Research Triangle Park Tour A - RTI International, Medicago

Friday, October 26th, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Part one

RTI international is an independent, nonprofit research institute that is larger than most universities. It was founded by the Triangle universities in 1958 and has produced Taxol and more than 400 other patents. Active in health and pharmaceuticals, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, energy and the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis.

Part two

Medicago USA, a brand new 97,000 square foot automated greenhouse with extraction and purification labs gearing up to produce 10 million doses of pandemic influenza vaccine per month, using tobacco leaves instead of chicken eggs.

Limit 30 people. Register early for your choice of tours.