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March 24

On management: Sageworks founder talks about mistakes, market readiness, risks of VC

Brian Hamilton In an address as part of N.C. State's Executive Leadership Series, Brian Hamilton, the founder and chair of software firm Sageworks shares what he has learned - from successes to mistakes. "I think it's important for anyone starting a business to give themselves some latitude to make mistakes and fail," he says.

March 24

NCSU researchers develop tech to remotely curve plastics with light (+ video)

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a technique that uses light to get two-dimensional (2-D) plastic sheets to curve into three-dimensional (3-D) structures, such as spheres, tubes or bowls.

March 24

NCSU terminates Argos Therapeutics' Centennial Campus lease

Argos Keystone-Centennial terminated the lease on March 17 due to Argos "non-payment of invoices for up-fit costs." The company has not disputed the termination of the lease and does not plan to correct the default.

Updated March 21

NCSU researchers seek partners for opportunities to utilize composite metal foams

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a range of composite metal foams (CMFs) that can be used in applications from armor to hazardous material transport - and they're now looking for collaborators to help identify and develop new applications. To that end, the researchers are issuing a comprehensive overview and new data on their CMFs.

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March 20

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March 19

NC State scientist Sederoff receives international prize for genetics work

Ron Sederoff Ron Sederoff, an NC State forestry professor and pioneering molecular geneticist, has won the 2017 Marcus Wallenberg Foundation Prize, an international award for scientific achievements in fields important to forestry.

March 16

Survey: Even as risks mount, corporations' risk management efforts lag

Cyber Security New research from North Carolina State University and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) finds most executives see risks increasing in both number and complexity - but those same executives say their organizations' risk management efforts may not be staying abreast of those risks.

Updated March 15

Finance execs, Duke economist tell Trump: Stop using Twitter

Corporate financial executives have a clear message for President Trump: Cease and desist with the Twitter tweets. And a Duke economics professor agrees: "They create a lot of noise and uncertainty, which detracts from the positive things that can be accomplished."

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Updated March 15

Duke survey: Exec optimism at 14-year high, 'strong' hiring plans but ...

Optimism among US chief financial officers is at a 14-year high with companies planning "strong hiring and spending" this year, says a new survey from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and CFO Survey. However, they also have some concerns.

March 13

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March 7

Premium Lock Report: Size of crowd, not amount of money raised, is key to crowdfunding success (+ abstract)

Crowdfunding  When it comes to crowdfunding for startups, turns out the size of the "crowd" - i.e. number of investors - is more important to financial success than the amount of money raised. So says a paper from N.C. State's Poole College of Management. Plus: Read the full paper abstract.

March 7

Remote origami: NCSU researchers find way to fold remotely (+ video)

Inspired by origami, North Carolina State University researchers have found a way to remotely control the order in which a two-dimensional (2-D) sheet folds itself into a three-dimensional (3-D) structure.

Updated March 7

Duke executive: Healthcare costs can be reduced

Healthcare reform Duke's Dr. Mark McClellan stresses to CED Life Science Conference the themes of sustainable healthcare reforms for better outcomes, value-based payment in healthcare and the need for better real-world evidence of treatment success.

March 6

Premium Lock Medical device association seeks more VC, stronger NC ties

Venture capital investments in medical device companies are down significantly, 20 percent across the country, and the Southeast Medical Device Association (SEMDA) plans to do something about it, says Jason Rupp, executive director.

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March 6

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March 2

Premium Lock NCBIO seeks full funding for job training programs

Sam Taylor, NCBIO president, says that over the next two years, hNorth Carolina biotech manufacturers will need about 2,000 additional workers. Lobbying for full funding of North Carolina State University's biotech training program is thus a priority for NCBIO in 2017.

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February 27

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February 20

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Updated February 16

Premium Lock Duke oncology startup led by former Trimeris CEO raises $4M

Cancer research  Former Trimeris CEO Dani Bolognesi is among the leaders of an emerging oncology startup targeting brain cancer. Istari Oncology has raised nearly $4 million in new capital.

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