|Piedmont Triad Research Park Master Plan
A “legacy” of R. J. Reynolds Co. for Winston-Salem will be the Piedmont Triad Research Park (PTRP). Having a 100-acre research site at the edge of downtown near ancillary retail services and housing provides an appealing urban environment for researchers. The potential growth in high-tech jobs, particularly in biotechnology and life sciences, could be significant.
To attract higher-paying employers, both our present and future work force must have the capacity to learn new skills when needed. Forsyth Tech has received national recognition for its bio-technology training program, one of several successful retraining programs.