Bioengineering, Biofabrication, Biomanufacturing

President Biden unveiled a plan to expand biomanufacturing, and biotechnology with $2 billion pledged for a variety of efforts last week. Some of these initiatives may have special appeal to North Carolina’s growing life science sector.

Nearly 800 life sciences companies employ some 70,000 people in the state, according to the N.C. Biotechnology...

PharmaNewsIntelligence
Bioengineering, Biomanufacturing

HHS launched on Monday the nation’s first Foundry for American Biotechnology for producing technological solutions that help protect against and respond to health security threats, as well as improve daily medical care and bolster the bioeconomy.

The HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response is working in conjunction with...

ZDNet
Bioengineering, Robotics

A new bionic knee brace is in the works from a team that includes experts from defense contractor Lockheed Martin. Building on advances in rigid exoskeleton suits, the new brace uses soft robotic actuators and compliant materials, making it lightweight and, the researchers hope, practical to wear in certain real world use cases.

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Delaware Business Times
Bioengineering, Biopharmaceutical, Manufacturing

In the fast-moving world of biopharmaceuticals, the University of Delaware is preparing to demonstrate the importance of being NIIMBL.

Launched at UD’s Delaware Biotechnology Institute last year, the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL), a Manufacturing USA institute, is moving from its startup and...