Impact

Aug 15, 2019

Eastman Chemical Company Expands Partnership with NC State

When executives at Eastman Chemical Company began searching for a research university to partner with several years ago, they didn’t know which institution would be the right match. They simply picked up a list of the top 100 universities in the country and started making phone calls. That search led them to NC State — and a lasting partnership that's been a win-win.

Apr 22, 2019

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.

Apr 11, 2019  |  Impact

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.

Jan 2, 2019

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.

Oct 1, 2018  |  Newswire

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.

Jun 25, 2018

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.

Apr 17, 2018  |  Newswire

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.

Mar 6, 2018

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.

Jan 16, 2018

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.

Jan 11, 2018  |  Impact

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.