North Carolina on Track To Build NanoMedicine Hub
The proposal on the table in North Carolina is to create a nanomedicine facility in Winston-Salem, the N.C. Translational NanoMedicine Institute, or N.C. NanoMed. N.C. NanoMed would serve as an incubator to help start-up companies through the innovation process, from research to commercialization. The Institute would focus on areas including therapeutics and pharmacology, and place an emphasis on working more closely with the FDA and other federal agencies, providing what they feel is a needed service in the start-up company community. Wake Forest University (led by David Carroll, head of Wake Forest University's Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials), Winston-Salem State University, and Forsyth Technical Community College are the main drivers of the proposed Institute.