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Apr 14, 2020

Open Source or Closed? For (Some) Tech, It Really Doesn’t Matter

Does open-source tech spread through the marketplace faster? (Nope.) 

Nov 12, 2018

Measuring the Role of Social Networks in Entrepreneurship

NC State aims to measure how social networks influence innovation and entrepreneurship. 

Looking up into the Talley Student Union tower, up the elevator glass wall.

Jan 9, 2018

Study Finds Diversity Boosts Innovation in U.S. Companies

A recent study finds taking steps to foster diversity makes a company more innovative, in terms of product innovations, patents created and citations on patents. 

The exterior of the Hunt Library at NC State.

Mar 23, 2017

Function in Fine Form

At first glance, Hunt Library has no shortage of style. But a closer look at the building’s most eye-catching and celebrated features reveals meticulous planning and ongoing, forward-thinking development of the space. 

Dec 14, 2016

ORIED Announces Inaugural GRIP Winners

Four NC State research teams have been selected as the inaugural winners of the Game-Changing Research Incentive Program (GRIP), a three-year, $2.3 million seed-funding initiative designed to stimulate interdisciplinary and collaborative research in the Triangle. 

Dec 8, 2016

Castellano Named Goodnight Distinguished Chair

NC State chemistry professor Felix "Phil" Castellano has been named the first Goodnight Innovation Distinguished Chair. 

Oct 12, 2016

Celebrating Innovation, Entrepreneurship

NC State professors Michael Escuti and Rodolphe Barrangou are honored as NC State's Innovator and Entrepreneur of the Year, respectively, at the 27th Celebration of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 

Jul 22, 2016

Successful Innovation: A Field Guide to the Psychology of Change

The word “innovation” gets thrown around a lot, often in regard to the development of new products or services. But what predicts how people will respond to new things or ideas? 

Jul 21, 2016

Study Identifies Ways to Share Key Data Between Researchers, Business Practitioners

A research team reports that researchers and practitioners share more interests than either group realizes and outlines ways that the two groups can collaborate more effectively -- and it involves changing how business schools do business. 

Chris Gearing, Robert Davis and Annie McQuaid collaborating at the WebAssign headquarters on Centennial Campus.

Jun 24, 2016

A Legacy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

WebAssign, the company launched by late NC State physicist John Risley, has become a formidable innovator in customizable online instruction. 

May 10, 2016

Smart Research Keeps Produce Fresh

SmartFresh, an innovative product that helps extend the life of produce, is one of the most successful licensed technologies to come out of NC State research. 

Apr 11, 2016

Get a Sneak Peek of NC State Startups at Lulu eGames

NC State student and faculty entrepreneurs will showcase their innovative products and new ventures Thursday, April 14, at the annual Lulu eGames startup competition. 

Apr 15, 2015

How a Team of Engineers Is Trying to Save Dairy Farmers Time (and Money)

Five electrical engineers have taken on an unlikely project – finding a way to make the U.S. dairy industry more profitable. 

Apr 2, 2015

A Safer Way to Deal With Raw Sewage in the Developing World

In 2011, an engineering student came up with an idea to save lives by help people in the developing world deal with raw sewage. Four years and several countries later, the technology is beginning to come into focus. 

Feb 18, 2015

CNN Money Lauds NC State Innovators

CNN Money didn't have to go far to find five innovative startups changing the world. Three of them got their start at NC State.