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.
NC State to Lead Southeast Manufacturing Innovation Hub
NC State University will lead the Southeast hub for a new Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute that aims to spur technological innovation to improve the efficiency of advanced manufacturing in the United States.
New Techniques Make RFID Tags 25 Percent Smaller
NC State researchers have developed a suite of techniques that allow them to create passive radio-frequency identification tags that are 25 percent smaller – and therefore less expensive.
Study: Near-Shore Wind Farms Would Have Big Impact on Coastal Tourism
A study by economists at NC State finds that most people are unwilling to rent vacation homes that have a view of offshore wind turbines – and that those who will rent expect steep rental discounts unless the turbines are more than eight miles offshore.
Racial Makeup of Labor Markets Affects Who Gets Job Leads
Research from North Carolina State University and Rice University finds that the racial composition of a labor market plays a significant role in whether workers find out about job leads – regardless of the race of the worker.
New Tech Targets Cloud Computing Bugs
Computer science researcher Helen Gu has launched a start-up to help companies that use cloud computing improve the user experience for their customers.
Start-Up Connects Micro-Entrepreneurs With Tourists
How an interdisciplinary team of researchers is helping small, locally owned businesses connect with tourists to create economic prosperity -- and amazing experiences.
Student Project Evolves Into New Tool for the Biotech Industry
When Scott Vu started working on a computer science research project as a teenager, he didn’t realize he would end up launching a company designed to help the biotechnology industry operate more efficiently.
Guiding Ideas from the Research Lab to the Business World
NC State is offering financial support to five research teams to help them develop research findings into viable business opportunities. The teams are focused on fields ranging from human health to the business of brewing beer.
Record-Breaking Giving Shows Donors Bullish on NC State
NC State alumni and friends are investing in the university like never before, boosting charitable giving for scholarships, research, academic programs and faculty support to an all-time high.