Posts tagged “RTP Foundation ”

Updated August 19

RTP Foundation expanding Frontier business space

The Research Triangle Park Foundation is expanding the availability of office space - from startups to established businesses - at The Frontier building (and soon to be more) in RTP. Plus: Get a breakdown on space availability.

Inside the Frontier Inside the Frontier

Updated May 20

Premium Lock Moogfest: RTP should be a mashup of The Magic Kingdom and Tomorrowland

Research Triangle Park needs to become "a mashup of Tomorowland and the Magic Kingdom," Bob Geolas, president and CEO the Research Triangle Park Foundation told the audience at the Moogfest Future Cities panel discussion Thursday afternoon.

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March 31

Premium Lock Moogfest, RTP team to celebrate science and engineering

Moogest 2016 Moogfest and Research Triangle Park (RTP) have entered a five year partnership to celebrate the creative force behind scientific and technological innovations.

Updated December 30, 2015

Premium Lock The Park in 2015: Videos offer recaps of 'a year of progress'

The team at the research Triangle Park Foundation has a great deal to celebrate as 2015 comes to a close - from the full-fledged launch of The Frontier Center to the raising of new capital for The Park Center. So to mark the occasions, they put together a series of videos, the latest which launched last week.

Light rail in RTP future? Light rail in RTP future?

Updated December 24, 2015

Premium Lock RTP Foundation-Fidelity land deal; no Uber at LAX yet; Hello Kitty data breach; $335M for electric car startup; drug firm ISIS changes name

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: The Research Triangle Foundation has bought 69 acres of land from Fidelity Investments; Lyft strikes a deal with LAX - but Uber hasn't yet; Hello Kitty data breach reportedly fixed; Nevada awards $335 million in incentives to electric car maker; and ISIS Pharmaceuticals changes its name.

Updated December 8, 2015

Premium Lock Bunker Labs comes to RTP, looking to help vets launch new ventures

Bunker Labs, which is based in Chicago, is expanding to the Triangle with its newest outpost officially opening today at The Frontier in Durham. WTW has an exclusive Q&A with the CEO of Bunker about why RTP is on his list.

December 8, 2015

Premium Lock RTP adds another piece to master plan with Bunker Labs addition

Bob Geolas   The Research Triangle Park is well into its new economic plan under the direction of CEO Bob Geolas, and another piece of that strategy falls into place today with the opening of Bunker Labs at The Frontier, which is the startup hub RTP has launched. Geolas talks with WRAL TechWire about how The Bunker fits into the strategy.

November 23, 2015

Premium Lock 300 students participate in RTP's US2020 gaming and IT expo

RTP Foundation's US2020 IT and Gaming Fair 300 Wake and Durham County students traveled to RTP's Frontier to attend the first Gaming & IT Expo for US2020 RTP. The event was sponsored by Fidelity Investments, Red Hat, and IBM.

October 14, 2015

Premium Lock Ailstock named Eisenhower Fellow, will visit global research parks

Mason Ailstock, COO, RTP Foundation, named Eisenhower Fellow Mason Ailstock, COO of the Research Foundation of North Carolina, has been named a 2016 Eisenhower Fellow, one of ten selected nationally. The global research he plans to do as part of the fellowship may directly impact the future of Research Triangle Park's new development.

Updated October 1, 2015

Premium Lock $50 million puts RTP on path to innovation

Strategic plan calls for more urban feel in Park The Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina, owners of Research Triangle Park, announced Thursday that it has raised $50 million to invest in the 100-acre Park Center Development, the park's first major expansion. Work will begin in January.

September 29, 2015

Premium Lock Durham County backs RTP Park Center project

Research Triangle Park Durham County Commissioners approved $20 million in backing for the Park Center project intended to help refresh Research Triangle Park with the type of urban campus increasing popular among tech companies. The Park Centre project, for instance, includes plans for residential, retail and restaurants, two hotels and an on-site food market.

June 5, 2015

Premium Lock Venture firm Pappas sues 'John Doe;' RT Foundation COO retiring; taco bikes in Raleigh; Microsoft's mobile app move; Softbank's $1B investment

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Durham venture capital firm A.M. Pappas files suit against unknown critic; the COO of the research Triangle Foundation is retiring; taco bikes are coming to Raleigh via entrepreneur Justin Miller; Microsoft makes a big mobile apps play; and Softbank invests $1 billion in an ecommerce firm.

January 12, 2015

Premium Lock RTP's new Frontier center: The Triangle's 'community club house'

The Frontier, a new project that is key to the Research Triangle Park Foundation's new strategic plan to revitalize the Park, opens this month. Think of The Frontier as the Triangle community club house, or a stage set, that is always ready for the next person, organization, university or company. So what's driving its creation? "The goal of the space is to encourage as many people as possible to come and meet others, build relationships, and maybe even create new teams with people different from themselves," writes Mason Ailstock of the Foundation.

The Frontier set to open Jan. 15 The Frontier set to open Jan. 15

December 19, 2014

Premium Lock RTP's The Frontier to be 'largest open innovation center in the nation"

Work and meeting space for creatives and entrepreneurs is RTP's first major effort toward redevelopment, reports ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman.

The Frontier set to open Jan. 15 The Frontier set to open Jan. 15

December 17, 2014

Premium Lock #WTWTrends for Wednesday: RTP and The Frontier, Digital Learning, Red Hat and IBM, Jobs Trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

December 17, 2014

Premium Lock RTP's new era nears launch: 'The Frontier' to premier Jan. 15

Less than a year after acquiring a 100-acre tract of land along I-40, the Research Triangle Foundation is set to unveil the hub of its massive redevelopment project on Jan. 15. The site plan is complete and site work begins in the New Year, says RTP's CEO Bob Geolas.

The Frontier set to open Jan. 15 The Frontier set to open Jan. 15

October 6, 2014

Premium Lock #WTWTrends for Monday: NCTA, #BobDeBardelaben, Yoga, RTP trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

Updated June 9, 2014

Premium Lock Brookings Institute gives a thumbs up to RTP's future plan

In a new report titled "The New Geography of Innovation," the Research Triangle Park receives high marks for its still-unfolding plan to remake the five-decade-old science and research park. While several cities are recognized for revitalizing urban zones as hubs of entrepreneurship and innovation, RTP is cited as the model for turning traditional office parks into an "urbanized science park."

Light rail in RTP future? Light rail in RTP future?

Updated May 27, 2014

Premium Lock RTP is one of 7 winners in $1M STEM education program

STEM Education News A coalition of 41 corporate and educational partners from the Triangle area focused on improving science, technology, engineering and math education will share in a $1 million prize from the US2020 organization. The winners were announced at a White House event Tuesday.

Updated May 26, 2014

Premium Lock RTP Park Center's eventual build-out will be in the billions

The planned Park Center off I-40 in the Research Triangle Park is its first re-development in 50 years. The first, 100-acre phase is in planning and details of when construction will begin and early retail tenants will be forthcoming in late September or early October, Research Triangle Foundation president and CEO Bob Geolas tells WRAL TechWire in an exclusive interview

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