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Innovation
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Martin W. Keen, founder of Focal Upright Furniture LLC in North Kingstown, talked with Providence Business News recently about how he got the idea for his ergonomic office furniture and the problems that can result from sitting all day in traditional seated desks. The company began in 2012 and employs 25. It also was recognized recently with a Good Design award for its sphere workstation. more
U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed toured five libraries around the state on June 3 to get a glimpse at innovation underway, in preparation of writing national library legislation to give libraries funding for technology, tools and training. more
PROVIDENCE – The Social Enterprise Greenhouse Impact Accelerator program is kicking off its sixth impact accelerator cohort on Jan. 14 featuring ventures ranging from a cloth diaper service to a device that fits on motorcycle taxis used in the developing world. more
Sam Spink’s hard work in the chemistry lab has paid off. The South Kingstown resident, a junior at University of Rhode Island, has won a $7,500 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the most prestigious undergraduate national scholarship for students in the fields of mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. more
A maritime innovation conference will be held Nov. 30 at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. more
Social Enterprise Greenhouse awarded its first-ever Food Impact Award to Julius Searight, founder and director of Food4Good. more
Towerstream Corp., a fixed-wireless fiber-alternative provider, said it expects to have added 170 new buildings in the second half of the year that are equipped with its On-Net platform. more
Hackers are being encouraged to “Revolutionize RIPTA.” The R.I. Public Transit Authority is participating in the first statewide hackathon hosted by the state of Rhode Island, and the “Revolutionizing RIPTA” portion of Hack(RI) will launch at RIPTA’s Elmwood Avenue headquarters at 705 Elmwood Ave. on Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. more
Tech Collective has announced its 2016 Tech10 Award recipients. The awards, which honor individuals and companies driving innovation, education and growth, will be given at a Nov. 10 ceremony from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Providence Downtown Marriot. more
Luna Pharmaceuticals Inc., maker of Premama products, has raised more than half of a $3.5 million Series B equity round, according to a federal filing, which it plans to use it to grow sales, add employees and become profitable. more
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