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Building smarter so we can breathe easier

January 27, 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.

From economics course to entrepreneurial experience

December 14, 2020

UNC-Chapel Hill course gives students a safe zone to learn, practice and experiment with entrepreneurial skills as they develop innovative ventures. Which team’s idea rose to the top this semester?

‘Believe in your ideas and persevere’

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.

What they’re trained for

May 11, 2020

Biomedical engineers at Carolina and NC State respond to COVID-19 by teaming to speed the development of an emergency ventilator.

A homecoming for a convergent scientist

November 25, 2019

After 16 years in Rwanda, physician and renewable-energy entrepreneur Caleb King returns to his alma mater to lead the UNC Institute for Convergent Science, a partnership of the College of Arts & Sciences, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovate Carolina.

Carolina startups notch awards for medical devices, food accessibility

June 26, 2019

Their innovations include the development of tissue-like implant materials, novel X-ray detectors, healthy frozen-meal products for lower-income consumers and a precise syringe for more accurate drug dose measurements. College of Arts & Sciences faculty are among the winners.