36-page impact report highlights how faculty, staff, and students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill take ideas to market and innovations to scale.
This report highlights the evolving focus of Innovate Carolina over fiscal years 2021 and 2022 in how it makes an economic and human impact in North Carolina and globally. The report includes stats, program briefs, and stories about how Innovate Carolina works with faculty, students, and the community to make a positive difference through technology commercialization, venture creation, and innovation in practice.
A few highlights
on page 5:
- UNC Inventions include therapeutics, research tools/methods, biomarkers/diagnostics, drug delivery, imaging, and much more.
- Congruent with Carolina’s research pipeline that is focused heavily on biomedical endeavors, the majority of its licenses are in the life sciences sector.
- 36 % of licenses were related to tangible property (research tools, including mice, cell lines, and antibodies).
on page 16:
The Innovation Hub and Downtown District
BioLabs, a premier co-working space for life science startups, announced that it will be the first business partner to
collaborate with the University and Town through the new innovation district. As an anchor to the
district, Carolina’s innovation hub is scheduled to open in spring 2023.
Link to download full report: InnovateCarolina_AnnualReport_2022
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