The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC) has a lot on its agenda for 2017, from increasing membership and new hires to new programs and events such as a corporate venture conference, Executive Director Susan Sanford says.
Along with thousands of businesses, schools, students, educators, and parents the International Trade Administration (ITA) celebrated the fifth annual Manufacturing Day on Friday, October 7. Across the country, events showcased how manufacturing has become innovative, inventive, and exciting, and the incredible potential in the future of manufacturing.Read more
Local officials are looking to the future and that means figuring out a way to deal with expected traffic issues over the next 25 years.Read more
Those of us in the cleantech industry are part of the next big thing to hit the Triangle economy. We’re not a new industry, exactly, but by changing the term from merely energy to “cleantech,” we broaden the meaning to include everyone who touches power generation, green energy, water systems, data analytics, research and development – and the connected list goes on.Read more
Cooperation and collaboration between government, academics, and private industry is the “Triple Helix” of successful cleantech projects, and the Research Triangle is “good at forging partnerships,” an international expert told the annual meeting of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC) Wednesday.Read more
North Carolina’s energy industry is growing. It employs more than 39,000 people, which is almost 10% more than in 2010, according to Cary-based Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina Inc., and it is second in U.S. solar installation, helping it gain attention on the domestic and global stages.
Austin, Texas - This week, the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC) is partnering with the NC Regional Internet of Things (NC RIoT) to host a delegation of regional partners at the most extensive showcase of smart city innovation in the U.S. - the 2016 Smart Cities Innovation Summit in Austin, Texas.Read more
With more than 350 cleantech companies in the region, the job market is booming says Jenn Bosser, executive director of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster.Read more
It’s hard to believe that it’s been less than three years since we created the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster. Five years ago, virtually no one knew cleantech existed in the region. Today, the Research Triangle Region of North Carolina is recognized as a global cleantech hot spot.Read more
Over the past five years, few names have been more associated with economic development in Wake County than Jennifer Bosser. But as of Sept. 1, Bosser will become the first executive director of the Research Triangle Regional Partnership's CleanTech cluster. Why is she taking the job? What's the mission?