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Expansion to include 29,000 sq. ft. greenhouse at current campus in the Research Triangle Park


CHAPEL HILL, NC - REACH NC, aWeb portal that connects businesses, developers, government officials, otherresearchers and citizens to thousands of experts working in higher educationand research institutions throughout North Carolina now helps users find universityassets and resources across the state through a new tool called the REACH NCResource Finder.


(PRESS RELEASE from NC Office of the Governor) Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory and NorthCarolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Cisco willexpand its workforce in Research Triangle Park. The company plans to create 550 new jobs in North Carolina by the end of 2017.


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.


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


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.


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