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RTI was established through the vision of our founding partners in academia, business, and state government. This month, we mark the many partnerships, old and new, that enable us to fulfill our mission to improve the human condition.

April 1–4

2019

UIDP28 Conference: Catalyzing Innovation Through Partnerships

Location: Raleigh, NC

RTI was a leading sponsor of UIDP 28, along with our founding university partners North Carolina State University, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, and Duke University. In addition to supporting this robust platform for exploring strategic and tactical issues affecting academic–corporate engagement, RTI research and business development staff were available throughout the event to discuss key areas of expertise and alignment with attendees.

April – September

2019

RTI Triviathon

Location: Worldwide (online)

Take a dive into the trivia pool and learn 25 fun facts guaranteed to build your knowledge of RTI’s fascinating history.

April 18

2019

RTP 180 Series

Location: RTP, NC

Like RTI, the Research Triangle Foundation is also marking its 60th anniversary. To spotlight this shared milestone, RTI and the Foundation co-hosted a program opener at the April RTP 180 event celebrating the story of partnership that yielded one of the world’s leading research institutes and the largest R&D park in the United States.

April 17 – May 17

2019

The Power of Partnership | Voices of RTI Project

Location: Worldwide (online)

What does partnership mean to you? How has it enabled you to deliver the promise of science? With the right people and partners, what could you transform from the impossible to the possible? This month, we will reach out to staff around the world to ask such questions, exploring how partnership has impacted their work and their lives. This insight will be woven into a personal and inspirational tapestry of stories to be shared at the 60th anniversary’s closing event. RTI staff members may submit their story via the form on the Insider intranet.

May 3

2019

Partnership | Perspectives from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Location: RTI International, RTP, NC + Worldwide Live Streaming

RTI hosted Dr. Sindura Ganapathi—Deputy Director, Global Health Division—for an institute-wide talk on the power of partnership from the perspective of a global foundation. Afterward Dr. Ganapathi attended a luncheon and an afternoon discussion group that continued the conversation on partnership.