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Posts tagged “Economic development”

Updated 2:18 p.m. today

CRO Veristat to open Triangle office, is already hiring

New jobs     Veristat, a contract research organization that works with life science companies, plans to open an office in the Triangle area later this year. Some positions are already being filled.

Updated 7:26 a.m. today

Premium Lock 'Launch Startup in a Day' program aims to cut red tape

Startups   Whether one embraces federal programs, a question should be asked of city leaders in Durham, Raleigh and elsewhere across North Carolina: Why aren't you part of the Obama Administration's "Startup in a Day" initiative?

6:43 a.m. today

WTW news in review: Week of June 20, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of June 20, part two of two.

6:41 a.m. today

WTW news in review: Week of June 20, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of June 20, part one of two.

Updated June 24

Joan Siefert Rose: 7 crucial lessons in building successful startup hubs

Joan Siefert Rose Want to build a successful startup hub? Here are the Council for Entrepreneurial Development's top seven answers on what to do, and what not to do, to promote a vibrant entrepreneurial culture.

June 24

Mike Walden: How can we boost economic growth?

Mike Walden Analysis: There are two questions to address about the growth slump. The first is, what's causing it? The second is, what - if anything - can we do about it? As you will see, there's an abundance of both economic diagnoses and solutions.

Updated June 22

New NCSU-led hub to focus on worker skills, tech adoption costs

A new federally backed high-tech hub to be hosted at N.C. State will have a mission of addressing worker skills as well as adoption costs for new technology. The Obama Administration named NCSU as the host of a southeast hub for the new Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute.

President Obama announces new initiative President Obama announces new initiative

June 21

Senate sends crowdfunding bill to House in 'significant step'

Crowdfunding  The North Carolina Senate on Monday unanimously approved a bill that would permit crowdfunding in North Carolina. Startup investor and crowdfunding advocate Mark Easley says the vote is a "significant step forward."

June 20

Industry group hails new solar manufacturing jobs

Solar energy      An India-based company's decision to build a solar panel manufacturing facility in Halifax is good news for North Carolina's clean industry sector, says the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association.

June 20

NC State lands federal smart manufacturing hub

N.C. State will serve as the southeast hub for a new $140 million-plus Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute being announced today by President Obama.

President Obama tours Vacom in RTP President Obama tours Vacom in RTP

June 20

Premium Lock AT&T broadens reach of NC Next Generation Network

AT&T is expanding the reach of its fiber broadband network across North Carolina, and a key driver remains the North Carolina Next Generation Network. As part of its commitment to that project, AT&T provides free Internet access to a growing number of community centers and low income housing.

Service area as spelled out for NC NGN in RFP Service area as spelled out for NC NGN in RFP

June 20

RTI International to add 190,000 SF building

RTI International RTI International's home campus in RTP is about to grow larger with an additional building and parking deck.

June 20

WTW news in review: Week of June 13, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of June 13, part two of two.

June 20

WTW news in review: Week of June 13, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of June 13, part one of two.

June 17

Premium Lock Institute for Emerging Issues director stepping down

Institute for Emerging Issues Anita R. Brown-Graham, the director of the Institute for Emerging Issues at NCSU, is resigning at the end of June.

June 16

Silicon Valley startup brings emerging cloud tech, jobs to Triangle

CloudGenix, an emerging player in "cloud" technology through its software-defined networking rather than traditional routers, will formally open its new Raleigh operation next week. CEO Kumar Ramachandran will be in the Triangle to discuss the company, its technology, and the new jobs it's bringing.

June 16

Triangle flexes cleantech, IoT muscle at Smart City Summit

Triangle leaders are talking up the region's cleantech, Internet of Things and more at the Smart Cities Innovation Summit. Jenn Bosser, executive director of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster, talks about why the Triangle is participating and how the cleantech cluster initiative can benefit the region.

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Updated June 16

Triangle partnership delays plan; Harvey Schmitt acting as advisor

RTRP  Faced with the impending retirement of longtime CEO Charles Hayes and the resignation of COO Lee Anne Nance, the Research Triangle Regional Partnership on Wednesday said it is pushing back development of a new strategic plan. Former Raleigh Chamber CEO Harvey Schmitt is helping shape future strategy.

June 14

NC IDEA to seek more funding for Ecosystem Partner grants

Thom Ruhe With $10 million in requests for its new Ecosystem Partner grants, NC IDEA is delaying the announcement of winners and seeking to raise more funds, says NC IDEA CEO Thom Ruhe.

June 13

Premium Lock NC Research Campus names veteran entrepreneur to lead business development

Chris Ervin Chris Ervin, an entrepreneur and a former head of entrepreneurship at UNC-Charlotte, is the new director of business development at the North Carolina Research Campus.

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