NC State Boosts Efforts to Commercialize Research Discoveries
NC State has announced that seven projects will receive support from its Chancellor’s Innovation Fund, aimed at moving innovative discoveries from the lab bench to the marketplace in areas ranging from the development of new antibiotics to the creation of faster, more accurate medical diagnostic tools.
A Leader in Licensing Research
As a land-grant university, NC State focuses on sharing its work. That focus has always served North Carolina, and it’s having a broader impact, too. The Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) recently ranked NC State a national leader in licensing and optioning research to the private sector.
From the Lab Bench to the Beer Glass
A team of NC State scientists is using wild yeasts to brew new beers -- and the results are both surprising and delicious.
Bringing Ideas to Market
From new methods for creating biofuels and determining heart risk to fridge-free food processing and a more efficient fuel injector, NC State researchers are developing innovative approaches to global challenges. The Chancellor's Innovation Fund is supporting their work.
With grants from the Chancellor's Innovation Fund, NC State researchers move innovations to the market.
Debunking Conventional Personality Tests
Psychologist Adam Meade hopes his new software and Web-based personality test will help corporations hire fewer bad apples.
Year in Review
NC State had a global impact in 2011, from the White House to Tahrir Square. Here's a look at some of the highlights.
The Bed Bug Guy
Whether it's bed bugs or cockroaches, Dr. Coby Schal is the go-to guy in the battle to control pests.
Chancellor’s Back-to-School Message
Chancellor Randy Woodson celebrates NC State's recent milestones and gives a preview of the academic year.
Moving Discoveries to the Marketplace
A vaccine that prevents salmonella, coatings that protect fabrics from ultraviolet rays, bandages that release medication to improve wound healing and better bed bug bait—these four technological breakthroughs are one step closer to becoming reality.