We're in one of the most diversified agriculture states in the nation.
North Carolina's strong foundation in agriculture paired with the Triangle Region’s technical resources and innovative ecosystem creates a unique environment for the growing AgTech industry.
From global corporations to disruptive startups the Triangle Region welcomes businesses of all sizes to our talented and innovative community. You'll be in good company with 74% of North Carolina’s AgTech workforce employed in the Research Triangle Region.
AgTech at a Glance
AgTech Companies Located in the Triangle
Research Triangle AgTech Cluster
The Research Triangle AgTech Cluster is an industry-led initiative of business, government, academic and nonprofit leaders focused on accelerating AgTech innovation and North Carolina’s AgTech economy.
Incubators and Accelerators
AgTI is an agriculture technology innovation lab that further develops promising intellectual property in AgTech and infotech/precision agriculture. They identify the most promising agricultural technologies from university research labs and small scientific focused companies.
BioLabs North Carolina is located in a unique biotech co-working facility in downtown Durham. Their aim is to attract the most ambitious startup companies in life sciences. This premium open lab space and office space favors collaboration. The lab is equipped with top-of-the-line research equipment, with additional services to help resident companies reach their milestones faster.
Centennial Campus is NC State University’s research campus, home to 75 corporate, government and nonprofit partners. It’s a place where NC State students and faculty live, work and learn alongside leaders in industry. It’s a proving ground for new ideas and new businesses. And it’s a launching pad for the university’s mission: creating prosperity across our state and nation.
A high-science, high-impact incubator located in the heart of Research Triangle Park. Established in 1991 to serve the initial needs of entrepreneurs and early-stage science companies. FFVC offers 25,000 square feet of leasable office and laboratory space for up to 40 emerging high-science, high-impact companies.
The AgTech360 podcast takes a 360° view into emerging agriculture technologies by creating dialogue among industry leaders in everything from academia to growers to producers and more.
Created in partnership with NC State University's Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science in Agriculture (CERSA) and the Southern IPM Center, host Adrian Percy, Chief Technology Officer of UPL, talks with key industry stakeholders. Each episode highlights the importance and need for modern agriculture technologies that support global food security while conserving the environment.
The AgTech360 podcast is a great way to catch up on where the industry is today, and where it is headed tomorrow.