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State already has the elements necessary to keep it among leading biotechnology centers, but Cogent, Biogen execs point out weaknesses in education, financing, and transportation that could weaken NC's ability to compete.
Medical Optical Imaging says its laser device could prevent biopsies, save money, and reduce patient worry. First devices could hit market in 2004.
Sweet spot for investments: Seed and early stage life-science and information technology deals in the Southeast. But Aurora will make deals elsewhere, as the record shows.
While Art.com executive talks about success, 'Acme.com' founder cites a 'Top Ten' list of failures. 'Look at the bright side,' he says. "We didn't murder anyone.'
Chapel Hill-Greensboro start-up gets funding from angel investors and an $850,000 SBIR grant to develop its first-of-kind treatment for Parkinson's and other brain and nervous system disorders.
Speaking at Emerging Issues forum, Bob Ingram asks, 'How much is too much to spend to save or improve human life?' To develop one new drug alone costs $800 million, he says.
Scientists Must Address People's Ethical and Moral Concerns as Well as Desire for New Drugs, Experts
'Just because you're pursuing good science doesn't guarantee acceptance,' NCSU professor warns at Emerging Issues Forum. NC Biotech president calls for 'investment" in dealing with public's worries up front.
Roundup: Inhibitex, developer of drugs to treat bacterial and fungal infections, could get $45.4 million; United gets FDA 'approvable' letter; A.M. Pappas expands West Coast presence.
Institute for Emerging Issues to be based at Centennial Campus. Former Duke exec will be director. Fox sees organization as civic, policy outreach for NCSU.
Addressing Emerging Issues forum, HHS secretary talks up Triangle and promises continued emphasis on fighting bioterrorism. <b>Related story: </b> Hunt to chair new NCSU institute.
John Ciannamea, Glenn Kline team up to build rapidly growing firm. Sweet spot: Life science, semi conductor and information technology companies
Analyst says Niel Ransom will need to develop revised strategy for the company as the telecommunications sector continues to struggle. "What he needs to do is lay out a new vision for Alcatel -- and that will be difficult to do," analyst says.
How Can North Carolina Capitalize on Biotech Advances? Emerging Issues Forum To Debate Possibilities
Two-day event at NCSU includes Tommy Thompson in discussions of hot biotech issues ranging from stem cell research to bio-terrorism. Economic and social issues highlight the agenda.
With surging sales, growing workforce and new hires that have IPO experience, Raleigh company seems poised to go public. Company executive says TogetherSoft is being 'courted'.
Company is working to assemble a management team and line up customers before pursuing more venture capital later this year. 'A marketing manager could do this analysis, it's so user-friendly,' new CEO says of software.
- Google to buy solar power from Duke Energy for NC data center
- US economy grew at 2.1 percent rate in third quarter
- Local business booted out by second phase of Hillsborough Street project
- US home prices jump in September by most in more than a year
- NC's chief information officer returning to private sector