The Defense Alliance of North Carolina is proud to partner with North Carolina – Frontline of the Future. Home to a thriving technology network and workforce that create and support a collaborative network of industry, academia and government partners who work together on critical research and technologies that have both commercial and military applications. The innovation taking place here helps drive the future of defense.
- #4 in the nation for technology job growth.
- Two of the nation’s top five metros for innovation.
- Nation’s largest research park (RTP).
- #2 in the nation for percentage of women in the technology workforce.
- 18,000 veterans enter the commercial workforce annually •96% patent growth over recent 10-year period