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42776
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Designed by Paul Rudolph and built in 1972, the 300,000 square-foot Elion-Hitchings Building served as an incubator for many life-saving drug discoveries. Current owner United Therapeutics plans to demolish the building next year due to asbestos concerns.
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36255
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The life sciences sector provides job growth for areas such as research, development, and manufacturing. It also fuels funding ventures such as business loans from the Biotech Center. Collectively, this data measures the economic and occupational impact this sector makes on North Carolina.
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36252
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Rocky Mount’s journey on the road to economic prosperity involved joining the old with the new. Involved with the journey were businesses such as the CSX Carolina Connector Intermodal Rail Terminal and Rocky Mount Mills, predicted to produce substantial job growth.
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36273
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Economic and occupational growth in the Tarheel State, partly because of sectors such as banking and higher education, has fed what Hood called North Carolina Exceptionalism. What may be less obvious to those on both side of the political spectrum is the role that the Republican and Democrat parties have played in the growth of such sectors, whether for credit or blame.
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36276
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The silent killer for decades in the farming industry is nematodes. Possibly ridding plants of this microscopic roundworm by 2020 is the root knot nematode experiment. This research project, backed by the Gates Foundation, is being undertaken by AgBiome, a biochemical company in Durham.
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36285
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North Carolina’s contribution to industries such as biotechnology and its quality of life may define it as a wonderful place to live and work. Supporting this belief were six experts, offering insights about its place in the biotech global market, the importance of industry in the state, appeals the area has to international biotech companies, the importance of workforce training to international biotech companies, and what will keep such companies in North Carolina.
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36300
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Employment benefits for the profiled North Carolina companies are not limited to traditional perks like vacation time and health plans. Businesses like Red Ventures, Alston and Bird, Senn Dunn Insurance, and nCino offer benefits such as video games at work, subsidized backup daycare, a paid day off for Christmas shopping, and weekly surf and paddleboard lessons.
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30946
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This article demonstrates ways in which Planners can redirect policy goals and visions toward a more equitable form of economic development. Three examples are given of ways planners are promoting living wage standards, job-centered training opportunities and legacy industries.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 40 Issue , 2015, p6-13, il, f
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24600
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Archie Davis helped found North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park in the 1960s. The park opened with the goals of providing jobs and working for education on and off campus. Throughout its existence, it has done both by working with the nearby universities and by drawing companies, like IBM, to the area.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 82 Issue 4, September 2014, p44-46, 48,50-51, il, por Periodical Website
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19515
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The Research Triangle Park houses over 40,000 employees in 25 million square feet of facilities that drive the region of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. Today, the RTP is re-imagining the famous research campus in reaction to modern trends in cooperation and open research.
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24133
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RTI International is housed in a research park between Raleigh and Durham and works to study DNA, environmental issues, and obesity. The author discusses the current president and CEO of Research Triangle Institute, Wayne Holden, and presents what the CEO has to offer the Institute.
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29658
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Once known for textiles and tobacco, North Carolina is now renowned for technology. From computers and software to pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and research trials, top companies in technology and biotechnology are calling the state, particularly the Research Triangle Park, home.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 2, Feb 2008, p10, 12-15, por
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29643
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Technology plays a major role in the way retailers make shopping better, and many of those innovations are made in North Carolina. Self-service kiosks, and other retail technological advances, have been formulated in the IBM's Retail Innovation Center, located in the Research Triangle Park.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 12, Dec 2007, p40, por
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2087
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Building sites are few on the Durham side of Research Triangle Park, while Wake County's portion begins to develop and expand. However, the Durham side is vital, with personnel relocations and new businesses moving into existing buildings.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 53 Issue 1, Jan 1995, p12-13, il
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1232
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Jim Roberson is the president and CEO of Research Triangle Foundation and chief marketer for Research Triangle Park.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 51 Issue 10, Oct 1993, p8-11, por