June 23, 2017

Inside the Changing Work Environment for Engineers

Published in WRAL TechWire Insider – June 23, 2017 By Joe Magno, NC COIN Executive Director RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – The number of engineering students graduating from North Carolina’s universities is continuing to grow and the work environment that those engineers will enter continues to change and evolve. IEEE GlobalSpec recently conducted its third annual “Pulse of the Engineer” research survey. This online survey asked engineers and technical professionals in the industrial sector about the pace of engineering, work environment, […]
June 22, 2017

Advanced Prototyping Facility Set for Takeoff at First Flight Venture Center

Published in WRAL TechWire Insider – June 22, 2017 RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — First Flight is preparing for the takeoff of its latest venture. Hangar6, a facility for advanced and rapid prototyping, will launch in September at the First Flight Venture Center in RTP, FFVC’s Andy Schwab announced Wednesday. The project is being funded through a $450,000 challenge grant that FFVC earned from the U.S. Department of Commerce. “It’s exciting to see the progress as the Hangar6 facility comes […]
June 20, 2017

Personalized Medicine Startup Panaceutics Inks Deal with Florida Cardiovascular Institute

Published in WRAL TechWire Insider – June 17, 2017 RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Locally grown biotech firm Panaceutics has finalized an agreement with the Florida Cardiovascular Institute designed to increase patient adherence in the treatment of cardiovascular disease. The agreement finalizes discussions on a partnership that will study personalized combinatorial therapies at the Institute. A personalized medicine and clinical nutrition company, Panaceutics recently expanded its facilities for the third time since it was founded four years ago when it started […]
June 15, 2017

Purposeful Leadership – Some Key Findings From Study

June 14, 2017

Life Sciences Forum on Venture Capital Draws Standing Room Only Crowd

Published in WRAL TechWire Insider – June 6, 2017 Over 150 attendees filled the North Carolina Biotechnology Center auditorium on June 5 for the sixth Life Sciences Forum which featured speakers from five life sciences focused venture firms. Presenters included Scott Weiner (Pappas Ventures), Anita Watkins (REX Strategic Innovations), Jonathan Meltzer (LabCorp Ventures), Alex Gray (Echo Health Ventures), and Michael Dial (Hatteras Venture Partners). Anil Goyal (Open Doors Group) moderated with flair providing speakers with queries that prompted a lively […]
May 31, 2017

Lightower Fiber Networks

About Lightower Lightower Fiber Networks is the premier provider of all-fiber, high-performance networking solutions, delivered over our own network, enabling award-winning customer support and service reliability. Lightower delivers customized solutions to thousands of customers in health care, financial services, media and content, cloud infrastructure, carriers, government, education, and other large enterprises. The Lightower Network extends over 33,000 route miles throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwest, providing dense connectivity to over 22,000 service locations including 275+ data centers and 7,000+ wireless […]
May 31, 2017


About Lucideon Lucideon is an international, independent materials technology company that applies its materials expertise in ceramics, metals and polymers to a range of sectors including healthcare, construction, ceramics, aerospace, nuclear and power generation. We create and deliver game-changing Material Technologies enabling you to develop the products of the future, enhance your competitive advantage and market position, supported by our world-leading Testing & Characterization labs, our Product Optimization team and our Certification & assurance division. Lucideon is the new name […]
May 31, 2017

NSTAR Global Services, Inc.

About NSTAR Global Services NSTAR Global Services excels in providing technical services and staffing solutions to companies around the world in a variety of high-tech industries, including semiconductor, solar, LED etc. We offer our customers a variety of flexible and customized services and staffing solutions, including tool relocation, construction management, facilities staffing and support, flexible workforce/staff augmentation, and much more. We serve a global customer base and can tailor any of our services to meet your dynamic business needs. If […]
May 31, 2017

O’Brien/Atkins Associates

About O’Brien/Atkins Associates Fostering lasting relationships with our clients. O’Brien Atkins is the inaugural winner of the American Institute of Architects North Carolina Firm of the Year award which is based on a verifiable level of client satisfaction for a period of at least 10 years. The firm has an enviably high rate of repeat client business establishing long term relationships. At O’Brien Atkins, we believe in… – We are a business and will behave and make project and firm […]
May 31, 2017

OpenDoors Group

Opening Doors To Innovations We OpenDoors to Pharma We OpenDoors to Biotech We OpenDoors to Deals We OpenDoors to Strategic Alliances We OpenDoors to Growth OpenDoors Group works with early-stage, private and public life sciences companies to design and execute strategic business development and marketing plans.  Specializes in identification and selection of partners and negotiation of deals to create shareholder value.  Assists in all facets of partnering and M&A with pharma, and in/out licensing of therapeutic or diagnostic products, technologies and platforms.  […]
May 31, 2017

Triad Growth Partners

About Triad Growth Partners Creating solutions that support global sustainability and food security by replenishing our depleting water and land sources. Giant steps and big impact By driving research and development, we connect new ideas to potential clients. We leverage relationships with universities, federal laboratories, and commercial companies. We’re proud to be preferred partners in developing technologies for the National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, the National Institute of Health, and NASA.  AxNano is a strategic leadership and technology development […]
May 31, 2017

Tago, LLC

About Tago, LLC We focus on simplifying the interaction between machines and human beings, so people and organization can spend time on things that really matters. Tago is located in Raleigh, NC, at the beautiful Centennial Campus, a park dedicated to technology and innovation focused on partnerships for research and commercialization of advanced analytics, smart system and information technology. https://tago.io/
May 31, 2017

UVision360 Hysteroscopy

About UVision360 Hysteroscopy UVision360… Focused on Enabling Office Hysteroscopy UVision360 has created a simplified, all-in-one hysteroscopy system to support the market shift to office based procedures.  We accomplish this through employing the latest in high-tech optics and our understanding of the clinicians’ behavior and practice.  Our system enables the over 6 million diagnostic and operative procedures that currently occur in a hospital setting to now be performed in the office. High Definition Simplification The UVision360 hysteroscopy system provides the key elements that […]
May 31, 2017

Worldwide Environmental Services

About Worldwide Environmental Services A GLOBAL PARTNER FOR MISSION CRITICAL COMPUTER FACILITIES WES can help you improve availability, optimize efficiency and achieve future planning goals at your mission critical facilities. WES leverages a unique toolset to design the right approach for each customer and situation. Our customer-focused solutions assess conditions, design and plan improvements and provide real-time data intelligence for ongoing operations of the site. Our software and services are designed to be modular and flexible, and can be adapted […]
May 31, 2017

MEDIC The Medical Innovators Collaborative

About MEDIC MEDIC is a non-profit organization focused on bridging the gap in biomedical asset development that occurs between idea and product. We do this by pairing medical innovators with intern teams sourced from local universities that we train and mentor. MEDIC collaborates with clinicians, students, researchers, innovative companies and the ecosystem of innovation to turn North Carolina into a biomedical hub. http://www.medic-nc.org
May 30, 2017

Jenkins Wilson Taylor and Hunt

North Carolina Patent Attorneys,  Since 1984 Established in 1984, Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P.A. is a specialized law practice devoted exclusively to providing intellectual property counseling and services to clients with respect to patent, trademark, and copyright law. We are located in the renowned Research Triangle area of North Carolina and offer patent representation to prominent corporations and research universities worldwide   http://www.jwth.com/  
May 30, 2017

Integrated BioChem

Integrated BioChem has developed a biological process that converts organic waste into high value industrial chemicals, overnight, using a process that has worked in nature for millions of years. The products produced are used in agriculture, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, lubricants, sealants, paint, paper and adhesives. Food waste has too much value as a feedstock to be buried in a landfill. A paper from the Journal of Sustainable Development is available here.   http://integratedbiochem.com/  
May 30, 2017

Immanuel Consulting Services, LLC

Immanuel Consulting Services, LLC offers the following: Experienced consultants to enable your businesses to grow Fractional C-suite services: CEO, CTO, CIO, COO, CFO and CXO Enable businesses to be competitive through the use of proven processes, technology and efficient operations Independent evaluation of pain points and business problems Use of local, American resources to meet business needs Custom software solutions, if necessary Creation of winning websites Creative IT Support IT security for infrastructure We also have partnerships with several companies […]
May 30, 2017

Global Specimen Solutions

Global Specimen Solutions improves translational science through industry best practices and a uniquely powerful pipeline data management analytics solution. GSS reduces the time, cost and risk of specimen based research, while building robust, healthy data pipelines that optimize research opportunities. GSS serves pharmaceutical, biopharma and diagnostic companies and academic institutions. GSS is WBENC certified and a Women & Minority-Owned Business. Headquarters are in Raleigh, North Carolina.   http://www.globalspecimensolutions.com/  
May 30, 2017

Gateway University Research Park

Gateway University Research Park provides world-class laboratories and office space to businesses, universities and the local community. In this uniquely collaborative environment, our tenants and partners utilize shared resources for technological growth, discovery and progress. Gateway’s premier campus also provides the support needed to help turn cutting-edge intellectual property into thriving businesses in areas of life and physical science, engineering and other applied sciences.   http://www.gatewayurp.com/
May 30, 2017

North Carolina Biotechnology Center

Life sciences are transforming the world. Vaccines that prevent disease. Spider silk vests that protect battlefield soldiers. Crops that thrive in drought. Obstacles stand in the path from idea to product. We help navigate those obstacles. We connect the company and university researchers; the funders and the small companies; the job seekers and job providers. We provide funding when few others do. We keep an eye on emerging biotech sectors. And we make sure North Carolina leads the way. We’re […]
May 30, 2017

ECC Technologies

Expanding broadband and implementing technology and security solutions into our communities to improve economic development, public safety, education, and healthcare services. In 2011 ECC Technologies secured a significant contract as the exclusive marketing and commercialization partner for North Carolina’s MCNC Golden LEAF Rural Broadband Initiative ($140M Statewide Fiber Network). ECC continues to work with MCNC to expand the broadband network and develop additional fiber infrastructure in rural areas of North Carolina. One of the more recent ECC initiatives involves multiple electrical […]
May 30, 2017


BLAZnTECH is proud to introduce the world’s first and only Motorized Weapons Cleaning System, a pocket-sized tool that manages to quickly and effectively (without any disassembly) clean most commonly used rifles and handguns! Made from glass-reinforced nylon, assembled in the United States, and covered by a 3 year limited warranty, the (MWCS) is guaranteed to provide a luxurious cleaning experience. Founded by a combat veteran who personally discovered the need for such a device during his time overseas, BLAZnTECH is […]
May 30, 2017

Mako Medical Laboratories

Mako Medical Laboratories is one of the most desired laboratories in the United States. It has become a diagnostics partner for businesses, physicians, urgent care facilities, and many hospitals around the United States. Mako Medical Laboratories has recruited the top Ph.Ds, chemists, and scientists to provide industry-leading innovation. Mako Medical Laboratories’ team develops its own custom and proprietary methodologies and assays. Mako Medical Laboratories’ methods and assays are validated for reproducibility, precision, and accuracy. Mako Medical Laboratories heavily invested in state […]
May 30, 2017

Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoenginee

Mission: The mission of the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) is to prepare students from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds to conduct basic and advanced research in Nanoscience and Nanoengineering in industrial, governmental or academic settings. Vision: The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) was formed as a collaborative project of North Carolina A&T State University and The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The JSNN’s research and educational programs focus on Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. The strengths […]
May 30, 2017

Biopharma Research Council

Our Mission The BRC is an association for scientists across the entire discovery, development, and delivery community. Through committees, conferences, webinars, and educational programs, we stimulate interaction to provide catalyst for fresh collaborations and partnerships. Our activities are made possible through the energies and expertise of professionals from industry, academia, nonprofit, government, and supplier laboratories, and teams throughout the region and the globe.   http://www.biopharmaresearchcouncil.org/  
May 30, 2017

Analytical Instrumentation Facility

The AIF is NC State’s primary shared facility for materials characterization with a mission to enable and lead state-of-the-art research through acquisition, development, maintenance, training, and access to major analytical and materials characterization instrumentation. Through the support of engaged faculty and experienced staff, the AIF supports state-of-the-art scanning and transmission electron microscopes, X-ray scattering and spectroscopy instruments, time-of-flight mass spectrometry, scanning probe microscopy, nanoindentation, and extensive sample preparation facilities. Some of specialized capabilities of these instruments include chemically-sensitive atomic-scale imaging, […]
May 30, 2017

ai-Consulting Services, LLC

Ai-Consulting Services, LLC (Ai-CS) offers technical support primarily to the commercial nuclear industry. Primary professional service areas offered by Ai-CS include: TECHNICAL SUPPORT TO HIGHLY REGULATED PROJECTS e.g.   Environmental components of U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission [NRC] license applications; alternative site-selection process; due diligence; technical  assessments to aid in decommissioning CONTAMINATION ASSESSMENTS e.g.  Hydrogeological characterizations of sites with radiological and other contamination, impact assessments REMEDIAL ASSESSMENTS e.g.   Remedial design and performance reviews, alternative clean-up strategies SITE DEVELOPMENT e.g.   Phase I and […]
May 29, 2017

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