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Category: Economic Development

Winston-Salem is a National Leader in Life Sciences Growth

A new report on life sciences construction around the US finds the Triad in the top ten US markets for life sciences growth, driven by the developments underway for Innovation Quarter Phase 2. The report from Commercial Search examines how much square footage cities have under construction for life sciences projects. The findings show traditional… Read More »

Eleven Organizations Receive Grants to Support Local Entrepreneurship Growth

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. is pleased to announce that 11 local organizations have received a total of $100,000 in grants to support entrepreneurial programming. Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. received funding to facilitate the ESO Development Fund, which supports Winston-Salem based Entrepreneurial Support Organizations whose core functions cater to Winston-Salem based early-stage companies.   The inaugural recipients are: Center… Read More »

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. Announces New Staff Roles in Economic Development

 Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. is pleased to announce new roles for two members of our team. Ellis Keifer has been promoted to Vice President of Economic Development and JT Warren has been promoted to Economic Development Manager. In her new role, Ellis will lead the organization’s efforts to recruit new business and industry and support existing… Read More »

Kaleideum Announces Grand Opening

Kaleideum, the reimagined experiential learning museum in downtown Winston-Salem, will unveil its new building with several events leading up to the grand opening on Saturday, Feb. 17. The five-story, nearly 70,000-square-foot museum is located at 120 West 3rd Street across from Merschel Park. “We’re thrilled to open our doors as a dynamic family destination where… Read More »

NSF to Invest up to $160 Million in Regional Regenerative Medicine Research

The Piedmont Triad Regenerative Medicine Engine, based in Winston-Salem, is a recipient of the first-ever US. National Science Foundation Regional Innovation Engine (NSF Engines) awards in partnership with educational institutions and other organizations across the region. Led by Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM), the regional innovation engine team includes Forsyth Technical Community College (FTCC), North Carolina Agricultural… Read More »

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. Receives Grant to Support Equitable Credential Attainment

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. is one of nine organizations selected by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) to receive funding to increase the number of learners from traditionally marginalized populations who earn an industry-relevant credential or degree. The Equitable Credential Attainment program brings together chambers of commerce, community colleges, and community organizations to collaborate… Read More »


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