RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – TOP EMPLOYERS

(Ranked by number of employees in RTP)

1. IBM

2. Glaxo Smith Kline, PLC

3. Cisco Systems

4. Nortel Networks

5. RTI International

6. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

7. National Institute of Environmental Health Services

8. Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications

9. Biogen IDEC

10. Network Appliance

11. BASF Corporation Agriculture Product Center

12. Diosynth Biotechnology

13. Bayer Cropscience

14. Talecris Biotherapeutics

15. EISAI, Inc.

16. Dupont Electronic Technologies

17. Credit Suisse

18. Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.

19. The UNC Center for Public Television

20. BD Technologies

21. EMC Corporation

22. Syngenta Biotechnology, Inc.

23. Sumitomo Electric Lightwave Corp.

24. Triangle Transit Authority

25. Lenovo