Research Triangle Park (RTP)

Noteworthy Characteristics


A Hub of Research and Development


RTP is the largest research park in North America and remains one of the most successful science parks across the globe. The area attracts a very talented group of workers, with over 50% of the regional population holding a college degree. RTP is also in close proximity to the 8,500 students that graduate each year from local Tier 1 Research Universities like Duke University, University of Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University.

Unique Developments and Contributions


Started in 2015 as an experiment, The Frontier in RTP hosts coworking spaces, wet labs, and meeting rooms for businesses and startups. With 85 tenants, 1,500+ events held and 300,000+ visitors since opening, The Frontier is now expanding to become a campus for innovation and entrepreneurship.

Infrastructure and Support


  • Existing facilities and campuses offer turn-key operation for pharmaceutical and technological industries
  • Equal-distant from Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill
  • Minutes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport
  • Provides access to the more than 2 million people who live in the Triangle
  • Economic driver of the region with total employment of more than 50,000 full-time workers

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