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Innovation
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The Rhode Island Foundation is accepting applications for a fifth round of $300,000 innovation fellowships. more
When I arrived in Rhode Island, I felt strongly – and still do – that our company had a responsibility to be part of the solution to improve the state's economy. As we consider how we do right by our customers and our provider partners, we also … more
A decade ago, Saul Kaplan created a little office called the Business Innovation Factory at the R.I. Economic Development Corp. Its goal was to make Rhode Island a place where all sizes of enterprises could come to identify and test their … more
Mindy Levine, an assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Rhode Island, was one of 10 women throughout the country to receive a Rising Star Award from the American Chemical Society. Levine specializes in synthetic organic chemistry, and … more
Stephen Mitchell of Narragansett uses a desktop video magnifier supplied by a local nonprofit to read his mail, the newspaper and his medication-container labels. The nonprofit Ocean State Center for Independent Living in Warwick helped … more
A stampede in September killed more than 700 people outside the holy city of Mecca, in Saudi Arabia. A fire in October killed more than 32 people inside a Bucharest nightclub in Romania. A panicked crowd last December killed at least 36 people … more
Simon Majumdar bounces onto stage at Trinity Repertory Co. with vigor, passing waist-high, orange-yellow letters that spell "BIF." With an English accent he begins to tell his story to a rapt audience. "I became suicidal – absolutely the … more
What if every time you picked up a fried chicken wing, or a sticky corn-on-the-cob, you didn't have to lick your fingers clean or waste paper napkins cleaning up? Delicate, finger-protecting slip-ons, Wingerz, are now available for sale. … more
Mark DeStefano worked in the boating business for nearly three decades before a friend turned him onto the electric-biking business. Last July, DeStefano opened the doors to Pedego Rhode Island, an electric-bike shop at 227 Thames St. in … more
Robert C. Baxter Jr. in 2014 was all set to bring his urban wind-energy system to market when he was diagnosed with lymphoma. The cancer put Baxter and Warwick-based CBC LLC, the company he owns with his wife, Leslie Walaska Baxter, on a … more
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