Industry Sector Initiatives

UNC is committed to making its research resources and expertise accessible for the benefit of North Carolina business and industry. Ongoing research and development capabilities, specialized laboratories, and organized units such as centers and institutes all enable UNC to better contribute to the needs of industries in our state. UNC works with the Department of Commerce, the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, and other strategic partners to create sector-based reports.

Existing Reports Reports Under Development


  • Green Technology
  • Biotechnology

  •  Defense Industry

The Research Office of UNC General Administration and several campuses contributed to the defense asset report of the North Carolina Military Foundation.  Download the report by clicking here.