RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on them to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development.
Combining scientific rigor and technical proficiency, they deliver reliable data, thorough analysis, innovative methods, novel technologies, and sustainable programs that help clients inform public policy and ground practice in evidence. They scale their approach to fit the demands of each project, delivering the power of a global leader and the passion of a local partner.
They believe in the promise of science, and they push theirselves every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world.
Their experts hold degrees in more than 250 scientific, technical, and professional disciplines across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development fields. Their staff of more than 5,000 works in more than 75 countries—tackling hundreds of projects each year to address complex social and scientific challenges on behalf of governments, businesses, foundations, universities, and other clients and partners. And their separate business operations—RTI Health Solutions, Syntegrity, and attego—serve commercial clients across a wide range of industries around the world
They maintain offices on four continents, with their headquarters in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, reflecting their roots in the area’s distinguished universities. Founded in 1958 with support from North Carolina government, education, and business leaders, they maintain close ties with North Carolina State University, Duke University, North Carolina Central University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Their dedication to innovative, objective research and technical services makes RTI an outstanding partner for clients around the world whose greatest challenges demand rigorous approaches and science-based solutions. It also makes RTI a great working environment for people who share their mission to improve the human condition. See more