Posts tagged “RTI”
Facebook's massive data center in western N.C. hasn't delivered thousands of jobs on site, but it has provided a substantial boost to the state's economy of $680 million. Some 4,700 jobs were created. So says RTI International in a new report.
Under a three-year award from the U.S. Department of Energy, researchers at RTI International are looking at the cost-competitive production of hydrocarbon transportation fuels for less than $3 per gallon.
SciQuest lands RTI; BioCryst flu treatment advances; DARA drug wins orphan status; OIN adds new member
In regional technology and life science news: SciQuest has landed RTI International as a customer. BioCryst's influenza treatment advances; Open Invention Network adds VIA Technologies; and a drug from DARA BioSciences receives orphan drug status.
RTI partners on epilepsy work; SAS ranked in report; lawyers use cloud tools; Kenan-Flagler dean recommended; Abbott gets new trial
In our Bulldog Blog's latest life sciences and technology update: RTI partners on epilepsy network; SAS makes ranking; lawyers use more cloud tools; Kenan-Flagler dean recommended; AbbVie gets new drug trial.
If you have "analytical instincts" beyond just programming skills, RTI International just may have a spot for you as the international research firm gears up for expanded efforts to capitalize on "big data." WRALTechWire Insiders get the full story about RTI's new organization in this exclusive interview with Dr. Craig Hill, the executive leading the charge.
RTI International is stepping up its efforts to take advantage of growing amounts of "big data" and the need to analyze it by forming a new Center for Statistical and Data Sciences. The non-profit research organization also says some additional staff will be hired.
Ziptronix strikes a deal to sell its development lab in Morrisville with two firms that it has licensed semiconductor technology to in the past. Eleven people work at the lab, and its new owners are looking to expand, a Ziptronix executive says.
A two-year business relationship that began at a business conference led to Wednesday's news that RTI is partnering with an Indiana-based semiconductor firm to develop new packaging technology that enables smaller, faster semiconductor chips. Using a proprietary "Quilt" concept, RTI could soon enable 'More Than Moore' devices. The deal is the latest in RTI's efforts to advance semiconductor development and performance.
The NC Chamber Foundation has launched a software tool designed to help track North Carolina's progress meeting economic benchmarks. Read more about how the dashboard software works.
The N.C. Chamber and RTI International have developed a software dashboard that will measure the state's progress on various economic indicators as the state approaches 2030, the year when North Carolina is projected to reach 12 million in population. The "dashboard" will be unveiled next week.
The programs envision an "identity ecosystem" that will allow people to choose from a number of private and public credentials to prove they are who they say they are online. A verified online identity would eliminate the need for separate logins for each site a person visits.
Cree reports revenues of $391 million and earnings of 39 cents per share, both figures topping Wall Street analysts' expectations by a considerable margin. However, investors expected higher numbers for the current quarter. Shares opened sharply lower Wednesday, and two analysts cut their ratings on the stock.
OxyBio shares close up 30% after trifecta: Acquires pharma firm, hires CEO, adds potential $600M drug
Wall Street likes this deal. Morrisville-based OxyBio says it is buying privately held Phyxius Pharma for some $4.8 million in stock and is naming the co-founder and CEO of that company as its chief executive officer. It's also acquiring the rights to a drug that could be worth $600 million a year.
The National Institutes of Health awards UNC-CH a five-year grant for programs, drug development and technology targeting the improvement of healthcare across North Carolina. RTI International and N.C. A&T will share in the contract. Duke, meanwhile, receives a $47 million grant.
Funded by the federal government as part of a bioterrorism defense program, the RTI-created "synthetic population viewer" provides household data across the country down to "microcommunities."
FMC Corporation, a $3.7 billion a year chemical company, says it has acquired a business unit of RTP International that is focused on crop science. RTI launched the group two years ago and says the new owner is in a position to commercialize its research.
Under a five-year contract with the U.S. Agency for International Development, RTI International will seek to drive innovation and growth in the Philippines by fostering partnerships between universities and the private sector.
RTI International is joining with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the National Institutes of Health in a research study sequencing the entire genome of 400 infants to find a way to improve early detection of genetic disorders.