We're investing for the future of North Carolina

  • Teachers trained in Biotech Center summer workshops = 1,600
  • Students in classes enhanced by these workshops = 56,000 a year
  • Biotech-related patents, 2000-2009, awarded to North Carolinians = 1,447
  • Nearly half the university-granted patents in the state are biotech-related 46% of university patents are in biotechnology
  • From 2000-2009, North Carolina institutions received more than $9 billion from the National Institutes of Health