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Providing quality medical treatment in a rapidly changing health care industry can be difficult. But one Rhode Island business is helping to put many of the state’s primary care physicians on the right path. more
Last week the Rhode Island Foundation handed out the fourth round of its Innovation Fellowships, a program funded by Letitia and John Carter. The winners of this year's so-called "genius" grants, which award $300,000 to each project over … more
About seven years ago, when Dennis Iannotti ran a vitamin-supplement store in North Providence, he sold a brand of fortified peanut butter that didn't taste very good. That memory stayed with him and in 2010 he and two friends, all three … more
Could the innovation that has helped drive human prosperity for centuries finally be petering out? Some worry that the easy discoveries in science and technology have been made, and it will only get harder from here. Is this believable? more
Bill White is the chief author of the new book, “Winning the War Against Concussions in Youth Sports,” a topic that has risen in public awareness due to expanding research on the effects of sports-related head injuries. White grew up playing many sports and is the father of five children who have been high school athletes, one of whom suffered a concussion and had some long-term effects that only became clear several years later. more
When Ava Anderson was 14 years old she became highly concerned with the listed ingredients she found in her personal-care products. more
The Find Me Safety app, the brainchild of a Lincoln-based entrepreneur and her cousin, is not alone in the evolving universe of mobile-phone applications aimed at providing an alert service to enhance personal safety. more
The Business Innovation Factory’s BIF 2015 summit has sold out, but those still interested in attending can be added to the waiting list. more
Roger Williams University senior Willem Delventhal last summer decided to say farewell to a friend in a quirky, unconventional way, which turned into an award-winning business idea. 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
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