Fueling Startup Success

Business, academia and government converge in the Research Triangle Region to create an innovative environment and hub for entrepreneurs.

The region's low cost of living combined with its coworking spaces, startup accelerators, networking opportunities and local industry expertise fosters an innovative startup ecosystem.

Don't just take it from us...

Hear from Rich Camacho, CEO& Co-Founder of BlueRecruit, on why they chose to build their company in the Research Triangle Region.


We want startups to thrive, and our region offers space to grow. Find your place in the region you can call home.

The Triangle is home to move than 40 coworking spaces.
The Triangle has over 2 million square feet of coworking space.
The average cost per square foot of Class A office space in the Triangle is $27.

Ways to Build

Whether it's a wet lab or a production facility, we offer a variety of spaces for startups that have specific needs.

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Alexandria LaunchLabs – AgTech, located on Alexandria’s premier campus in the heart of Research Triangle’s dense agtech cluster, offers early-stage companies a world-class home with state-of-the-art amenities. LaunchLabs provides move-in ready office/laboratory space, shared equipment, and dedicated services unique to agtech companies.

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By adding Hangar6, FFVC is providing access to equipment, workspace and a community of like-minded people and experienced technologists—all the resources you need to get your ideas off the napkin and into the marketplace.

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BioLabs North Carolina is located in a unique biotech co-working facility in downtown Durham, North Carolina. Our 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.

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Protolabs is the world’s fastest manufacturer of custom prototypes and on-demand production parts. Using methods such as injection molding, CNC machining, 3D printing, and sheet metal fabrication they developed products such as the mask used in the hit film “Black Panther” and helped solve storage space limitation for Lockheed Martin from NASA. Protolabs designs products with any of the machines listed for any desired product and has a location in Morrisville, NC.

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Recent Startup News

Fighting startup failure: Innovate Carolina rolls out a venture studio approach 

June 20, 2022
With 563 active startups launched by its faculty, staff and students currently creating social good and economic impact, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill exemplifies the national trend: universities are becoming increasingly adept at spinning out startup companies. In turn, a growing number of success stories about university-based ventures dot the headlines. But, […]

North Carolina’s rural counties seeing double-digit growth in new businesses

June 14, 2022
RALEIGH – The pace number of new business creations in North Carolina is still increasing, according to North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall, who spoke yesterday at a board meeting of The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina. Secretary Marshall noted that the state saw a record number of new business formations in 2020, went […]

Sustainable fashions: NCSU experts are stitching together a cleaner future with nanotech

April 27, 2022
While color is one of the primary indicators of sales success within the fashion industry, it’s also one of the world’s largest sources of water pollution. In fact, textile mills often dump residual dyes and hazardous chemicals into canals, streams and rivers. At NC State, researchers from the College of Natural Resources and the Wilson College of Textiles have developed a process that could someday solve this problem...