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Innovation
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People head into coffee shops to surf the Web, why not to stitch a pillow? That was the thinking behind a new business in North Providence, Whipstitch Sewing Café, which combines hot coffee with sewing machine rentals. You can sip as you … more
Medrobotics Corp.'s accomplishment in developing the first flexible robotic device for surgery has been packed with a healthy dose of not only innovation, but patience. It took nine years – with human trials in Europe and significant … more
John D. Jarrell, president of Materials Science Associates LLC, is clear on how he sees his company's role in stimulating the state's economy – by helping startups. The forensic-analysis company – which specializes in civil cases – … more
Justin Coutu, president of R&D Technologies Inc., believes it's important to help Rhode Island's college students stay and work here after graduation. As such, he has hired several students from local colleges and universities to join the 3-D … more
Rhode Island is considered an innovation adopter, according to the Consumer Electronics Association, which ranked each state on its willingness and ability to encourage innovation. more
Jack Grant, a Bryant University senior, recently researched whether or not to invest in Microsoft for the university's Archway Investment Fund. He found the tech giant wanting. Grant, 21, of Rocky Hill, Conn., an accounting major, has … more
The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition is kicking off the new year with two free workshops intended to provide guidance on building a business. more
Ninety-four percent, 118 percent, 177 percent, 559 percent. Those are the growth rates of the four companies at the top of each of our revenue categories in this year's Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies program. And while the four … more
1What are your top initiatives as Providence's new economic-development director? Spurring economic development in Providence through an emphasis on job creation and business retention. … Providence has many phenomenal resources such as … more
Anniversaries come and go, but this month there is one that should be noted with some Rhody pride. Hope & Main is the Warren nonprofit, food-business incubator that opened last October, and it has been busy. In the last 12 months, more than … more
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