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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.

Catalyzing Creative Concepts to Solve Commercial Challenges

The Chancellor’s Innovation Fund has selected six more research projects to support this coming year. Established in 2010, the competitive internal seed fund has proven to be a powerful way to support our university’s land-grant mission. To date, 81 CIF projects have been awarded a total of $4.5 million. Learn more about this year’s research projects in the article linked below.

The Wolfpack community enjoyed a laser show at the Belltower during Packapalooza festivities on August 26, 2023. Photo by Becky Kirkland