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Lee Anne Nance

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lnance@researchtriangle.org
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Advanced Medical Care

It starts with research and development in our public and private research laboratories. Their findings support advances in medical care and delivery - not just through new drugs and therapies, but also via improvements in medical devices, testing, and the information tec…

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Agriculture Biotechnology

One of the largest agricultural research programs in the country. Four of the largest agribusiness companies in the world. All bolstered by a strong regional economy with a bumper crop of agricultural biotechnology jobs. These factors and more are what puts the Research T…

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Analytical Instrumentation

They carry names only a scientist could love: mass spectrometers, gas chromatographs, ion analyzers, fluorimeters. But analytical instruments such as these test substances that affect our lives every day - from drinking water to drugs, pesticides to clean fuels. Scienti…

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Biological Agents and Infectious Diseases

We're home to nearly every brand name vaccine maker, from Talecris and GlaxoSmithKline to Pfizer, and from Merck to Novartis - the largest flu vaccine manufacturing plant in the country. And that's just the beginning. More makers continue flocking here, including Medicago…

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Cleantech

Renewable energy represents a multi-billion business opportunity with unlimited growth potential. Our state, our nation and our world are all seeking to reduce their dependence on oil and develop cleaner and more sustainable energy alternatives. The Research Triangle Regi…

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Defense Technologies

You might have known that North Carolina boasts a considerable military presence (fourth-largest in the nation, actually), with seven military installations and 14 U.S. Coast Guard facilities. In fact, Fort Bragg holds the honor of the largest U.S. Army installation in t…

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Informatics

Gaining a competitive advantage in the knowledge economy is simple. Your organization just has to effectively manage, analyze and transform data into information, then use that information system to drive focused innovation and visionary decision-making. Piece of cake, ri…

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Interactive Gaming and E-Learning

This is the gaming industry's East Coast hub - home to more than 40 companies and one of the largest concentrations of game development companies in the United States. Existing studios thrive in the Research Triangle Region, and more continue arriving to serve the milita…

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Nanoscale Technologies

Strange things happen at the molecular level. The Research Triangle Region's nanotechnology cluster exploits this phenomenon, manipulating very small materials - 1/100,000th the width of a human hair - on the atomic and molecular scale to create new materials and devices …

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Pervasive Computing

What is pervasive computing? Nothing less than on-demand access to information from anywhere at any time - changing the way information is gathered, stored and shared. Creating pervasive computing networks isn't easy, though. It involves integrating wireless technologies…

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Pharmaceuticals

Welcome to the most important research and technology-intensive industry in the Research Triangle Region. Pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical R&D are a mainstay here, and nearly every major brand name pharmaceutical company - from GlaxoSmithKline, to Merck, to Pfizer…