Article from the Spring/Summer 2017 NC State Engineering Magazine on MEDIC and our origins from the NCSU Biomedical Engineering program.
A lot has happened in the 6 months since The Medical Innovators Collaborative (MEDIC) won a Catalysts for Innovation Award.
11+ story lines from 2016 that led to regionwide impact by startup community leaders.
A collaboration between NC State and UNC professors, funded by a new RTP-led grant program, will match students with medical tech innovators to launch startups.
Research Triangle Park’s new Park Center will soon become a hub for development and testing an innovative and futuristic transportation system and The Medical Innovator’s collaborative. An RTP-based university/industry consortium is awarding $250,000 to two organizations that will work from space in the Park Center’s Frontier building.
The Medical Innovators Collaborative (MEDIC) started by Preston Linn, Tim Martin, Andrew DiMeo, and Andy Taylor of the UNC/NC State Department of Biomedical Engineering were awarded one of two RTP Catalysts for Innovation grants in July 2016. The $85,000 MEDIC grant was given through a partnership between the Research Triangle Park, Kenan Institute for Engineering, Technology, & Science (KIETS) at NC State University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and TUCASI.
RTP Based University/Industry Consortium Awards $250,000 to Two Organizations. Each initiative is focused on impactful work, and is comprised of team members from multiple North Carolina universities and private industry.