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Innovation
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Two well-known, Rhode Island executives with expertise in medical innovation told the Interstate 195 Redevelopment District Commission Monday they want to create a new center to attract talent and spur business creation. more
Rhode Island is rich in economic history. Samuel Slater, dubbed "father of the American Industrial Revolution" by Andrew Jackson, erected his first mill in Pawtucket. A hundred years later the robber barons transformed the oceanside city of Newport … more
Cliff Weitzman, a Brown University senior, last month made Forbes’ 2017 30 under 30 class, a collection of the leading young changemakers and innovators in the country. Weitzman, who was featured in the education category, talks about being named to the list and his plans for the future. more
NanoSteel Company Inc., an advanced materials firm, recently closed a multimillion dollar equity round, opening the door for commercialization of its high-strength, lightweight sheet steel. more
An Innovation Center will open in September at Rocky Hill School, offering students enrichment opportunities focused on innovation, design thinking and entrepreneurship. more
John Smithers became executive director at Tech Collective, Rhode Island’s information technology and bioscience industry association, in August. Smithers talks about how Tech Collective is transitioning itself into the technology hub for Rhode Island, and some of the initiatives it has underway. more
A $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Mental Health will support a suicide risk study by researchers at Care New England’s Butler Hospital, Brown University and the University of Michigan. more
Shakhnoza Kayumova, an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth and a researcher at its Kaput Center for Research and Innovation in STEM Education, has been awarded a $778,770 National Science Foundation grant to address the need for English language learners to study science. more
Nicknamed the Ocean State, Rhode Island is home to thousands of boaters, various fishing companies, a Naval base and a prodigious port-based economy – all of which rely heavily on fossil fuel-powered machinery and vessels. The maritime … more
A child holds a small barbell with colored balls on its ends to control a spaceship on a computer screen, moving it left to right to avoid obstacles. But there's more to this game than it seems – the angles of the child's wrist movements are being … more
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