Dr. Giles Shih, Chairman & CEO, founded BioResource International, Inc. (BRI) in Durham, NC based on technology that his father had developed at NC State University. BRI helps businesses be successful in terms of growing chickens and pigs more productively. 

With help from CED's resources and entrepreneurial network, BRI has grown from producing 1 kilogram of product every few months to making hundreds of tons of product each month.