Posts tagged “RTI”
Mayne Pharma's $50M GSK deal; UNC-CH opioid drug project; SAS targets heat, disease; RTI's $2M biofuels deal
In today's wrapup of tech and life science headlines from around the Triangle region: Mayne Pharma spends $50 million to acquire some GSK dermatology assets; UNC-CH researchers help develop an opioid drug candidate from scratch; SAS works with an Arizona county to fight heat and disease; and RTI International lands a $2M-plus biofuels contract.
A multi-media social awareness campaign to help combat the Zika virus that was researched and designed by RTI International has launched in Puerto Rico. However, since the campaign targets Puerto Rico, it's not necessarily appropriate for the U.S. But RTI is considering a similar U.S. plan.
Researchers at RTI International are launching a study of a key issue in the continuing controversy over North Carolina House Bill 2: Are women and children at risk if transgender people are permitted to use bathrooms of the gender with which they identify?
Triangle headlines: RTI-Zika research; Quintiles glucose monitoring; Cree's LED plant lights; PatientPay exec; Q2 award
Triangle headline news this week includes: RTI to host Zika research; Quintiles offers new glucose monitoring service; Cree offers new LEDS to boost plants; PatientPay adds a new exec; and Quintiles joint venture Q2 wins an award.
RTI International is acquiring Syntegrity, a Canada-based firm that focuses on what it calls "global orchestration" services - i.e., working with clients to solve problems, transform, innovate and mobilize "in a good way." Plus: What is Syntegration.
HQ Raleigh and Red Hat each captured two awards in WRAL TechWire's fourth "Full Steam Ahead Awards" on Tuesday night. Dave Rizzo, foounder of NC IDEA and IDEA Fund Partners, and Research Triangle Regional Partnership CEO Charles Hayes are among five lifetime service award recipients.
RTI International, one of the oldest and most prestigious among Research Triangle Park-based companies, is the No. 6 firm on the second annual Forbes magazine list of America's Best Employers for mid-sized companies.
Research teams pursing work across multiple disciplines will have a chance at landing funding from a new $2.3 million initiative established by RTI International, N.C. State University and the Kenan Institute for Engineering, Technology and Science. It's called GRIP.
RTI research shows marijuana usage is accurate indicator in predicting passage of medical marijuana laws
A research study from RTI International shows that the frequency of marijuana usage in the past month is an accurate indicator in predicting the likelihood that a state will adopt medical marijuana laws.
RTI International recently announced new Fellows. The new Fellows are accomplished in a number of research areas--from helping to better understand alcohol and tobacco addictions to advancing energy efficient lighting and 3-D imaging technology.
Ziptronix, a semiconductor firm spun off from RTI International which raised more than $30 million over the years in venture capital, has been sold to a Silicon Valley firm for $39 million. The RTP company has been a pioneer in development of 3-D chip technology.
Aaron Williams, who left RTI International in 2009 to become director of the U.S. peace Corps then returned in 2012 as head of international development, is taking on a new role. Another RTI executive also is changing jobs.
Cree and RTI International will embark on new Department of Energy research projects into solid-state lighting after landing grants of $1.5 million and $450,000 respectively. But each organization is also contributing to project costs.