Marine Biotech Center http://wunc.org en Big Grant for Marine Biotech Center http://wunc.org/post/big-grant-marine-biotech-center <p>There is a major move underway to grow the state’s Biotechnology industry by diving for opportunities off the coast.</p><p>The North Carolina Biotechnology Center has approved a 2-point-5 million dollar grant to establish a Marine Biotechnology Center of Innovation.&nbsp; Scientists have already been using marine life to develop commercial products, but the four year grant will likely accelerate the process.&nbsp;&nbsp; Norris Tolson is the president and C-E-O of the Biotech Center.&nbsp; He says the industry is excited by such a move.</p> Mon, 08 Aug 2011 21:15:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 8251 at http://wunc.org