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.
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.
Hire Scene App to Enable Centennial Campus Internship Opportunities
Hire Scene, an app launched on Centennial Campus by NC State alumni, has launched a pilot internship program with NC State’s Office of Partnerships and Economic Development. By using the app to find on-campus internship opportunities, students will be able […]
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.
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.
LexisNexis Partnership: Accelerating Innovation Through Collaboration
LexisNexis has added nearly 150 employees each year since moving to Centennial Campus in 2014. As the company's footprint has grown, so has its partnership with NC State—collaborating across disciplines to accelerate innovation.
VF Corporation and NC State Announce Strategic, Multiyear Partnership
The partnership will create new opportunities for students and boost research on textiles and apparel.
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.