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Why Partner With NC State?

Unparalleled access to cutting-edge research and world-class brainpower — plus a seamless partnership process.

Join Forces With Us

When you partner with NC State, you put a leading research university to work for you. Our Centennial Campus is home to more than 75 industry partners, and we’re at the forefront of research commercialization. In fact, we have an entire department dedicated to supporting corporate partnerships.

The benefits of partnering with NC State include talent recruitment and long-term project collaboration, as well as access to emerging concepts and research. Here, you can drive your vision forward with our world-class faculty, engaged students and field-tested partnership process.

NC State has played an important role in our success. Having access to incredible talent for internships, senior projects and entry-level positions was a game changer for us.

David Morken

Founder and CEO, Bandwidth Inc.

Meet Our Team

NC State’s Office of Partnerships helps organizations save time and money by providing expert assistance and strategic connections.

Partnerships Staff 
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A Refrigeration Revolution — Advanced on Centennial Campus

Phononic found its first home at NC State. Now, the startup’s innovative solid-state cooling technology is heating up the refrigeration industry.

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75

corporate, government and nonprofit partners on Centennial Campus

#4

for industry-sponsored research (among all U.S. universities)
Information Technology & Innovation Foundation

$24.2 Million

in research sponsored by our industry and government partners in FY20

Still have questions? Let us help.

Contact the Partnerships Office at 919.515.7036 or ncstatepartnerships@ncsu.edu