, NCSU, UNCC

NC Biotechnology Center The grants fund research studies that are designed to achieve commercial milestones defined by businesses interested in licensing the resulting technologies.

April 13, 2010

Premium Lock Charlotte scene for Five Ventures conference at UNC, NCTA annual gathering

NCTA Student and small-company teams will make presentations at UNCC today. Wednesday, the North Carolina Technology Association meets for a discussion of how people push technology and technology pushes business.

June 16, 2009

Premium Lock Duke Energy CFO to take over as top executive at FairPoint Communications

David Hauser David Hauser, who is already a member of the telecommunication firm’s board, will replace Eugene Johnson. Johnson is retiring.

Updated May 30, 2009

Premium Lock Water tunnel ready to flow for researchers at UNC-Charlotte

 A new water tunnel at a North Carolina university will be used to study race car subjects such as aerodynamics and fuel efficiency along with issues involving other sports, such as swimwear efficiency.

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