Posts tagged “RTI”

August 19

Mayne Pharma's $50M GSK deal; UNC-CH opioid drug project; SAS targets heat, disease; RTI's $2M biofuels deal

Triangle headlines 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.

Updated August 5

RTI may bring a #StopZika campaign to US

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.

#StopZika campaign from RTI #StopZika campaign from RTI

Updated July 12

Premium Lock RTI to tackle premise of HB2: Are women, children really threatened?

House Bill 2 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?

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June 24

Premium Lock Triangle headlines: RTI-Zika research; Quintiles glucose monitoring; Cree's LED plant lights; PatientPay exec; Q2 award

Triangle headlines 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.

June 20

Premium Lock 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 7

Premium Lock RTI aims to boost problem solving capabilities with acquisition

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.

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June 6

Premium Lock LabCorp offers Zika virus test; RTI to host forum on the threat

Zika virus concerns LabCorp is rolling out a Zika virus test as concerns about the threat mount. Meanwhile, RTI International will host a forum about Zika on Tuesday with Congressman David Price.

Updated April 27

Premium Lock Double winners: HQ Raleigh, Red Hat share Full Steam awards spotlight

Full Steam Ahead awards  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.

April 18

Premium Lock Can Zika be transmitted through the air? RTI to find out

RTI International As global concerns about the Zika virus grows, RTI International wants to find out if it can be transmitted through the air by coughing and sneezing. RTI is funding the study.

March 23

Premium Lock RTI International ranks No. 6 on Forbes list of best midsize company employers

Forbes  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.

March 16

Premium Lock RTI, NCSU, Kenan tech institute to provide $2.3M to research teams

Dollar sign      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.

March 10

Premium Lock RTI researchers to study whether mobile application can reduce HIV

RTI RTI International will develop and test a mobile health application of an HIV risk reduction intervention for young, sexually-active, substance-using African American women in North Carolina.

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November 20, 2015

Premium Lock 1 in 3 two-year-olds in the United States have not received all recommended childhood vaccines, study finds

RTI International One-third of children did not receive all recommended vaccinations by 24 months of age. Western states had the lowest completion rates, Southern states had the highest.

Tags: Fiber, GSK, RTI
Updated November 12, 2015

Premium Lock RTI research shows marijuana usage is accurate indicator in predicting passage of medical marijuana laws

RTI International 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.

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November 9, 2015

Premium Lock RTI International names three new fellows; promotes Dorota Temple

New RTI Fellows - November 2015 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.

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Updated October 26, 2015

Premium Lock Apple wants TV apps, RTI names VP, Xerox reviewing its business

Bulldog In today's Bulldog update of technology news: Apple seeks TV apps; RTI International names new VP; Xerox reviewing options after net loss.

Tags: RTI, Apple
August 28, 2015

Premium Lock Silicon Valley semiconductor firm buys Raleigh-based Ziptronix for $39M

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.

Ziptronix bonding technology in process. Ziptronix bonding technology in process.

June 29, 2015

Premium Lock Former Peace Corps director takes on new role at RTI itnernational

Aaron Williams 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.

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Updated June 8, 2015

Premium Lock Cree lands $1.5M, RTI International $450k for federal lighting research projects

Green energy 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.

June 8, 2015

Premium Lock New RTI project targets LED-based color tunable lighting for schools

RTI International RTI International is aiming to develop less expensive lighting for schools that also will be "color tunable" under a federal grant project announced Monday.

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