economic development

Aug 11, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Our Shining Future

A new $45 million grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation makes the Plant Sciences Initiative at NC State a reality — and positions North Carolina as a global leader for education, research and innovation in the plant sciences.

Jan 13, 2016  |  The Abstract

Racial Makeup of Labor Markets Affects Who Gets Job Leads

Research from North Carolina State University and Rice University finds that the racial composition of a labor market plays a significant role in whether workers find out about job leads – regardless of the race of the worker.

Jan 5, 2016  |  The Abstract

Start-Up Connects Micro-Entrepreneurs With Tourists

How an interdisciplinary team of researchers is helping small, locally owned businesses connect with tourists to create economic prosperity -- and amazing experiences.

Nov 16, 2015  |  Service and Community

Community Partnership Links Education, Jobs

NC State collaborates with communities in the western foothills of North Carolina to improve educational programs and spark economic growth through innovation.

Sep 2, 2015  |  Service and Community

NC State Receives Funding for Workforce Development

NC State expands workforce development with a grant from the Duke Energy Foundation.

Apr 6, 2015  |  Uncategorized

The Home of Think and Do

For 128 years, NC State has been tasked with creating economic, societal and intellectual prosperity for all. That's a lofty goal, but our successes continue to come thick and fast. Learn why we're the home of Think and Do.

Feb 18, 2015  |  Service and Community

NC State Adds Billions to State and Local Economies

A new report details NC State's extraordinary impact on the local and state economies. The university and its enterprises create billions of dollars in added income across North Carolina.

Feb 11, 2015  |  Partners

NC State Researchers Land UNC System Research Grants

NC State is a key partner in five of six grants awarded as part of a new, statewide initiative designed to advance strategically-important collaborative research projects in North Carolina.

Nov 4, 2014  |  Research and Innovation

NC State’s Centennial Campus Named Top Economic Engine

NC State's groundbreaking research park, a model for public-private partnerships for three decades, wins a top award for promoting innovation and economic prosperity.

Aug 22, 2014  |  Research and Innovation

NC State Startup One of the Fastest Growing

An innovative company founded by two NC State food scientists lands near the top of the Inc. 5000 list of fast-growing companies.