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March 17

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Updated March 13

Premium Lock Are Triangle college students ready for today's software development careers?

ExitEvent Blake Callens, an advisor for the Wake Tech Web Technology Department, writes in ExitEvent that an analysis of computer science curricula at regional colleges show little emphasis on technical skills required for 21st century careers.

March 10

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March 6

Premium Lock Shout-out to media: Raleigh-based Arbovax could beat nasty mosquito-carried viruses

Arbovax Editor's note: Jim Shamp, director of public relations for the N.C. Biotechnology Center, reached out to The Wall Street Journal after a recent story warned that the deadly "chikungunya" virus is headed for the U.S. A Raleigh firm - Arbovax - could have a solution, he said. WRALTechWire suggested that he write a blog about what occurred. He did. We reprint it in full.

Updated March 4

Premium Lock Inside Lookout Capital's biggest deal: Why pick Wright Foods?

Raleigh-based Lookout Capital just bet $8 million of its investors' money on Wright Foods and technology to deliver produce that stays fresh longer. So what factors made Lookout and the fund's backers to place the bet? In an exclusive Q&A, Lookout founder Merrette Moore offers details. he also has advice for entrepreneurs seek to raise money.

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Updated March 4

Premium Lock Food tech firm Aseptia raises $28M in 'C' round of financing

Aseptia, which operates as Wright Foods and utilizes patented food processing technology developed at N.C. State, has closed on a third round of financing totaling $28 million. Lookout Capital pours in $8 million.

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Updated March 4

Premium Lock Lookout Capital makes biggest investment to date - $8M - with Aseptia deal

Raleigh-based Lookout Capital is betting big time that Wright Foods can deliver "green" produce that consumers really want. The firm is investing nearly $8 million in Aseptia, which operates as Wright Foods.

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March 3

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Updated February 27

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.

Updated February 26

Premium Lock NC Biotech Center fuels startups with $1.6M in grants, loans

VC funding North Carolina's Biotechnology Center helped fuel the launch and growth of life science startups over the last quarter of 2013 with $1.6 million in grants and loans. Meanwhile, Biotech Center-backed firms raised another $10 million in outside funding.

February 24

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Updated February 20

Premium Lock NC Next Generation Network welcomes Google news but pushes ahead with own agenda

The people spearheading the NCNGN project are pushing ahead with their own plans even as they welcome the news that a Google Fiber network could be headed to the Triangle. "This is great news for the region, but this is still preliminary and our efforts are still continuing," said Elise Kohn

Service area as spelled out for NC NGN in RFP Service area as spelled out for NC NGN in RFP

February 19

Premium Lock Duke Health chief to head Institute of Medicine

Duke Health Dr. Victor Dzau, who serves as president and chief executive of Duke University Health System, has been named as the next president of the Institute of Medicine, which plays a lead role in advising Congress on health matters.

Updated February 19

Premium Lock N.C. ranks 7th nationally in LEED green building

Green energy The U.S. Green Building Council is out with it's ranking of the top states for LEED green building. Read how North Carolina stacks up against other states.

February 17

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Updated February 12

Premium Lock Battery fire problem could be snuffed out by new UNC research

Joseph DeSimone's UNC lab was researching how to keep marine life from sticking to ship hulls. Read how that work led to a much bigger application: the discovery of a material that could replace a flammable component in batteries.

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February 10

Premium Lock NCSU economist: 'Innovative state' would be good branding for North Carolina

Late last month, the N.C. Economic Development Board presented a long-term jobs creation blueprint to Gov. Pat McCrory. And NCSU economist Dr. Michael Walden likes a lot of what he sees. He even has ideas about how the state should be branded.

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February 10

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February 5

Premium Lock Kitware lands $1.9M for brain surgery simulator

Brain power UNC is among the collaborators on the National Institutes of Health funded project and the UNC Department of Neurosurgery will validate the brain surgery simulation technology.

Updated February 4

Premium Lock Building bridges to China, the country 'definitely the hardest to manage'

Michael Jacobs, a business executive and professor at UNC's Kenan-Flagler School of Business who also is a former U.S. Treasury official, recently taught finance in Beijing. And he returned to his North Carolina home surprised by many things he discovered. His students want to live in the U.S. "for better jobs, clean air and Facebook." And non-Chinese businesses face multiple barriers. In the third of a three-part series about building business bridges to China, Jacobs talks with WRALTechWire's Grace Ueng.

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