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Biotechnology
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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
After sitting out for most of the biotech acquisition frenzy of 2015, Amgen Inc. is ready to do a deal. more
When the University of Rhode Island’s Department of Cell and Microbiology saw an opportunity to help address the needs of Rhode Island’s biotech and pharmaceutical companies and satisfy student interest, it ran with it. more
Medtronic PLC, the world’s biggest maker of heart-rhythm devices, met third-quarter profit estimates as its newest products continue to take market share from rivals. more
Dr. Yow-Pin Lim, founder and CEO of ProThera Biologics in Providence, talks with Providence Business News about his company’s partnership with ProMetic Life Sciences Inc., its move last year to the Jewelry District, and how it is on track to start clinical trials of its lead therapeutic product next year. The company currently employs seven. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo visited Tech Collective, Rhode Island’s information technology and bioscience organization, on Feb. 22 for a roundtable discussion with business leaders about skills that matter. more
Tech Collective is looking for volunteers for GRRL Tech 2016 to assist with workshops and chaperone. Those who work in STEM – science, technology, engineering and math – fields are welcome to apply. more
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
The Providence Children’s Museum has received a $40,000 grant from the Amgen Foundation to support hands-on science, technology, engineering and math activities. more
A national consultant has advised the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission to create a business innovation district in Providence that is larger than the existing footprint of undeveloped land, and to create an advisory council that would include the perspectives of anchor industries and universities. more
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