Realtime Robotics Awarded Competitive Grant: $225,000

Awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant

Deep Blue Awarded $295K

Medical device startup Deep Blue Medical Advances has raised $295,000 in a debt round, adding to their $517,000 secured in January.

$34 Million in Series D Financing Awarded to PhaseBio

Proceeds will advance clinical development of a potentially first-in-class reversal agent for patients on ticagrelor and also for a novel treatment for PAH

Humacyte lands $150M from Fresenius Medical Care

A target goal of the company has been to create lifesaving and long-lasting vascular access or replacement for patients with End Stage Renal Disease.

Grid Therapeutics Signs Exclusive License Agreement

Applying an innovative platform to develop human-derived antibodies against novel targets for cancer therapeutics

Element Genomics Acquired by UCB

Novel epigenomic editing techniques to improve understanding of genome structure and function to identify potential new drug targets 

Metastasizing brain tumor start-up Cereius lands $6M+

$6.5 million Series A round led by BioInnovation Capital

“Best Machine Learning Company” Award for Infinia ML

Recognized in AI Platforms category for the 2018 AI Breakthrough Awards Program

Precision BioSciences Raises $110M

Series B financing to further product development efforts based on its ARCUS® genome editing platform

Clinical Trials for Pompe Disease Gene Therapy Begins This Fall

Duke Health researchers have developed a gene therapy they hope could enhance or even replace the only FDA-approved treatment currently available

Successful 1st Year for New Ventures’ MIR Program

OLV’s MIR program didn’t reinvent the start-up wheel — rather, just enabled it to turn faster and more efficiently.

Polarean Imaging Enrolled 1st Patient in Clinical Trials

The Phase III trial will take place at Duke University and the University of Virginia

Pratt’s 1st Entrepreneur in Residence

A Dukie with experience as an entrepreneur and a venture capitalist helped catalyze new startups around BME technologies

kēlaHealth Among 6 to Win NC IDEA Grant

$300,000 in grants awarded to six North Carolina start-ups