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The North Carolina Military Business Center
The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is a business development entity of the North Carolina Community College System, headquartered at Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC). The mission of the NCMBC is to leverage military and other federal business opportunities to expand the economy, grow jobs and improve quality of life in North Carolina.
To connect North Carolina businesses with all federal opportunities, including local opportunities at bases in the state, the NCMBC administers the State’s official, FREE web portal for federal contracting – www.MatchForce.org. North Carolina businesses register on the portal, receive automatic matches to federal prime opportunities and to subcontracting opportunities posted by other registered businesses, and post job opportunities for FREE that match job skills posted by registered individuals.
The Defense Alliance of North Carolina
The Defense Alliance of North Carolina is a private, nonprofit, organization focused on strengthening North Carolina’s defense sector and those who support it. The Alliance combines the powerful leadership of distinguished military officers and industry executives, a large and active membership base, and an impressive set of standing forums and events to support North Carolina’s government, military, business, and academic communities.
The Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) Office – North Carolina Department of Administration
The HUB Office is an organization that advocates actions which increase opportunities for historically underutilized businesses and promotes diversity and inclusion in state government procurement and contracting.
Research Triangle Institute – Innovation for Economic Growth
The Research Triangle Institute – Innovation for Economic Growth integrates expertise across a broad set of disciplines, such as impact analyses, technology commercialization and university/private-sector partnership programs to strengthen elements of the innovation ecosystem.They are also uniquely capable of combining expertise in fields relevant to economic growth—such as energy, food and agriculture, and health systems—with multiscale capacity-building experience to ensure that innovation-led economic growth policies, initiatives, and programs gain traction and deliver measurable results.