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(DURHAM, NC) – The Research Park Foundation signed a term sheet with Hines, the international real estate firm, to be its development partner and serve as master developer for the first phase of a mixed-use development within the Research Triangle Park (RTP) in Durham, NC.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., USA, November 18, 2013—The AATCC Foundation, Inc., based out of the Research Triangle Park, has launched a new endowed scholarship program that allows a sponsoring person, family, or company to donate funds that will form the basis for an ongoing, annual scholarship. Donations to the AATCC Foundation Endowed Scholarship Program, as it is called, are generally tax deductible.
November 11, 2013 – RTP, NC - The Research Triangle Park has been selected out of 52 cities to bolster STEM mentorship for underrepresented students.
US2020 announced the first round finalists for its City Competition, including Research Triangle Park, which were chosen out of 52 applicants nationwide. The US2020 City Competition capitalizes on the role of cities as centers for innovation, supporting outstanding efforts to build science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) mentoring capacity at the local level.
The thirteen winning cities include:
This piece originally ran here: http://www.bayercropscience.us/news/press-releases?storyId=e3561762-b4e7-4e0b-a08a-7902936fc653
Washington, D.C., October 15, 2013 – Five cleantech startups were named finalists at the 2013 Southeast Region Finals of the Cleantech Open, the world’s largest cleantech accelerator. The five finalist companies were selected from among 20 companies founded by innovative cleantech entrepreneurs that entered the Southeast regional accelerator of the Cleantech Open this year. Tampa, Fla.-based, Trash 2
Bring your friends, bring your colleagues, and come on out for RTP’s October Food Truck Rodeo!
Date: Thursday, October 17
Time: 11:30 AM -1:30 PM
Location: RTP Headquarters, 12 Davis Drive, Durham, NC.
Participating Food Trucks:
Liv's Food Truck
Registration is open for AATCC’s Denim and Fashion Garment Washing Symposium, to be held December 10-12 in Research Triangle Park, NC, USA.
The two-day program will feature global experts presenting and discussing topics such as eco-design and color trends, innovative fibers and fabrics, sustainable denim and garment processing, and novel techniques and technologies. In addition to presentations, the symposium will include optional tours of Cotton Incorporated and the College of Textiles at North Carolina State University.
Speakers and topics confirmed to date include:
This story originally ran here:http://ffvcnc.org/biomason-wins-500000-euros-in-postcode-lottery-green-challenge/
The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge is the largest annual worldwide competition for sustainable entrepreneurs who can instigate change. The challenge is looking for products or services that combine sustainability, entrepreneurship and creativity.
Washington, D.C. – September 20, 2013 – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) released its “Cities as a Lab: Designing the Innovation Economy” report that demonstrates how design can foster innovative approaches to the changing needs of American cities.
This report, released during the National Leadership Speaker Series: Resiliency & Security in the 21st Century at the National Press Club explores policy trends and experimentation taking place in cities around the globe.