NC State Startups Awarded $50,000 in 2019 Lulu eGames Daugherty Track
NC State alumnus Casey Boutwell and his startup company NIRSleep recently won $25,000 in funding as the first-place winner of the the Daugherty Endowment Track of the 2019 Lulu eGames — NC State’s annual startup competition. Joshua Pierce, an NC State chemistry professor and founder of Synoxa Sciences Inc., was awarded $15,000 for second place, and Murthy Guddati, NC State civil engineering professor and founder of INDTI, received $10,000 for third place.
UIDP28 Conference Spotlights NC State’s Leadership in Partnerships
NC State hosted the University Industry Demonstration Partnership (UIDP) Conference alongside presenting partners Duke University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and RTI International. The event united leaders in academia, industry and government to discuss how they can improve collaboration — and continue fostering innovation on a global scale.
Centennial Biomedical Campus Grows Partnerships to Improve Health Outcomes
Centennial Biomedical Campus's first public-private partnership building, the Biomedical Partnership Center is a hub for industry and government partners to work side by side with NC State researchers and students.
Centennial Campus Bee Apiary: Partnerships for a Sustainable Future
Last spring, a community apiary home to 150,000 honey bees opened on NC State’s Centennial Campus. Founded by an NC State alumna, Bee Downtown installed and maintains the apiary to help rebuild healthy honey bee populations. The bees have produced the most honey of any Bee Downtown apiary and is one of the most frequently visited.
Inc. Cites NC State’s Centennial Campus in Raleigh’s Rise as a Startup Hub
Inc. outlines 'Why Raleigh Will Be the Next Startup Hub.' NC State's Centennial Campus, its industry partnerships and entrepreneurship assets, are cited in the city's rise as a top startup hub.
Pentair Partnership: Solving Complex Challenges
Ten years ago, Pentair was looking to expand its autonomous underwater robot technology to the swimming pool market. The relationship quickly expanded to other areas of the company and across university disciplines. The company opened an innovation center on Centennial Campus in 2011 to further engagement, and the partnership with NC State continues to grow.
Intuitive Surgical Partnership: Real-World Opportunities
On Centennial Campus, industry partners working alongside academic departments enables real-world opportunities for students. Last year alone, companies located on campus hired more than 300 NC State students.
NC State University boosts Raleigh’s reputation for growing quality jobs
California think tank Milken Institute ranks Raleigh as the No. 2 city in a list of best-performing cities for 2017 in creating and keeping high-quality jobs.
Think Tank Credits NC State for Raleigh Prosperity
The Milken Institute gives NC State high marks for helping to drive Raleigh’s fast-growing economy, noting the university’s role in research, innovation and economic development.
Celebrating Centennial’s Seminal Moment
It was a ground-breaking vision, to be honest: a gift of land for a land-grant institution to build a unique research campus within sight of downtown Raleigh and NC State’s original campus. And it changed the size, scope and direction of the university forever.