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The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition unveiled its 2016 winners Tuesday night, naming a two-man team that is developing a manufacturing process to make explosion-resistant fuel tanks the top winner. more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Jan. 23 announced the Studio Rhode Next Generation Libraries Challenge, designed to support public libraries with new technology and training that includes developing a digital creation hub at one library. … more
In awarding nearly $250,000 in Innovation Vouchers to five Rhode Island companies on Jan. 23, the state has made a prudent public expenditure. Some question the appropriateness of government "picking winners." But using that lens on these … more
"I'm a big believer that everybody can be a leader. Leadership is not anointed … it's opportunistic," said Neil D. Steinberg, Rhode Island Foundation president and CEO. "People are leaders because they want to help … we need everybody engaged … more
Mary Gervais, brand manager, Toray Plastics (America) Inc., talks about some of the new products recently launched by the manufacturer. Gervais, who joined Toray in 2009, was appointed brand manager in 2015. more
Shakhnoza Kayumova, an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth and a researcher at its Kaput Center for Research and Innovation in STEM Education, has been awarded a $778,770 National Science Foundation grant to address the need for English language learners to study science. more
(Updated, 11:45 a.m., Sept. 21) Startup Weekend Education, a weekend-long crash course in entrepreneurship, is coming to Providence on Friday to take aspiring business owners from idea to startup in 54 hours. more
CEO (or equivalent): Randall S. Barko, CEO and president 2015 Revenue: $53,797,786 2013 Revenue: $23,436,537 Revenue growth: 130% One of Rhode Island's fastest-growing companies is Ximedica, a … more
CEO (or equivalent): Tim Hebert, CEO and president 2015 Revenue: $119,990,382 2013 Revenue: $84,169,382 Revenue growth: 43% Thinking big means thinking small at Atrion Inc. Rather than engaging in … more
Companies that remove snow, supply electricity to commercial customers and remove toxins from drinking water were among the 30 local enterprises that were recognized Wednesday night at Providence Business News’ fifth Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies event, held at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. more
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