economic-prosperity

Jun 20, 2016  |  Partners

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.

May 9, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Apr 4, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Jan 13, 2016  |  The Abstract

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.

Jan 11, 2016  |  The Abstract

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.

Jan 5, 2016  |  The Abstract

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.

Dec 11, 2015  |  The Abstract

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.

Sep 9, 2015  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Aug 27, 2015  |  Campus Life

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.

Jun 29, 2015  |  Research and Innovation

Study: Even Fraud-Savvy Investors Often Look for the Wrong Red Flags

Researchers have found that most investors who are vigilant about corporate fraud are tracking warning signs that are only clear after it’s too late to protect their investment.