Posts tagged “Universities”

August 17

Premium Lock Renaissance Computing Institute lands $6M in contracts, to build web-based health platform

RENCI The Renaissance Computing Institute in Chapel Hill has landed two contracts for projects totaling just under $6 million and also says it is helping to build a new web-based health platform.

August 16

How a lack of business coverage is hurting our state

News coverage  Guest opinion: The decline of business news coverage in the main media outlets in the state is harming the economy. A lack of objective news and information about what's going on at businesses, particularly small, entrepreneurial companies that dominate the state, means that investors, consumers and executives often don't know what's going on.

Updated August 15

Premium Lock Report: UNC startups surging with revenue topping $10B

Innovate NC Startups linked to UNC-Chapel Hill continue to surge in number and now are responsible for more than $10 billion a year in revenue while generating thousands of jobs in the state, according to a new study.

Updated August 14

Premium Lock 21st century's biggest challenge? Tech changing how we work, who works

We are going through what many economists think is the big issue of the 21st century, Dr. Mike Walden, North Carolina State University economist, says. That is, "How technology is rapidly changing how we work and who works."

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Updated August 14

Premium Lock UNC President: Higher education needs to change

Margaret Spellings, president, University of North Carolina, said she has been reading some disturbing polling. "No one thinks the status quo in higher education is working well." And she says changes are in order.

Margaret Spellings, president, University of North Carolina Margaret Spellings, president, University of North Carolina

August 14

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Updated August 11

Execs: NC must change education to win job wars

States and countries that figure out how to compete in the coming jobs wars will be big economic winners, Lewis Ebert, president and CEO of the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce declared e at the Chamber's 2017 Education Conference. Many corporate and government leaders agreed with him.

Reading matters panel at NC Chamber Educaition Conference Reading matters panel at NC Chamber Educaition Conference

August 11

Premium Lock Wake Tech president: Avoid 'analysis paralysis' in attacking skills gap

Too often, people in education suffer from "analysis paralysis," Dr. Stephen Scott, president of Wake Technical Community College tells the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce Conference. Don,'t, he says. Attack in partnership with private sector.

Dr. Stephen Scott, president, Wake Technical Community College Dr. Stephen Scott, president, Wake Technical Community College

August 9

Premium Lock UNC, NCSU scientists target stem cell treatment for lung ailments

Scientists at the UNC-NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering are making progress toward a possible treatment of several lung ailments based on stem cells.

Regenerative power Regenerative power

August 8

Premium Lock Pentagon agency to fund NCSU 'gene drive' system development

Genomics   Gene editing research is getting a multi-million dollar boost at N.C. State from the Pentagon's top research agency.

August 8

Premium Lock Duke researchers pitch pesticide development idea they say 'could save millions of lives'

Researchers at Duke University are offering a proposal that they say could "speed review" that has the potential to "promote a new generation of insecticides" to fight a variety of diseases and thus save millions of lives.

August 7

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August 3

Startup utilizing Duke technology targets point-of-care diagnostic care

A startup company based on technology licensed from Duke University is looking to disrupt a $1 billion portion of the point-of-care diagnostics industry by harnessing a feature formerly considered a defect--surface roughness.

Zehra Parlak Zehra Parlak

August 2

Premium Lock NCSU 'mod' adds more interaction to video game non-player characters

Non-playable characters in video games can become more life-like - in other words, their reactions are not based entirely on "decision trees" game coders write - thanks to a new tool developed by researchers at N.C. State.

New tool gives NPC characters in video games more options New tool gives NPC characters in video games more options

July 31

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Updated July 28

Premium Lock If global nutrition firm picks RTP for plant, NCSU helps plant the seeds

Business development is part of the "crops" being developed by researchers at N.C. State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, too. Proof? Premex, a global animal and human nutrition firm, just opened a new office in RTP and its top exec says a manufacturing plant could follow. NCSU's team is helping pave the way. Here's how.

Crops mean business development, too Crops mean business development, too

July 26

NCSU researchers report advance in superconductivity

Researchers at North Carolina State University have significantly increased the temperature at which carbon-based materials act as superconductors, using a novel, boron-doped Q-carbon material.

A closeup of Q-carbon A closeup of Q-carbon

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Updated July 25

Fewer Triangle entrepreneurs plan to boost hiring, capital spending

Economy Even as U.S. consumer confidence soars, Triangle entrepreneurs are slightly less enthusiastic about the state of business heading into the third quarter of 2017, according to a new survey.

July 25

Premium Lock FilterEasy closes on $6.9M in new venture funding

FilterEasy, the Raleigh-based startup that offers air filter services for HVAC systems on a subscription basis, has closed on $6.9 million in new venture funding.

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