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Innovation
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When Nicholas O’Hara’s sister returned from a day at the beach talking about how she was unable to charge her smartphone, the Bryant University junior got an idea for a new product: the Charging Chair. 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 mobile app that Metropolitan Regional Career & Technical Center sophomore Ethan Chandler created that connects musicians who want to play together won him the title of Ernst & Young Youth Entrepreneur of the Year for New England at the annual Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship Business Plan Challenge Regional Competition. more
Aspen Aerogels Inc. received $2.75 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy to develop a windowpane technology that incorporates a transparent silica aerogel to provide insulation and condensation resistance. more
Teespring has closed its Davol Square office, marking the last phase of a restructuring that began over the summer, a company spokeswoman said Monday. more
In one room at the Cambridge Innovation Center in Massachusetts, a large table is shared by a half-dozen people, plugged into laptops and oblivious to passing visitors. In a connecting hallway, overstuffed couches attract workers who would rather … more
Raul Brauner describes himself as an entrepreneur and engineer searching for the presence of diseases in a new way. Brauner, of Framingham, Mass., is the founder of Bio-Tree Systems Inc., a Providence life sciences company that created and … more
On a fall Saturday four years ago, 330 people mingled and brainstormed at the R.I. Convention Center, floating ideas to boost a sluggish Rhode Island economy – envisioning paths to growth that would "make it happen" here. The "Make It … more
Vaccine innovator Dr. Anne S. De Groot's accomplishments, studies and publications are vast. She has several titles at several organizations. But for the founder, CEO and chief scientific officer of Providence's EpiVax Inc., two skills on her … more
Classmates recently videotaped fifth-grader Ian McLellan articulately describing his problem-solving methods for coding, which schools try to develop through a program that uses popular games such as Minecraft as educational tools. The … more
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