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MARBIONC Seeks to Attract Bio-Tech Industry

Lumina News - "[Marine biotechnology is] an industry that's waiting to happen," said Randall Johnson, director of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center's southeastern office during UNCW's recent economic development conference. "It's applications are immense, opportunities huge." (More)

Economic Outlook Focuses on Marine Biotech

Wilmington Star News - The sea is offering the Wilmington area another path to prosperity as research and the business of marine biotechnology prepare to grow here. MARBIONC is a business venture from federal and state money, a first-of-its-kind step to build a fledgling industry. (More)

UNCW Invests in Marine Biotechnology Research Facility

Triad News 14 - UNC Wilmington continues to make major investments in marine biotechnology by building a new $30 million research facility. (More)

MARBIONC Attends BIO International Convention 2012

June 18-21, 2012 in Boston at the North Carolina Pavilion. BIO represents more than 1,100 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations.

UNCW hopes MARBIONC will be the Research Triangle Park of the coast

Wilmington Star News - Just off Masonboro Loop Road, tucked between a wooded sanctuary and the Intracoastal Waterway, sits a parcel of land expected to be developed into the gem of the research world in Wilmington. (More)