Global Intellectual Property Center

Point of View: Keep N.C. Innovating

Point of View: Keep N.C. Innovating

Once regarded as a solely agriculture-driven economy, North Carolina has developed a reputation as an incubator of innovation. Its unique blend of agricultural, textile, biotechnology and software sectors have made the state a hub for technological advancement. This progress has brought good-paying jobs, prosperity and some of the best and brightest minds to the Tar Heel State.