The Division of Research and Economic Development (or DORED) manages North Carolina A&T’s research enterprise, which is among the top three in the 17-campus University of North Carolina System.

Our work extends beyond our traditional disciplines of engineering and agriculture into such areas as biomedical research, leadership development, social and behavioral sciences, health disparities, evolutionary biology and computational science, to name a few.


Total patents issued to N.C. A&T

$147.4 Million

Total in external awards, 2022-23

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