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29821
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In a collaboration between North Carolina A&T University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering is coming together at an opportune time. Nanotechnology is believed to have a $2.6 trillion impact on the world's economy in the coming years. The Joint School will take advantage by enhancing the talents of highly skilled workers and researchers in the manipulation of atoms and molecules to form systems with customized properties.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 6, Sept/Oct 2009, p26, por
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29817
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Courtesy of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the federal government sent North Carolina more than $6 billion. Projects from road reconstruction to extended unemployment benefits have benefited in many positive ways from the reinvestment funds and are expected to be used in other areas such as education and information technology.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 6, Sept/Oct 2009, p6-7, por
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29818
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There are large economic development projects happening in each region across North Carolina. In the western part of the state, broadband availability is becoming a distinct advantage in the mountains, and companies like AdvantageWest are providing faster and safer access to data transfer. In the Charlotte region, computer giant Apple located a $1 billion data center that employs full-time technology positions. Increased demands on military have made opportunities in the eastern region of the state and companies are looking to leverage military influx with major development. In the northeast, a growing aviation cluster is prompting the development of infrastructure for aviation centers and regional airports, while in the southeast a growing concern with environmental conservation is prompting economic development based on the use of recyclables and byproducts. In the Piedmont Triad, trucking has added a jolt of development with the relocation of Mack Trucks, Inc. corporate headquarters to Greensboro, North Carolina. In the Research Triangle innovation is the word and partnerships with cluster-based companies are creating an upswing in economic development.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 6, Sept/Oct 2009, p8-10, 12, 14, 17, por, map
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29820
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In Greensboro, North Carolina a commitment to entrepreneurial opportunities has been incorporated into the Greensboro Partnership Entrepreneur Initiative. This initiative seeks to blend its local resources with national and regional programs to help entrepreneurs grow like other economic development endeavors.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 6, Sept/Oct 2009, p23-24, por
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29819
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The North Carolina Biotechnology Center is creating the Centers of Innovation Program. The centers are designed to bring together products, companies, university research, and other assets to grow targeted industries in North Carolina.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 6, Sept/Oct 2009, p20-21, por