Tuesday, December 10, 2013

CED Members NIRvana Sciences, Panacea Solutions and SnapYeti Receive NC IDEA Grants

Congratulations are in order for all five of the fall 2013 NC IDEA Grants – but we have special kudos for the CED members among the ranks.

The five grant recipients are CED members NIRvana Sciences, Panacea Solutions, and SnapYeti, plus FokusLabs and Guerilla RF. The recipients were chosen after a four-month application and selection process which drew 117 applications from across the state.

NC IDEA is an organization committed to supporting business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina. This round found the non-profit awarding over $200,000 in grants; since its inception in 2006, NC IDEA’s grant program has awarded over $3.1M to 82 companies across the state, with these most recent awards being the 16th cycle of the program.

About our members:
NIRvana Sciences – Durham, NC:
NIRvana Sciences is commercializing novel fluorescent dyes developed at NC State University to improve the performance of medical diagnostic and imaging tests used to identify and treat different types of cancers and infectious diseases. Learn more at www.nirvanasciences.com.

Panacea Solutions – RTP, NC:
Panacea Solutions has created a data driven, robot compound printing delivery platform designed to adapt to an individual’s daily nutritional needs. They replace the need for multiple pills and compounds with a single, convenient good tasting daily packet. These personal packets are customized automatically using advanced robotic technology that is inherently hygienic, accurate and at low cost per packet. The patent pending high speed printing automation enables economic personalization of 30-day supplies that are then directly shipped to consumers. Learn more at www.panacea.me.

SnapYeti – Raleigh, NC:
SnapYeti is the place to find photo contests to compete and win awesome prizes, deals and discounts. For businesses, SnapYeti is an effective marketing tool to incentivize customers and potential customers to actively promote their product/service with friends and family via photo sharing contests. Current photo contest campaign tools are costly, not mobile friendly, and only attract a business’ existing social media followers. SnapYeti is the first photo contest marketplace where businesses can create a free photo contest that reaches new and current audiences on any mobile, tablet or desktop device, while also enabling businesses to create a sales channel via their contest. Learn more at www.snapyeti.com.


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