Hoping to inspire people to become “agents of change and progress,” the Rhode Island Foundation is accepting applications for $300,000 Innovation Fellowships that focus on ideas that have the potential to move the state forward.
RevUp by Betaspring recently announced the addition of three new companies to its portfolio and is looking to add a few more before year’s end. It said it is specifically looking to recruit from the Rhode Island market.
Steve Heath has been the executive director of FabNewport since July 2015; With a tagline of “dream, design, make,” FabNewport holds a variety of programs for people of all ages to channel their inner maker and create products. Heath talks with Providence Business News about some of the projects and the second annual Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire: East Bay Edition, which will be held Oct. 15 from noon-5 p.m. at the Florence Gray Center at 1 York St., Newport.