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.
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.
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.
NC State Alumni Launch App on Centennial Campus
As a land-grant institution and leading research enterprise, NC State’s “Think and Do” mindset drives students beyond just good ideas to practical solutions that solve a real-world problem. Founded by NC State alumni, Hire Scene is the latest innovation stemming from Centennial Campus.