Posts tagged “RTI”

July 24

Premium Lock Is oil well water safe for irrigation? Feds want RTI, Duke to find out

Water RTI International and Duke University are teaming up to determine whether the use of so-called "produced water" from oil wells for crop irrigation is safe. And there's a lot of this water. Plus: Defining "produced water."

June 8

Premium Lock New 'asset map' tool aims to help NC cities drive innovation

Communities looking to promote innovation can now inventory their assets through a new "asset map" tool from the Institute for Emerging Issues, RTI International and several other partners.

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Updated June 1

Premium Lock With boots on ground, RTI International mobilizes to fight new Ebola outbreak

Scientists and researchers at RTI International are part of a growing multi-national commitment from "first responders" to fight a new outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Africa. The Triangle-based organization has boots on the ground already who are helping coordinate information and diseases response.

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March 30

Premium Lock RTI to support $48M antibiotic accelerator effort (+ video)

RTI International will provide technical and regulatory support services for a new biotech accelerator program aiming to boost development of treatments that target antibiotic resistant bacteria.

Updated March 9

Premium Lock Study: Transgender, LGBTQ+ communities not a threat to others in public spaces

HB2 debate   Contrary to one of the most often cited premises in so-called "bathroom bills" such as North Carolina's House Bill 2, transgender people do not pose a threat to others in public or private spaces, according to a new study from RTI International. Rather, the report concludes that transgender people as well as other members of the LGBTQ+ communities are at "high risk" of being victims of physical and sexual assault as well as other crimes.

Updated March 9

Premium Lock Key Findings in 'Violence and LGBTQ+ Communities What Do We Know, and What Do We Need to Know?'

HB2 debate The authors of RTI's newly published study of "Violence and LGBTQ+ Communities" cite five "key findings."

March 9

Premium Lock RTI: 3 'potential strategies' to deal with anti-LGBTQ+ victimization

Diversity  The lead author of RTI International's study of victimization against members of LGBTQ+ communities spells out three "potential strategies" for dealing with public safety issues.

Updated March 8

Premium Lock RTI forms new division focusing on sustainable economic development

RTI International is forming a new division to work with clients on developing and delivering what it calls sustainable "impact solutions" in economic development. The division is called Attego, which derives from the Latin for "achieve."

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March 2

Premium Lock RTI researchers map strategy to combat China's 'airpocalypse'

Smog has gotten so bad in China that la group of lawyers are suing the government, seeking an apology and compensation. But clearer skies could be ahead thanks to research conducted by scientists at RTI International.

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January 23

Premium Lock RTI wins $3.1M federal renewable energy grant

RTI International has landed a $3.1 million federal grant for development of renewable energy involving ammonia synthesis as part of a recently announced $35 million federal initiative. Plus: What is this program all about?

January 17

Premium Lock UNC, consortium to explore genome sequencing for newborns

DNA        Are you ready to explore baby's genome? UNC clinical geneticists are part of a national consortium of researchers studying the ins and outs of genome sequencing for newborn health screenings and beyond.

Updated January 17

Premium Lock RTI International revenues, work force surge in 2016

2016 goes in the books as another year of major growth for RTI International. The Triangle-based independent, nonprofit research institute grew its employee headcount by some 15 percent and also increased revenues by almost 7 percent.

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Updated January 10

Premium Lock Exclusive: Acquisitions a preview of what's ahead for RTI, which is hiring in Triangle

RTI International on Monday disclosed two acquisitions - and more appear to be on the horizon. In an exclusive Q&A interview, RTI's CEO talks about why the huge independent, nonprofit research institute made the deals - and what could be coming in 2017. Plus: RTI is hiring in the Triangle.

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January 9

Premium Lock RTI makes another deal, acquiring consulting group of Colorado firm

RTI International is adding nearly 40 consultants to its global arsenal of research and related services by acquiring a division of Colorado-based Riverside Technology. It's the second addition to RTI made through acquisition formally announced Monday.

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January 9

Premium Lock RTI International acquires USAID partner International Resources Group

IRG International Resources Group, a provider of services to the U.S. Agency for International Development and with contracts around the world, is now part of RTP-based RTI International.

Updated December 13, 2016

Premium Lock RTI, Validic partner on data from wearables for research

Wearables to provide data for health research. RTI International and Validic have partnered to optimize consumer wearable and health sensor data for research, using Validic data recorded from wearable devices.

November 22, 2016

Premium Lock RTI International opens office in Seattle, expands disease research

Rachel Nugent RTI International is opening an office in Seattle and will base a new group focusing on noncommunicable diseases there. The office also builds off RTI's long-standing relationship with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Updated October 5, 2016

Premium Lock RTI sells semiconductor tech group to Florida firm

RTI International  RTI International is selling its semiconductor technology group as well as a building that houses the unit's operations in RTP to Florida-based Micross Components.

August 19, 2016

Premium Lock 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.

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