||Board of Science & Technology
As a State-authorized advisory board administered by the North Carolina Department of Commerce, the North Carolina Board of Science & Technology encourages, promotes, and supports scientific, engineering, and industrial research applications in North Carolina. Its mission is to improve the economic well‐being and quality of life of all North Carolinians through advancing science, technology, and innovation.
The Board is focused on accelerating North Carolina's next generation of technology and technology companies.
The Board works to investigate new areas of emerging science and technology and conducts studies on the competitiveness of North Carolina industry and research institutions in these fields.
The Board also works with the North Carolina General Assembly and the Governor to put into place the infrastructure that keeps North Carolina on the cutting edge of science and technology. Examples of past and current organizations and programs started by and/or administered by the Board and its staff include: