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Mar 3, 2022

NC State awarded BioMADE funding to advance bioindustrial manufacturing

With a new project funded by BioMADE — led by professor Gary Gilleskie — NC State will help train the workforce needed to advance bioindustrial manufacturing in the U.S. 

Jan 13, 2022

What the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us about flu vaccines

A lot needs to be done if we want to be prepared for a potential influenza pandemic. 

Two workers dressed in full lab gear working at an industrial table.

Oct 28, 2021

From the board

The NC State Engineering Foundation, Inc. was established in 1944 to aid and promote, by financial assistance and otherwise, engineering education and research at NC State. A board of directors made up of alumni and friends of the College of Engineering works with the Foundation staff and the dean of engineering to set the Foundation’s agenda. The… 

African American researcher dressed in full protective gear working in the lab.

Oct 28, 2021

Return on investment

A subsidiary of Fujifilm Corporation, Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies’ Holly Springs site will bring a planned 725 new highly skilled positions to North Carolina’s Research Triangle region by 2028 and represents a $2 billion investment in the state. It was a significant win for North Carolina economic developers, but is one of many notable biopharma announcements… 

Close-up photo of a group of vaccine vials.

Sep 14, 2021

Vaccine Q&A: Are mRNA vaccines going to replace other vaccines?

Gary Gilleskie, executive director of BTEC, joins other experts at NC State explaining why there are many reasons mRNA vaccines are unlikely to replace other technologies any time soon. 

campus gateway at sunrise

Nov 11, 2020

Rapid Response

On a Thursday morning in late May, the machine shop in Engineering Building III on NC State’s Centennial Campus is quiet for the first time in a long time. 


Oct 23, 2020

How to make and distribute a vaccine

BTEC’s Jennifer Pancorbo talks to The Abstract about vaccine production and distribution. 

Oct 10, 2013

BTEC named among top workforce development providers

The Golden LEAF Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center (BTEC) on Centennial Campus at North Carolina State University provides a range of training opportunities for industry partners. Now, a website that tracks the training industry has taken notice.