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NCARS Lunch and Learn Series

April 28, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

The Role of the University in Economic Development: A Conversation with Ellen Tai

The Economic Development Partnership (EDP) with the Office of Research, Innovation and Economic Development at NC State University is designed to promote and enhance Entrepreneurship and Cluster-Based Regional Economic Development, and interacts closely with the Wake County Economic Development Program, the Research Triangle Regional Partnership and the NC Department of Commerce. The Partnership interacts with corporate recruiters and site selection consultants to help produce capital investment, tax base expansion and job creation throughout North Carolina’s seven (7) Economic Development Regions and eight (8) Prosperity Zones by effectively linking University intellectual and programmatic resources with key economic development and workforce development officials at the local, regional and state levels.

Our presenter will be
Ellen Tai, Business Recruitment Manager
Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina

Please feel free to bring your lunch. Cookies will be provided.
RSVP: Jessica Knight,
Questions: 919-513-1740

*NCARS Lunch & Learn Series is supported by Deborah Thompson, CALS Director of Research Partnerships and Christy Sandy, CALS Grant Proposal Developer. The goal is to provide information to CALS faculty on the wide range of resources, tools, and programs available to support and fund the research enterprise. NCARS L&Ls meet on Final Fridays at noon during the academic year.
Suggestions for future L&L’s welcome: Please contact Christy, or Deborah,


Dr. Deborah Thompson