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Innovation
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PROVIDENCE – Two Rhode Island School of Design students led by professor Michael Lye have designed a full-scale, wearable model of a NASA space suit, WLNE-TV ABC 6 reported Dec. 5.  The suit weighs about 50 pounds and is made to be fully … more
To begin building a new economy, Rhode Island has made significant investments in growth and innovation. As a business owner, I understand that investing in the core parts of my business is what it takes to grow. On a far larger scale, the same … more
Starting with the Navy shrinking its presence nearly half a century ago, Aquidneck Island has lost more than one-quarter of its population, with Newport and Middletown accounting for the entire decline. And the state expects that trend to continue. … more
Author Thornton Wilder likened Newport to the nine cities of ancient Troy in his autobiographical novel, "Theophilus North," set in 1926. "Newport, Rhode Island, presented nine cities, some superimposed, some having very little relation … more
Finding enough money to start a business is hard enough, but the challenge is exacerbated in the health and wellness sector. For health and wellness startups, developing products requires a lot of money and draws a special type of scrutiny … more
When Providence Equity Partners LLC founder and CEO Jonathan M. Nelson addressed the annual meeting of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce before Thanksgiving, he said that "this country is awash in capital and it's all searching for a home." … more
Care Thread, a Providence firm specializing in secure, mobile-care coordination for health care providers, is one of 14 finalists in TechSandBox’s fourth annual Pitch Fest Competition. more
A maritime innovation conference will be held Nov. 30 at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. more
(Updated 3:20 p.m.) It was standing room only in the Statehouse’s State Room, where Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and other officials announced Monday that the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will award $129.5 million to Rhode Island over five years. more
Dennis Littky founded the Metropolitan Regional Career and Technical Center 20 years ago, and it has been a rousing success, even if not embraced as much by the educational mainstream as it should be. Brought to Rhode Island by CVS Health … more
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