PRESS RELEASES

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TBJ: The N.C. organizations that received the most NIH funding in 2016

More than 20 North Carolina-based universities and businesses received $2 million or more in National Institutes of Health funding last year, according to data compiled [...]

March 25th, 2017|

First Flight Venture Center Navigators Help Chart The Course

First Flight implements its Navigator Program for resident Companies @ FFVC  RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - March 10 2017 - First Flight Venture Center (FFVC), [...]

March 10th, 2017|

2016 a Year to Remember @ First Flight Venture Center

First Flight Companies Raise $20 Million in 2016 as First Flight continues to lead the way in helping “HIGH SCIENCE, HIGH IMPACT” start-ups.  RESEARCH TRIANGLE [...]

March 9th, 2017|

NC IDEA Foundation Awards $250,000 in Grants to Five NC Startups

  NC IDEA Foundation Awards $250,000 in Grants to Five NC Startups; Crossing $4.75 Million Funding Mark Funds to serve as catalyst for young, high-growth [...]

December 14th, 2016|

FFVC’S HANGAR6 PROJECT HAS BEEN AWARDED EDA GRANT

FIRST FLIGHT VENTURE CENTER’S (FFVC) HANGAR6 AWARDED $450,000 GRANT FOR THE REGIONAL INNOVATIONS STRATEGIES (RIS) PROGRAM CHALLENGE FFVC was among 35 organizations from 19 states [...]

November 17th, 2016|

FIRST FLIGHT VENTURE CENTER’S (FFVC) WINS 2016 SBA GROWTH ACCELERATOR FUND COMPETITION

NOVEMBER 7, 2016, The Small Business Administration awards $850,000 to 17 accelerators. FFVC’s WINGS Program has been awarded $50,000 and is one of 17 winners. [...]

November 7th, 2016|

The “Big Launch Challenge” Announces Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Encapsio and Ascent Bio-Nano Technologies – Winners of The Big Launch Challenge Danville, VA (September 21, 2016) – Encapsio, producer of revolutionary [...]

September 21st, 2016|

FIRST FLIGHT VENTURE CENTER ELECTS TWO NEW BOARD MEMBERS

September 15, 2016 ANNOUNCEMENT: FIRST FLIGHT VENTURE CENTER ELECTS TWO NEW BOARD MEMBERS RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (April 26, 2016) – First Flight Venture Center [...]

September 15th, 2016|

FFVC AND THE LIFTOFF PROGRAM AWARDED FUNDING FROM NC IDEA FOUNDATION

September 9, 2016, NC IDEA Foundation awards grant to FFVC and eight other organizations as part of the first cohort of the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Partners. [...]

September 9th, 2016|

NC IDEA Awards Nine Grants

NC IDEA Foundation Awards Nine Grants to First Cohort of Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Partners Grants for statewide network of Entrepreneur Support Organizations DURHAM, NC – September [...]

September 8th, 2016|