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3/7/2014

The head of the Research Triangle Foundation told Johnston County Commissioners Monday the RTP wants to donate office space to the county.

Bob Geolas (pictured), promoting the concept of a regional rail system, said the RTP would like to use the donation of the office space to strengthen the relationship between the RTP and the county.

Commissioner Ted Godwin thanked Geolas for the offer but said Johnston County needs to have “a seat at the table” regarding plans for a proposed regional rapid rail system.

3/3/2014

ST. LOUIS (February 27, 2014) – Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON), which has an R&D lab in RTP, announced Thursday, January 27th, that it has been named one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” by FORTUNE magazine. Monsanto was recognized No. 2 in its industry sector.
“We are proud to receive this recognition from FORTUNE as it’s a direct reflection of the quality of the people here at Monsanto who are among the very best in the world,” said Hugh Grant, Monsanto’s chairman and CEO. “These types

2/3/2014

The Research Triangle Foundation, a not-for-profit responsible for building the Research Triangle Park back in the 50s, has made a surprise announcement: it's been buying up several adjacent properties along I-40. And it intends to build.

1/29/2014

Lenovo maintains its headquarters in North Carolina's Research Triangle area, and here, it seems, the electronics giant seems intent to grow.

1/6/2014

VIA NEWS & OBSERVER

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— When Mike Mack, chief executive of the multi-national biotech firm Syngenta, called Mary-Dell Chilton from Switzerland this summer to congratulate his employee on winning the prestigious World Food Prize, Chilton had one question.

1/6/2014

SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: UTHR) announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Orenitram (treprostinil) Extended-Release Tablets for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in WHO Group I patients to improve exercise capacity.

12/18/2013

On Jan 9, 2013, the NC Science, Mathematics & Technology (SMT) Education Center announced that The Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina donated $5,000 to help create new tools that enhance and support science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in North Carolina’s schools.

12/2/2013

National & International Press Mentions

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