N.C. Agtech and Agricultural Assets

Agtech Industry

  • 80+ agtech companies thriving in North Carolina
  • Diversified community of small to mid-sized agtech companies
  • Leading U.S. life-science cluster covering $59B in annual economic activity

Agricultural Industry

Research and Development

Workforce Development

  • 8,000+ North Carolina residents work in the agtech industry
  • 16-campus UNC college system, 36 private colleges, 59-campus community college system
  • Biotech specific workforce development systems: BioNetwork, BRITE, BTEC


  • Fastest-growing U.S. biotech hub with 600+ biotech companies
  • Low state and local tax burdens
  • Top-ranked U.S. location to live, work and conduct business
  • Vibrant entrepreneurial and capital investment communities

Dynamic Statewide Partnerships