More than 70 people joined RTCC at NC State’s Institute for Emerging Issues on November 4 to learn about a recently announced White House Initiative directing $160 million to focus on smart cities. Jennifer Robinson, Director, Local Government Solutions at SAS opened the meeting with perspectives on the smart city movement.
Research Triangle Region, N.C. - Two new region-based ventures, MeterSYS and OBX Computing Corp., have joined the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC) as Entrepreneur members.Read more
Research Triangle Region, N.C. – Five years ago, virtually no one knew cleantech existed in the Research Triangle Region of North Carolina, but today it is recognized as a global cleantech hot spot, Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC) Chairman Ed White reported to the cluster network Thursday at its annual meeting.Read more
Research Triangle Regional Partnership Names Nance COO, Bosser as Cleantech Cluster Executive Director
Research Triangle Region, N.C. – The Research Triangle Regional Partnership (RTRP) has promoted Executive Vice President Lee Anne Nance to chief operating officer and tapped veteran economic developer Jennifer Bosser to serve as the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster’s (RTCC) first executive director.Read more
Research Triangle Region Energy and Technology Companies Plan to Hire Within Five Years, Need Range of Skills and Expertise
Research Triangle Region, N.C. – Eighty-four percent of technology and energy companies in the Research Triangle Region of North Carolina expect to hire within the next five years, adding between 1,500 and 3,300 employees, according to a new report released by the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster.Read more
Research Triangle Region, N.C. - The urgent, global need to develop technologies that deliver clean, efficient sources of energy, alternative modes of transportation and adequate clean water are driving a global cleantech revolution with market potential estimated to reach $4.8 trillion by 2025.Read more
Research Triangle Region, N.C. - Mobility and energy technology consultancy Nexus EMC has joined the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster as an Entrepreneur member.
Company founder Jeff Barghout and principal Chris Carmody bring four decades of experience advising public and private clients on strategies for integrating emerging energy, transportation and mobility technologies to operate more effectively and sustainably and have worked extensively in cleantech economic development.Read more
Research Triangle Region, N.C. – Research Triangle Region cleantech jobs, patents, capital investments and venture funding are among the economic impacts tracked by a new interactive metrics dashboard created for the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC).
“Our member businesses want accountability to ensure the organization is generating economic growth and benefit for the region,” said Lee Anne Nance, RTCC managing director and executive vice president of the Research Triangle Regional Partnership (RTRP), which manages the cluster. “Our new metrics dashboard puts that accountability and impact front and center so we can keep our eyes on the prize.”Read more
Research Triangle Region, N.C. – Lee Anne Nance, managing director of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster, has been appointed to the Smart Cities Council Advisory Board.
The board comprises more than 50 of the world’s foremost independent organizations of experts on smart city technologies.
“Smart cities are not only a great commercial opportunity but also an important way to help the world’s cities achieve livability, workability and sustainability,” Council Chairman Jesse Berst said in announcing Nance’s appointment. “We know that cleantech innovation is central to accomplishing those goals. We are very grateful to have your expertise on the team."Read more
Research Triangle Region, N.C. – The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC) has launched a new website designed to connect the region’s cleantech community and provide knowledge and resources that help cluster members innovate and grow.
“Economic development is a contact sport,” said RTCC Managing Director Lee Anne Nance, executive vice president for the Research Triangle Regional Partnership, which created and manages the RTCC. “Our new site is designed to connect our cluster members in new and different ways and provide a gateway for them to connect with other companies, partners and talent.”Read more