Press Releases

  • McWhorter Aims To Boost Regional Jobs October 9, 2017


    An engineer and mother of three, Heather McWhorter came to the Wilmington area from central Pennsylvania with a purpose: to help area businesses ...

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  • Opportunities 2016 March 24, 2016

    Opportunities 2016

    Last week, Asheville played host to 275 people representing 158 small businesses from all over North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee at the semi-annual Opportunities conference. This unique event is ...

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  • Blingbook Takes the Cake at 2015 Edison Project Business Competition December 1, 2015

    The finale of the 2015 Edison Project Business Competition was held Monday night. Over a six-month period,11 finalists attended workshops on “The Pitch” and “Elements of a Business Plan” facilitated by the SBTDC. Afterwards, they presented a 15-minute pitch to ...

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  • Cultivating Small Business and University Collaborations December 1, 2015

    The North Carolina Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) recently held its annual SBIR/STTR Symposium.  This full-day event is held each November at the Embassy Suites conference facility in Cary, NC.   Co-sponsored by NC State’s Comparative Medicine Institute (CMI), ...

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  • SBTDC at Elizabeth City State Opens Office in Nags Head December 1, 2015

    The SBTDC celebrated the opening of its newest office on November 19th in Nags Head. The office is located at the NC Works Career Center, 2522 South Crouton Highway (Milepost 10.5). This location represents a unique partnership between the Northeastern ...

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  • SBTDC's Marcus Clifton King Award for Long-Term Service 2015 November 25, 2015

    This year, the SBTDC has chosen a candidate for the Marcus Clifton King Award for Long-Term Service.  This award is given to an employee that has provided exemplary service to the SBTDC over the long term, and that certainly describes ...

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