Innovators: Liz Chen and Cristina Leos

Liz Chen and Cristina Leos Transforming sex education through technology Liz Chen and Cristina Leos are co-founders of the Real Talk app, a mobile app that uses real stories by…

Lira

Lira Interview with founders Nga Thi Thanh Nguyen, Alison Marie Schaefer, Andres Tello, Andrew Prince and Dina Nailevna Yamaleyeva Q & A Tell us about the issue you want to…

Innovator: Tony Voiers

…company full time. I was aware of the Carolina entrepreneurial ecosystem and knew we’d have good support as we continued to grow ACT. At ACT, we offer a groundbreaking chemotherapy…

Innovator: David Ansong

…with professors Selena Childs, Kanisha Brevard and Mark Testa to develop and implement a new approach to qualify relative caregivers for the same level of guardianship assistance that adoptive parents…

Innovator: Bill Wofford

…understand intellectual property and finance as well as specific legal advice to ensure compliance with securities laws. I also help achieve optimal results from a tax perspective for founders, executives…

Q&A: Michelle Bolas

…exciting time to be an innovator or entrepreneur at UNC-Chapel Hill? It’s a remarkable time to work at a university where innovation and entrepreneurship have been elevated as a strategic…

EternaTear

…connecting accredited investors who are alumni or friends of UNC-Chapel Hill to UNC-affiliated startups. CAN is the only official angel investor network for startups and ventures associated with the University….

Recap: Entrepreneurial Consulting Internships

…media presence and youth involvement programs. It was a very wide-ranging problem, so we were really able to be very creative with our suggestions and research.” “Without our innovation and…

Fund Your Idea

…etc.) and get an opportunity to build their skills, networks and a professional portfolio through an intensive curriculum and a strong element of peer engagement. The fellows are placed mostly…

2020 Inventor of the Year

…of the National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, the Optical Society of America, the American Chemical Society and the American Institute for Medical…

Social Activism Changemaker

…mentorship, peer study groups, and an annual hackathon. We recently hosted our first virtual hackathon, a weekend-long coding competition, and conference, for nearly 200 LGBTQ+ students from across the country….

Success Story

…development) and business activities (regulatory pathway, freedom to operate). Requests for applications (RFAs) are solicited on a quarterly basis from faculty founders. The program also provides funding and access to…

Jackie Gerhart

…as a scientist at GlaxoSmithKline. Jackie is currently pursuing her PhD in pharmaceutical sciences at UNC’s Eshelman School of Pharmacy, where her research focuses on using data science and modeling…

Shawn Hingtgen

Shawn Hingtgen is an assistant professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and is also the founder of Falcon Therapeutics, a company developing personalized neural stem cell therapies to…

Global Entrepreneurship Week at UNC

…of possibilities.” Professors Diane Pozefsky, Lisa Dawley and David Lawrence answer questions as a panel of experts on technology and entrepreneurship. Artificial intelligence, new marketplace hold real promise Artificial intelligence…

Roy Zwahlen

…at the Biotechnology Innovation Organization. As associate counsel, he focused on legal and policy issues in the areas of intellectual property, technology transfer, public health and economic development with an…

ACCelerate Creativity and Innovation Festival

…conversational talks and 48 interactive installations from across the 15 ACC schools. Carolina has three exhibits that will feature work across several different UNC innovations: 1. Making and Advanced Manufacturing…

Barbara Bell

Barbara Bell is the Senior Operating Officer at the Division of Pharmacoengineering and Molecular Pharmaceutics within the School of Pharmacy and currently manages the E(I) Lab Program.

Celebration of Inventorship

…and associate dean for entrepreneurial development and global engagement. He is also a researcher focusing on drug absorption and metabolism, as well as a start-up entrepreneur. Thakker joined the faculty…

Innovation Story: UNC Startups Database

…Innovation, Carolina Research Ventures Fund, the Carolina Angel Network and the Blackstone Entrepreneurial Network. The database also captures startup activity generated within academic units at Carolina like the College of…

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