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Building smarter so we can breathe easier

June 15, 2021

A UNC biomedical engineering professor’s knack for entrepreneurial resourcefulness helped him jumpstart the development of an innovative face mask device – and a new startup company.

UNC and Duke team up to launch entrepreneurial startup hub

June 15, 2021

Funded by the U.S. EDA Sprint Challenge award, the new hub will boost economic development in the Research Triangle by providing startups with entrepreneurial advisers, a joint talent network and access to service providers.

Venture catalysts: The new startup problem solvers

June 15, 2021

How are a new group of UNC graduate students and postdoctoral fellows accelerating the pace of progress for faculty inventors-turned-entrepreneurs? The insights they deliver are adding up to breakthrough therapies, disruptive treatments and novel technologies.

Breakthrough gene therapies in sight

June 15, 2021

UNC-affiliated startup RainBio is changing the landscape of ocular gene therapy with its novel treatment to reverse and prevent blindness in children with rare genetic diseases.

UNC Inventor of the Year: Michael Ramsey

September 1, 2020

Michael Ramsey, Ph.D. will be recognized as the UNC Inventor of the Year at the 2020 Celebration of Inventorship, which honors UNC-Chapel Hill researchers for their contributions to inventions and patents.

Pinnacle Hill builds momentum

September 1, 2020

The first two UNC-Chapel Hill faculty research projects funded by Pinnacle Hill are underway. How is the company supporting the development of new medicines – and what’s next for this Carolina-Deerfield partnership?

From pandemic downturn to startup upswing

August 31, 2020

UNC-Chapel Hill’s KickStart Venture Services is working with a new surge of UNC-based startup companies on strategy, funding and space planning during the pandemic.

Huang Lab: Solar that sells

June 10, 2020

Professor Jinsong Huang’s perovskite solar cell method will make solar energy more affordable.