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Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center Awarded Nearly $100,000 in GO Virginia Funding to Support Biotech Research

Mar 18, 2021, 08:44 AM
March 18, 2021

The Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center (VT CRC) has received nearly $100,000through GO Virginia funding as well as matching local contributions.

The funds will be used to explore the idea of shared laboratories in Blacksburg and Roanoke to support biotech research in our region. The labs would be accessible to small, early-stage startups across GO Virginia's Region 2, stretching from the NRV to the Lynchburg area.

To read more about the shared labs and the potential jobs that they could spur, see a Roanoke Times article featuring the project here

A man in a white doctor's coat is doing work in a biotech laboratory
Photo Credit: The Roanoke Times

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