Category: Programs

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The first day of my Eisenhower Fellowship in Saudi Arabia was exceptional! I had the opportunity to spend time with AMIDEAST Country Director, Don Schmidt, and Portfolio Manager, Abeer Hassanain. AMIDEAST is a leading non-profit organization engaged in international education, training and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa. Today AMIDEAST programs and services […]

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Sweden : Maktub

The first half of my Eisenhower Fellowship spent in Sweden was more meaningful than I could have imagined. The places visited, miles traveled and wonderful conversations with new friends will always be cherished like the warmth of a beautiful mid-summer day. Sweden is a country highly representative of my interests in the ideas of open […]

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Lund Sweden: An Area of Innovation

Lund Sweden: An Area of Innovation from The Research Triangle Park on Vimeo. The City of Lund is picturesque and captures everything wonderful about a historic university town in a European setting. The city has many wonderful examples of how art and culture collide with society and academia throughout its beautifully cobbled streets, open plazas and green parks. […]

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Stockholm Science City

Stockholm Science City from The Research Triangle Park on Vimeo.   The Stockholm Science City Foundation is an outstanding organization with a mission very much in alignment with ours at Research Triangle Park. I had the privilege of spending the morning with the Chief Executive, Ylva Williams, to learn more about their organization and efforts to […]

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Uppsala Science Park & Innovation Centre

Uppsala Science Park from The Research Triangle Park on Vimeo. This week I met with the Uppsala Science Park, Uppsala University, Uppsala Innovation Centre AB, and Uppsala Holdings… It was a great conversation and they were all wonderful hosts! Uppsala University Innovation Office works directly with researchers inside the institution to connect them with business leaders […]

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Eisenhower Fellowship: Be Inspired & Take Action

As I prepare to leave for Philadelphia for the 2016 Eisenhower Fellowship Orientation, I am filled with the hopeful anticipation of beginning a wonderful journey that will last the rest of my life. The excitement around my upcoming travels to Sweden and Saudi Arabia to explore university research parks as destinations for innovation driven by […]

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RTP: Catalysts for Innovation

An Initiative of the Research Triangle Park, Kenan Institute for Engineering, Technology & Science at NC State, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Triangle Universities Center for Advanced Studies Background: The Research Triangle Park is committed to working in partnership with the Triangle Universities to identify, develop and implement meaningful activities that will […]

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The Frontier @TheRTP

RTP’s centrally located spot to plug in, collaborate and plan your next big move. The Frontier is open to anyone with bold ideas and big dreams. Artists, writers, engineers, programmers, web developers, non-profit and community leaders, university faculty and staff, entrepreneurs of all types….This is what the future looks like…Convergence. Get to Know The Frontier […]

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