Targeted Corporate Community

The corporate community of Wake Forest and the Research Triangle Park (RTP) has created one of the most advantageous locations for business and development in the nation. Our region boasts the largest research park in the country, diversified partnerships with world renown universities, and access to cutting edge technologies.



A Sampling of Our Growing Tech Community

Wireless Research Center
The Wireless Research Center of North Carolina (WRC) is an independent non-profit, 501(c)(3), research organization with a unique focus on wireless technology innovation and commercialization. The WRC, a leader in IoT and 5G applications, enables entrepreneurs to advance, innovate, and commercialize a wide range of telecommunications solutions.  

Ultra Electronics 3 Phoenix
Ultra Electronics 3 Phoenix (UE3P) is a leading expert in active and passive anti-submarine warfare (ASW) sonar processing.  UE3P designs innovative signal processing and hardware architectures for automation of the detection, classification and tracking process of ASW threats for surface ship, submarine, anti-torpedo and UUV systems.

CenturyLink
Wake Forest is home to the North Carolina headquarters of CenturyLink.  With more than 400 local employees, the company considers Wake Forest its North Carolina showcase for its high-speed fiber infrastructure. Over the past five years, CenturyLink has made capital investments of $150 million in its fiber-optic network.

BTC Electronics
BTC Electronics, headquartered in Wake Forest, is an authorized distributor, stocking, value-added assembly supplier of connectors, interconnect accessories and manufacturer of cable assemblies and wire harnesses servicing the aerospace, military, and commercial industries.     

PowerSecure
Headquartered in Wake Forest, PowerSecure is a leading provider of utility and energy technologies to electric utilities, and their industrial, institutional and commercial customer.  PowerSecure provides products and services in the areas of Interactive Distributed Generation® (IDG®), solar energy, energy efficiency and utility infrastructure.

Superior Tooling
Superior Tooling specializes in plastic injection molds, die casting, and precision machine work.  It boasts an international customer base across various markets including medical, packaging, aerospace, industrial and automotive.

Synthonix
Synthonix provides “building blocks” to assist pharmaceutical companies in the discovery of new medicines.  These portions of unique molecules are functionalized to react easily with other molecules allowing scientists to synthesize larger and more complex molecules rapidly and reliably.

RxMedic
RxMedic, a J M Smith company, is comprised of dedicated professionals driven to provide the best technologies and robotic systems that pharmacy automation has to offer. 

Inventure Civil
InventureCivil works to restore U.S. transportation infrastructure to global leadership through partnership with contractors by designing and supplying engineered product solutions across the U.S. customized to site conditions and infrastructure owner needs.

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