North Carolina, with its unique mix of industries, from information technology, biotech, and banking, to the traditional sectors of textiles & apparel, furniture, tobacco, and hog farming, is a microcosm of trends observed elsewhere in the United States. This website presents and analyzes up-to-date information about how industrial restructuring in an era of globalization is impacting North Carolina's key industries.
Carolina Biotechnology Center
The NC Biotechnology Center is a non-profit, private organization
that seeks to promote biotechnology research and education
within the state. The Center's website maintains current
information on the following aspects of biotechnology in
Carolina Community College System (Worker retraining)
The NCCCS website contains information on education, training
and retraining for the workforce. In addition, the website
has information on economic development and collaborations
with business and industry that are currently active in
North Carolina Biosciences Organization
Provides information on legislative monitoring and lobbying
activities at the state and local level. Website contains
currently national and international policy relevant information
on the biotechnology industry.
Industry Organization (BIO)
The national industry organization provides information
on national, state and international issues relevant to
the industry, including information on important conferences
organized around the globe. Provides details on the history
of the biotechnology industry and a variety of industry
statistics, including product information.
Ross DeVol, Perry Wong, Armen Bedroussian, Lorna Wallace,
Junghoon Ki, Daniela Murphy and Rob Koepp. October 2004.
Biopharmaceutical Industry Contributions to State and U.S.
Economies. The Milken Institute.
Tansey, Bernadette. April 2004. "Are Biotech Jobs
Next To Go? Stronghold of Bay Area Economy Not Immune to