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IlluminOss Medical has appointed Manny Avila as its new president and CEO. The developer of a minimally invasive system to repair bone fractures has been looking for a chief executive since former president and CEO Dirk Kuyper left in September 2014.
University of Rhode Island electrical engineering professor Haibo He is part of a team that has been awarded a $282,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop robots that could help direct people to emergency exits in the case of an emergency.
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Ximedica announced Tuesday it has purchased the San Francisco-based Bridge Design, providing the Rhode Island-based medical technology development company with a West Coast hub.