The North Carolina Agricultural & Life Sciences Research Foundation enhances research programs by seeking to increase public and private support for the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences (CALS).
This support creates new opportunities for CALS faculty, staff and students to innovate and to pursue excellence in research by developing and sustaining the critical partnerships that:
Enhance synergistic research among the agricultural and life sciences
Foster urban and rural economic development and stewardships of natural resources
Broaden awareness for CALS research achievements.
Build resources for the discovery, development, and commercialization of new ideas and technologies
Develop & articulate high-value research propositions
Develop & implement innovative funding programs
Simplify business processes and other interactions between the private sector and the University
Provide advocacy for the programs and research achievements of the College