DHMRI, where research begins with an idea, not a sample

Located at the heart of the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC), the David H. Murdock Research Institute (DHMRI) bridges the research gap between academics and industry by providing R&D solutions in a customer-focused, yet collaborative environment. The DHMRI catalyzes innovation at the public-private interface by driving and supporting R&D efforts with partners who are located both on and off campus.. The institute leverages state-of-the-art research technologies and expertise with integrated approaches to provide robust solutions to the growing biotechnology research field.

The NCRC is a visionary effort to bring together scientists from public and private sectors to focus on innovation in the areas of agriculture, nutrition and human health. The NCRC is the vision of David H. Murdock, Chairman of Dole Foods, and currently houses 8 university research groups as well as a number of public and private organizations and companies.

Working together with the campus partners, the DHMRI, a 501(c)3 research institute, supports R&D efforts by bringing together campus wide expertise and advanced instrumentation to deliver high-quality solutions in an efficient and cost-effective manner. The mission of the DHMRI is to offer a customer-focused environment that allows researchers to advance discovery and development at the intersection of agriculture, nutrition and human health. By combining the expertise provided by the NCRC with the DHMRI expertise and on-site technologies of the DHMRI, the institute delivers creative multi-disciplinary solutions to the most complex problems.