Posts tagged “Universities”

Updated March 27, 2007

Premium Lock Startup Plureon Receives Up to $4M Boost for Stem Cell Research

Plureon Winston-Salem firm receives NIH grant for diabetes study. Plureon will work with W.F. Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

Updated March 27, 2007

Premium Lock Duke Researchers Unveil ‘Optical Biopsy’ Device for Early Cancer Detection

Duke UniversityTech: Probe developed at Pratt School of Engineering could aid in early diagnosis, treatment and prevention of many types of cancers.

March 27, 2007

Premium Lock Outsourcing Research and Development Poses Major Risk for U.S.

Vivek Number of graduates in engineering, science isn’t the problem. It’s the export of R&D that could cost us our competitive edge.

Tags: China, Duke, India
March 26, 2007

Premium Lock InnoVenture: Looking To Create an ‘Explosion’ of Business Relationships

John Warner Fourth annual conference, which opens on Tuesday, draws more than 600 people from across southeast to discuss much more than venture capital.

Updated March 20, 2007

Premium Lock Golden LEAF Biomanufacturing Training, Education Center Is New Name for NCSU Project

Golden LEAF The BTEC, which has received $38M in funding from Golden LEAF Foundation, opens this fall.

March 20, 2007

Premium Lock N.C. A&T Spins Out First Biotech Venture

biotech Startup is looking for CEO. Its focus is on protein that can be used in research, treatments, diagnostic tests.

Updated March 16, 2007

Premium Lock Wall Street Pummels Trimeris Shares 29% in Wake of Changes

 UPDATE: Biopharmaceutical firm’s stock plunges to $7.12 in very heavy trading. Some analysts also downgrade Trimeris after company announces departure of CEO, CFO and end to one partnership with drug giant Roche.

Updated March 16, 2007

Premium Lock AIDS Pioneer Dani Bolognesi Retires in Management Shakeup at Trimeris

 Researcher who helped develop HIV drug Fuzeon is out as CEO as of Friday. CFO also will retire as a ‘turn-around’ executive is brought in. Meanwhile, Trimeris does report first profit, also regains drug candidate from partner Roche.

March 16, 2007

Premium Lock Unit Dose Solutions Closes on Another $2.5M in Funding, Looking for More

Unit Dose Provider of outsourced drug repackaging services to expand operations, add staff.

Updated March 15, 2007

Premium Lock CED Picks Additional 17 Companies To Present at Annual Venture Conference

CED adds firms UPDATE: In addition to several North Carolina firms, emerging companies come from across southeast, including Florida, Maryland, Georgia and South Carolina, also will be making sales pitches. More companies to be announced soon.

Updated March 14, 2007

Premium Lock Ten Companies To Compete in ‘Five Ventures’ Competition

UNCC Charlotte Research Institute business plan event offers more than $100,000 in cash, services to winners.

March 13, 2007

Premium Lock Biopharma Firm GenPhar Picks Charleston Area for $33M Vaccine Plant

GenPhar Company plans to hire 120 people for what would be first good manufacturing practice standard facility in South Carolina.

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