Partnering with NC State

NC State works side by side with leaders across the private, public and nonprofit sectors. Organizations who partner with the university have access to faculty subject-matter-experts, highly qualified student interns or full-time hires, NC State’s emerging technology and science, state-of-the-art testing services and lab equipment, and the unique community housed on NC State’s award-winning Centennial Campus.

NC State’s Centers and Institutes provide cutting-edge platforms to collaborate, investigate and discover. 

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Commercialization and Startups

More than 125 startup companies began life at NC State. The university offers funding, programs and licensing opportunities that benefit entrepreneurs and their investors.

Industry and Partners

University-industry partnerships accelerate innovation and solve complex challenges. NC State has the resources companies need to stay competitive—like future workforce, subject-matter expertise, or state-of-the-art labs and equipment.

NC State’s award-winning Centennial Campus enables proximity to world-class researchers and career-ready students.

Learn more about Centennial Campus