Charlotte Biotechnology Conference and Five Ventures Business Innovation Competition Records 2005-2010

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Creator
Paulus, Kenneth C.
Size
122 megabytes; 0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Call number
MC 00392

The Charlotte Biotechnology Conference and Five Ventures Business Innovation Competition Records primarily document two events sponsored by the Charlotte Research Institute: the Charlotte Biotechnology Conference and the Five Ventures Business Innovation Competition. The collection is divided into two series, one for each event. The records include programs, sponsorship packages, speaker invitations, talking points, agendas, press releases, surveys, speaker biographies, logos, photographs, presentations, executive summaries, applications, and judging packets. This collection consists of both physical and digital materials. The materials are dated from 2005 to 2010.

UNC Charlotte established the Charlotte Institute for Technology Innovation (now the Charlotte Research Institute) in 2000. The insitute's mission is to foster research partnerships between the university and businesses, including in the areas of bioinformatics, nanotechnology, and biotechnology. To that end, the Institute established and co-sponsored the Charlotte Biotechnology Conference and the Five Ventures Business Innovation Competition, which have been held annually beginning in 2002. The Biotechnology Conference brings together biotechnology, business, and research professionals to highlight regional biotechnology initiatives and investment trends in the Charlotte area. The Five Ventures Business Innovation Competition offers start-up and early stage entrepreneurs an opportunity to improve their strategy and compete against other innovative companies.

Biographical/historical note

UNC Charlotte established the Charlotte Institute for Technology Innovation (now the Charlotte Research Institute) in 2000. The insitute's mission is to foster research partnerships between the university and businesses, including in the areas of bioinformatics, nanotechnology, and biotechnology. To that end, the Institute established and co-sponsored the Charlotte Biotechnology Conference and the Five Ventures Business Innovation Competition, which have been held annually beginning in 2002. The Biotechnology Conference brings together biotechnology, business, and research professionals to highlight regional biotechnology initiatives and investment trends in the Charlotte area. The Five Ventures Business Innovation Competition offers start-up and early stage entrepreneurs an opportunity to improve their strategy and compete against other innovative companies.

Scope/content

The Charlotte Biotechnology Conference and Five Ventures Business Innovation Competition Records primarily document two events sponsored by the Charlotte Research Institute: the Charlotte Biotechnology Conference and the Five Ventures Business Innovation Competition. The collection is divided into two series, one for each event. The records include programs, sponsorship packages, speaker invitations, talking points, agendas, press releases, surveys, speaker biographies, logos, photographs, presentations, executive summaries, applications, and judging packets. This collection consists of both physical and digital materials. The materials are dated from 2005 to 2010.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in two series:

  • MC 000392 Series 1. Charlotte Biotechnology Conference
  • MC 000392 Series 2. Five Ventures Business Innovation Competition

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Charlotte Biotechnology Conference and Five Ventures Business Innovation Competition Records, MC 00392, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift of Kenneth C. Paulus, 2010 (Accessions 2010.0072 and 2010.0073)

Processing information

Processed by Jonathan Holloway; machine readable finding aid created by Jonathan Holloway, 2011 August

The collection is organized into two principal series:

Charlotte Biotechnology Conference

This series contains programs, sponsorship packages, speaker invitations, talking points, agendas, press releases, surveys, speaker biographies, logos, and photographs relating to the Charlotte Biotechnology Conference. Included among these materials are detailed documents from the Graduate Student Poster Competition that was part of the 2009 conference. Also included are brochures about the Charlotte Research Insititute and the North Carolina Research Campus that may have been distributed to attendees of the conference. The materials in this series date from 2005 to 2010.

Program 2006
Box 1, Folder 1
Program 2007
Box 1, Folder 2
Program 2008
Box 1, Folder 3
Program 2009
Box 1, Folder 4
Charlotte Research Institute Promotional Materials 2007-2009
Box 1, Folder 5
North Carolina Research Campus Promotional Materials 2005
Box 1, Folder 6
Graduate Student Poster Competition 2009

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Photographs 2009

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Press Releases 2009

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Sponsor Logos 2009

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Speaker Biographies and Photos 2009

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Agendas and Talking Points 2008-2010

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Sponsorship Materials 2009

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Five Ventures Business Innovation Competition

This series contains programs, speaker biographies, presentations, executive summaries, applications, and judging packets relating to the Five Ventures Business Innovation Competition. The materials are dated from 2009 to 2010.

Program 2009
Box 1, Folder 7
Program 2010
Box 1, Folder 8
Competition Entries and Results 2010

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Charlotte Biotechnology Conference and Five Ventures Business Innovation Competition Records, MC 00392, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.