Agriculture provides the products we need to survive.
Biotechnology enables us to scale production and create resiliency.
Revolutionary solutions are being created at the intersection of the two.
These solutions need the right conditions in order to succeed. North Carolina’s AgBio[sphere] provides the complete ecosystem for accelerating agricultural biotechnology.Learn more
Join global leaders in agricultural biotechnology
The AgBio[sphere] brings together North Carolina’s leadership in agriculture, biotechnology, and ag biotech. Currently, more than 80 ag biotech companies discover, develop, and produce new products here. From emerging startups to multi-national companies, the AgBio[sphere] provides a foundation for growth.Learn more
Access everything your company needs to thrive
Our leadership in the ag biotech, agriculture, and biotechnology sectors isn’t possible without a robust support system. The AgBio[sphere] has a nutrient-rich atmosphere that provides the ideal combination of workforce readiness, research capabilities, and statewide commitment. With all of these together in one place, companies thrive.Learn more
Bring revolutionary solutions to market faster
Key agencies across the state work together to expedite startup of your business operations through resources and support for the ag biotech industry. Through this partnership, companies are able to make important network connections quicker and gain unique insight into agri-business and biotechnology. All of this accelerates the development of your solutions and ultimately entry into the market.Learn more
“ When you combine North Carolina’s diversity in the life sciences, our agriculture, our worldclass research parks, universities and customized workforce training programs, we truly are a solution-ready state for any ag biotech venture.”— Dr. Richard Linton, Dean, NCSU College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
“ North Carolina has proven to be an ideal home for our fast-growing ag biotech company. Funding and other support from NCBiotech have been pivotal to our success. Sales of our enzyme-based feed additives are growing exponentially, leading us to add employees.”— Giles Shih, Ph.D., Co-founder and CEO, BioResource International, Inc.