Posts tagged “Universities”
Biobanks are just one of the high-value ways that non-profit disease-fighting foundations showed Southeast Venture Philanthropy Summit attendees they are helping academic researchers and bioscience companies get the job done.
North Carolina's nanotech sector is diversified. Products incorporating nanotech are most likely going to be an input to another industry's products such as coatings, carriers, composites, communications or catalysis. Drug delivery (carrier) also uses coatings. Aerospace uses coatings and composites. IT and Communications devices use nanotech and microelectronics. The next generation of batteries and the energy industries are using nano for catalysis. N.C. firms will showcase their advances at a commercialization conference this week in Winston-Salem.
Opinion: My Wall Street Journal article about why I discourage students who want to become entrepreneurs from doing an MBA provoked a far stronger reaction than I expected. The vast majority of the emails and comments were in agreement -- including from business-school professors. What shocked me were the angry online comments, Tweets, and emails from a few MBA students--because of their lack of professionalism. So it is clear that this issue is highly contentious.
Opinion: I used to call Silicon Valley the world's greatest meritocracy. I was wrong. There is no meritocracy when it comes to the inclusion of women. But that could change.
The Startup Blog: Chill-N, a nitrogen ice cream startup from the University of Miami , takes top honors at Startup Madness 2013, which as an event is its own sprouting success story.
North Carolina is leading the nation through the Certified Educational Chief Technology Officer (CeCTO) program, which kicked off its fourth year last month.
Opinion: Yes, I know that "selling" conjures up negative images of used-car salesmen peddling clunkers. But the ability to persuade people to believe in you is a necessity. That's because selling is not just about exchanging things for money; selling is about life.
New research from North Carolina State University and RTI International has yielded new understanding of thin films, opening the door to more efficient technologies to power or cool electronics.
Top financial executives at U.S. companies are showing more economic optimism as they expect to spend more, increase hiring and plan for acquisitions in the next year.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has a new name for the research and development campus in Winston-Salem: The Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. Three new tenants sign on for space, all of whom either were started by or include former Targacept employees.