The Hub


Wake Forest Innovation Quarter is home to a growing number of innovative companies in the fields of biomedical science, nanotechnology, chemistry, information technology, contract research and support services. Together these companies through their science, product development and mutual collaboration are enabling this new hub for innovation that is Innovation Quarter.


The Amnion Foundation is dedicated to improving human health and accelerating the development of regenerative medicine technologies using a new type of stem cell that is readily available and shows potential for a broad range of therapies.


ASINEX, is an international full-service chemistry provider of lead generation and lead optimization solutions offering custom synthesis, virtual-to-real screening and computational design services.


BiOrg is a start-up company focused on commercializing organoid technology for use in life science applications such as diagnostics, drug screenings and toxicology.

C Change Surgical, LLC

C Change Surgical, LLC, is transforming surgery by degrees with sterile field thermal control technology called IntraTemp. IntraTemp defines the new standard of care in portable controlled-temperature for irrigation and lavage fluids.

Cain Hahn Associates

Cain Hahn Associates is one of a select few law firms in North Carolina’s Research Triangle and Piedmont Triad dedicating its practice to the legal and business needs of entrepreneurs and growing companies in the life sciences industry at every stage of their business cycles. The principals at Cain Hahn Associates have over 32 years of combined in-house legal experience.

Carolina Immunochemistry LLC

Carolina Immunochemistry LLC is a research and development company founded in 2012.  The company specializes in the development of antibody-based assays for vitamin D for clinical use.

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Carolina Liquid Chemistries Corp.

Carolina Liquid Chemistries Corp. provides chemistry instruments and reagents for clinical laboratories of all sizes. In addition to its high quality reagents, extensive test menus, easy lab setup, and excellent support, Carolina Liquid Chemistries is known for its technologically advanced line of chemistry analyzers: the bench top CLC480, floor model CLC720i, and now the CLC6410 high volume modular analyzer for the reference laboratory. With advanced analyzers and innovative assays such as Hydrocodone and Vitamin D-direct™, Carolina Liquid Chemistries stands at the cutting edge of diagnostic technology. Carolina Liquid Chemistries’ extensive menu of reagents includes general chemistries and urine drug tests.

Read a profile of Carolina Liquid Chemistries.


CATLab is a precision test equipment calibration service laboratory serving manufacturing, municipal and service industries throughout the United States. We provide repair and calibration services for electrical, pressure, temperature, humidity and other equipment utilized by Quality, Electrical and Instrument Technicians.

Clinical Ink

Clinical Ink is a software development company launched in 2006 which provides e-source solutions for clinical research sites, eliminating the problems inherent to paper-based data collection and electronic data capture alike.

Read a profile of Clinical Ink.

Concentric Communications

Concentric Communications is a marketing firm that specializes in strategic communications consulting, website development, and writing and design for financial institutions, businesses and nonprofit organizations.

Creative PEGWorks

Creative PEGWorks provides unique biopolymeric materials, including polyethylene glycol, polyamino acid, polysaccharide, degradable biopolymers, PEGylated polymers and fluorescent dye-tagged polymers.

Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield manages the Wake Forest Biotech Conference Center and 525@vine properties.

DayTech Solutions, LLC

DayTech Solutions offers comprehensive solutions to problems in thermoplastics and thermosets. Services include design, synthesis and sourcing of novel additives and polymers as well as competitive analysis and product deformulation. They are globally recognized for fire science materials with a focus on non-halogenated flame retardants and nanomaterials for aerospace, construction, automotive, electrical and other applications.


Flywheel is a shared-workspace venture formed by three local owned companies which offers independent professionals, entrepreneurs and innovators flexible short and long term memberships that gives them access to a casual, contemporary environment featuring open and enclosed work spaces, conference rooms, support services and other amenities.


Global Future Solutions is an Australian company that operates in the field of Green Chemistry to create and distribute economically priced, non-toxic and sustainable antibacterial and enzyme products throughout the world.

Inmar Inc.

Founded in 1980, Inmar is a technology company that operates intelligent commerce networks. Inmar platforms connect offline and online transactions in real time for leading retailers, manufacturers and trading partners across multiple industries who trust Inmar to securely manage billions of dollars in transactions. Their Promotions, Supply Chain and Healthcare platforms enable commerce, generate meaningful data and offer growth-minded leaders actionable analytics and execution with real-time visibility. Headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Inmar has locations throughout the United States, Mexico and Canada.


A satellite clinical laboratory for Bethany Medical Center.

KeraNetics, LLC

KeraNetics, LLC is a biomaterials company focused on creating inexpensive keratin-based products for use in areas of regenerative medicine, trauma care, tools for research scientists, and hair and skin care products. The company, located in the Richard Dean Biomedical Research Building, was spun out of research done at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

MedOptimum, LLC

MedOptimum is a medical device development company focused on devices for the anesthesia marketplace.

Mullen Lowe

We are a creatively driven integrated marketing communications agency with a strong entrepreneurial heritage and a challenger mentality. Our hyperbundled approach, which involves smashing together our best talent from every discipline, combined with relentless creativity, gets our client’s brands an unfair share of attention.

NanoMedica, Inc.

NanoMedica is a development-stage company with core competencies in biomedical applications of nanotechnology and molecular biology. The company’s mission is to enable better medicine through nanotechnology by helping its biopharmaceutical partners and customers “discover more with less™.” Through in-depth discussions with collaborators, partners and customers, NanoMedica has learned that among the most pressing current challenges in drug discovery are cost, labor and time.

Read a profile on NanoMedica and it’s co-founder, Roger Cubicciotti.

Neuroscience Research Institute of North Carolina

The Neuroscience Research Institute of North Carolina is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) charitable corporation conducting NIH-funded research on brain functions, alcoholism, Parkinson’s disease, schizophrenia and pain regulations.

North Carolina BioNetwork Pharmaceutical Center

Designated by the North Carolina Community College System as one of only five centers in the state, this Center is a joint collaboration with Forsyth Technical Community College and Guilford Technical Community College. The N.C. BioNetwork Pharmaceutical Center provides leadership to improve the quality of learning, training and services for biomanufacturing, pharmaceutical and biotechnology clusters.

North Carolina Biotechnology Center, NC Triad Office

The Piedmont Triad Regional office of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center facilitates partnerships among government, business, and local colleges and universities to advance biotech development.

NC Department of Commerce, Division of Community Assistance

The Division of Community Assistance assists local governments across the state with community development, economic development, smart growth management and downtown revitalization.

Novex Innovations

Novex Innovations mission is to bridge the gap between discovery and patient care by facilitating the translation from research to commercialization. This includes: Proof of concept, Scale up optimization, Product characterization, Manufacturing through all phases of clinical trials, Commercial modeling, manufacturing and distribution.  Our goal is to shorten the time and cost of product development and regulatory approval.

Ocular Systems Inc.

Specializing in all things cornea, Ocular Systems Inc is the preferred partner for surgeons, eye banks and related medical professionals dedicated to restoring sight. Recognized as industry innovators, OSI, contributes to high quality outcomes that help physicians improve patients’ lives.

OnceLogix, LLC

OnceLogix is a software development firm focused on designing 100 percent, web-based software solutions, business applications and database management solutions. The flagship product for the company,, electronically manages documentation, staff information, client files and interoffice communication.

Optical Concepts

Optical Concepts is a wholesale optical lab making prescription lenses for optometrists and opticians.

OptiVia Medical

Optivia Medical is a Winston-Salem, NC biotech company founded in 2004 that develops and commercializes patented products for use in endoscopic medicine. The first product, a hysteroscope with an introducer, steerable working channel, and visually guided dilator has reached the final stage of prototype production.

Solutex North America

Solutex, a Spanish biotechnology company founded in 2003, has a sales and development office located in One Technology Place.  Solutex scientific developments are aimed to gather the growing demand in advanced natural ingredients for the food and Pharma industry.

Sanur Brokerage

A commercial brokerage company handling leasing opportunities for Albert and Victoria Halls.


SolidSpace is a provider of IT services and hosting solutions, enabling small to mid-size businesses to benefit from enterprise level IT solutions economically. SolidSpace provides on-site and remote IT services PC/network, managed services, collocation, dedicated hosting, website, database and application hosting, plus broadband internet services to the downtown Winston-Salem area. SolidSpace is dedicated to helping businesses achieve their IT goals with more than 10 years of experience in computer, network repairs and support.

Stitch Design Shop

Stitch creates unique buildings and spaces through passionate design. Providing services for projects of any size, including new construction, tenant upfits and renovations, the Stitch Design team is capable in every step of design and execution — no detail is overlooked.

Sunrise Technologies, Inc.

Sunrise offers its customers a combined expertise of business knowledge, strong project management capability and a powerful business software solution. Sunrise Technologies is a global company with its corporate headquarters in Innovation Quarter and regional offices in Dallas, Texas, Los Angeles, California and Xi’an, China.

The Variable

A creative group of big agency refugees, The Variable is a reformed ad agency focused on fighting consumer indifference wherever it exists. Their team specializes in ideas that haven’t been so thoroughly run through the machine that all the special parts have been rubbed off and lost. The Variable is a nimble group of the best and the brightest, brought together to create ideas that are cut close to the bone and engineered to move consumers out of their natural state of uncaring.

Time Warner Telecom

Time Warner Telecom integrates data, dedicated Internet access, and local and long distance voice services for long distance carriers, wireless communications companies, incumbent local exchange carriers, and enterprise organizations in health care and finance, as well as for military, state and local government. Time Warner Telecom is headquartered in Littleton, CO, and has an office in Innovation Quarter.

Viking Properties

Viking Properties owns and manages both residential and commercial facilities and is located across eleven states.

Wells Fargo & Company’s Linden Center

Wells Fargo & Company’s Linden Center, completed in 1998, is a 200,000 square foot, three-story building located at 401 Linden Street. The Linden Center houses team members from a number of Wells Fargo’s lines of business. Founded in 1852, Wells Fargo & Company provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 locations, more than 12,500 ATMs, online and mobile devices.

Wexford Science & Technology, A BioMed Realty Company

Wexford Science & Technology, a BioMed Realty company, is a real estate investment and development company that meets the growing and specialized facilities needs of for-profit and not-for-profit institutions, including universities, university-related research parks and healthcare systems.

Zexi Biomedical Innovation