The North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office (DEFTECH) is a state funded entity of the North Carolina Military Business Center.  Through education, outreach, networking and liaison, DEFTECH enables elements of the North Carolina innovation ecosystem to address complex national security problems, and increases economic opportunities for businesses in the state.

The North Carolina innovation ecosystem consists of businesses, the university and community college systems, public-private partnerships, investors, State agencies and military commands.


DEFTECH serves DoD and federal agencies and the innovation ecosystem by: scouting the state for breakthrough technologies coaching industry to identify defense applications communicating federal technology needs positioning businesses to meet requirements representing North Carolina to federal customers conducting emerging technology forums serving as the North Carolina liaison to DoD and federal innovation offices.

DEFTECH Mission: DEFTECH enables the NC Innovation Ecosystem to address complex national security problems.

DEFTECH Vision: North Carolina is the "Frontline of the Future" supporting the Nation's defense and homeland security to provide technological overmatch in a changing joint and multi-domain operational environment.

Sign-up today to join the DEFTECH network.  DEFTECH will assist with reviewing whitepapers and submissions to government solicitations for emerging technology requirements.  DEFTECH will keep you informed on emerging requirements and Broad Agency Announcements (BAA) across DoD, the DHS, and other federal agencies.