Research Triangle Institute


RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Our vision is to address the world's most critical problems with science-based solutions in pursuit of a better future. Clients rely on us 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, we deliver reliable data, thorough analysis, innovative methods, novel technologies, and sustainable programs that help clients inform public policy and ground practice in evidence. We scale our approach to fit the demands of each project, delivering the power of a global leader and the passion of a local partner.

We believe in the promise of science, and we push ourselves every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world.

Our experts hold degrees in more than 250 scientific, technical, and professional disciplines across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development fields. Our staff of nearly 6,000 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. 

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Enhancing BJA’s Forensic Science Grantees’ Capacity and Outcomes through the RTI-led Forensics Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • Advancing Science-based Policing through Inclusion, Representation, & Equity (ASPIRE): A National Campaign and Career Pathways Pilot to Promote Diversity in the Policing Workforce
  • The National Case Closed Project: Supporting Evidence-Based Practices for Violent Crime Investigations
  • COAP TTA Program: Category 4
  • Evaluation and Sustainability Support for Second Chance Act Grants
  • The Sexual Assault Kit Initiative: National Training and Technical Assistance Program
Headquarters Address: 
3040 East Cornwallis Road Post Office Box 12194
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-2194
United States
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