Posts tagged “RTI”

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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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.

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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.

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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.

Updated April 27, 2015

Premium Lock Study: Texting strangers cuts need for pain relief in surgery

Pain relief For all the criticism texting receives - especially while people drive - here's a benefit for patients facing minor surgery: Text a stranger and you will need less in pain killers. So says a recently published study from RTI International.

Updated March 4, 2015

Premium Lock Duke, RTI team for projects, fund two with $100,000 each

Innovation RTI International and Duke University are working together to drive new projects uniting researchers from both. Two projects are receiving $100,000 each to kick-start the partnership.

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January 19, 2015

Premium Lock Triangle's first 'Health Champion;' world's biggest data center; news Twitter accounts hacked; hacker arrest

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: RTI International's top exec wins Triangle "Health Champion" award; Nevada lands world's biggest data center; news organization Twitter feeds hacked; a hacker arrest in U.K.

October 17, 2014

Premium Lock Why Terri Lomax is leaving NCSU for RTI - in her own words

In an exclusive Q&A with WRAL TechWire, Dr. Terri Lomax of N.C. State, explains why she is joining the management team at RTI International. But she will remain involved with "InnovateRaleigh." Our Insider subscribers get access to every word.

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Updated October 17, 2014

Premium Lock RTI hires NCSU's Terri Lomax to lead discovery; chancellor praises her

Dr. Terri Lomax, a vice chancellor at NCSU and a leading proponent of entrepreneurial efforts in the Triangle, is joining RTI International as vice president for discovery, science and technology.

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October 10, 2014

Premium Lock Tesla's autopilot; RTI's nuke disaster response plan; Apple is top brand; right to be forgotten in Japan; Symantec to split; Amazon's first store; Ichan wants Apple buyback

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Tesla's new model features auto-pilot, all-wheel drive; RTI unveils a nuclear disaster response program; Apple remains world's top brand; Google faces "right to be forgotten" in Japan; Symantec is going to split; Amazon to open brick-and-mortar store; and Carl Ichan wants another Apple share buyback.

Tags: Apple, Google, IBM, RTI
Updated September 4, 2014

Premium Lock RTI study: Facebook's data center delivers huge impact to NC

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.

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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.

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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.

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