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Innovation
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Providing quality medical treatment in a rapidly changing health care industry can be difficult. But one Rhode Island business is helping to put many of the state’s primary care physicians on the right path. more
For many, the word "innovation" brings to mind movement toward brighter horizons, new places. For Quick Fitting Inc., led by President and CEO David Crompton, bringing innovation to life has meant heavy investment into existing resources. … more
Last week the Rhode Island Foundation handed out the fourth round of its Innovation Fellowships, a program funded by Letitia and John Carter. The winners of this year's so-called "genius" grants, which award $300,000 to each project over … more
About seven years ago, when Dennis Iannotti ran a vitamin-supplement store in North Providence, he sold a brand of fortified peanut butter that didn't taste very good. That memory stayed with him and in 2010 he and two friends, all three … more
Could the innovation that has helped drive human prosperity for centuries finally be petering out? Some worry that the easy discoveries in science and technology have been made, and it will only get harder from here. Is this believable? more
Bill White is the chief author of the new book, “Winning the War Against Concussions in Youth Sports,” a topic that has risen in public awareness due to expanding research on the effects of sports-related head injuries. White grew up playing many sports and is the father of five children who have been high school athletes, one of whom suffered a concussion and had some long-term effects that only became clear several years later. more
The team at Providence’s G-Form LLC last year almost couldn’t believe what they were seeing: an in-match photo of Neymar, one of the world’s most popular soccer players and soon-to-be-star of the World Cup, rolling down his sock to reveal shin guards featuring the company’s bright yellow signature hardening gel cells. What made the image surprising was that G-Form, at the time known for bicycle knee pads and heavy-duty iPhone cases, didn’t market soccer equipment. more
"Traffic Jammed." "Slow Down." "Stay Alert." These are the traffic signs many people see during their daily commute. For drivers from 12 states and Canada, many of these signs come from a manufacturing plant in Warwick. SES America Inc. … more
When Ava Anderson was 14 years old she became highly concerned with the listed ingredients she found in her personal-care products. more
The Find Me Safety app, the brainchild of a Lincoln-based entrepreneur and her cousin, is not alone in the evolving universe of mobile-phone applications aimed at providing an alert service to enhance personal safety. more
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