Category: Economic Development

NC Named Top State for Economic Development

North Carolina tops Site Selection Magazine’s Prosperity Cup Awards for the second year in a row North Carolina has been named the top state for economic development in Site Selection Magazine’s 2022 Prosperity Cup Awards, which recognizes state-level economic development agency success. The awards index considers capital investment project activity and other criteria from the… Read More »

Two Local Startups Receive WSPR Funding

The WSPR Fund, a Winston-Salem based angel group with over 70 members, has closed its fourth and fifth investments in local early-stage companies.  Since WSPR began accepting applications in September 2021, the fund has invested over $770,000 in four companies.  The latest funding includes an initial investment in Smoodi, Inc. and a follow-on investment in NVOLVE, Inc.… Read More »

Whitaker Park Grows with New Industrial Building Project

A groundbreaking at Whitaker Park symbolized the beginning of a new build that will increase capacity for industrial tenants in the complex. Brennan Investment Group is developing a new state-of-the-art 110,000 SF Class-A industrial building on the former RJ Reynolds HQ campus known as Whitaker Park in Winston-Salem, NC. With existing infrastructure at the 220-acre complex already… Read More »

Axiom Space Establishes a Winston-Salem Presence in the Regenerative Medicine Hub

Partnership with WFIRM and ReMDO will Pioneer Biomanufacturing in Space Regenerative medicine manufacturing in space is the next frontier and will be possible due to a new three-way partnership between Axiom Space, which is building the world’s first commercial space station, the RegenMed Development Organization (ReMDO), the first organization dedicated to advancing regenerative medicine manufacturing… Read More »

Wake Forest School of Medicine Ranked Among Top 50 Research Programs in the Nation

Wake Forest School of Medicine has once again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report for its medical research. The 2023 edition of Best Graduate Schools ranked the School of Medicine #47 in research, up from #48 last year. The School of Medicine was also ranked in a number of other categories. #47 Best Medical Schools:… Read More »

Novant Health launches new business division to accelerate advances for the healthcare industry

Novant Health has announced the launch of a new business division designed to innovate and support scalable solutions for some of the health care industry’s biggest challenges. Operating as an independent business entity, Novant Health Enterprises (NHE) will better enable partnerships with other health care organizations, create diversified growth and generate value for Novant Health’s… Read More »

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