Wireless Antenna Technologies
Wake Forest is home to The Wireless Research Center of NC (WRCNC), a non-profit 501(C)(3) research organization focused on economic growth supporting research, development, testing and regulatory assistance for current and next generation wireless antenna technologies.

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Specialized Facility
The WRCNC is the only facility of its kind in the state. It’s an international destination for customers and partners who require specialized facilities coupled with applied and theoretical expertise, such as telecommunications, government/defense and medical industries. Current customers include mobile device companies, antenna design companies, defense contractors, and universities/researchers.  

Hub for Job Creation
The center serves as a hub for job creation, retention and expansion around the growing field of wireless and antenna technology for communications, medical and government use. It also serves as a catalyst for university research initiatives in wireless and antenna technology by providing cost-effective ready access to test laboratories and expertise that will make area universities more competitive when seeking government and commercial research grants and in the commercialization of technology.

Intellectual Property Neutrality
WRCNC does not hold any co-developed IP.  All IP is assigned to the respective customer.



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Wake Forest Economic Development

301 S. Brooks Street

Wake Forest, NC 27587

919-435-9400

News & Blog Posts

Wake Forest among top 10 fastest growing cities in NC!

July 11, 2016

Wake Forest is one of the top 10 cities in NC with the largest population increases between 2010 and 2015.  The 10 cities with the largest population increases between 2010 and 2015 contain 25% of the state’s total population but make up half of the total population growth over the five-year period. 

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