Tech grants awarded to several ENC companies focused on cancer treatments and non-contact vital sign collection
More than 100 North Carolina small businesses have received grants to advance innovative new technologies.
While many are in the Triangle and other large cities, several of them will help eastern North Carolina companies.
Claradele Pharmaceuticals of Winterville received $75,000 to develop an immunotherapeutic therapy to make current treatment of melanoma more effective.
Epigenos Biosciences of Greenville will receive nearly $70,000 to develop genetic therapies to treat colorectal cancer.
Perfusio Corporation of Greenville was granted $75,000 to develop a non-contact medical imaging device for collecting vital signs.
State officials said the One North Carolina Small Business Program awarded a total of $4.95 million to innovative companies in 22 counties across the state.
See the full list here: https://www.commerce.nc.gov/media/6242/open