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Innovative Companies

Companies Located in Innovation Quarter

Wake Forest Innovation Quarter is home to a growing number of innovative companies in the fields of biomedical science, nanotechnology, chemistry, information technology, contract research and support services. Together these companies through their science, product development and mutual collaboration are enabling this new hub for innovation that is Innovation Quarter.

Allegacy Federal Credit Union

Allegacy offers its members online bill payment, loans, financial planning, and much more. At Allegacy, you’ll find knowledgeable people who are focused on your financial wellbeing. We offer sound financial advice backed by products and services designed with your business goals and best interest in mind. Whether you opened your doors yesterday or fifty years ago, it’s never too late to turn to Allegacy for all of your business banking needs.


ASINEX, an international company, is a full-service chemistry provider of lead generation and lead optimization solutions offering custom synthesis, virtual-to-real screening and computational design services.

C Change Surgical, LLC

C Change Surgical, LLC, is transforming surgery by degrees with sterile field thermal control technology called IntraTemp. IntraTemp defines the new standard of care in portable controlled-temperature for irrigation and lavage fluids.

Cafe Brioche Dorée

Brioche Dorée started in France 30 years ago as a single café bakery. The brand quickly gained notoriety with its uniquely Parisian style and urban French cuisine. The concept of freshly baked, homemade products with a quick service successfully spread through Europe. Today, as a stepping stone for Brioche Dorée in North America, we want to bring this Parisian experience to Winston Salem through our brand new restaurant in Wake Forest Biotech Place.

Carol Maurin Photography

Carol Maurin portrait photography is a language of expressions. Carol combines an artistic eye, psychological insight, and technical expertise to transform living expressions into lasting images. The result is a visual story that portrays the unique character of each subject.

Carolina Immunochemistry LLC

Carolina Immunochemistry LLC is a research and development company founded in 2012.  The company specializes in the development of antibody-based assays for vitamin D for clinical use.

Carolina Immunochemistry, LLC

see Carolina Liquid Chemistries Corporation CLC

Carolina Liquid Chemistries Corp.

Carolina Liquid Chemistries Corporation CLC, is a company engaged in the business of developing, manufacturing and commercializing in vitro diagnostic reagents for quantitative testing of analytes, which are used in hospital and private laboratories worldwide. After starting in the Wet Lab LaunchPad™ at Innovation Quarter, the company expanded in 2012 and moved to Wake Forest Biotech Place, where it works on creating applications for a new chemistry analyzer, and to research and develop new assays for Vitamin D and syphilis.

Read a profile of Carolina Liquid Chemistries.


CATLab is a precision test equipment calibration service laboratory serving manufacturing, municipal and service industries throughout the United States. We provide repair and calibration services for electrical, pressure, temperature, humidity and other equipment utilized by Quality, Electrical and Instrument Technicians.

CleanBlue Technologies, INC

Clean Blue Technologies is the waste to energy bio-technology Company that grows opportunities from waste. Our technology uses waste of all types and transforms it into bio-fuels. It even powers itself. Currently we are concentrating on the Bio Medical Waste feedstock. Our mission is to cut down on wastes to provide easy access to energy. It will benefit landfills, on both land and in the oceans, to help clean up our environment. While giving back to our planet as we clean up the wastes, we also create eco-friendly energy for our own use.

Read a profile of Clean Blue Technologies.

Concentric Communications

Concentric Communications is a marketing firm that specializes in strategic communications consulting, website development, and writing and design for financial institutions, businesses and nonprofit organizations.

Creative PEG Works

Creative PEGWorks provides unique biopolymeric materials, including polyethylene glycol, polyamino acid, polysaccharide, degradable biopolymers, PEGylated polymers and fluorescent dye-tagged polymers.

Dedicated Professional Resources

DEDICATED is a human resource consulting firm that was formed to help business leaders manage the change that impacts customers and employees. The company believes its strategic and tactical approach helps CEOs and presidents make decisions with confidence when they are faced with issues related to employee performance, internal complaints and investigations, legal compliance, terminations, and attracting and retaining top talent.

DayTech Solutions, LLC

DayTech Solutions offers comprehensive solutions to problems in thermoplastics and thermosets. Services include design, synthesis and sourcing of novel additives and polymers as well as competitive analysis and product deformulation. They are globally recognized for fire science materials with a focus on non-halogenated flame retardants and nanomaterials for aerospace, construction, automotive, electrical and other applications.

Downtown Health Plaza

The Downtown Health Plaza, an outpatient clinic of Wake Forest Baptist Health, is designed to meet the needs of a growing, increasingly diverse population. The 47,600-square-foot medical facility, located at 1200 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Winston-Salem, serves all Forsyth County residents and surrounding communities. A tremendous community resource, it provides access to care not available to many otherwise.

Dynamic Quest

Dynamic Quest provides IT services and expertise. Headquartered in Greensboro, and with an office at Innovation Quarter, Dynamic Quest serves companies from Charlotte to Raleigh. Dynamic Quest offers: IT management; 24/7/365 help desk support; secure data center for cloud hosting, remote backup and virtualization; application development; business consulting; and hardware and software purchasing.


Global Future Solutions is an Australian company that operates in the field of Green Chemistry to create and distribute economically priced, non-toxic and sustainable antibacterial and enzyme products throughout the world.


HCEC, LLC is a company formed in January 2013 that is the result of collaboration between Ocular Systems, Inc., the North Carolina Eye Bank and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. HCEC’s goal is to advance a promising new technology aimed at engineering replacement corneas in the lab for transplantation. The new approach involves isolating cells from “banked’’ donor corneas to grow replacement corneal tissue in the lab; the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine is conducting the research.  See the press release.

H.T. PROF Executive Search

H.T. PROF Executive Search was started in 1997 recruiting mainly in the area of Data Technology.  Today, the company recruits a variety of skills across multiple industries with an emphasis on traditional Technology, Bio Tech, Clean Tech and Engineering.  H.T. PROF also recruits extensively for International companies and specifically Israeli companies hiring in the U.S.

Inmar Inc.

Inmar offers growth-minded business leaders a real-time commerce platform for connecting retailers, manufacturers and service providers. By delivering value and insights for billions of complex transactions, we enable trading partners to be more responsive to the shopper and more effective in commerce.

KeraNetics, LLC

KeraNetics, LLC is a biomaterials company focused on creating inexpensive keratin-based products for use in areas of regenerative medicine, trauma care, tools for research scientists, and hair and skin care products. The company, located in the Richard Dean Biomedical Research Building, was spun out of research done at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

MedOptimum, LLC

MedOptimum is a medical device development company focused on devices for the anesthesia marketplace.

NanoMedica, Inc.

NanoMedica is a development-stage company with core competencies in biomedical applications of nanotechnology and molecular biology. The company’s mission is to enable better medicine through nanotechnology by helping its biopharmaceutical partners and customers “discover more with less™.” Through in-depth discussions with collaborators, partners and customers, NanoMedica has learned that among the most pressing current challenges in drug discovery are cost, labor and time.

Ocular Systems Inc.

Specializing in all things cornea, Ocular Systems Inc is the preferred partner for surgeons, eye banks and related medical professionals dedicated to restoring sight. Recognized as industry innovators, OSI, contributes to high quality outcomes that help physicians improve patients’ lives.

OnceLogix, LLC

OnceLogix is a software development firm focused on designing 100 percent, web-based software solutions, business applications and database management solutions. The flagship product for the company,, electronically manages documentation, staff information, client files and interoffice communication.

Optical Concepts

Optical Concepts is a wholesale optical lab making prescription lenses for optometrists and opticians.

Ria Solutions Group

RIA Solutions Group  RIA Solutions Group is an international computer software development services company. We build custom computer software solutions for the web, desktop, and mobile devices for companies needing software solutions designed for their unique business challenges. Our wide technology expertise and global team allows RIA to bring high quality solutions from concept to implementation quickly and effectively.


SolidSpace is a provider of IT services and hosting solutions, enabling small to mid-size businesses to benefit from enterprise level IT solutions economically. SolidSpace provides on-site and remote IT services PC/network, managed services, collocation, dedicated hosting, website, database and application hosting, plus broadband internet services to the downtown Winston-Salem area. SolidSpace is dedicated to helping businesses achieve their IT goals with more than 10 years of experience in computer, network repairs and support.

Sunrise Technologies, Inc.

Sunrise offers its customers a combined expertise of business knowledge, strong project management capability and a powerful business software solution. Sunrise Technologies is a global company with its corporate headquarters in Innovation Quarter and regional offices in Dallas, Texas, Los Angeles, California and Xi’an, China.

Targacept, Inc.

Targacept, Inc., is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing NNR Therapeutics™, a new class of drugs for the treatment of central nervous system diseases and disorders. Targacept’s product candidates selectively modulate neuronal nicotinic receptors that serve as key regulators of the nervous system to promote therapeutic effects and limit adverse side effects.

Time Warner Telecom

Time Warner Telecom integrates data, dedicated Internet access, and local and long distance voice services for long distance carriers, wireless communications companies, incumbent local exchange carriers, and enterprise organizations in health care and finance, as well as for military, state and local government. Time Warner Telecom is headquartered in Littleton, CO, and has an office in Innovation Quarter.

Veterinary Bioscience Institute

The Veterinary Bioscience Institute, in partnership with Preclinical Translational Services, translates and modifies validated technologies used in human surgical education and creates more effective training tools for the laboratory animal community. In addition to videos using surgeons, equipment, imaging services and laparoscopic training facilities in Innovation Quarter, the collaboration includes online courses, webinars and seminars aimed at clinical and research veterinarians, biomedical research faculty and technicians, as well as instructors and students in pre-veterinary, veterinary and veterinary technician programs. The collaboration will also include hands-on surgical and microsurgical workshops at Innovation Quarter for clinical and research veterinarians and human surgeons, biomedical research faculty and technicians.