NCSU food tech spinoff Aseptia raises $ 6M in venture funding | The CALS spinoff based on technology developed by Dr. Josip Simunovic & Dr. Ken Swartzel, keeps foods such as milk, soups, juices and sauces fresh without refrigeration.
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U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary Kevin Concannon will be on hand in Goldsboro Wednesday for the launch of an innovative program designed to get fresh, local produce into city neighborhoods with limited access to fresh food. Produce Ped’lers, a program initiated by the Center for Environmental Farming Systems, will employ eight youths to peddle – literally – bicycle rickshaws with fresh produce to neighborhoods across the city.
Arborvax's dengue vaccine is now ready for clinical trials The core technology was developed by Dr. Rachel Hernandez & Dr. Dennis Brown of CALS' Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry. They focus their research on how a virus enters a cell to produce infection. Read more: http://wraltechwire.com/arbovax-s-dengue-vaccine-is-now-ready-for-clinical-trials/12242329/
A Meatpacking Plant Transformed Into A Vertical Farm
Meatpacking plant converted to house sustainable production. So far, the plant’s tenants include a handful of bakers, a kombucha brewery, a tilapia fish farm, a mushroom garden, and three aquaponics farms.
NCSU researchers create fruit, vegetable-infused ingredients for US army rations: NCSU has Army support to create functional food ingredients from fruits/vegetables that will be used to develop healthier, portable rations. Researchers with CALS' Plants for Human Health Institute, PHHI, at the NC Research Campus, are infusing protein powders & flours, the kinds found at health/nutrition stores, with health-promoting compounds from kale & muscadines…
Diane Silcox, a doctoral student in entomology, is one of three students nationally to receive a $ 5,000 post-graduate grant by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) as a winner of the Watson Fellowship Program. Silcox is a student in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ turfgrass entomology program, where she is studying the hunting billbug, an insect that damages turfgrass.