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  • Join Us: Centennial Toastmasters Club

    October 24, 2017
    Approximately 75% of Americans suffer from a fear of public speaking, otherwise known as glossophobia. While this statistic can be comforting--to realize you are in good company if you still don’t have confidence in your voice--the... READ MORE>>>
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  • Campus Bike Share Is Here

    January 01, 2016
    NC State Transportation has launched a pilot bike share program with LimeBike, a bike share service that will provide NC State's campus with 300 public bikes available for short-term rental. To rent a LimeBike for 30 minutes, NC State students, facu... READ MORE>>>
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  • Collaborations Pharmaceuticals Recieves NIH Grant

    April 24, 2017
    The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) recently awarded a total of $596,379 to Collaborations Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Research Center of Biotechnology RAS, Institute of Biochemistry, Moscow, Russia and the Institute of Human... READ MORE>>>
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  • LexisNexis and NC State Open New User Experience Lab

    March 02, 2017
    Three years after moving into the old Red Hat building on N.C. State University's Centennial Campus, LexisNexis is launching an initiative that site lead Mike Lipps hopes improve how humans and technology interact. The legal software firm ... READ MORE>>>
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  • Kekas Receives National Leadership Award

    September 29, 2016
      Dennis Kekas, Associate Vice Chancellor for the Office of Partnerships at NC State’s Centennial Campus, has received the Leadership Award from the Association of University Research Parks (AURP) for his “outstanding contribution t... READ MORE>>>
  • Agile Sciences Stems the Tide of Antibiotic Resistance

    June 02, 2016
    Agile Sciences has developed a potentially powerful, effective and affordable means to stem the tide of antibiotic resistance. Results show that their proprietary family of 2 Amino-Imadazole (2-AI) compounds, act directly on the response regulator pr... READ MORE>>>
  • IBM Opens Collaboration Center on Centennial Campus

    May 01, 2016
    IBM announced that it has opened the IBM Education Collaboration Center on Centennial Campus. The Center will be the focal point for collaborations of joint projects between IBM experts, faculty and students using the company’s comple... READ MORE>>>
  • Centennial Campus Celebrates its 30th Anniversary

    April 27, 2015
    What began as a land transfer of 355 acres between the state of North Carolina and NC State University in 1984, Centennial Campus has now become one of the top research campuses in North America. Business, government and university leaders ... READ MORE>>>
  • Centennial Campus Mobile App Now Available

    June 01, 2015
    Centennial Campus now has a free mobile app that can be used for finding buildings, getting partner information, seeing the daily food truck schedule, and much more. The app, which was built by Oak City Apps, is available for both Android and Apple p... READ MORE>>>
  • Centennial Welcomes Audacity Factory

    May 01, 2015
     One of Centennial Campus's new partners is the Audacity Factory, a non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of people through focused attention and applied resources. For example, one of its first projects is ENDCrowd.com, a crowdfunding pla... READ MORE>>>
  • Daugherty Endowment Awardees Named for 2015

    February 01, 2015
    A North Carolina State University endowment fund established to bridge pure research and product commercialization for entrepreneurs has awarded grants to 10 new promising companies based on university intellectual property. The Richard L. a... READ MORE>>>
  • Centennial Campus Named Top Economic Engine

    October 20, 2014
    What do you give the research campus that has everything? In the case of Centennial Campus, nothing fits better than an award honoring the science park as one of the nation’s most innovative and productive economic engines. That’s exactl... READ MORE>>>
  • Centennial Partner I-Cubed Acquires Analytics Company

    January 01, 2014
    Centennial Campus partner I-Cubed has acquired a Chicago-based supply chain analytics solution provider called Akoya, Inc. The acquisition represents a significant expansion of I-Cubed's product lifecycle management (PLM) related service offerings. T... READ MORE>>>
  • ABB Power Division Expanding on Centennial Campus

     ABB, a Swiss-based company that develops power and automation technologies for utility and industrial customers, is moving its 350 power products and power systems employees into the Alliance One building on Centennial. The move is planned for ... READ MORE>>>
  • Centennial Campus to Partner with State IT Office

    N.C. State University has formed a partnership with the N.C. Office of Information Technology Services that will share brainpower and career opportunities. Under the agreement OITS will give students the opportunity to enhance their education and sk... READ MORE>>>
  • Centennial Campus Adds New Partner -- GridBridge

    GridBridge, a company that intends to modernize the electrical grid, therefore avoiding costly overhauls that would ultimately result in rate increases to consumers, has become the latest partner on Centennial Campus. GridBridge, Inc. was formed in ... READ MORE>>>
  • James B. Hunt, Jr. Library Opens on Centennial

     Perhaps the most exciting and important piece of property on Centennial Campus in a number of years opened its doors for the first time on January 2nd -- the James B. Hunt, Jr. Library.  Designed by Oslo-based architectural firm Snohetta ... READ MORE>>>
  • ABB Unveils Smart Grid Center of Excellence

    Centennial Campus partner ABB unveiled its new Smart Grid Center of Excellence to corporate, government and university leadcers at a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Center is the nation's first-of-its-kind demonstration center and testing lab using cutt... READ MORE>>>
  • Experimental Wi-Fi Network on Centennial Unveiled

    CentMesh, an experimental Wi-Fi network recently installed on Centennial Campus, is about to help NC State researchers and others better understand the potential of future wireless connections in defense, security, health and other disciplines. http:... READ MORE>>>
  • Innovation Summit Jumpstarts Ideas for Entrepreneurs

    Entrepreneurs, business leaders, government officials and NC State representatives came together in Raleigh to generate ideas to help move innovation forward. Initiated by Terri Lomax, Vice Chancellor of Innovation, Research and Economic Development ... READ MORE>>>
  • WebAssign Featured in News & Observer

    WebAssign, a Centennial Campus partner, was featured in the News & Observer, a Raleigh-based newspaper. The article highlighted WebAssign's strong growth since emerging out of NC State's Department of Physics. Here is the full article -  ht... READ MORE>>>
  • Groundbreaking for New Student Housing on Centennial

    NC State staff, students and campus partners gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of University Housing's Centennial Campus Apartments project. Scheduled to open fall 2013, the $129 million, 550,446 square-foot facility will feature 1,200 bed sp... READ MORE>>>
  • FREEDM Center Featured in U.S. News & World Report

    The National Science Foundation-funded FREEDM Systems Center was recently featured in a story in the U.S. News & World Report. Specifically, the article talked about the recent advances FREEDM researchers have made with sold-state-transformers (S... READ MORE>>>
  • BlueLine Associates Opens Office on Centennial

    BlueLine Associates, a New Hampshire-based consulting firm specializing in Lean Six Sigma business process improvement and project management, has opened a new office on Centennial Campus. The new office will be led by Seth Cotner, BlueLine’s ... READ MORE>>>
  • Centennial Researchers Create "Elastic" Gels

    Researchers from NC State have created a range of soft, elastic gels that change color when exposed to ultraviolet (UV) light – and change back when the UV light is removed or the material is heated up. The gels are impregnated with a type of ... READ MORE>>>
  • Venture Center Wins Prestigious Building Award

    The Venture Center complex located on NC State University’s Centennial Campus has received The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award for 2011 by the Raleigh-Durham chapter of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA). The comp... READ MORE>>>
  • Centennial Researchers Protect OS From Attack

    The operating system (OS) is the backbone of your computer. If the OS is compromised, attackers can take over your computer – or crash it. Now researchers on Centennial Campus have developed an efficient system that utilizes hardware and softwa... READ MORE>>>
  • Centennial Researchers Make LEDs More Efficient

    Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are an increasingly popular technology for use in energy-efficient lighting. Researchers on NC State University's Centennial Campus have now developed a new technique that reduces defects in the gallium nitride (GaN) film... READ MORE>>>
  • BTEC Revs Up Bioprocesses and Analytical Services

    Nearly two years after jumpstarting an initiative to provide bioprocesses and analytical services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, the Golden LEAF Biomanufacturing Education and Training Center (BTEC) on Centennial Campus continues to s... READ MORE>>>
  • French Business Students Start Classes on Centennial

    SKEMA, one of France's top business schools has begun classes at Centennial. Nearly 250 students began attending classes, which are all taught in English, in mid-January. This is the first location in North America for SKEMA, which has five other si... READ MORE>>>
  • Centennial Begins New Year with Strong Momentum

    Centennial Campus plans to carry over the momentum it built up in 2010 into the New Year by adding new partners, starting construction on several projects and expanding the innovation and research services the university offers to spinout and startup... READ MORE>>>
  • Agile Sciences Moves Into Larger Space

    Agile Sciences, an early-stage, university spin-out company providing commercial solutions to those industries plagued by the effects of biofilms, has moved into larger office and laboratory space on Centennial Campus. Agile ha... READ MORE>>>
  • Centennial Researchers Create Radar-in-a-Shoe

    The prevalence of global positioning system (GPS) devices in everything from cars to cell phones has almost made getting lost a thing of the past. But what do you do when your GPS isn’t working? Researchers from North Carolina State University ... READ MORE>>>
  • Centennial Campus Welcomes Newest Partner - 6fusion

    6fusion, a company that has developed a system to take control of third party computing resources and create a single utility to meet the needs of the IT Service channel, is the latest company to become a partner on NC State University's Centennial C... READ MORE>>>
  • Hunt Library To Be Test Bed for New Technologies

    NC State University library officials say they intend to transform how students learn and create in the 21st century, using the new library under construction on Centennial Campus as a test bed.  Getting a jumpstart on this transformation, the ... READ MORE>>>
  • First Building with Green Roof Completed

    The first building on Centennial Campus to include a green roof has been completed. The 248,000-square foot Engineering Building III will begin accepting students in August as part of the beginning of the academic calendar year. The roof of... READ MORE>>>
  • Centennial Campus Unveils Newest Building

     Centennial Campus unveiled the latest building to be built on campus. Called the Keystone Science Center and located at the corner of Varsity Drive and Main Campus Drive, the 72,000-square foot facility will house corporate and university partn... READ MORE>>>
  • French Business School Coming to Centennial Campus

    One of France's largest business schools have chosen Centennial Campus as its first satellite campus in North America. SKEMA will be bringing 300 students to campus this fall, eventually growing the program to 600 students. Details are still being wo... READ MORE>>>
  • NCSU Engineering Research Focuses on Car Safety

    Researchers from NC State's College of Engineering have created a computer program that allows a car to stay in its lane without human control, opening the door to the development of new automobile safety features and military applications that coul... READ MORE>>>
  • NCSU Engineering Professor Honored by Army

    A North Carolina State University engineer has received the U.S. Army Commander’s Award for Public Service for research that has helped American forces remotely counter roadside bombs, efforts that have saved hundreds of soldiers’ lives... READ MORE>>>
  • Centennial Announces Two New Partners

    Centennial Campus has added two new partners to its growing list of companies and organizations located on campus -- Handsfree Networks and Tego Data Systems. HandsFree Networks is a global provider of software and services that automate the reso... READ MORE>>>
  • I-Cubed Celebrates 25th Year

    I-Cubed, a Centennial Campus partner that provides engineering software and services, is celebrating its 25th year anniversary. Founded in 1984 by NC State alum, Grant Willard, the the privately owned company now employees 38 people and recently expa... READ MORE>>>
  • Centennial Campus Announces New Partner

    Phononic Devices, a startup company commercializing advanced thermoelectric materials designed to dramatically improve the conversion efficiency of waste heat into electric power, cooling, and refrigeration, is the latest company to open an office on... READ MORE>>>
  • Two More Centennial Partners Named

    Centennial Campus has announced that two more partners will be locating to NC State's research park and campus. The Viatec Research Center for Internet Business Engineering (VRCIBE) conducts research initiatives and executive education programs t... READ MORE>>>
  • New Centennial Partner Named

    ClearConnex, a company that provides wireless engineering services for companies who must meet aggressive time-to-market schedules for wireless applications, has opened an office on Centennial Campus. The company is located in the Technology Incubato... READ MORE>>>

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