Statewide initiative of the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS), the primary provider of workforce development in the state.
Forsyth Technical Community College (FTCC)
FTCC is the lead institution for the National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce and will focus on biotech research and development in the Southeast. FTCC is partnering with four other community colleges around the nation, to establish a National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce. Through this center, training components will be developed for all major segments of the high-growth biotech sector. Each of the five partner colleges focuses on a special area of biotech training.
North Carolina Biotechnology Center
Non-profit organization supporting biotechnology research, development and commercialization statewide.
Small Business and Technology Development Center
Business development service of the University of North Carolina system operated in cooperation with the US Small Business Administration. The SBTCD provides management counseling and educational services to help North Carolina businesses meet challenges, manage change, and plan for the future.
North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA)
Primary voice of the information technologies industry in North Carolina and works to increase public awareness and influence key public policy issues.
North Carolina Department of Commerce
State of North Carolina's lead agency for economic, community and workforce development.
Piedmont Triad Partnership
Primary economic development marketing organization of North Carolina's Piedmont Triad Region. The Partnership markets the 12-county Triad domestically and internationally to attract new business investment and new job creation in the region.