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The North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office

I am proud to have the opportunity to serve and support our military as a part of NC DEFTECH, headquartered in Fayetteville, NC. DEFTECH is lead by Denny Lewis and Bob Burton with support provided by Fayetteville Technical Community College.

For more information, or to become part of the DEFTECH network, contact

Denny Lewis

Bob Burton

or visit the DEFTECH website at:


The North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office (DEFTECH) is a state funded entity of the North Carolina Military Business Center. Through education, outreach, networking and liaison, DEFTECH enables elements of the North Carolina innovation ecosystem to address complex national security problems, and increases economic opportunities for businesses in the state. The North Carolina innovation ecosystem consists of businesses, the university and community college systems, public-private partnerships, investors, State agencies and military commands. DEFTECH serves DoD and federal agencies and the innovation ecosystem by:

  • scouting the state for breakthrough technologies
  • coaching industry to identify defense applications
  • communicating federal technology needs
  • positioning businesses to meet requirements
  • representing North Carolina to federal customers
  • conducting emerging technology forums
  • serving as the North Carolina liaison to DoD and federal innovation offices

About The North Carolina Military Business Center

The North Carolina Military Business Center(NCMBC) is a statewide business development and technology transition entity of the North Carolina Community College System, headquartered at Fayetteville Technical Community College. 

The mission of the NCMBC is to leverage military and other federal business opportunities to expand the economy, grow jobs and improve quality of life in North Carolina.

The NCMBC’s primary goal is to increase federal revenues for businesses in North Carolina.  The Department of Defense has an annual impact of $66 billion and is the second largest sector of North Carolina’s economy (12% GDP). With six major military bases, over 100 National Guard and 40 Army Reserve facilities and the third highest number of uniformed military personnel in the country, the State of North Carolina created the NCMBC to leverage opportunities with these installations, DoD commands and federal agencies operating worldwide.