For now, the center is planning how to create a venue that would grow the state's established biotech sector by capitalizing on the nanotech sector that has emerged in recent years in its Piedmont Triad region.
A majority of US tech-transfer offices said their main goals are to provide a service to faculty entrepreneurs and translate university research into commercial products — but much less so to maximize licensing revenue or provide research support, according to the survey.
The final version of the $787 billion economic stimulus act contains $10 billion in funding for the National Institutes of Health, as well as billions of dollars of funding for other science funding agencies.
Core lab facilities try to keep their customers' research competitive with high-quality data and cutting-edge tools, but budget concerns and choosing the right technology make it a balancing act. Here's how they do it.