Six Triangle-based companies are the first to be selected to present at the next Council for Entrepreneurial Development’s Venture 2006 conference.

The conference will take place on May 2-3 at Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst.

The six companies, with descriptions provided by the CED, are:

  • Advanced Liquid Logic (RTP, ): Advanced Liquid Logic is developing patented microfluidic technology for portable lab-on-a-chip systems. This technology offers the opportunity for miniaturizing and automating an enormous array of liquid-based laboratory, medical, and other analyses.

  • Bright View Technologies (Morrisville, www, ): Bright View Technologies is a leading developer of innovative, microstructure based, optical films for the global display industry. Bright View is leveraging a unique and proprietary platform technology, X-LAMPS, that enables the creation of highly engineered plastic films with superior light management characteristics.

  • Broadwick Corporation (Durham, ): Broadwick is a provider of leading email communications software. Broadwick’s flagship product, IntelliContact, allows small businesses and associations to easily create, send, and track permission-based email newsletters, promotions, announcements, and surveys. Its enterprise-level offering, IntelliCampaign, allows customers to build stronger relationships with their customers and prospects and manage one-to-many corporate email communications.

  • Emu Software (Cary, ): Emu Software is a Linux Server Configuration Management Software Provider. The company’s NetDirector product allows businesses to easily migrate to Linux — without adding additional staff or expertise. NetDirector enables enterprises and service providers alike to benefit from the power of Linux with the simplicity of Windows.

  • Ercole Biotech (RTP, ): Ercole Biotech creates and develops drugs that direct splicing of messenger RNA. Ercole’s therapeutics are designed to alter pre-mRNA splicing and can be used to up-regulate or downregulate protein expression, switch gene expression from one protein isoform to another, and restore function to defective genes.

  • Visitar (Raleigh, ): Visitar (formerly AppCentrex) provides leading, affordable hosted services for communications-enabled business applications. The company’s “Solutions as a Service” model includes a robust suite of software applications that can be configured by the end user to optimally fit their unique business needs.
  • Companies interested in presenting can still apply. The deadline is Jan. 31.

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