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Informing, Educating and Networking

We Meet our Mission by providing:

  • Workshops, Informational and Educational Seminars
  • Conferences and Forums relevant to our Network
  • Community Development Programs
  • Entrepreneurial and Workforce Development Initiatives
  • One-on-One and Organizational Introductions
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Our Members and Sponsors empower and themselves and others by providing needed financial support that allows us to continue our work by serving the growing scientific and technical community. Our inclusive membership and sponsorship model provides equitable opportunities for participation including large and small enterprises, entrepreneurial startups, public and private research institutes, universities, individuals, and anyone with a vested interest in accelerating the growth of our scientific and technical economy.

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We Believe

Our Beliefs

We BELIEVE that the movement and exchange of ideas is the most powerful catalyst to facilitate innovative economic growth in the twenty first century and that we can encourage Constructive Innovation by:

…Providing meaningful opportunities for cross discipline collaboration…

…Encouraging interactions between large enterprises, smaller entrepreneurial enterprises, and the organizations that serve them…

…Presenting information, educational opportunities and bringing together diverse communities with worthwhile common goals…

…We TOGETHER will create economic success while improving the health and welfare of all…

COIN Model


Joe Magno

NC COIN’s Executive Director has a long history of successfully launching and supporting high technology companies.  His experience in large and small companies, government, and academic and research institutions provides a valuable resource to COIN, its members and Sponsors.
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