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Advancing biotechnology innovation

17 UNC System Campuses • 35 Private Universities • 10 Technology Transfer Offices

Biotech companies by region

  • Nearly half of university-granted patents in NC are biotech-related
  • 36 wet lab sites, more than 25 core lab sites, and 7 research parks provide world-class facilities for NC researchers
  • Since 2000, more than $9 billion in NIH funding granted to NC institutions
  • More than 20 intellectual and regional exchange groups throughout the state provide networking opportunities

Advancing biotechnology innovation