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Startup collaboration The Founders League and Social Enterprise Greenhouse have been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Blackstone Charitable Foundation to create a program called “StartZone” to link students and graduates from local colleges and universities with resources they need to start their own company or social enterprise in Rhode Island. more
The Techstyle Haus, which is, literally, a textile house with a flexible exterior using high-performance material with solar cells laminated to the fabric, is rising in a Providence warehouse. more
New research in the Brown University TRI-Lab is showing that families who need help with early-childhood development don’t use available services as much as they might. more
The newly installed co-director of Rhode Island Chronic Care Sustainability Initiative, the patient-centered medical home initiative in Rhode Island, talks about how a PCMH functions and how the Ocean State stacks up in its efforts to affect health care cost and delivery. more
Brown University has been named to Forbes’ 2014 list of the most entrepreneurial universities in the country, joining startup breeding grounds such as Stanford University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the California Institute of Technology. more
Angel investors in Rhode Island are adapting to the initial impacts of what they say are complex – and unfolding – new rules by the Securities and Exchange Commission, adopted to implement the Jumpstart Our Business Startup Act. more
Like the owls that deliver packages and carry messages in Harry Potter’s world, drones are about to become commonplace in ours: small, flying objects perfectly engineered to drop off burritos, pick up prescriptions and photograph revolutions. Within the next three years, drone-driven commerce will amount to $13.6 billion and create 70,000 new jobs, an industry trade group estimates. more
In the first installment of this series on manufacturing in Rhode Island, we talked about innovation, growth and new job creation – all byproducts of a healthy manufacturing environment, one which has changed from mass production to mass customization. Today I’ll describe the support infrastructure that has fueled this transformation, and is poised to support continuing growth. more
PROVIDENCE – Using a micro-engineered device that acts as an obstacle course for cells, Brown University researchers have shed new light on a cellular metamorphosis thought to play a role in tumor cell invasion throughout the body. more
PROVIDENCE – Tech Collective, the state’s industry association for information technology and bioscience, has named its 2014 Tech10 Award recipients. more
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