Technology

The technology industry in the Research Triangle Region is rich with opportunities and cutting-edge companies.

Companies in our region find vast opportunity servicing and supplying the technology industry, as well as developing new instruments that leverage an expertise in optics, photonics, combinatorial methods, and informatics. Smart companies in our region are using those powerful tools to help organizations large and small convert massive amounts of complex data into informed, intelligent decisions.

Just a few of the industries represented include:

Nanotechnology
Defense Technology
Big Data
Analytics
Fiber
Biotechnology
Internet of Things

Why Here?

  • High-profile demonstration sites offer companies the opportunity to test and showcase their innovations
  • NC is home to the third-largest military population in the United States with a growing number of strategically important installations in every branch of service
  • Fort Bragg is the largest Army installation in the world, and is home to more general officers than any place outside of the Pentagon
  • Home for data centers such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Computing Center and MetLife’s global technology and operations headquarters
  • 40 companies that develop and publish games are located in the region, including the headquarters for Epic, Vicious Cycle, and Gamebryo
  • The NC Regional Internet of Things (NC RIoT) represents a network of engineers, entrepreneurs, technologies, and professionals that consistently¬†meet with a stake in the Internet of Everything industry
  • The Wireless Research Center of North Carolina is a wireless research hub that provides a unique combination of specialized testing facilities and engineering expertise for invention and development of wireless technologies