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Improving Road Sign Program for NC’s agritourism industry

A state-run road signage program has played a key role in connecting tourists with North Carolina’s booming wine and grape industry, which supports nearly 8,000 jobs and creates an annual economic impact of $1.71 billion. While there are some concerns about the program, most stakeholders involved in the N.C. Agricultural … Continued

VF Selects Gateway University Research Park

VF Corporation has selected Greensboro's Gateway University Research Park as the location for its Global Jeanswear Innovation Center.

VF Corporation, a leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, has selected Greensboro’s Gateway University Research Park as the location for its Global Jeanswear Innovation Center. The research park is a collaboration between UNCG and North Carolina A&T. The VF facility will be the catalyst for new technologies and … Continued

UNCG’s Economic Value to the Piedmont Region

bird's eye view of campus

There are almost a billion reasons UNCG is essential to the Triad economy. $988.6 million to be exact. The first-ever statewide study documenting the economic impact of North Carolina’s higher education institutions was released last week, Chancellor Linda P. Brady told the UNCG Board of Trustees Feb. 19. For students, … Continued

Researchers Develop Plan for NC Wine Industry Growth

North Carolina’s wine and grape industry has experienced exponential growth in the past decade, employing more than 7,600 people. Now the industry has a five-year roadmap for continued growth and economic impact. Researchers from the UNCG Bryan School of Business and Economics have developed the first comprehensive strategic plan for the North Carolina wine … Continued

Gateway University Research Park adds startup space

Gateway University Research Park was featured in today’s edition of the Triad Business Journal. Read the full article here (subscription required). Gateway University Research Park is putting space left over from the construction of the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering to use as an incubator for new nano-bio startup … Continued