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Cellectis CEO Talks Talent in Wake County

Cellectis' CEO Dr André Choulika, says his company choose Raleigh over other cities in the country for three reasons: a pre-built building that peaked their interest, a deep talent pool, and a thriving biopharmaceutical industry – one that is thriving without tension. Read more >

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WCED Announces Economic Development Director

Kathleen Henry, Economic Development Manager, has been promoted to Economic Development Director. Kathleen has been working with WCED since 2017 as a key member of the business recruitment and expansion team. Her role within WCED has also focused on strategic efforts around Wake County Eco… Read more >

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French Life Sciences Company Joins Wake County

On Thursday, March 7, Governor Cooper announced French-owned company Cellectis Biologics, will be opening its first North American Manufacturing facility in Wake County, bringing 200 jobs and $68.6 million investment to the region. Cellectis, a life sciences company, will join over 700 for… Read more >

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EdScoop Features NC State Quantum Computing Hub

In partnership with NC State Centennial Campus, EdScoop featured an article about the IBM Quantum Computing Hub located on NC State’s campus. EdScoop reaches higher education leaders and technology directors with news driving technology and digital learning in K-12 and higher education… Read more >

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Raleigh Named on WalletHub List

State capitals aren’t just for lawmaking. Often, they’re thriving cities with a lot of economic and cultural value. Raleigh has been ranked in the top 5. Read more >

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Adrienne Cole Wins Again

The Triangle Business Journal has revealed its 2019 class of CEO of the Year Awards winners. Raleigh Chamber CEO, Adrienne Cole, has been named to the 2019 CEO of the Year list. Adrienne also recently was named part of Business North Carolina's "Power 100."  You can read more … Read more >

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NC State and Infosys Collaborate to Develop Future Data Science Workforce

NC State is entering into a three-year collaboration with Infosys, a global leader in consulting, technology and next-generation services, to help prepare the workforce of the future in data science by advancing employee education and skills development. Read more >

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Join our Team!

Economic Development Manager Wake County Economic Development Wake County Economic Development (WCED) is the primary economic development organization for Wake County, providing economic development support for its 12 municipalities and the Research Triangle Park. As a program of the … Read more >

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Triangle Business Journal Recognizes 3 Triangle Executives

The Business Journals' Influencers series spotlights 100 executives who stand to be in the headlines throughout 2019 in cities across the country. Cindy Eckert, Abbit Goodwin, and Deverre Lierman from the Triangle were recognized.  Read more >

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Adrienne Cole Lands on 2019's Power 100 List by Business NC

Adrienne Cole, President, and CEO, Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce was named a "craven success" by Business NC. Under Cole's leadership, the Triangle’s largest nonprofit business membership organization has announced more than 20 corporate relocations and expansions totaling m… Read more >