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Unlocking Innovation

Incredible technologies are coming out of NC State. Discover how they’re creating positive economical, technological and societal impact.

Innovation, Collaboration and Support

The Office of Research Commercialization (ORC) cultivates an inclusive environment of scientific and entrepreneurial excellence and bridges connections from North Carolina State University’s research community to industry and startups by strategically evaluating, protecting and licensing technology.

Ship Repair Startup Forging Its Way to Market

What if an app could get more U.S. Navy ships back to sea sooner? The co-founder of startup company Washington’s Hammer knows just how hard it can be to get an aircraft carrier, battleship or destroyer back in sailing shape. That’s why the NC State University College of Education grad decided to launch a tech company dedicated to developing a maritime collaboration platform.

Spring blooms around the Belltower. Photo by Becky Kirkland.