Research Triangle Park (RTP) is recognized around the world as a premier research and development center, and the TLS Center is located in the area's heart. 136 organizations are located in Research Triangle Park, 109 of which are R&D related organizations.

RTP houses a variety of research operations, including: biotech/biopharma, pharmaceutical, chemical, IT, materials science, telecom, computer hardware and software, environmental sciences, instrumentation and microelectronics.

Nearly all of RTP’s 50,000 employees work for R&D-related organizations, and almost half are employed by multi-national corporations. RTP’s Mid-Atlantic location is centrally situated to the country's major urban center, allowing access to nearly 80% of the nation's population within a two-hour flight. TLS Center is located ten minutes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport, and is bordered by Interstate 40, which provides quick access to Interstates 85 and 95.

Raleigh-Durham has consistently been ranked among the best places to live, the best places to start and grow a company, and the best overall business climate in the United States. The Triangle Area is the world headquarters for Contract Research Organizations (CROs), with every major multi-national CRO having a presence in the area.

Get directions to the Triangle Life Science Center here.

See a video overview of the Triangle Life Science Center here. A low bandwidth version is also available.