August 10, 2015

Registration Opens for Aug. 27 Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster Annual Meeting

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.

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July 27, 2015

Nexus EMC Joins Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster

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. 

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June 22, 2015

Metrics dashboard shows Research Triangle Region cleantech cluster impact

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.”

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June 16, 2015

Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster executive named to Smart Cities Council

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."

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May 14, 2015

Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster’s new website connects talent with jobs

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.”

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May 13, 2015

IoT solutions provider Bright Wolf joins Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster

Research Triangle Region, N.C. – Internet of Things (IoT) software company Bright Wolf LLC has joined the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC) as an Entrepreneur member.

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March 26, 2015

Cleantech and Internet of Things Converge to Propel Innovation in the Research Triangle Region

Research Triangle Region, N.C. - Medical teams at Rex Healthcare must now manually log the temperature of all of its lab refrigerators every hour of every day to ensure precious samples are not lost to a power outage. New refrigerators installed this summer by regional startup Phononic will contain novel semiconductor cooling technology and an array of sensors that log those temps automatically in real time as well as reduce failure risk and cool more uniformly. If the power goes out, these new smart appliances can text hospital staff to alert them or kick in a redundant system to avoid disruption.

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March 25, 2015

Lee Anne Nance Named to National Economic Development Coalition

Will help states, regions grow their global investment IQ, attract more foreign investment

Washington, D.C. – Lee Anne Nance, executive vice president for the Research Triangle Regional Partnership, has been named as a leader of the FDI Frontlines Coalition, a national organization focused on arming state, regional and local economic development organizations (EDOs) with the resources they need to attract more foreign direct investment (FDI).

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March 04, 2015

Smart Streetlights Do A Lot More Than Just Save Electricity

Back in the '20s when this photo was taken, police walked the beat and electric streetlights were turned on manually with a switch. Then things got really sophisticated when streetlights got photocells and turned themselves on when it got dark.

 

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February 16, 2015

Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster members take center stage at UNC CleanTech Summit

Research Triangle Region, N.C. - More than a dozen Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC) executives will be featured speakers at the second annual 2015 NC Clean Tech Summit Feb. 19-20 at The Friday Center in Chapel Hill.

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