About the Area

research triangle park

Research Triangle Park (RTP), strategically located between Chapel Hill, Durham, and Raleigh, is one of the oldest and largest science parks in the United States. Known globally for producing innovation, education, and economic development that has had a profound impact around the world, the impressive 7,000-acre park boasts a vast assortment of companies that run the gamut from research and development operations to university spin-offs. According to RTP.org, the park "is home to winners of the Nobel and the Pulitzer prizes, as well as recipients of the U.S. Presidential Award and National Foundation Awards." Read more