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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
Like the owls that deliver packages and carry messages in Harry Potter’s world, drones are about to become commonplace in ours: small, flying objects perfectly engineered to drop off burritos, pick up prescriptions and photograph revolutions. Within the next three years, drone-driven commerce will amount to $13.6 billion and create 70,000 new jobs, an industry trade group estimates. more
Penmaker A.T. Cross Co. on Tuesday introduced the Century Copper Pen, the world’s first pen made with CuVerro antimicrobial copper manufactured by Kentucky-based metals supplier Olin Brass. more
Five years after its creation, Betaspring has landed among the top startup accelerators in the country, ranking at No. 11 in the 2013 Seed Accelerator Rankings released Monday at the South by Southwest Interactive technology conference in Austin,, Texas. 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 result of an educational system that prepares students to excel in science, technology, engineering, arts and math is a capable workforce. more
Taking the next steps in centralizing and building on its research capabilities, Lifespan announced Monday the creation of the Clinical Research Center, to be based at the health care conglomerate’s Coro Building in Providence’s Knowledge District, as well as at The Miriam Hospital in the city’s East Side. more
With a relaxed, tech-sector optimism, Betaspring has come to embody the Providence startup scene at a time when Rhode Island is searching for an entrepreneurial antidote to the failure of 38 Studios LLC. more
The $20 million investment raised by e-commerce startup Teespring in December was a fitting end to 2013, even if the news broke early this year. more
The city is teaming with Rhode Island School of Design and local business groups to launch a new accelerator program for design-centered entrepreneurs. more
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