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Biotechnology
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Medical-device companies, under pressure from hospitals and health insurers to keep expenses down, are capitalizing on strong cash flows and the stumbling stock market to beef up cost-controlling technologies that may be critical to maintaining growth. more
A project about creating biodegradable plastics – also known as bioplastics – out of cornstarch, potatoes and milk has made a biotechnology class at East Greenwich High School a finalist in Samsung’s “Solve for Tomorrow” contest. more
I’m seeing lots of news reports about the end of the new Silicon Valley tech “bubble.” I put that word in quotes because the current situation doesn’t look much like the bubble of the late 1990s. But there still might soon be a broad drop in funding for startups, and a fall in the valuations of these companies. more
A biomedical engineering professor at the University of Rhode Island has received a $6 million National Science Foundation grant for research to show how the nervous system functions in health and disease. more
A five-year, $11.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will allow Brown University to launch the Center for Biomedical Research Excellence to study cancer, preeclampsia and severe lung infections. more
Richard A. Andrews has been appointed chief operating officer at ProThera Biologics. more
Twenty-six Real Jobs RI grant recipients were announced Monday by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and the congressional delegation. more
Amgen Inc. won U.S. approval for its powerful cholesterol-lowering drug Repatha for certain patients, making it the second in a new class of treatments to come to market. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor launched three new incentive programs on Wednesday in an effort to grow the state’s economy. more
Edward Bozzi, associate professor and coordinator of the University of Rhode Island Biotechnology Program, talked about Rhode Island BioScience Leaders, the organization that he helped found three years ago, with Providence Business News. more
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