Clyde Higgs

NCRC’s Higgs to Take New Position in Georgia

September 15, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2015           Kannapolis, NC- Clyde Higgs, executive vice president of operations and business development for Castle & Cooke, North Carolina/the NC Research Campus (NCRC), announced that he is stepping down this month to become the chief operating officer of Atlanta Beltline, a multi-billion dollar economic development project […]

Higgs Named NCRC, Castle & Cooke VP of Operations and Business Development

May 04, 2015

 For Immediate Release           Contact: Jennifer Woodford Media and Communications Manager jwoodford@ncresearchcampus.net 704-200-5070 NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC May 4, 2015– David H. Murdock, chairman and chief executive officer of Castle & Cooke North Carolina, LLC and builder and founder of the NC Research Campus (NCRC), appointed Clyde Higgs to the […]

Kimes and Cress Promoted to New Roles at Castle & Cooke, Inc.

May 04, 2015

For Immediate Release       Contact: Jennifer Woodford Media & Communications Manager jwoodford@ncresearchcampus.net 704-200-5070 Kannapolis, NC, May 4, 2015–  David H. Murdock, chairman and chief executive officer of Castle & Cooke, Incorporated and the visionary founder of the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC), announces the promotion of Lauren Kimes and Alan Cress. Kimes, who […]

NC Research Campus project aims to grow scientists

June 21, 2014

By: Tim Reaves, Independent Tribune Link to Original Article James Nix \ jnix@independenttrib KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — A student-driven initiative at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis is gathering data on the frontiers of plant science and growing the scientists of tomorrow. The Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) is a $1.9 million program now […]

Duke Energy Foundation Grants $150K to P2EP, Industry-led STEM Program

May 05, 2014

For Immediate Release           Duke Energy Foundation Grants $150K to P2EP, Industry-led STEM Program (NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC- May 5, 2014) The Duke Energy Foundation has renewed their support of the NC Research Campus-based, Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) with a contribution of $150,000. Last year, the Duke Energy Foundation […]

Reaping a Healthy Harvest

April 07, 2014

<!– ­http://research.ncsu.edu/results/2014/04/healthy-harvest/ By David Hunt Nearly 8,000 miles, an ocean and seven time zones separate the small town of Kannapolis, N.C. from the heartland of southern Africa. Food scientist Mary Ann Lila knows the distance all too well. She’s visited 17 African countries in the past eight years. But she doesn’t measure the distance solely […]

Ready-to-Go Lab Leased, Second in Planning

March 31, 2014

Published in Opportunities, a quarterly real estate to research newsletter of the NC Research Campus March 31, 2013 In November 2012, officials at the NCRC announced the construction of ready-to-go laboratory space in the David H. Murdock Core Laboratory Building. Four months later, the 1,500-square-foot space is fully leased. A second ready-to-go laboratory is in the […]

A Growing Campus

March 14, 2014

By Clyde Higgs, Vice President of Business Development Published in Opportunities, a quarterly real estate to research newsletter of the NC Research Campus March 14, 2014 I want to make sure everyone close to the campus is just as aware of how our momentum is building and the campus is growing: Jobs: Close to 1,000 jobs […]

Ground broken for data center in Kannapolis

November 29, 2013

Cabarrus News By Carole Howell Construction of a new 50,000-square-foot Charlotte-region data center got its official start on Nov. 19 on the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis. DataChambers, a North Carolina information technology company, and Castle & Cooke Inc., developer of the research campus, broke ground on the data center. It’s expected to be […]

JC Med Opens for Business in NCRC Ready-to-Go Lab

November 25, 2013

JC Med, a start-up company, is beginning operations to produce insulin resistance supplements and to developent a first-of-its-kind, in-home insulin resistance meter in one of the NC Research Campus’ ready-to-go laboratories. Watch the video to learn more. The equipment is installed, the supplies have arrived and Wenhong Cao, MD, founder of JC Med, LLC, is […]

NC Research Campus exec sees growth on horizon

November 08, 2013

Jennifer ThomasStaff Writer- Charlotte Business Journal The last five years have brought a mix of accomplishments and challenges for the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis. The 350-acre biotech hub opened in October 2008 — just as the economy faltered. State funding to support campus operations was restricted, and companies pulled back from research and development […]

UNC Charlotte Bioinformatics Plans Expansion of NCRC Offices

September 26, 2013

    Cory Brouwer, PhD, director of the UNC Charlotte Bioinformatics Research Services Division at the NC Research Campus (NCRC), directs projects involving complex biological computations and the management of immense data sets. This fall, he has simple addition at the forefront of his mind. In October, all of the details should be squared away […]

Big Data, Big Opportunity for NCRC and Beyond

July 09, 2013

What does a data center have to do with the mission of transforming human health, nutrition and agriculture to prevent and treat disease? According to Clyde Higgs and Margie Bukowski — everything. Higgs, the NCRC’s vice president of business development, and Bukowski, president and CEO of Cabarrus Economic Development, worked for over a year on […]

DataChamber Joins the NCRC

June 30, 2013

Published in Opportunities, a real estate to research newsletter of the NC Research Campus June 30, 2013 DataChambers, a North State Communications company that specializes in information technology services, is joining the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, just north of Charlotte. “With its prime location just minutes from Charlotte Douglas International Airport and the […]

NC Research Campus launches plant project for college students

June 27, 2013

  Jennifer Thomas Staff Writer- Charlotte Business Journal Academic and industry partners at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis have launched a $1.5 million initiative to engage college students from across the state in education and research. The program, called the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project, will center on how plants, including fruits and vegetables, benefit […]

NC Research Campus adds IT company DataChambers to its roster

June 12, 2013

Jun 12, 2013, 12:51pm EDT Updated: Jun 12, 2013, 4:22pm EDT Jennifer Thomas, Staff Writer- Charlotte Business Journal The N.C. Research Campus is a 350-acre life sciences and biotech hub in Kannapolis. The newest tenant at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis will be an information-technology services company. DataChambers, headquartered in Winston-Salem, announced Wednesday that it […]

Wincourse Technologies Locates in the Village

March 31, 2013

Published in Opportunities, a quarterly real estate to research newsletter of the NC Research Campus March 31, 2013   Wincourse Technologies, Inc., a cloud-based managed services provider, recently located in the Village, the business district of downtown Kannapolis adjacent to the NCRC. Wincourse specializes in reducing operational and support costs by providing a single, cloud-based […]

New Meeting Space Planned on Campus

March 31, 2013

Published in Opportunities, a quarterly real estate to research newsletter of the NC Research Campus.  March 30, 2013 David H. Murdock, founder of the NCRC and chairman and owner of both Dole Food Company and Castle & Cooke, Inc., donated land to the city of Kannapolis to build a new town hall and police station on […]

NCRC Medical Plaza 70 Percent Leased

March 31, 2013

Published in Opportunities, a quarterly real estate to research newsletter of the NC Research Campus March 31, 2013 NCRC Medical Plaza, a 60,000-square-foot medical office building under construction on the NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, just north of Charlotte, is nearing completion. Carolinas Healthcare System is the main tenant leasing half of the building. Additional leases […]

Proposed budget cuts to NC Biotech Center could hurt Charlotte

March 22, 2013

By: Jennifer Thomas, The Charlotte Business Journal Mar 22, 2013, 2:56pm EDT Proposed budget cuts to NC Biotech Center could hurt Charlotte Enlarge Photo The N.C. Biotechnology Center in the Triad is facing deep cuts to its funding in Gov. Pat McCrory’s proposed state budget. Slashing $10 million from the N.C. Biotechnology Center’s annual appropriation […]