July 6, 2017

Zenomics Awarded $5.8M for Developing Smart Insulin Delivery Devices

TAKES, Zenomics|

Zenomics is developing innovative drug delivery systems that enhance health and improve quality of life; specifically focusing on the development of transformative glucose-responsive insulin delivery devices for intelligently controlling release of insulin and regulating blood sugar [...]

Clinical Sensors Awarded $1.5M+ in NIH Grants

Client Spotlight, Clinical Sensors, SPOTLIGHT|

Clinical Sensors, Inc. is committed to pioneering diagnostic devices that harness the physiologic properties of nitric oxide to improve patient management by developing a point-of-care device that directly measures a patient's blood nitric oxide level [...]

April 19, 2017

FFVC’s Annual Low Country Boil – May 18th

Past Events|

FFVC's Annual Low Country Boil Event Join us on May 18th for our Annual Low Country Boil Event from 4:00-9:00. Bring your friends, family and colleagues, but more importantly, bring your appetite! Prepare for a [...]

January 6, 2017

Bull City Venture Partners Presents: Feb 16 Pitch Event


Join us for "Calling all Entrepreneurs" on February 16 in Durham In partnership with We are bringing back our Calling All Entrepreneurs pitch day that we did for many years.  This one will have a more [...]

October 14, 2016

FFVC’s Annual Pig Pickin’ October 20th


FFVC Annual Pig Pickin’ Event Join us on October 20th for our Annual Pig Pickin’ event.  Bring your friends, family and colleagues, but more importantly, bring your appetite!  Prepare for a great evening talking with [...]

Technology Commercialization Symposium December 5th, 2016


Andy Schwab, along with three other guest panelists will be speaking on: "Filling the gaps in your team"

Medic Professional Forum Oct 25th at The Frontier


Our own Andy Schwab will be moderating the panelists of guest speakers.  Join them for this informative conversation.  For additional information and to sign up, please click on flier oct25-medic-prof-forum-flier-1

Triangle Biotech Research Symposium V – October 11, 2016

Upcoming Events|

Triangle Biotech Research Symposium V D3D: Data, Drugs, Diagnostics Explores the generation, collection, analysis, security, and sharing of biomedical research data from discovery and development right through to patients.  Each year researchers and their teams [...]

September 28, 2016

VaccinatioNCelebration at NC Biotech Center, Oct 4th

Uncategorized, Upcoming Events|

Now is the best time to sign up for your flu shot, and this is the best place to do it. When you reserve a 10-minute “NC Big Shot" slot on the North Carolina Biotechnology [...]

Startups, Spin-offs and Stories Webinar (Sept. 13th)

EVENTS, Upcoming Events|

Starting a company is a big deal both emotionally and financially. Technical founders of science/technology based companies have a myriad of business and technical issues they need to understand and solve before their fledgling ventures [...]

June 27, 2016

The Big Launch Challenge Extends Application Deadline

EVENTS, Upcoming Events|

The Launch Place and First Flight Venture Center is partnering again to host their 3rd Annual Business Competition with awards totaling up to $30,000 for the winners. Application deadline has been extended to August 1st. [...]

May 23, 2016

Annual Lowcountry Boil Was a Blast, Again

EVENTS, Past Events|

First Flight Venture Center held its annual Lowcountry Boil on Thursday, May 19th.  There was plenty of food and music and good times as always. Thanks to all who came and, especially to those that helped. […]

Panacea and Sanitarium Collaborate in On-Demand Automated Personalized Nutrition Technology

Client Release, Panacea|

Sanitarium, a global leader in wellness and nutrition products, will partner with Panacea to use their patent-pending data-driven robotic technology, enabling high speed production of personalized nutritional products in a “pill free” system with optimal dosage.   […]

FFVC May Lunch & Learn: FLSA Exemptions – Preparing for Change

EVENTS, Upcoming Events|

You are invited to hear Holly Hammer from Hutchinson PLLC discuss the proposed changes in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regarding salary exemptions. The Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued proposed regulations revising the [...]

April 27, 2016

Wege Foundation Awards First Flight’s LiftOff Program $50,000 to Assist NC Tech Start-Ups


First Flight Venture Center (FFVC) announced today that its LiftOff Program was awarded a $50,000 grant from the Wege Foundation.  Based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the Foundation focuses on giving grants to organizations that enhance [...]

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