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Wake Tech RTP opens new Lilly Science and Technology Center

Backed by Lilly, Wake Tech and Durham Tech collaborate to meet demand for skilled professionals.


Biomason takes aim at one of the world’s most polluting products

This company is harnessing microbes to shrink the carbon footprint of cement.


U.S. FDA authorizes Eli Lilly's COVID-19 antibody drug

FDA-approved bebtelovimab is made for emergency use in high-risk patients with mild-to-moderate COVID-19. 


GreenLight Biosciences expands footprint

This agricultural tech company is expanding their greenhouse, laboratory and office space in RTP as a critical step to creating solutions for a food secure future.


First-ever pig-to-human heart transplant offers hope for thousands in need of organs

Revivicor, a spinoff of United Therapeutics, developed the first genetically modified pig transplanted to a human patient successfully. 


Apple announces a new campus at Research Triangle Park

Apple plans invest $1 billion to establish a campus in Research Triangle Park and create at least 3,000 jobs with an average pay of $187,000 a year starting in 2023.


Jaguar Gene Therapy to build $125.4 M, 200-job manufacturing site in RTP

The fast-growing young company plans to manufacture clinical and commercial quantities of its novel adeno-associated virus (AAV)-based gene therapies. 


RTP gets a skyscraper: The Hub project lands office tower from developer Longfellow

Longfellow Real Estate Partners has signed on to develop 220,000 square feet of office and life science space at Hub RTP. The building will feature state-of-the-art lab space and Class A office space. 


IPM Chirana picks RTP for U.S. headquarters

Ventilator maker joins RTP's biotechnology hub, gaining access to clinical research organizations, Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, both of which have research hospitals.


Google picks Durham for new engineering hub

Focused on cloud computing, this tech giant's engineering hub is part of a $7B plan to invest in its growing U.S. operations.


Beam Therapeutics moves to RTP

Developing precision medicines through DNA base editing, Beam plans for an $83M manufacturing facility, creating hundreds of jobs. 


Multi-cancer early detection company chooses new lab location in RTP

Grail, Inc. will invest $100M in coming years to support its new facility, which will bring 400 biotech jobs by 2025.

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Founded in 1959 and located at the center of three Tier-1 research universities, RTP is North Carolina's premier global innovation center. Its 7,000 acres house hundreds of companies, including science and technology firms, government agencies, academic institutions, startups and nonprofits.

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