On the edge of downtown, the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter is a hub of leading-edge companies in the biomedical and information technology industries.
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is one the region’s and nation’s top medical centers, and has been deeply engaged in the local economy.
Forsyth Technical Community College is one of the local leaders in biotechnology education, and has garnered attention all the way up to the White House.
The Biotech Place resides in a renovated building that used to house part of the RJ Reynolds Tobacco facility. This recycling of older structures is aiding in the gentrification of the downtown area.
The recently opened Wake Forest Biotech Place, part of the Winston Salem Innovation Quarter, is a state of the are 242,000 square foot facility that will be at the forefront of medical innovation.