Posts tagged “RTI”

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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 7:54 a.m. Tuesday

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

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

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.

Updated August 5, 2016

Premium Lock 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.

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Updated July 12, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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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