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Mar 14, 2024

Local Entrepreneurial Design Elementary School Students Take Field Trip to Centennial Campus

What Does an Innovative Field Trip Look Like? The parents waiting in the co-working space of the Albright Entrepreneurship Garage seem a little unsure about… 

Mar 7, 2024

Meet Five Wolfpack Women Who Are Innovative Entrepreneurs

Five women who lead startups based on NC State research — and also either hold degrees from the university or teach here — share their insights and perspectives as researchers and startup founders. 

researchers on a boat

Feb 14, 2024

Five Questions with Erin Seekamp and Chris Osburn of the Coastal Resilience and Sustainability Initiative

NC State’s Coastal Resilience and Sustainability Initiative envisions a future where people, ecosystems and economies are more resilient in the face of rapid social and environmental change. We spoke with Goodnight Distinguished Professor and CRSI Director Erin Seekamp and Professor and Director of the Blue Economy Innovation Program Chris Osburn about the CRSI’s background, growth and how the initiative catalyzes transformation in a changing climate. 


Feb 8, 2024

Leaders Named to N.C. PSI Commercialization Council

A commercialization advisory council is helping take the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative to the next level when it comes to achieving the initiative’s vision of creating a healthier, sustainable… 

Eli Hornstein in science lab in front of a computer.

Feb 7, 2024

Starting Strong

The N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative’s Startup Program provides expertise and resources to help emerging companies bring problem-solving agricultural technologies and services to the marketplace. 

aircraft carrier

Jan 3, 2024

Ship Repair Startup Forging Its Way to Market

A software startup company co-founded by a graduate of NC State’s College of Education is seeking to streamline ship repair for the U.S. Navy. 

A student demonstrating a project

Dec 20, 2023

Award-Winning Product Innovation Lab MBA Course Pushes Innovation Forward

Recognized by Forbes magazine as one of the most innovative business courses in the country, the Product Innovation Lab brings together multidisciplinary teams of management (MBA) and engineering graduate students to research market needs and develop cutting-edge solutions. 

Dec 19, 2023

Student Entrepreneur Learns by Doing

Junior Jack Rothacker, a double major in Spanish and business administration, launched a nonprofit to raise money to build a new classroom and provide educational resources for a school in El Salvador and, in turn, help students stay in school. 

The Memorial Belltower podcast logo.

Dec 12, 2023

Podcast: Extraordinary Entrepreneurship With Andy Albright

On this episode of the NC State Philanthropy Podcast, we’re joined by Andy Albright, an NC State alumnus, donor and board member, to discuss why he supports his alma mater and what kind of difference he’s making. 

Oct 5, 2023

NC State Celebrates Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Brian Floyd was honored with the Innovator of the Year award, and Franky So received the Entrepreneur of the Year award.