North Carolina Statewide Agricultural Biotechnology Value-Added, Specialty, and Niche Market Initiative

North Carolina Biotechnology Center
Program Area:
AgBiotech Initiative
County of Applicant:

This Golden LEAF grant will support efforts of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center to further develop the ag-biotech sector in North Carolina. Ag-biotech has the potential to leverage North Carolina’s assets to produce many business-development opportunities if the proper mix of technology, R&D, production, and commercialization can be coordinated. The Center will create and orchestrate this Initiative through specific actions and partnerships to produce biotechnology enhanced agricultural output that is more valuable and competitive, creating jobs and economic development in tobacco dependent, economically distressed, and/or rural counties of North Carolina. Golden LEAF funds will provide initial program support for twenty-four months.

Mr. Gwyn Riddick15 T.W. Alexander DrivePO Box 13547Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709-3547(919) 549-8819
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