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Forsyth Tech Team Takes First Place in NSF Competition by Applying Nanotechnology to Innovation

Students Win National Science Foundation competition with Energy-Efficient Solar Greenhouse Project by staff The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced last week that a panel of expert judges selected Forsyth Technical Community College’s team of nanotechnology students as first place winners in the 2016 Community College Innovation Challenge (CCIC). The students’ […]

Increasing the “Wow” Factor – Five Tips to Get Your Home Show Ready

Increasing the “Wow” Factor – Five Tips to Get Your Home Show Ready

By Karin Head So, after months of looking, you’ve FINALLY found the perfect home for you and your family. Or, you’re empty-nesters who are looking to downsize as the next phase of your life begins. Possibly, you’ve taken a new job in another city and are in the process of […]

by · June 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts & Innovation, Business, Innovation
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Local Modernist Home in Competition for Matsumoto Prize

by Staff Adam Sebastian is no stranger to modern design. He and his partners at STICH Design shop have been leaving their modernist print all over Forsyth County, in particular two iconic parks in Downtown Winston-Salem – Bailey Park and ARTivity on the Green. Sebastian himself has already won a […]

Innovative Model of Tumor Spreading May Help Doctors Pinpoint Best Treatment

Innovative Model of Tumor Spreading May Help Doctors Pinpoint Best Treatment

Wake Forest Baptist Medical’s “Metastasis-on-a-chip” models cancer’s spread and allows for potential of personalized treatments Advances in personalized medicine allow doctors to select the most promising drugs for certain types of malignant tumors. But what if before initiating treatment, they could go a step further and use a mini-model of […]

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Center for Creative Economy Hosting Opportunity for Entrepreneurs to Compete for Venture Funding

Creative entrepreneurs in the Southeast can compete fore $50,000 in venture funding; Applications Now Open By Staff Creative Startups, the world-class program that helps creative entrepreneurs develop their business models and identify venture capital funding, has launched its newest business accelerator program for the Southeastern United States. Hosted by the […]

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Winston-Salem Ranked as Top City to Start a Business

By Staff Winston-Salem was recently nationally ranked as a “best large city to start a business.” The study was conducted by Wallethub, an online source providing tools and information consumers and small business owners need to make better financial decisions and save money. In order to help aspiring entrepreneurs — […]

by · May 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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“View from the Cul-de-Sac” Why 2016 is the Best Time to Sell Your Home

By Karin Head Owner/Broker The Karin Head Team – Keller Williams Realty Elite Are you thinking of upsizing or downsizing in 2016? Are you looking to move to a new location in or around Winston-Salem, but aren’t sure when the right time is to list your house? Have you outgrown […]

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Camel City Properties- Why 2016 is the Best Year to Buy a Property

By Karin Head, The Head Team, Keller-Williams Realty Elite Have you ever wanted a place to truly call your own? Are you ready to put down roots in Winston-Salem, for yourself or your family? If the answer to either of those questions is yes, this could be the year your […]

by · March 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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Scientists Prove Feasibility of “Printing” Replacement Tissue

By WFU Using a sophisticated, custom-designed 3D printer, regenerative medicine scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have proved that it is feasible to print living tissue structures to replace injured or diseased tissue in patients. Reporting in Nature Biotechnology, the scientists said they printed ear, bone and muscle structures. […]

by · February 17, 2016 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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CDI Receives Gifts from Facebook, Microsoft, and DataMax to Develop New Tech

By Staff The Center for Design Innovation has recently received gifts from two global technology giants. Microsoft and Facebook have each provided CDI with cutting edge gear for their latest virtual and augmented reality platforms. With the purpose of academic research and exploratory design, the center plans to build out […]

by · January 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts & Innovation, Business, Innovation