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August 5th, 2007
N.C. invests in high-tech university research
But that's not all. The budget includes money for the new research campus in Kannapolis, bioenergy, and bioengineering at N.C. State University, a new joint program in nanotechnology at N.C. A&T State and UNC-Greensboro and biomanufacturing at N.C. Central University.
The UNC system will get its first ever "competitiveness fund," with $3 million to jump-start work in emerging scientific fields at the state campuses.
Even a private university got in on the action. In a highly unusual move, the legislature decided to spend $12 million during the next two years on regenerative medicine at Wake Forest University, where researchers are developing techniques to treat soldiers' battlefield wounds and reconstruct tissues and limbs.
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