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.
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.
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.
The Internet of Energy
A resurgent America needs a smarter power grid. At the FREEDM Systems Center, NC State researchers are leading the charge to create it — alongside their partners in industry, government and academia.
Uneventful Test Flight in Exciting Field
NC State's NextGen Air Transportation institute demonstrates its new test plane for researchers, media and industry partners.
The Best of the Pack
At NC State, 2014 opened with a presidential visit and closed with record-high levels of research funding and donor support. Between those bookends lay a year of highlights: new public-private partnerships to tackle global challenges, problem-solving faculty research, athletic success at the conference and national levels, and more.
2014 Research Round-Up Quiz
NC State researchers do amazing work. To see if you’ve been paying attention, we decided to highlight some fun science stories from the past year in a quiz.
Bolstering Our Food Banks
The number of people at risk of going hungry in North Carolina is more than one in six. It often falls to the state’s food banks to provide relief from food insecurity — with help from industrial and systems engineers at NC State.
NC State research has yielded a potential new weapon in the fight against cancer: a daisy-shaped drug carrier that’s many thousands of times smaller than the period at the end of this sentence.
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.