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Inviting controlled chaos into drug synthesis

August 12, 2022

Chemist Pedro de Jesús Cruz’s recent study aims to solve an issue that frequently arises in the manufacturing of chemicals on a commercial scale: how to create and isolate a desired product without resulting in an abundance of difficult-to-dispose-of byproducts.

Racing Toward Innovation

January 20, 2022

Convergent science is characterized by cross-disciplinary research teams created to tackle big problems and speed the application of new breakthroughs to commercialization. At UNC, the Institute for Convergent Science is at the forefront of this pioneering framework.

Improving the lab-to-market pipeline at UNC

July 22, 2021

Regional participation in the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) helps bring jobs to the area and strengthens the research-to-market pipeline.

Philosophy as public service

January 12, 2021

Innovative Carolina programs are bringing philosophy to prisons, retirement homes and high schools.

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?