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ICS hosts ‘Innovation Road Trip’

December 14, 2021

An “Innovation Road Trip” hosted at the UNC Institute for Convergent Science yields timely wisdom and hard-won insights for aspiring faculty entrepreneurs.

UNC selected as NSF I-Corps site

October 6, 2021

The National Science Foundation names the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill an I-Corps site. The prestigious designation will position Carolina to deliver focused entrepreneurship training and customer discovery research as part of a larger national effort.

Can we trap COVID-19?

May 26, 2021

How can we use sensor technologies and adaptable surface materials to trap and test for COVID-19? A new paper from Professor Ronit Freeman’s lab explains the possibilities.

UNC and Duke team up to launch entrepreneurial startup hub

May 17, 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

The data-driven confidence to bring communities back

February 9, 2021

How can local government and business leaders in North Carolina balance the personal safety of their citizens with the economic wellbeing of their communities? The Digital Health Institute for Transformation partnered with Innovate Carolina on a new digital tool that offers county-level insights and answers.

Maker of molecules

March 23, 2020

Polymer chemist Frank Leibfarth is rethinking plastics, with a focus on sustainability.