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OrganizationDescriptionOn Campus 
ABB Corporate ResearchThe ABB Corporate Research Center in the United States is colocated in Raleigh, North Carolina and Windsor, Connecticut. The center delivers leading-edge technologies and innovative solutions to ABB power and automation businesses.Yes
Abbott NutritionAbbott Nutrition, a division of Abbott Healthcare, is a global nutrition company that produces science-based nutrition products for human health (Ensure, Similac).No
Adrenas TherapeuticsAdrenas Therapeutics is developing a gene therapy for the treatment of a monogenic disease that presents in childhood.Yes
Advance Auto PartsThe Advance Auto Parts segment of focus for the NC State partnership is their Center for Insight and Analytics.No
Advanced Energy CorporationAdvanced Energy is an engineering services nonprofit that provides market-based energy solutions. They work with electric utilities, state, federal and local governments and manufacturers.Yes
Agile SciencesAgile Sciences, founded in 2007 by NC State Professors Christian Melander and John Cavanagh, has developed compounds that have applications in the areas of medicine, agriculture and industry.Yes
Agilent TechnologiesAgilent Technologies is the world’s premier measurement company providing core analytical and electrical instruments to the life sciences, chemical analysis, communications, and electronics industries.Yes
AirBoss - Innovation and Research CenterAirBoss develops, manufactures and markets high-quality, proprietary rubber-based products to various industries, including automotive, heavy industry, construction and infrastructure, oil and gas, and defense.No
AlkemereAlkemere produces acrylic-like polymers and monomers used in a variety of products that help with clarity and use in high temperatures or 3D modeling.Yes
Allasso IndustriesAllaso is focused on the introduction of fibers and nonwoven products into filtration , wipes, sports and other markets that benefit from the value of the Winged Fibers. These fibers were developed as a joint effort with Nonwovens Institute.No
Allied TelesisAllied Telesis is a network equipment maker, delivering high-speed data services for communications providers, using the latest Ethernet technologies.No
AmphenolAmphenol offers a wide range of coaxial cable, interconnect and passive products to service the broadband market.Yes
Analog DevicesAnalog Devices is a semiconductor company that develops, manufactures and markets high-performance integrated circuits used in signal-processing applications.No
Aspa TherapeuticsAspa Therapeutics is working to develop a safe and effective gene therapy for patients with Canavan disease, a rare condition caused by an inherited mutation of the ASPA gene.Yes
AssurantAssurant, Inc. is a global provider of risk management products and services with headquarters in New York City. Its businesses provide a diverse set of specialty, niche-market insurance products in the property, casualty, extended device protection insurance sectors.No
BAMSBaron Advanced Meterorological Systems is a team of scientists, mathematicians and engineers dedicated to expanding the frontiers of environmental computing.Yes
BandwidthCommunications Provider as a Service (CPaaS) company offering voice, messaging and 9-1-1 APIs, all built atop the company's carrier-grade VoIP network. Businesses use Bandwidth's APIs to easily add calling, texting and 9-1-1 connectivity to software, applications and internet-connected devices.Yes
BASFBASF has a portfolio of products ranging from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas.No
Bee DowntownBee Downtown installs and maintains sustainable bee communities for businesses in urban areas.Yes
BenanovaBenanova Inc. has developed a technology that can facilitate the development of highly efficient and environmentally benign replacements for silver nanoparticle antimicrobials.Yes
Beroe Inc.Beroe uses procurement intelligence and customized market research to provide comprehensive support to procurement professionals. Beroe is a worldwide company that has applications for healthcare, food, beverage, tobacco, personal products, chemicals, materials, mining, oil and gas, banking, financial services, insurance and technology.Yes
Berry GlobalBerry Global manufactures, markets and sells engineered materials. The company is primarily focused on the production of nonwoven products. Its products are used in the healthcare, household, personal care, construction and industrial packaging markets. The company has 22 manufacturing facilities located in 14 countries including France, Germany, China, Canada and the UK.No
BirlasoftProduct Lifecycle Management (PLM) specialist with expertise in software and consulting, supply chain analytics and managing the complexities of product data.Yes
Castle Hill TechnologiesCastle Hill Technologies is a comprehensive project engineering company providing services to the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.No
CengageCengage is an educational content, technology, and services company for the higher education, K-12, professional, and library markets. It operates in more than 20 countries around the world.Yes
Centennial Campus Magnet Middle SchoolCentennial Campus Middle School is a Wake County magnet middle school which houses 600 sixth-eighth grade students.Yes
CitrixCitrix is is an American multinational software company that provides server, application and desktop virtualization, networking, software as a service (SaaS), and cloud computing technologies.No
City of RaleighCity of Raleigh and NC State University have an MOU in place (signed September 2016) stating mutual desire to work together on Smart Cities related projects. To date, the two have jointly submitted large grant applications, hosted the first Triangle Smart Cities Summit, and are working on 3 research projects spun out of the Data Sciences Initiative.No

CloudBees is the hub of enterprise Jenkins and DevOps, providing smarter solutions for continuous delivery.Yes

CloudNine is a cloud-based automation software that simplifies litigation, investigations and audits, allowing users to upload, review and produce documents.Yes

Collaborations Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Collaborations Pharmaceuticals, Inc. performs research and development on innovative therapeutics for multiple rare and infectious diseases.Yes

Delta Airlines
Delta Airlines is a global provider of air transportation services.No

Draganfly is drone company that makes devices designed for both land and air. Their vehicles are used in military/government, public safety, environmental and industry, agriculture and insurance.Yes

Eastman Chemical
Eastman is a global chemicals company that produces a broad range of advanced materials, additives and functional products, special chemicals and fibers that are in products people use every day.Yes

Eaton Corporation provides energy-efficient solutions to effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power.No

Eli Lilly
Global pharmaceutical company with HQ in Indianapolis, IN.No

Exostar LLC
Exostar is a leader in identity access management and secure cloud solutions that improve collaboration, information sharing and supply chain management.No

Danish roll goods supplier of nonwovens designed for the industrial and technical industry.No

First Analytics
First Analytics is a professional services firm devoted to advanced analytics.No

Framatome designs, manufactures, and installs components and fuel for nuclear power plants and offers a full range of reactor services.No

Freese and Nichols
Freese and Nichols is a professional consulting firm providing services in engineering, architecture, environmental science, planning, construction services, energy and program management.Yes
Funxion WearFunxion is working to create clothing with embedded sensors that can measure vitals for personal health and collect other data points as needed.No

Gates Corp
Manufacturer of power transmission belts and a manufacturer of fluid power products. The company’s products are used in diverse industrial and automotive applications where the cost of failure is very high relative to the cost of the products.No

Glen Raven
Glen Raven is a large custom and technical fabric company with Corporate Headquarters in Glen Raven, NC. Company owns outdoor brands like Sunbrella.No

Biological products R&D lab focusing on new drug discovery and development of new technologies for protein manufacturing.No

Groz Beckert
Groz-Beckert is the world’s leading provider of industrial machine needles, precision parts and fine tools as well as systems and services for the production and joining of textile fabrics. The products and services support the fields of knitting, weaving, felting, tufting, carding and sewing.No

Hanesbrands, Inc.
Hanesbrands Inc. is a global consumer goods company with a portfolio of leading apparel including T-shirts, bras, underwear, socks, hosiery, casualwear and activewear.Yes

HIPRA is a veterinary pharmaceutical company dedicated to animal health.Yes

Hire Scene
Hire Scene’s technology uses advanced artificial intelligence algorithms and a powerful mobile app to connects job seekers and employers.Yes
Hitachi ABB Power GridsHitachi ABB Power Grids employs 36,000 people in 90 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, the business serves utility, industry and infrastructure customers across the value chain, and emerging areas like sustainable mobility, smart cities, energy storage and data centers.Yes
IBM Innovation CenterGlobal IT product and solutions company.Yes
Ilender CorpIlender is a multinational corporation which aims at excellence in developing, producing and selling pharmaceutical and food additives for the animal feed industry.No

Iluma Alliance (Premex)
Premex is a research based company that produces high quality proteins that impact, agriculture, as well as human and animal nutrition.No
Industrial HeatIndustrial Heat is developing Low Energy Nuclear Reaction (LENR) for alternative energy sources. The primary focus is converting steam to electricity with new e-cat technology. If successful, it will be the first of its kind.No

InsightFinder provides innovative machine learning technology for operational data, and finds root causes for deviations from normal behaviors and recurring patterns, as well as predicting future events and outages.Yes

Intero Life Sciences
Intero Life Sciences builds next generation, open source-based integrative bioinformatics and AI solutions for precision medicine and a variety of life science applications.No

Intuitive Surgical
Intuitive Surgical is the global leader in the rapidly emerging field of robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery, and the creator of the da Vinci® Surgical System.Yes

John Deere
John Deere has a large portfolio of businesses including two global leaders – agricultural and construction equipment.
The company is interested in opening a corporate innovation center in order to work closely with faculty and students.

L Cube (L^3)
IT experience and thought leadership working with healthcare, finance, and retail institutions. Experienced with matching the right technology solutions to meet business needs.Yes

Laboratory for Analytic Sciences
LAS is a government team collaborating with academic and industry partners to create advanced technology and analysis tradecraft for the U.S. Intelligence Community.Yes

LexisNexis is a leading global provider of legal, regulatory and business information and analytics that help customers improve outcomes, and advance the rule of law around the world.Yes

Live Oak Labs
Live Oak Bank is a direct online lending and banking platform for individuals and small business. Opened in 2008 and located in Wilmington, NC.Yes

Loparex Corporation
Loparex is a leading worldwide producer of siliconized release liners. The company was one of the first to manufacture silicone-coated paper. Loparex offers release liner solutions on a wide variety of paper and film substrates.No

Products for high speed communications utilizing light. Developing a next generation wireless communication technology that provides ultra-high-speed, broadband connectivity to consumers.No

Mann+Hummel is a leading global expert for filtration solutions and the original equipment supplier to the international automotive and mechanical engineering industries.Yes

McKim & Creed
McKim & Creed offers full-service engineering, surveying and mapping, and planning services.Yes

Merck is a pharmaceutical company that works to create vaccines and drugs that improve people's health.Yes

Mermet is a sun control textiles company(Hunter-Douglas subsidiary) that specializes in making fabrics for window coverings, awnings, and other fixtures that deal with sunlight/heat regulation.No

MS Consultants Inc
MS Consultants is an engineering, architecture and planning firm offering multiple technical disciplines to a variety of markets.No

NAPPO (N. American Plant Protection Organization)
NAPPO coordinates the collaboration and development of science-based standards to protect agricultural, forest and other plant resources against regulated plant pests, while facilitating trade.Yes

NC Wildlife Resources Commission
The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission is dedicated to the wise-use, conservation and management of the State's fish and wildlife resources.Yes
NCGMNewborn diagnostics company that has an innovative core
technology to perform screenings and diagnostics for babies. This technology has a low
cost to support and operate allowing those to receive services when they may not have

NOAA National Weather Service
NOAA’s National Weather Service provides all-hazards information, as well as basic weather, water and climate forecasts, for much of the Piedmont and Coastal Plain of NC.Yes

North Carolina Virtual Public School
NC Virtual Public Schools provides students with expanded academic options by offering online courses and online services, such as test preparation, career planning services and credit recovery.Yes

Northrop Grumman
Northrop Grumman is a global security company providing systems, products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, C4ISR, strike, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.No
Novo Aero TechnologyNovo Aero Technology is a startup company, aiming at developing and introducing to the market a new type of Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft that combines the advantages of conventional winged aircraft with those of Helicopters.Yes

Biotechnology company creating bio-industrial products by using enzymes for such things as waste water cleanup, house cleaners and lawn maintenance.No

NuPulse, Inc.
NuPulse is a medical device company working to develop a cardiac assist device for treating patients suffering from congestive heart failure. In particular, NuPulse's device augments the output of the left ventricle and is intended for destination or bridge-to-transplant patients.No

PepsiCo is an American multinational food, snack and drink company.No

Pickett Engineering
Pickett is an engineering company that specializes in aerial and aquatic unmanned stations, multi-beam sounders, digital aerial cameras or LiDAR sensors, to provide a comprehensive approach to their clients projects.Yes

Proposal Engine (Proposa)
Proposa is a company that specializes in wizard-based delivery of proposals and presentations. Proposal Engine is meant to allow interactive, bi-directional proposals without any necessity for web aptitude.No

Pryon is an AI company that delivers augmented intelligence for the enterprise. The company is developing a platform that connects employees to digital transformation, extending their ability to find and use knowledge, drive workflows, and make better decisions from wherever they are.Yes

Raleigh Founded (formerly HQ Raleigh)
Raleigh Founded offers a broad range of workspaces and a collaborative community for professionals seeking a highly dynamic and inspiring work environment.Yes

Republic Wireless
Republic Wireless is a mobile service provider that combines fast, nationwide 4G LTE cell service with WiFi to provide better coverage, in more places, for less money.Yes

RGL Solutions
RGL Solutions offers specialized engineering services that can help industrial and commercial entities make the best use of their plant resources and their electrical supply.Yes

Sanctuary Systems

Sanctuary Systems works with a variety of polymers and fibers formations to develop and market environmentally conscious products.Yes


Leading software and analytics company spun out of NC State.No

Scenic Consulting Group

Environmental engineering company focused on barrier reef protection.Yes

Sealed Air Corporation

Sealed Air Corporation is a packaging company known for its brands: Cryovac food packaging; Bubble Wrap cushioning; and Diversey cleaning and hygiene. Sealed Air Corporation has three divisions: food care, product care and diversey care.No


Secmation provides engineering, technology and tools to add information security to new and existing products.Yes


senseFly provides drone solutions to simplify the collection and analysis of geospatial data, allowing professionals in surveying, agriculture, engineering and humanitarian aid to make better decisions, faster.No

Sentinel Biomedical Inc.

Sentinel Biomedical provides canine genetic cancer testing, genomics, genome mapping and the comparative aspects of canine cancer.Yes


SKEMA is a global business school operating from five sites: France (Lille, Paris La Défense and Sophia Antipolis), China (Suzhou) and the U.S. (Centennial Campus).Yes

Smithfield Foods

Smithfield Foods is the world’s largest pork processor and hog producer, committed to providing good food in a responsible way. Murphy-Brown is the hog production arm of Smithfield foods, with hog farms in 12 states.Yes


SPESA is an industry association for suppliers to the sewn products industry that includes apparel, upholstered furniture, home textiles, transportation interiors, leather goods, footwear and industrial textiles.Yes

STEMbrite Learning

STEMbrite Learning creates powerful and effective digital learning products to promote the retention of women and under-represented minorities in Higher Ed STEM courses and ultimately in their careers. STEMbrite teaches students skills for overcoming stereotypes, remaining confident when challenged and persisting in completing their degree.Yes

The Design Kids

The Design Kids (TDK) is a global online resource, and local offline communities, around the world for thousands of student and graduate graphic designers.Yes

Three Oaks Engineering

Three Oaks Engineering is a woman-owned business engineering firm with services including natural systems investigations, soil consulting, public involvement and transportation planning.Yes

The Innovation Project

The Innovation Project (TIP) brings together superintendents from around the state of North Carolina (25 districts) to create and implement innovative and transformative practices in public education.Yes


TopQuadrant enables enterprises to be agile through practical application of semantic web technologies.Yes
TreeCoSpinout from the Forestry Biotechnology department focused on gene editing to speed up the enhancement of tree traits that are beneficial to the environment, and valuable commercially.Yes

Triangle UAS

Triangle UAS provides unmanned aircraft system (UAS) solutions to satisfy needs in agriculture, aerial photography, engineering and public safety.No

Under Armour

Under Armour is the originator of performance apparel - gear engineered to keep athletes cool, dry and light throughout the course of a game, practice or workout.No

US DOE Nuclear Engineering University Program (NEUP)

NEUP funds nuclear energy research and equipment upgrades at U.S. colleges and universities. NEUP plays a key role in helping the Department of Energy accomplish its mission of leading the nation's investment in the development and exploration of advanced nuclear science and technology.Yes

US Forest Service

The US Forest Service conducts regional scale integrated environmental assessments with the goal of providing scientific understanding of forest ecosystem trends. These trends or patterns reflect impacts on forest productivity, sustainability and ecosystem health resulting from global climate change and the interactions of environmental and anthropogenic stresses.No

USDA-APHIS-PPQ Center for Plant Health, Science and Technology

The USDA's Center for Plant Health Science and Technology (CPHST) is the scientific support organization for the Plant Protection and Quarantine division (PPQ) of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS).Yes

USDA-APHIS Raleigh Office

USDA's Administrative Regional Office for Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ), Veterinary Services (VS), Animal Care (AC), Investigation and Enforcement Services (IES) and Wildlife Services (WS).Yes

USDA-APHIS-PPQ State Plant Health Directors Office

The USDA's Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) safeguards agriculture and natural resources from the risks associated with the entry, establishment or spread of animal and plant pests and noxious weeds.

The Centennial Campus location is the North Carolina state office of PPQ.
USDA-APHIS-VS National Center for Import-Export
The National Center for Import and Export (NCIE) of the USDA plays an integral role in the mission of protecting American agriculture.Yes
This USDA unit helps protect and improve the health, quality and marketability of U.S. animals and animal products.Yes
Vapor Pulse Technologies
VaporPulse provides Atomic Layer Deposition coating services for several industries including aerospace, packaging and energy.Yes
VF CorporationVF outfits consumers around the world with its diverse portfolio of iconic lifestyle brands, including Vans®, The North Face®, Timberland®, Wrangler® and Lee®.Yes
VHBVHB is an engineering firm offering an array of services in transportation and architectural engineering, energy and creating healthy communities.Yes
Wake NC State STEM Early College High SchoolA five-year program, part of WCPSS, that allows students to earn a high school diploma and up to two years of college credit.Yes
Walk WestWalk West is a digital-first marketing and strategic communications agency that helps organizations achieve business goals.Yes
XEROXXEROX Center of Excellence in Cary, NC is a multifunctional center that is focused on accelerating the company's digital journey.No