North Carolina's incubators include facilities with lab space, coworking and collaboration opportunities, access to entrepreneur and startup resources and more.

7020 Kit Creek Road
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709


Oliver Sherrill
Senior Vice President
Regional Market Director

The Alexandria Innovation Center offers wet lab and incubator research space for life science companies.

701 W. Main St.
Suite 200
Durham, NC 27701

Ed Field

BioLabs North Carolina is located in a coworking facility in downtown Durham and features premium open lab space that houses top-of-the-line research equipment. An open office space favors collaboration and residents also have access to services that will help their companies grow.

803 S. College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403

(910) 962-2206

Diane Durham, MPA

The CIE nurtures emerging companies and works to accelerate the entrepreneurial ecosystem in southeastern North Carolina. It is a central facility that offers both small business education events and a state-of-the-art incubator space.

2 Davis Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

(919) 990-8558

(919) 558-0156

Andrew Schwab

First Flight Venture Center (FFVC) offers over 25,000 square feet of office and lab space and can house up to 40 emerging life science companies. FFVC aims to serve the initial needs of entrepreneurs and early stage science companies and nurtures these entities until they are viable as freestanding businesses.

1463 Sand Hill Road
Candler, NC 28715

(828) 782-2329

The BioNetwork Natural Products Lab and Test Kitchen, part of the NC Community College system, offers quality assurance testing services and onsite equipment rentals for life science businesses, researchers and entrepreneurs.

500 Valley Forge Road
Hillsborough, NC 27278

(919) 241-4212

L. Eric Hallman
Executive Director

The Piedmont Food and Ag Processing Center is located in Hillsborough, NC and offers commercial kitchen space that nurtures food and agricultural entrepreneurship. The center has office space for rent in addition to four kitchens with dry, refrigerated and frozen storage space.

1800 N. Greene St.
Greenville, NC 27834

(252) 902-2075

The Technology Enterprise Center support technology-based companies with short-term lease options for office, laboratory and light manufacturing needs. Common facilities include conference rooms, kitchen, shared lab equipment and more.

104 T.W. Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

(919) 549-8181

TheLab at RTP offers cost-efficient wet and dry lab space with the potential to be customized for specific project requirements. Office and lab space tenants can commit to a lease as little as six months and are able to access all campus amenities.

340 Victoria Road
Asheville, North Carolina 28801

(828) 398-7950 

The AB Tech Business Incubation program provides business resources such as coaching, consultations, and space rentals to entrepreneurial companies. Wet lab, office space and light manufacturing facilities are available for rent.

2901 East Gate City Blvd.
Greensboro, NC 27401

(336) 375-9232

The NanoBio Launchpad supports startup operations for nanobio-related entities that need to access high-tech lab space. Tenants have access to an auditorium, event, meeting and training spaces as well as specialty lab space, equipment and instruments.

575 N. Patterson Ave.
Suite 550
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

(336) 716-8672

Located in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, the Web Lab LaunchPad offers affordable individual lab and office space for emerging companies. Furnished suites include prep areas, mobile and adjustable equipment, accompanying office and storage areas.