The China Greentech Initiative, supported by RTI International, releases report on changes across China’s greentech markets
The China Greentech Report 2014: Greener, Smarter, More Productive, released by the China Greentech Initiative, provides insight on the regulatory, financing and technology changes across China’s greentech markets in response to the government’s shifting priorities, and recommends how companies can best capture opportunities while supporting China’s battle against smog. The report is sponsored by RTI International, DP CleanTech and Parkview Green.
Robert Beach, David Dayton named RTI International Fellows
RTI International has named Robert Beach, Ph.D., and David Dayton, Ph.D., as RTI Fellows. The RTI Fellow Program provides professional opportunities for exceptionally talented staff committed to science, technology, research and policy analysis in support of RTI's mission to improve the human condition.
RTI International recognized as family-friendly company by Carolina Parent
RTI International has been selected as one of North Carolina’s 2014 Family-Friendly 50 companies by Carolina Parent magazine for the sixth consecutive year.
RTI International, partners to advance global health priorities in Africa
The U.S. Agency for International Development, Bureau for Global Health has selected RTI International to be a prime contractor under the Technical Assistance and Support Contract Four (TASC4)-Africa Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract.
Medicaid reimbursements may affect cancer screening rates among beneficiaries
A recent study by RTI International has found that in states with higher Medicaid payments for office visits, Medicaid beneficiaries were more likely to be screened for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer.
G. Edward “Eddie” Story named a top corporate counsel by Triangle Business Journal
Triangle Business Journal recognized G. Edward “Eddie” Story, senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at RTI International, as one of the top corporate counsels in the Triangle.
HIV infections can be prevented by reducing substance use and gender-based violence in high-risk populations
Researchers from RTI International and the South African Medical Research Council’s (SAMRC) Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit presented findings from two intervention studies that showed that HIV infections can be prevented by reducing substance use and gender-based violence among high-risk populations.
RTI International, Government of Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Health and Child Care launch new health information system in Zimbabwe
The Government of Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Health and Child Care, assisted by RTI International and supported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, launched a new Zimbabwe national health information system with mobile health messaging.
RTI International develops novel lung-on-a-chip
Researchers at RTI International, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, have developed a new lung-on-chip microdevice for laboratory studies of respiratory challenges and therapeutics. The microdevice includes multiple vertically-stacked cellular layers that mimic the structure of the airway tissue.
RTI International, Yachay E.P. sign memorandum of understanding to strengthen knowledge economy in Ecuador
RTI International signed a memorandum of understanding with Yachay E.P., an Ecuadorian public company, to strengthen the knowledge economy in Ecuador by promoting technology and knowledge exchange.
F. Ivy Carroll, R.K.M. Jayanty named American Chemical Society Fellows
F. Ivy Carroll, Ph.D., and R.K.M. Jayanty, Ph.D., have been named 2014 American Chemical Society Fellows for their outstanding accomplishments in chemistry and contributions to the American Chemical Society.
RTI International and the South African Medical Research Council to address the state of populations most-at-risk for HIV in Cape Town, South Africa
As part of an ongoing effort to reduce HIV transmission in South Africa, RTI International and the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) are co-hosting a policy forum to address the state of key populations at risk of HIV in the Western Cape and discuss findings from two recent prevention studies funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health.
RTI International to evaluate career education and training program in Montana
In an effort to strengthen education and career training programs, RTI International has been awarded a contract from the Great Falls College-Montana State University to evaluate the Strengthening Workforce Alignment in Montana’s Manufacturing and Energy Industries project, an initiative sponsored by the Department of Labor aimed at bolstering training programs in two key industries.
New book explores the use and impact of forensic evidence
A new book, “Forensic Science and the Administration of Justice: Critical Issues and Directions,” explores the use of forensic evidence and its impact on the justice system.