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NCBiotech Biz Loan Max Now $500K

NCBiotech has doubled the cap on Strategic Growth Loans to promising young life science companies, to $500,000.

Breathing Easier

Agile Sciences, an NCBiotech portfolio company, gets $1.5M from the NIH to develop a therapy for cystic fibrosis from sea sponges.

The heart of the matter

Merz North America CEO Bill Humphries cites access to the brightest minds and Raleigh's location in the heart of the life-science industry as the reasons for locating the company's headquarters here. The company brings 250 jobs - 50 of them new - to Raleigh. 


Loan Cap Doubles
Agile Gets NIH Grant
Merz Chooses Raleigh

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