The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) is a nonprofit organization that aims to promote collaboration between public and private entities. EDPNC provides numerous services to North Carolina business owners including site relocation, support, and helping to get new businesses started. Additionally, the partnership assists in creating international trade opportunities for North Carolina and helps firms to gain access to research, technology, and academic resources. The site gives a background on why North Carolina is a worthy business destination, its key industries, and an overview of the services provided by EDPNC.