SoBran BioScience supports complex preclinical research and drug discovery for government agencies, academic institutions, and biotechnology companies. Its contract research facilities in Greensboro and Baltimore enable researchers to reach decisions faster, reducing costs. The SoBran team uses a rapid research process that combines high quality and efficiency, with direct communication with lab staff, GLP compliance, AAALAC accreditation and ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management. SoBran leads the industry in designing and managing ethical animal care programs that meet the most demanding regulatory standards.
SoBran has teamed with the North Carolina Biotechnology Center to offer the Innovation for Impact Prize, celebrating the important research in North Carolina that will help heal, fuel and feed the world in the future. Learn more at www.innovationforimpact.com.
The SERVE Center at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a university-based research, development, dissemination, evaluation, and technical assistance center. The center provides customized technical assistance to policymakers and practitioners and conducts project evaluations for states, districts, schools, and organizations.
The LifeBalance Employee Assistance Program
The LifeBalance Employee Assistance Program focuses on assisting employers and employees in Rockingham and Guilford Counties with the resolution of work/life circumstances in order to help them maintain a positive and productive lifestyle. LifeBalance EAP is a component of the CIVIC Project (Conflict and Violence Intervention in Communities) under the Program in Conflict Studies and Dispute Resolution at University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
UNCG Fibromyalgia Program
The UNCG fibromyalgia service and research program is led by Dr. William Karper, Associate Professor and full Graduate Faculty Member in the Department of Kinesiology. This program provides an exercise program for individuals with fibromyalgia syndrome, studies the effects of exercise on the physical and psychological symptoms, and assesses the functional capacity related to this rheumatologic disorder.
The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (“JSNN”) is an academic collaboration between NC A&T State University and The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Both universities are classified by the Carnegie Foundation as “research universities with high research activity.” The JSNN builds on the strengths of the two universities in basic sciences and engineering to offer innovative, cross-disciplinary graduate programs that train scientists in the emerging areas of nanoscience and nanoengineering.
Two laboratories of the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service are located at Gateway’s South Campus. These labs develop innovative conservation technology and increase the effectiveness of existing technologies to help NRCS offices nationwide. NRCS professionals help landowners and communities to use conservation practices effectively and manage their natural resources wisely.
The East National Technology Support Center provides technology transfer and assistance to address a broad range of natural resource concerns and focuses on animal waste utilization, soil health, and also co-leads the USDA NE and SE Regional Climate Hubs to deliver information to farmers, ranchers, and forest landowners to help them adapt to climate change and weather variability. The ENTSC is responsible for acquiring and/or developing science-based technology for manure management, plants, and soil health and sustainability; developing new and refining existing technologies; and training USDA field employees to help landowners make the best use of their natural resources.
East Remote Sensing Lab (ERSL)
The USDA’s East Remote Sensing Lab provides technical direction for the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service’s National Resources Inventory (NRI) data collection activities. The NRI provides comprehensive and statistically reliable information on various natural resource conditions and trends on non-federal lands. The ERSL at Gateway serves the Caribbean Area and 24 states.
VF's Global Innovation Center (Denim) is home to teams of chemists, scientists, engineers and designers who are combining their expertise to develop innovative materials for VF's many brands. VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC) is a global leader in the design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories. The company's highly diversified portfolio of 30 powerful brands spans numerous geographies, product categories, consumer demographics and sales channels, giving VF a unique industry position and the ability to create sustainable, long-term growth for our customers and shareholders. The company's largest brands are The North Face®, Vans®, Timberland®, Wrangler®, Lee® and Nautica®.
Triad Growth Partners, the parent company of AxNano and the Technology Development Group, leverages unique relationships between various technology creators such as the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, federal laboratories, and commercial companies. TGP's focus is to advance discoveries made at these entities to meet market needs. TGP provides commercialization process expertise to technologies at various stages of development in a unique business environment. TGP has three additional operating divisions - Business Development Group, Hatchery Fund and Idea Institute.
Alrgn Bio combines its patented food grade enzymatic process with current food industry processing equipment to inactivate peanut allergens. The resulting reduced allergen peanuts have the potential to be used in over 5000 prepared food products globally. Alrgn offers a Patented Commercial Food Grade Enzymatic Process to inactivate allergens in Peanuts. This process easily integrates into the food industries' current processing and manufacturing operations.
Alrgn Bio is the exclusive licensee of the hypoallergenic process patented by North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. The hypoallergenic peanut technology is one result of N.C. A&T’s strength in agriculture and particularly post-harvest technology.