KickStart Venture Services, a department within the UNC-Chapel Hill Office of Commercialization and Economic Development, supports faculty startup formation, business development and growth by providing coaching and mentoring, early-stage funding, connection with key service providers, management, investors and space.

Interested in learning about the services that KickStart can provide and other services available at UNC and in the Triangle? *CLICK HERE* (will send you to the full site, in word form now) 

Drop by and visit us at the Venture Hub! Located right above Time-Out and close to all the great Franklin Street landmarks.

The NC TraCS Institute at UNC-Chapel Hill is one of 60 medical research institutions working together as a national consortium to improve the way biomedical research is conducted across the country. The consortium is funded through the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA), led by the National Center for Research Resources, part of the National Institutes of Health.

For more information about NC TraCS programs and services, call us at 919.966.6022, email us at, or visit us online at