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Ford Motor Co. drew the attention of truck owners and the automotive industry last month when it unveiled a new version of its best-selling F-150 pickup built largely out of aluminum. more
Collaborating on science, technology, engineering, arts and math through a highly selective workshop that involved students at three universities in Rhode Island and Massachusetts has led participants to new insights and, for some, pursuit of a new STEAM initiative. more
Of the many theories explaining Rhode Island’s persistent economic slump, the failure to transition to technology-based industries may have the most current traction. more
Joe Tomlinson’s start as an environmental entrepreneur came with organic apparel, first T-shirts, then founding the Revel Seven company and into developing a denim-finishing process that didn’t involve caustic salts. But when the economy faded a few years ago, he decided the future was in renewable energy. So Tomlinson joined forces with old Aquidneck Island contacts at rTerra, the Middletown solar developer in the process of building out solar farms in the Ocean State. more
The Techstyle Haus, which is, literally, a textile house with a flexible exterior using high-performance material with solar cells laminated to the fabric, is rising in a Providence warehouse. more
Angel investors in Rhode Island are adapting to the initial impacts of what they say are complex – and unfolding – new rules by the Securities and Exchange Commission, adopted to implement the Jumpstart Our Business Startup Act. more
New research in the Brown University TRI-Lab is showing that families who need help with early-childhood development don’t use available services as much as they might. more
Packaging 2.0 President Michael Brown was running a social enterprise before he even identified with the term – generally, a nonprofit or for-profit venture with dual goals of being successful in business and generating positive social impact. more
Kris Falcone, left, support manager for ChartWise: Clinical Document Intelligence, and company President and CEO Dr. Jon Elion, at the firm’s South Kingstown office. ChartWise software helps match doctors’ treatment records with the maze of insurance codes medical providers must follow. Used primarily by hospitals, the software improves office efficiency and helps ensure providers are properly reimbursed for care. more
Following their passions led this year’s Innovation Fellows to concrete projects that have the potential to affect the food and textile industries in Rhode Island, and perhaps beyond. more
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