The North Carolina Biotechnology Center is giving biotech development in the Triad a boost with a new round of grants totaling nearly $135,000.
The purpose of the grants is to “foster regional development of biotechnology,” the Center said in announcing the awards on Thursday.
Receiving grants are the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce for development of a Biotech Academy, Forsyth Technical Community College in Winston-Salem, and Salem College.
The money was awarded through the Biotechnology Center’s Regional Development Grants Program. The Biotech Center has recently opened a series of offices across the state in an effort to enhance development of North Carolina’s biotech sector.
In a statement, the Biotech Center spelled out the grant details:
The grants were made through the Biotechnology Center’s Regional Development Grants Program.
The Biotechnology Center is a state-supported, non-profit corporation. Its mission is to provide long-term economic and societal benefits to North Carolina by supporting biotechnology research, business and education statewide.
NC Biotech Center: www.ncbiotech.org