Find Collaborators/Resources

REACH NC uses advanced technologies to uncover expert resources and reveal connections so that individuals and groups can quickly and easily form teams to solve problems and compete for research funding.

REACH NC gives users the ability to search and browse thousands of expert profiles, use sophisticated visual analytics tools, and make connections to colleagues down the hall or across the state—all through an easy-to-use Web portal.

Find a Collaborator

REACH NC is a Web portal that enables users to search, browse and find thousands of experts and assets within North Carolina higher education and research institutions. REACH NC's expert profiles can assist people in industry, community groups and university personnel in efforts to find information and potential collaborators for research and problem-solving.

Find a collaborator through REACH NC's web portal.

For hands-on or in-person help finding a collaborator, or assistance using REACH NC, please send an email to Karen Demby at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 919.962.2472.

UNC Network for Research Professionals (NRP)

The UNC-NRP is a peer group that is open to all research personnel on campus to help increase awareness and communication of best practices through a series of educational seminars, resources, mentoring and networking programs.

This forum helps facilitate campus-wide improvements in the overall management of clinical, social, and translational research.

Visit the NRP website to learn more.

NC TraCS Stakeholder Network

Offered through our Community and Stakeholder Engagement Program, the NC TraCS Stakeholder Network is comprised of diverse individuals and organizations who are interested in guiding and supporting research at UNC and in their communities.

Members of our network are available to serve as stakeholders for health research, and collaborate on research projects related to their areas of expertise. To be connected with members of our network, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For more information on this initiative, visit