NC State startup companies have several options for incubator spaces both on-campus and off-campus.

NC State Centennial Campus Technology Incubator

For startup companies looking to incubate on-campus the Technology Incubator at Centennial Campus offers wet lab, private office, and virtual office space.  With a program and facilities specifically designed for tech start-ups with high-impact potential, the Technology Incubator offers a collaborative blend of services, resources, and partnerships for the discerning tech entrepreneur. The location provides unparalleled access and proximity to researchers and students, giving clients a R&D competitive advantage unlike anywhere else in the U.S.

The Technology Incubator program accepts technology start-ups that have high-growth potential and are working on a new technology, or leveraging an existing technology in a meaningfully unique way. Prospective clients interested in joining the program may apply by submitting an application for admission form and the company business plan.

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HQ Raleigh

For NC State startups that would like to have a presence in downtown Raleigh, the Office of Research Commercialization offers the use of a co-working office suite available at HQ Raleigh to selected companies that have an active option agreement or license agreement in place.

HQ Raleigh is a physical space/coworking space that is designed to provide an environment that empowers, fosters, and cultivates companies that produce long-term job growth and positive social impact. HQ Raleigh is home to over 70 startup companies and offers these startups access to the extended Raleigh and Triangle innovation and entrepreneur ecosystem including professional service providers, mentors, serial entrepreneurs and investors.

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HQ Raleigh Co-working Space