Eastman and NC State enter joint research partnership

Eastman Chemical Company has entered into a multi-year agreement with North Carolina State University (NC State) to conduct joint research in chemistry, materials science and other scientific disciplines.

Under the agreement, Eastman will provide $10m (£6.2m) over six years in support of the Eastman Chemical Company Center of Excellence partnership.

It also establishes the Eastman Innovation Center laboratory, which will be located in the Partners II building on Centennial Campus.

The agreement allows visiting Eastman scientists to work in NC State labs and allows NC State researchers to do the same at Eastman sites.