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NCBIO is now NCLifeSci

The NC Biosciences Organization has changed its name to the NC Life Sciences Organization — or NCLifeSci for short — to reflect the dynamic growth and diversification of North Carolina’s life sciences industry.

IP rights are at the heart of innovation and investment

In June, the World Trade Organization agreed to waive IP protections for COVID-19 vaccines, a decision supported by the Biden administration. The WTO is now considering expanding the waiver to include COVID-19 therapeutics and diagnostics.

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NCLifeSci™, the NC Life Sciences Organization

As the trade association for North Carolina’s life sciences industry, the NC Life Sciences Organization™ advances the industry and ecosystem and enables its members to innovate and collaborate for success in a global marketplace. NCLifeSci delivers policy and advocacy leadership, future-focused workforce development programs, industry connections and mission-driven member services.

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A variety of discount programs are available to members.

NC treasurer: NC hospitals use 340B to profit a patient’s expense

June 7, 2024

A new report from the North Carolina State Treasurer found North Carolina hospitals use the federal 340B program to profit…

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Startups struggle with new R&D tax rule 

December 13, 2023

A 2022 tax rule requiring the amortization of research and development expenses has created significant challenges for many life sciences…

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AMR is a silent killer that threatens our health in North Carolina and beyond  

November 1, 2023

The small red bump on my son’s hand looked at first like a bug bite. But when the hand swelled…

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Study projects extensive damage to drug development, jobs from drug-pricing policies

July 26, 2023

A new study estimates that there would be 237 fewer FDA approvals of new medicines over the next decade and 1.1 million lost jobs if proposals to expand government-mandated drug pricing policies are implemented.

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NCLifeSci forum explores options for accessing capital

March 23, 2024

Moderator Drew Cutshaw of Pappas Capital with panelists Anita Watkins of Rex Health Ventures, Johanna Grossman with the New York…

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NCLifeSci DEI gathers books, diaper products for those in need

February 2, 2024

NCLifeSci members collected and delivered almost 500 books and over a thousand diapers and related products for Book Harvest and…

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Gunter joins life sciences leaders to ring NYSE closing bell, honor Biotech Month

January 3, 2024

NCLifeSci President Laura Gunter joined fellow life science trade organizations from across the country to ring the closing bell at…

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BMF meeting covers AI in biomanufacturing

November 16, 2023

NCLifeSci President Laura Gunter presents a gift to Brenda Summers, who is retiring as the organization’s director of workforce programs…

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