Research Triangle ParkResearch Triangle Park
(also known as RTP
) is a research park close to Raleigh
and Durham, North Carolina
, North Carolina
. It was created in 1959
by nearby universities and several enterprises. Karl Robbins bought the land where the park is now built.
The park is 7,000 acres situated in a pine forest with approximately 1,100 acres for development. Currently more than 100 R&D-facilities exist at RTP with some 38,500 employees.
Companies and institutuions in RTP