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 partners with economic development entities, educational institutions and industry to develop and maximize job growth in life sciences for eastern North Carolina.

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 engages with leaders from industry, academia and economic development, to discuss strategy and tactics with ongoing efforts to help create regional impact and statewide engagement and growth.

North Carolina Biotechnology Center (Southeastern office)

NCBiotech's Southeastern office supports the region’s cluster of clinical research industry leaders, marine biotech research and commercialization, and industrial biotechnology market 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.

BioNetwork Capstone Center

The BioNetwork Capstone Center offers hands-on, short-course-based training in biomanufacturing, biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical operations in a simulated cGMP (Current Good Manufacturing Practice) facility.

BioNetwork Dallas

BioNetwork's Media Development location supports BioNetwork's industry training and STEM recruitment efforts through marketing, web development, video production and eLearning.

BioNetwork Greenville

BioNetwork Greenville provides economic and workforce development services to the biotechnology and life science industries in eastern NC through education, training, laboratory resources and teacher professional development.

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 connects entrepreneurial companies to high-value resources to accelerate business growth.

Research Triangle Park
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 Institute for 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
Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise - UNC-CH

The Frank Hawkins Institute acts as a hub for collaboration among business, government, academia and civil society worldwide, helping clients and partners translate the latest knowledge into practical solutions and mutually beneficial results.

Chapel Hill

FuseCR (Center for Clinical Research Workforce Development) is a collaborative designed to build connections between UNCW and the field of clinical research, fusing resources and knowledge for development of local clinical research talent.

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 is a nonprofit organization that provides grants to nonprofits and government entities to support economic development. It has received a portion of the funds awarded to NC through a settlement agreement with cigarette manufacturers.

Rocky Mount

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.


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
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.


LaunchUNCG supports entrepreneurship at UNCG through progamming, legal and support services, funding, training and connections. It houses the NC Entrepreneurship Center, Innovation Partnership Services Office and Greensboro I-Corps program.

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.

National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce

The National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce, a Forsyth Technical Community College and NC Community College System program, prepares workers for in-demand jobs in advanced technologies to help maintain U.S. competitiveness in a global economy.

NC Chamber Foundation

The NC Chamber Foundation conducts nonpartisan research and convenes partners to disseminate information and craft policy recommendations to expand economic growth in North Carolina.

NC Community College System BioNetwork

BioNetwork is the life science training initiative of the NC Community College System. BioNetwork provides specialized training, curriculum development, and laboratory services.


NC IDEA is an independent private foundation committed to empowering North Carolinians to achieve their entrepreneurial potential through a combination of competitive grants, programs and a network of strategic partners.


NCBioImpact is an academic, industry and government collaborative formed to meet the training needs of the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.

Research Triangle Park
NCEast Alliance

NCEast is a regional economic development agency offering confidential site location assistance and information to companies considering the Eastern Region of NC for a business location or expansion. It is also involved in promoting STEM education.

Network for Entrepreneurs in Wilmington

The Network for Entrepreneurs supports local startup entrepreneurs in industries including medical devices, biotechnology, consumer products, mobile apps and software as a service.

North Carolina Biosciences Organization

NCBIO advocates for federal, state and local public policies designed to help the bioscience industry fulfill its promise as a source of economic opportunity and improved life quality.

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 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 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.

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
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 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.

Triangle Global Health Consortium Inc.

The Triangle Global Health Consortium is a non-profit member organization working to establish North Carolina as a center for research, training, education, advocacy and business dedicated to improving the health of the world's communities.