With spring approaching, perhaps it is fitting that the latest bumper crop seems to be biotech incubation centers. This week alone, two such facilities have seen high activity.
The North Carolina Biotechnology Center
will invest $2.5 million in a new organization intended to advance development of the stateâ€™s medical device and technology industry. The grant covers four years.
The facility, called the Advanced Medical Technology Center of Innovation, is not intended as a traditional building. Rather, says a press release, it will be built around innovative people at North Carolina hospitals and research institutions. It will increase access to mentors, licensors, and service providers.
In addition, Translational Accelerator LLC
, has invested $1.5 million in SalutarisMD, a Tucson-based...