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Posts tagged “RTI”

Updated July 21, 2014

Premium Lock RTI wins $3M investment for biofuel research

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.

Biomass and Biofuels Biomass and Biofuels

February 25, 2014

Premium Lock SciQuest lands RTI; BioCryst flu treatment advances; DARA drug wins orphan status; OIN adds new member

Bulldog 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.

Updated January 22, 2014

Premium Lock RTI partners on epilepsy work; SAS ranked in report; lawyers use cloud tools; Kenan-Flagler dean recommended; Abbott gets new trial

Bulldog 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.

January 17, 2014

Premium Lock Inside RTI's new 'big data' group decision: Why - and why now?

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.

January 16, 2014

Premium Lock RTI launches 80-employee group focusing on 'big data;' some scientists will be hired

RTI International 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.

Updated December 17, 2013

Premium Lock RTI, partners land $11.6M to develop new anti-HIV medical device

HIV AIDS research  RTI International will share in $11.6 million in PEPFAR funds to develop a biodegradable, injectable medical device to deliver anti-HIV therapeutics. Read more about the effort.

Updated December 9, 2013

Premium Lock Semiconductor firm Ziptronix sells its development lab in Morrisville

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.

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

December 5, 2013

Premium Lock Conference 'encounter' leads to next-generation chip partnership for RTI

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.

An example of QP chip packaging. An example of QP chip packaging.

December 3, 2013

Premium Lock NC Chamber Foundation 'Dashboard' maps course to state's future

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.

Dashboard 2030 screenshot Dashboard 2030 screenshot

November 26, 2013

Premium Lock NC Chamber to unveil new software tools to track economic progress

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.

Plan for NC's economic future Plan for NC's economic future

October 30, 2013

Premium Lock RTI to test two online programs to reduce fraud, improve access to government

Cybersecurity   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.

Tags: RTI, Internet
Updated October 23, 2013

Premium Lock Cree shares plunge 20% after earnings report; 2 analysts cut rating

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.

Cree's $10 LED bulb      Cree's $10 LED bulb

Updated October 22, 2013

Premium Lock 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.

John Kelley to lead combined company John Kelley to lead combined company

Updated October 22, 2013

Premium Lock UNC, Duke land combined $104M to speed up health research

Healthcare    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.

October 17, 2013

Premium Lock RTI unveils a 'Google Earth' of its own with mapping with 'synthetic population viewer'

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."

A portion of RTI's new map featuring Washington, D.C. A portion of RTI's new map featuring Washington, D.C.

Updated October 7, 2013

Premium Lock RTI International sells its crop science group to chemical giant

RTI International 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.

September 16, 2013

Premium Lock RTI to take economic development ideas to Philippines under $32M contract

RTI International 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.

Updated September 12, 2013

Premium Lock RTI, UNC to develop app to help parents decide on genomic testing of newborns

DNA       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.

September 5, 2013

Premium Lock RTI awarded $4.1M contract to form metabolite center supporting disease detection, identification research

RTI International Under the federal contract, RTI will form a center that will synthesize metabolites and provide them to scientists conducting metabolomics research on detecting and identifying disease.

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