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Data Matters - Data Science Summer Workshop Series

Sponsored by the National Consortium for Data Science (NCDS), the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI), and the Odum Institute for Research in Social Science, the "Data Matters: Data Science Summer Workshop Series" is a week-long series of classes for researchers, data analysts, and other individuals who wish to increase their skills in data studies and integrate data science methods into their research designs and skill sets. Scholars, analysts, and researchers from all disciplines and industries are welcome.

June 27, 2014 |
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2014 State of the Research Triangle Region

Industry and community leaders will gain a perspective of the region's economy at the State of the Research Triangle Region event on May 22 at the Sheraton Imperial.  The Research Triangle Regional Partnership (RTRP), along with naming sponsors PNC and the Research Triangle Foundation, will present the annual event. This year the event will focus on the impact of higher education on the Triangle's economic growth and business trends.

May 22, 2014 |
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Healthy Air Means a Healthy Economy

When I tell people I work for an air quality education program that is housed within an economic development organization, I often get surprised looks.  It’s an opportunity to explain the vital connection between the two topics:  good air quality means strong economic development potential.

October 28, 2013 |
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Confectionary Company to create 90 jobs in Orange County

Morinaga, a leading international confectionary company, will locate a new facility in Orange County.

Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Morinaga, a leading international confectionary company, will locate a new facility in Orange County.   The company plans to create 90 new jobs and invest $48 million over the next three years.

September 3, 2013 |
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Riding the Wave of Retail’s “Perfect Storm”

Part of ElectriCities’ core purpose is promoting a more successful future for our citizens. An important component of that purpose is sparking economic growth in the communities we serve.

August 9, 2013 |
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Three little words boost global competitiveness for the Research Triangle Region

Foreign Trade Zone. This may not be the first three-word phrase that comes to mind for most of us, but for Dudson China, Revlon, Merck, Southern Lithoplate  and others who use the region’s Foreign Trade Zone #93, it may be synonymous with those three little words from movies and song  -  I love you.

June 11, 2013 |