Economic Development

NCBiotech Company Directory is a comprehensive listing of North Carolina's life science industry New search

Company Title Company Description City
North Carolina Biotechnology Center

NCBiotech supports biotech companies in North Carolina through funding, business coaching, conference center and market research services, and works with economic development partners to drive growth for North Carolina’s life science community.

Research Triangle Park
North Carolina Biotechnology Center (Eastern office)

NCBiotech’s Eastern office works with closely with educational and economic development partners to maximize the agricultural and manufacturing strengths of this region.

North Carolina Biotechnology Center (Greater Charlotte office)

NCBiotech's Greater Charlotte team champions the region’s diverse strengths in bioinformatics, medical devices and human health.

North Carolina Biotechnology Center (Piedmont Triad office)

NCBiotech’s Piedmont Triad office works closely with the many entrepreneurial and business resources to grow the region’s cluster of biotech companies.

North Carolina Biotechnology Center (Southeastern office)

NCBiotech's Southeastern office supports the region’s cluster of clinical research industry leaders and industrial biotechnology opportunities.

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.

Academy Innovation Advisors

Academy Innovation Advisors provides strategic planning and program development advice and consulting services in the areas of innovation, engagement, entrepreneurship and translational research to universities, boards, government and industry.

Chapel Hill
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.

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.

Business Innovation Growth (BIG)

Business Innovation and Growth Council is a membership-based organization that supports high growth entrepreneurial companies by providing best practices for fast growth, peer to peer learning, and connectivity and resources for successful growth.

Carolina Commerce & Technology Center Inc.

Carolina Commerce and Technology Center is an economic development organization focused on technology business, industry, education, training and business incubation facilities.

Council for Entrepreneurial Development

CED provides education, mentoring and capital formation resources to technology-based, high-growth entrepreneurs.

Research Triangle Park
CREST Research Park at UNCW

CREST Research Park at UNCW provides commercial wet labs for flexible lease and resources for biotechnology, analytical service and early-state pharmaceutical R&D companies.

DAI Global Health

DAI Global Health delivers global health solutions to issues including emerging pandemic threats, HIV/AIDS and waterborne diseases.

Research Triangle Park
Development Advisors LLC

Development Advisors provides confidential site selection, incentive negotiation and real estate advisory services to companies in many industry sectors, including biotech, medical and pharmaceuticals.

Digital Health Impact and Transformation

Digital Health Impact and Transformation convenes stakeholders from the healthcare, technology, investor, research, business and entrepreneurial communities to support the digital health ecosystem in North Carolina.

Chapel Hill
Duke Energy Corp.

Duke Energy is an electric utility in central North Carolina that provides site selection services for economic development. Duke is also active in energy efficiency, renewables, site preparation and electric infrastructure design.

Eshelman Institute for Innovation - UNC-CH

The Eshelman Institute for Innovation, a program of the Eshelman School of Pharmacy, accelerates commercialization and economic development in the areas of education, pharmaceutical sciences, and health care policy and practice.

Chapel Hill
Facility Logix LLC

Facility Logix is an owner's representative and management consulting firm providing feasibility studies, market positioning, operational analyses and project management for life science-related facility projects.

FM Relocation Services

FM Relocation Services provides relocation policy development, real estate and rental assistance, international destination services, candidate services and group move services to corporations moving employees into and out of the Greater Triangle region.

Gateway Research Park - North Campus

Gateway Research Park is a joint venture created by NC A&T State University and the University of North Carolina Greensboro to catalyze university research, innovation and economic development.

Browns Summit
Gateway Research Park - South Campus

Gateway Research Park is a joint venture created by NC A&T State University and the University of North Carolina Greensboro to catalyze university research, innovation and economic development.

Golden LEAF Foundation Inc.

Golden LEAF Foundation is a nonprofit organization that provides grants to North Carolinians with a goal of economic development. It receives a portion of the funds awarded to NC through a settlement agreement with cigarette manufacturers.

Rocky Mount

Greenfield provides economic development consulting services such as site selection, business development, cluster analysis research, direct marketing and other economic development support activities.

Wrightsville Beach

Greenfield provides site selection and economic development consulting services, including business development, market and cluster analysis research, direct marketing and trade show assistance, for companies looking to start up or expand in the US.

LaunchBio Inc.

LaunchBio supports high-growth life science and biotechnology companies by connecting entrepreneurs with knowledge, capital and talent across the United States' life science hubs.

Life Science Strategies LLC

Life Science Strategies provides domestic and international business and economic development solutions to life science companies.

Research Triangle Park
Morrisville Innovation Foundation

Morrisville Innovation Foundation, a program of the Morrisville Chamber of Commerce, provides economic development and entrepreneurial resources, including HOTTovation, a startup incubator for entrepreneurs with cutting-edge technologies.


NC IDEA is a private foundation suppots high-growth entrepreneurial endeavors in North Carolina through strategic and seed grants, mentorship and and other programming.

North Carolina Arboretum

The Arboretum provides education, economic development, research, conservation, and garden demonstration. The Arboretum also houses medicinal plant and endophytic fungi research collections and a botanical reference library.

North Carolina Center of Innovation Network

NC COIN is a not-for-profit membership organization purposed to bring together scientific and technical organizations and investors to grow the scientific and technical communities in North Carolina.

North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) - NCSU

N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center promotes a sustainable energy economy by educating, demonstrating and providing support for clean energy technologies, practices and policies.

North Carolina Entrepreneurship Center - UNCG

The NCEC provides one on one consulting, support and mentoring for both students and community entrepreneurs. In addition to providing direct support, NCEC also connects entrepreneurs with other individuals and organizations in NC.

North Carolina Military Business Center

The North Carolina Military Business Center, a business development entity of the North Carolina Community College System, leverages military and other federal business opportunities for economic development and quality of life in North Carolina.

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.

North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center Inc.

The Rural Center is a private, non-profit organization that develops, promotes, and implements economic strategies to improve the quality of life of rural North Carolinians.

NSF-Engineering Research Center for Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials & Center for Advanced Materials and Smart Structures (CAMSS)

The CAMSS at NC A&T is an interdisciplinary program that conducts basic research on structural and electronic materials, sensors and smart structures.

Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina

Research Triangle Foundation works to attract quality jobs, foster collaboration with universities and sustain RTP as a continued engine for the region and state's economic growth.

Research Triangle Park
ReVenture Park

ReVenture Park, a site of Bioenergy Farms, is a research hub focused on energy crops, non-traditional planting and harvest methods on less than favorable planting sites, and the use of plants for bio-remediation, nutrient removal and soil stabilization.

Sanford Holshouser Economic Development Consulting LLC

Sanford Holshouser Business Development Group provides economic development services to local, national, and international companies, governments and organizations.

Skip Green and Associates Inc.

Skip Green and Associates provides economic and community development consulting services including public infastructure and building reuse grants.

Small Business & Technology Development Center

The SBTDC provides management counseling and educational services to small, mid-sized businesses and emerging entrepreneurs throughout North Carolina.

Smithson Mills Inc.

Smithson Mills researches and manages projects related to agricultural and rural economic development, including services in grant writing, business formation, international trade expertise and program assessment.

Technology Commercialization Carolina (TCC) - UNC-CH

Technology Commercialization Carolina supports North Carolina entrepreneurs through patent/market research and startup business consulting. TCC is funded by the U.S. EDA and UNC-Chapel Hill.

Chapel Hill
Technology Enterprise Center of Eastern Carolina

The Technology Enterprise Center of Eastern Carolina offers 35,000 square feet of office, laboratory, and light manufacturing space to technology-based companies on a short-term lease basis.

Ward and Smith P.A. (Wilmington)

Ward and Smith is a law firm whose intellectual property practice capabilities include integrated services to meet diverse needs of their clients for the recognition, acquisition, and safeguarding of their intellectual property.

Williams Mullen

Williams Mullen provides comprehensive legal, government relations and economic development services to regional, national and international clients. Key practice areas include intellectual property, life sciences, tech, corporate and health care law.