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Company Title Company Description City
North Carolina Biotechnology Center (Western office)

NCBiotech's Western office connects the regional biotechnology industry with natural assets and supports strengths in agriculture, biopharmaceuticals and fermentation technologies.

Ability Orthopedics LLC (Boone)

Ability Orthopedics sells prosthetic devices.

Ability Orthopedics LLC (Shelby)

Ability Orthopedics sells prosthetic devices.

Adhezion Biomedical LLC

Adhezion Biomedical develops and produces cyanoacrylate-based medical adhesive, wound care and microbial barrier products for connective tissue (human skin). The company's manufacturing and research facility is located in Hudson, N.C.

Advanced Biogas Systems LLC

Advanced Biogas Systems manufactures landfill gas treatment systems.

Advanced Hydrogen Technologies Corporation

Advanced Hydrogen Technologies develops hydrogen-based technologies and materials that can be used in the manufacturing, medical, defense, automotive and aerospace industries.

Aeroflow Healthcare Inc.

Aeroflow Healthcare provides home medical equipment and supplies to patients, including breast pumps, CPAP machines, incontinence and catheter supplies, respiratory equipment, and home safety aids.


AgriFacture is a commercial vertical farm that produces vegetables, fruits, mushrooms and herbs.

Flat Rock
Albemarle U.S. Inc.

Albemarle Lithium produces experimental quantities of new products, including amides, hydrides and alkoxide.

Kings Mountain
Allergen Science & Consulting

Allergen Science & Consulting provides consulting and analytical services associated with the manufacture of allergenic extracts with medical applications.

Allergy Partners Extract Laboratory

Allergy Partners' Extract Laboratory produces extracts that are used to treat allergic disease, asthma and immunology.

Allergy Partners P.A.

Allergy Partners is a single-specialty practice specializing in the treatment of allergic disease, asthma, and immunology. The company operates an Extract Lab in Asheville, NC.

Alliance Precision Plastics Corp.

Alliance Precision Plastics performs custom injection molding, mold design, mold building and contract assembly for a variety of industries including medical and healthcare.

ALP Life Sciences Inc.

ALP Life Sciences has formulated and markets a High-3 fish oil supplement to increase omega-3 absorption and bioavailability for the treatment of fatty liver disease and inflammatory diseases.

Black Mountain
Andwin Scientific

Andwin Scientific distributes laboratory supplies and equipment to direct end using companies, and acts as a vendor to national and international supply houses.

Andy Oxy Company Inc.

Andy Oxy provides medical and industrial gas and welding supplies.

Appalachian Scientific LLC

Appalachian Scientific develops ecologically responsible products directly and through research consulting. Their debut product is beneficial nematodes for natural pest control.

Ardeal Pharma Inc.

Ardeal Pharma is a virtual pharma company developing patented stabilized sulforaphane for the dermal pharmaceutical and cosmetic markets.

Ardeal Research Institute

Ardeal Research Institute is a non-profit organization that develops drug discovery capabilities of the natural resources in Western North Carolina. The Institute has collaboration agreements in place with Brevard College and the N.C. Arboretum.

Asheville Angels

Asheville Angels is a member-based angel investor network with a focus on startups and early-stage, high-growth companies in Asheville and across the Southeast.

Asheville Compounding Pharmacy

Asheville Compounding Pharmacy fills prescriptions and compounds medication for a wide variety of conditions for both human and veterinary patients.

Asheville Sustainability Research LLC

Asheville Sustainability Research evaluates the nutritional benefits of and develops new uses for spent craft brewer's yeast and related brewery side streams.

Avadim Health Inc.

Avadim develops and markets topical, low-pH formulations with applications in clinical patient care and consumer health.

Baird Regulatory Services LLC

Baird Regulatory Services provides drug regulatory affairs consulting.

Baxter Healthcare Corp.

Baxter's facility in Marion produces intravenous and peritoneal dialysis solutions, as well as empty containers and component parts for other Baxter facilities.

Bent Creek Institute Inc.

Bent Creek Institute is a 501(c)3 non-profit botanical research and economic development organization serving primarily North Carolina-based natural products companies seeking to innovate botanical wellness solutions.

Biltmore Farms LLC

Biltmore Farms is a community development firm offering commercial real estate development, leasing and property management services.

BioNetwork Asheville

BioNetwork Asheville provides economic and workforce development for the life science industries across NC through education, training and laboratory resources. This location supports entrepreneurs in the food, beverage and natural products industries.

BioNetwork Natural Products Laboratory and Test Kitchen

The BioNetwork Natural Products Lab, part of the NC Community College system, offers QA testing services for herbal material, supplements, craft beverages and biodiesel, as well as lab equipment rental for life science businesses and researchers.

BioVendor LLC

BioVendor develops, manufactures and sells biological reagents and research products, including enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) kits, antibodies, proteins and other molecules for life science research. This location is the U.S. headquarters.

Blue Ridge Biofuels LLC

Blue Ridge Biofuels is a manufacturer and distributor of biodiesel from recycled cooking oil. The company provides bulk and retail sales of biodiesel and biodiesel-petroleum blends for on road, off road, and home heating applications.

Blue Ridge Botanical Supply of Boone LLC

Blue Ridge Botanical Supply of Boone provides fresh plant material to homeopathic and herbal manufacturers worldwide.

Blue Ridge Food Ventures LLC

Blue Ridge Food Ventures is a shared-use food and natural product processing facility that offers support in product development, regulatory guidance, and advice on packaging and label design.

Blue Ridge Hemp Co.

Blue Ridge Hemp provides cannabinoid-infused topical products.

Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research

Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research (BRIMR) researches small-molecule inhibitors of protein kinases and targeted cancer therapies. BRIMR also generates an annual ranking of NIH funding for U.S. medical schools and their departments.

Horse Shoe
Blue Ridge Naturally

Blue Ridge Naturally is a certification program for natural products, raw material products, aggregators and manufacturers. They work with area companies to market and promote the natural products of Western North Carolina and Southern Appalachia.

Blue Ridge X-Ray Co.

Blue Ridge X-Ray is a national independent distributor of imaging systems, accessories, and MAVIG products for hospitals, physicians, chiropractors and veterinarians.

Botanical Consulting International LLC

Botanical Consulting International provides consulting services for the sourcing, formulation, education and sustainability efforts of global botanical resources.

Botanical Supply Inc

Botanical Supply Inc. is the U.S. agent for Herbamed AG, a Swiss manufacturer of homeopathic and phytotherapeutic tinctures and extracts. Botanical Supply imports and delivers Herbamed products to U.S. customers.

Botanics Trading LLC

Botanics Trading supplies organic botanicals for use in the manufacturing of herbal medicines and dietary supplements.

Blowing Rock
Cara Mae Naturals LLC

Cara Mae Nautrals manufactures and distributes Potter's Skin Butter.

Carolina Financial Group LLC

Carolina Financial Group is an investment banking firm that specializes in raising private capital and providing financial advisory services.


CharGrow has developed and manufactures and distributes organic biochar-based probiotics for agriculture and horticulture.

Cohesion Phenomics LLC

Cohesion Phenomics is a CLIA-certified molecular diagnostic laboratory. Cohesion Phenomics also develops DNA sequencing tests for complex and single gene disorders within specific clinical areas such as cardiovascular disease.

Compagnie Parento Inc.

Compagnie Parento creates and manufactures fragrances for producers of perfumes, soaps, cosmetics, toiletries, household and personal care products, candles, pharmaceuticals, detergents, waxes and polishes.


Conviron supplies, installs, certifies, and repairs plant growth chambers and rooms, incubators, germinators and special application rooms.

Cordyceps Reishi Extracts LLC

Cordyceps Reishi Extracts sells mushroom extracts for their medicinal properties.

Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory

The Coweeta Research Work Unit at the Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory studies how forests affect the streams that flow through them.

Crane Resistoflex

Crane Resistoflex manufactures corrosion-resistant plastic lined pipe, fittings, and TEFLON chemical hoses for use in chemical, pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturing.

Creative Economic Development Consulting LLC

Creative Economic Development Consulting provides strategic planning, organizational development, site assessment and economic impact analysis services.

DNA Illustrations Inc.

DNA Illustrations provides custom medical illustration by biomedical professionals. Projects range from editorial and promotional images to surgery and patient education.

Dogwood Health Trust

Dogwood Health Trust is a non-profit organization created from the net proceeds of the sale of Mission Hospital. The Trust's mission is to improve the health and well-being of all people and communities of Western North Carolina.

Earth Renewable Technologies Inc.

Earth Renewable Technologies develops and sells a bio-based microfiber additive technology for increasing the performance and sustainability of renewable and recycled polymers.

ECS Southeast LLP (Asheville)

ECS is an employee-owned engineering consulting firm providing geotechnical, construction materials, environmental and facilities consulting services.


Elite HRV provides a heart rate variability and nervous system tracking tool for iOS, Android and desktop systems that allows users to measure and improve health, fitness and brain function.

Enplas Life Tech

Enplas Life Tech offers precision plastics products and services, including design, clean room injection molding and rapid prototyping for the life sciences. Enplas also produces precision products, including microfluidic chips and microscope slides.

Environmental Testing Solutions Inc.

Environmental Testing Solutions offers microbiological and chemical testing for drinking water and wastewater and aquatic biomonitoring toxicity testing.

Exela Pharma Sciences LLC

Exela Pharma Sciences develops, manufactures and markets sterile injectable pharmaceuticals and provides contract manufacturing services. The Lenoir site is a cGMP-compliant sterile manufacturing facility.

Flavor Sciences Inc.

Flavor Sciences creates and manufactures flavoring materials serving all segments of the food industry.

Foothills Bio-Energies

North American Bio-Energies (NABE), doing business as Foothills Bio-Energies LLC, produces biodiesel from virgin agri-based feedstock.

Fullerton Genetics Center

Fullerton Genetics Center offers evaluation, testing, diagnosis and counseling for patients and families who may be affected by birth defects, mental retardation or genetic disorders. The Center includes a lab, personalized medicine program and clinic.

Gaia Herbs Inc.

Gaia Herbs grows and produces certified organic herbal products, including liquid extracts, functional powders and herbal teas. All growing, manufacturing, processing, researching, packaging and distribution takes place in its North Carolina facilities.

Genova Diagnostics Inc.

Genova Diagnostics performs diagnostics and molecular genetics testing under federally-designated clinical lab standards to support physicians in personalized chronic disease treatment and prevention.

Geriatric Practice Management LLC

Geriatric Practice Management provides health record and revenue management services and software.

Giles Chemical

Giles Chemical manufactures Epsom salt (magnesium sulfate heptahydrate) for various industries, such as pulp and paper, agriculture and animal feed and bath and beauty.

Global Alliances Inc.

Global Alliances assists companies in forming international partnerships, with a particular focus on France, Germany and Japan. Industries of interest include pharmaceuticals, healthcare, engineering and manufacturing.

Lake Toxaway
Golden Needle Acupuncture, Herbal and Medical Supply Inc.

Golden Needle provides health practitioners and their patients with acupuncture supplies, nutritional supplements, homeopathic products, medical supplies and herbal products.

Haywood Vocational Opportunities Inc.

Haywood Vocational Opportunities manufactures disposable medical products such as surgical drapes, fluid pouches and instrument covers. HVO provides vocational training and employment to adults with disadvantages and disabilities.

Herbal Ingenuity

Herbal Ingenuity is a bulk supplier botanicals, spices and teas to various industries. They also offer toll processing for drying, cleaning, cutting, sifting and powdering of botanicals.

Highlands Biological Station - WCU

The Highlands Biological Station is a UNC inter-institutional center for field biology education and research. It includes research and teaching labs, meeting space, a natural history museum and a native plant Botanical Garden.

Ideal Medical Technologies Inc.

Ideal Medical Technologies develops healthcare technologies. The company’s first product uses artificial intelligence-based glucose control software to control ICU glycemic levels.

IMAF - West

Inception Micro Angel Fund is a member-managed seed stage angel fund seeking to invest dollars and time in seed stage, high growth companies and spin outs from WCU, UNC Asheville and licensed opportunities from Oak Ridge National Laboratories.

Immune Diagnostics Inc.

Immune Diagnostics provides advanced testing services to developers of immuno-therapeutics and vaccines using its proprietary technologies. The company's pipeline includes related clinical diagnostics, point-of-care and companion assays and systems.

Innovasive Environmental LLC

Innovasive Environmental develops species-specific herbicides based on a species’ genome.

Black Mountain
Integro Earth Fuels Inc.

Integro Earth Fuels is a manufacturer of torrefied biomass for use as a renewable energy source.

Ivory Tower Science

Ivory Tower Science conducts research and educates students in fermentation sciences at its fermentation pilot plant.

Jabil Packaging Solutions (Asheville)

Jabil Packaging Solutions offers design, engineering and manufacturing services for healthcare, consumer and enterprise industries. Its Asheville site specializes in injection molding and assebling precision pharmaceutical components.

KdT Ventures LLC

KdT Ventures is an early stage venture capital fund investing in computational science and life science firms.

Black Mountain
King Bio Inc.

King Bio develops and manufactures water-based homeopathic medicines and supplements for human and companion-animal health. King Bio also provides contract manufacturing services.

Lennon Search Associates

Lennon Search provides direct staffing and contract placements of top executives, product managers, QA/RA management, operations engineers and production managers in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries.

Mayland Earth to Sky Park

EnergyXchange is a North Carolina Environmental Education Center that demonstrates the use of landfill gas for heat, solar electric photovoltaics, solar thermal heat generation, and woodwaste-to-energy in craft studios and greenhouses.

Medical Action Industries Inc.

Medical Action Industries develops, manufactures and distributes disposable medical products such as operating room supplies, collection and containment products and laboratory products.

Medical Laboratory Solutions Inc.

MLS sells laboratory reagents, consumable supplies, instrument replacement parts, and new and re-certified clinical laboratory equipment. The company also provides preventative maintenance and service for laboratory analyzers.

MediSpect Medical Research LLC

MediSpect Medical Research provides clinical research for the pharmaceutical and medical fields and conducts medical research for a variety of diseases and conditions.

Merlin Biomedical Consulting LLC

Merlin Biomedical Consulting provides advice and support in all phases of drug discovery and development, from initial concepts to NDA/BLA and Phase 4 commitments.

Micro Audiometrics Corp.

Micro Audiometrics produces and sells middle ear analyzers and audiometers for schools and medical facilities, as well as threshold audiometers for OSHA testing in industrial settings.

Migraine Solutions LLC

Migraine Solutions is developing Relaspen, an intra-nasal medical device which applies lidocaine directly to the SPG (Sphenopataline Ganglion) nerve, reducing migraines.


MOLTOX manufactures products used in mutagenicity testing and human risk assessment, as well as prepared bacteriological media including nutrient, selective and enrichment media used in industrial, environmental and molecular microbiology.

MoonBranch Botanicals

MoonBranch Botanicals is a wholesale supplier of high quality botanical products. They supply only herbalists, herbal product processors, retailers and others in the natural products industry.

Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center - NCSU

Mountain Horticultural Crops Research Station conducts laboratory, greenhouse, and field studies in crop research.

Mills River
Mountain Research Station

Mountain Research Station's research activities include work with field and forage crops, horticultural crops, Christmas trees, burley tobacco, and livestock.

Native Botanicals Inc.

Native Botanics grows botanically-based raw materials for the dietary supplement industry.

Banner Elk
Natural Dental Solutions

Natural Dental Solutions develops and distributes a natural product composition to treat toothache and dry socket.

Nature's Vitamins and Herbs Inc.

Nature's Pharmacy and Compounding Center provides natural medicines and prescription compounding.

New Belgium Brewing

New Belgium brews beer. This site is a manufacturing the East Coast distributor.

North Carolina Arboretum

The North Carolina Arboretum operates a public garden within the Bent Creek Experimental Forest. The Arboretum offers environmental science educational programs, and houses medicinal plants, a germplasm repository and a botanical reference library.

North Carolina Natural Products Association

The North Carolina Natural Products Association is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to conserving, cultivating, and sustainably harvesting and processing North Carolina grown medicinal plants.

OTS Corp.

OTS manufactures orthotic devices that support hip, knee, ankle, wrist and elbow joints. OTS also manufactures infrared ovens used to heat plastic for device manufacturing.

Pace Analytical Services Inc. (Asheville)

PACE Analytical Services' Asheville laboratory provides inorganic and aquatic toxicity testing services, as well as sampling services for groundwater, wastewater and soil.

Parameter Generation & Control

Parameter Generation & Control provides humidity control equipment, specializing in humidity control chambers and environmental chambers.

Black Mountain