Why the Region

Why the Research Triangle Region?

Strong History in Agriculture + Progressive STEM Workforce


Home to a well educated workforce

Our region is home to 10 colleges and universities. Our top-tier research universities produce 60,000 annual graduates, creating a highly educated workforce with the technical skills required to meet the demands of the growing Agtech industry.


Where Bold Ideas Thrive

Alexandria LaunchLabs is the premier startup platform for life science and AgTech companies. They provide move-in-ready spaces, creative amenities, access to startup capital through their original platform, and engagement with Alexandria’s world-class network.


Diverse Communities

The Triangle Region supports international and local companies across multiple industries including Agtech, Cleantech, Life Sciences, Advantaged Manufacturing, and Technology. From legendary corporations to disruptive startups, the Triangle Region supports businesses of all sizes.


Regional Connectivity

Strategically located between New York and Miami, North Carolina is the ideal east coast location. The Triangle Region is easily accessible via Raleigh-Durham International Airport. The state has easy connections to US and international markets, with non-stop flights to Montreal, London, and Paris.

Your destination
for growth

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet consectetur. Sit elementum eu at dignissim leo aliquam scelerisque donec. Amet volutpat magna at adipiscing amet a proin enim elit.


Fastest growing tech hub in the U.S.

(Comptia Tech Towns 2018)


Best city for young professionals

(Raleigh SmartAsset 2018)


Best quality of life in the world

(Raleigh Numbeo 2019)


Best american cities to work in tech

(SmartAssets 2019)


Most educated city in the country

(Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill WalletHub 2018)


Highest percent of workforce in stem

(Raleigh WalletHub 2018)