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 the Innovation Quarter.

97 Display

97 Display is an internet marketing agency that creates martial arts and fitness websites for businesses to help them grow their student and member counts. 97 Display also optimizes websites for search engines, manages digital advertisements, implements conversion tools and provides professional video marketing materials.


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.


Astronaut is a creative agency that combines strategy and design to help clients think beyond the ordinary. Using intelligence, emotional and technology quotients, Astronaut provides businesses with brand strategy, identity and experience.


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

Black Horse Studio

Black Horse Studio is a commercial photography studio specializing in advertising, fashion, corporate and assignment photography.


BreakThrough is a hybrid business incubator with almost 9,000 square feet of coworking office space. BreakThrough gives start-ups the resources, mentorship and support network needed to thrive by combining the best aspects of a coworking space with the business incubator concept.

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.

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.

Dedicated Professional Resources

DEDICATED is a human resource consulting firm that was formed to help business leaders manage the change that impacts customers and employees. The company believes its strategic and tactical approach helps CEOs and presidents make decisions with confidence when they are faced with issues related to employee performance, internal complaints and investigations, legal compliance, terminations, and attracting and retaining top talent.

Electric Pyramid Studios

Housed in the historic A. Robinson Building, Electric Pyramid Studios was established in September 2014 to provide affordable, dedicated studio space for working artists in Winston-Salem, NC. Our roster of tenants includes a diverse array of local artists, designers, and craftspeople.


Elemance is the sole distributor of the Global Human Body Models Consortium family of virtual models of the human body.


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.

Forrest Firm

Forrest Firm is a corporate law firm with offices in Raleigh-Durham, the Triad and Wilmington, NC. From services for start-ups to mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate and strategies for mature businesses, the experienced attorneys at Forrest Firm help business owners and executives balance business development and risk management.

Goler Community Development Center

Goler Community Development Center is supported by Goler Community Development Corporation – an economic empowerment entity. The Center provides workshops and services on a number of different important topics, such as business, personal finance, community outreach and more.

Heelstone Energy

Heelstone Energy is a leading independent power producer and solar developer with expertise across the downstream solar value chain. Heelstone Energy has proven capabilities to source, finance, build, and operate high-quality solar assets having developed and constructed projects with generating capacity in excess of 200 MWdc.

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.

Lucent Health

With over 40 years of corporate experience, Lucent Health is a Healthcare Risk Management Company that utilizes data in the most efficient and effective manner to maximize the impact of aggressive clinical, population and network risk management solutions, delivering the most affordable health plans for all employers.

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 its 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.

NK Patent Law

NK Patent Law is a North Carolina based patent law firm that is focused on providing business focused advice with respect to patents, trademarks, and intellectual property matters. With offices in Raleigh and Winston-Salem, our team of experienced professionals offers customized, high quality services in a wide variety of technical disciplines.

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.

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.

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.


Plakous Therapeutics

Plakous Therapeutics has been established to harness the innate, restorative healing capacity of the placenta and develop therapeutics for degenerative/regenerative diseases and wound healing applications.

Precise Bio

Combining the two paradigms of regenerative medicine and 3D bio-printing, Precise Bio uses 3D technology to grow live and vital complicated organs for transplant.

Rehab Builders, Inc.

Rehab Builders, Inc. is a design-build construction company licensed in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Tennessee, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Texas. Based in Winston-Salem, NC, we specialize in rehabilitating buildings that are eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.

Sanur Brokerage

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

SightLife Surgical

SightLife, founded in 1969, is the only non-profit global health organization solely focused on eliminating corneal blindness worldwide. SightLife Surgical, a for-profit subsidiary of SightLife, was launched in the fall of 2016 to accelerate the mission to eliminate corneal blindness worldwide by 2040 by driving innovations in research, products, therapeutics, prevention and policy to help those living with treatable corneal blindness.

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.

Sunrise Technologies, Inc.

Sunrise is a global company with its corporate headquarters in the Innovation Quarter and regional offices in Texas, Utah,  Switzerland and China. It offers Microsoft Dynamics 365 implementation, enhancement and support services for companies in apparel, footwear, home furnishings, textiles, manufacturing and retail.

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.

URO 1 Medical, Inc.

URO 1 Medical, Inc. 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.

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

Wexford Science & Technology 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.

Wildfire Advertising and Marketing

Established in 2002, Wildfire is a full-service marketing communications agency that drives high-quality strategic and creative products for clients of all size, from Fortune 500 companies to local start-ups.

WingWeb Consulting, LLC

WingWeb Consulting is a Software Design and Development Consulting business operating within the Finance, Health Care, Security and Manufacturing sectors.  WingWeb brings fresh ideas to the table, thanks to an extensive background in both hardware and software, along with 20+ years of experience in the Information Technology arena.