Research and Discovery

NCSU's Golden LEAF Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center offers opportunities to develop skilled professionals for the biomanufacturing industry.

Research at the University of North Carolina (UNC) is as diverse and relevant as each of our 17 constituent institutions.  From education policy to biotechnology, our faculty, staff and students are advancing knowledge, technology development, and community growth through cutting edge research and discovery in world class facilities.

UNC Research Opportunities Initiative

UNC ROI is designed to capitalize on current strengths of UNC in six areas: advanced manufacturing; data sciences; defense, military, and security; energy; marine and coastal science; and pharmacoengineering by investing up to $3,000,000 per year in seed funding and programmatic support.
Learn more about UNC ROI or submit a proposal.

Coastal and Marine Science Report

A comprehensive review of UNC's coastal and marine activities and facilities with recommendations for future success.
View the 2014 Coastal and Marine Science Report.



Picture This: UNC Research 

Leah Joyner, a student in ECU's Sustainable Tourism graduate program's photo shows what remains of rich agricultural history in the Southeastern U.S. Runner-up for the 2014 Picture This: UNC Research Photo Contest, Joyner's research is focused on local food systems, sustainable agriculture and agritourism.
Read about the Photo Contest's First Place Winner.