Biotechnology and Life Sciences

More than 5,000 people in North Carolina's Easter Region are employed by life sciences-related enterprises in areas such as pharmaceuticals, medical device manufacturing, marine sciences, biopharmaceuticals, biologicals, biofuels and nutrition. 

East Carolina Heart Institute in Greenville, NC
From international firms to homegrown startups, North Carolina's Eastern Region is a magnet for biotech and pharmaceutical innovators as well as medical device manufacturers.
Biotechnology and life science firms are growing in Eastern North Carolina.
Univeristy of North Carolina-Wilmington Center for Marine Science
The Marine Biotechnology Center of Innovation (MBCOI), headquartered in North Carolina’s Eastern Region, is poised to become the shining star of the area's marine sciences and biotechnology sector.
East Carolina University in Greenville, NC
The Engineering Department at Eastern Carolina University is tailor made for North Carolina’s Eastern Region. The department is only seven years old, but is already proving to be a valuable asset to the region and its manufacturing companies.