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Why Investing in Your Young STEM Professionals Makes a Difference

STEM is one of the fastest-growing career paths in the world, attracting thousands of talented young students and early-career STEM workers eager to pursue exciting new opportunities.  Demand for this […]

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RBTC Rolls Out New Young Professional Development Program

Cohort-based program aims to empower early-career STEM workers If you’re a STEM employer looking to nurture your young professionals, then you’re not going to want to miss this new opportunity […]

Don’t Miss These Spring Regional Tech Talent Events

Don’t Miss These Spring Regional Tech Talent Events

Virginia is fast-becoming a hot spot for STEM career opportunity and nowhere is that more evident than the Roanoke-Blacksburg region. The environment is primed to commercialize biotech, incite innovation, and […]

Member Spotlight: DISH Network

The RBTC Membership ranges from solo tech entrepreneurs to the region’s largest companies. Our members are constantly inspiring us with their drive and creativity. We love it when we get to sit […]

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Workforce Development: Creating a Vibrant Innovation Ecosystem

A fully mature ecosystem takes time to develop, but that doesn’t stop RBTC from planting seeds of innovation today that will bear fruit in the future. In fact, that’s what […]


Job Listing: Technology and Life Science Talent Manager

Reports to: Associate Director, Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council (RBTC) Education: Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Business Administration, Marketing, Urban Studies, Human Resources, or a related field. Overview: The Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council (RBTC) […]

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Virginia Western Community College Launching Biotechnology Degree Program

Virginia Western Community College is launching a new degree program in response to a fast-growing industry in the region. Beginning with the fall 2023 semester, students will be able to […]


Verge Job Opening: Financial & Administrative Coordinator

Part-time position (25 – 30 hours per week) Verge is a collaborative strategic alliance established to grow the region’s innovation economy, technology, and life sciences sectors, and the supporting professional […]


Verge Job Opening: Director of Programs

Verge, part of the RBTC collaborative alliance, is poised to grow significantly this year and in the future with multiple grant proposals and funding requests in the pipeline. The key […]