Business View Magazine - October 2018

16 17 VIRGINIA TECH Corporate Research Center ADVANCING INNOVATION THROUGH COLLABORATION AT A GLANCE VIRGINIA TECH CORPORATE RESEARCH CENTER WHAT: Non-profit research park for high technology companies WHERE: Blacksburg, Virginia WEBSITE: E stablished in 1985 in Blacks- burg, Virginia, the 230-acre Virginia Tech Corporate Re- search Center (VTCRC) boasts more than 33 buildings with over 3,000 employees and is home to more than 180 research, technology, and support companies. VTCRC is a for-profit, whol- ly-owned, private subsidiary of the Vir- ginia Tech Foundation, which strives to develop a growing, prestigious research park for high technology companies