Technology Funds

North Carolina has some of the fastest growing clusters of technology companies and is home to three top-tier research universities. We invest in our tech talent and companies to keep the industry growing in our state. 

One NC Small Business Program

The One North Carolina Small Business Program awards funding to North Carolina businesses in capital-intensive, high-risk industries in science, technology, engineering and math. The One NC Small Business Program is comprised of two programs: the SBIR/STTR Phase I Matching Funds Program and the North Carolina SBIR/STTR Phase I Incentive Funds Program

North Carolina Biotechnology Center

The state also sponsors the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, which provides biotechnology industry support an advocacy through support of research, business, education and strategic policy. NCBiotech offers Company Funding to innovative life sciences companies, University Technology Development Funding to N.C. universities to support innovative research with promising commercial potential and Event and Meeting Grants to help N.C. nonprofits hold events accross the state to encourage cooperation and innovation.