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CED Venture Connect 2021 draws a virtual crowd

March 26, 2021

Like last year, this year’s Venture Connect held March 23-25 produced by the Council for Entrepreneurial Development took place entirely online but with many new features.  NCBIO is a sponsor of Venture Connect, which connects life science and technology companies in the Southeast with investors, sponsors and fellow entrepreneurs to network, discuss innovative technologies and…

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Sam Taylor honored in the Congressional Record

March 11, 2021

REMEMBERING SAM TAYLOR Mr. Tillis. Madam President, I rise today with my colleague, the senior Senator from North Carolina, to honor the life and work of Sam Taylor, the president of North Carolina Biosciences Organization. Sam was a giant in our State and a leading voice for our vital and innovative life sciences and biopharmaceutical…

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NC legislators discuss workforce with NCBIO members during BMF meeting

March 2, 2021

NCBIO manufacturing companies discussed their workforce needs with North Carolina state legislators during the quarterly meeting of the NCBIO Biomanufacturers Forum held online Tuesday, March 2. Representatives of Biogen, FUJIFILM DioSynth, Grifols, Merck, Novartis, Novozymes and Pfizer were among those who spoke to leaders of the NC General Assembly’s Life Sciences Caucus. Caucus co-chairs Sen.…

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NCBIO webinar discusses hiring during pandemic

February 25, 2021

On Wednesday, Feb. 24, NCBIO hosted a webinar on “New Dynamics in Talent Recruitment” as part of the NCBIO Life Sciences Forums. Panelists discussed the challenges and opportunities that have arisen in recruiting and retaining employees during the pandemic.  Stephen Williams, practice lead, North Carolina sciences at Aerotek, served as moderator of a panel comprising…

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Remembering Sam Taylor

February 23, 2021
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Sam Taylor

Sam Taylor, leading advocate for NC’s biosciences industry, dies at 64

February 21, 2021

Sam Taylor, an unflagging advocate for North Carolina and its biosciences industry as president of NCBIO, died Sunday, Feb. 21, at the age of 64 of pancreatic cancer.

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LaunchBio webinar explores diversity in life-science venture capitalism

February 18, 2021

On Wednesday, Feb. 17, LaunchBio hosted a webinar discussing diversity in life science venture capitalism.

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