Richardson Innovation Quarter

High-Tech ‘Field Trips’: NTXIA Launches Immersive Innovation Program

by | Mar 12, 2024
The North Texas Innovation Alliance has begun offering quarterly "hands-on innovation experiences" at "the brightest and most innovative projects across North Texas" for NTXIA members. The Immersive Innovation field trips kicked off with a tour of the NSF's newly opened eCAT Center at UNT. Here's where the NTXIA is going next.
Celestica To Expand North Texas Operations with High-Tech Manufacturing, Adding Over 150 Jobs in Richardson
by | Mar 7, 2024
Toronto-based Celestica produces "groundbreaking, state-of-the-art equipment" based on artificial intelligence learning systems for its U.S.-based customers. Its newly announced expansion is being fueled by an economic redevelopment agreement with the city of Richardson.
Defense Department Awards $30M to Create UT Dallas ‘Energy Storage Systems Campus’
by | Sep 18, 2023
The $30 million UTD-led project aims "to accelerate the transition and scaling of next-generation batteries," while reducing dependence on scarce critical materials. Led by UTD biology professor Dr. Kyeongjae Cho, the initiative will include the construction of a new research facility at the Richardson IQ.
Austin Circuit Design Relocates Its Headquarters to the Richardson IQ
by | Jul 17, 2023
Described as "an innovative company with a global reach," Austin Circuit Design was founded in Austin in 1985 and moved to Garland following a 2015 acquisition. The advanced design and manufacturing firm specializes in mechanical, industrial, hardware, and software design. COO Mark Cottam says the new IQ location will help ACD continue to "drive strong company growth" and "focus on innovation."
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Global Tech Company Announces New Innovation, Design Hub in Richardson Innovation Quarter

by | Jan 26, 2023
New Hampshire-based Allegro MicroSystems said Richardson's new innovation and design center will serve as a hub for Allegro's sensor and power integrated circuit R&D efforts. "We're excited to be contributing to the growth of the community and ecosystem for innovation while tapping into local talent," says Allegro SVP Suman Narayan.
Global Semiconductor Maker Sets Up its First North American R&D Operation in Richardson
by | Mar 31, 2022
Nexperia, a Netherlands-based semiconductor manufacturer, is opening a new design center in Richardson—its first R&D operation in North America—with plans to rapidly grow its local workforce. The new DFW operations will add to the other five R&D facilities Nexperia operates in Europe, China, and Malaysia.
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The IQ: Richardson Innovation District Unveils New Name and Branding
by | Jan 29, 2020
In December, the Richardson City Council approved rezoning for higher density development and a variety of uses to provide a foundation for an innovation-focused, urban mixed-use environment.