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Innovation
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Gaurav Khanna, an associate professor and associate director of the Center for Scientific Computing & Visualization Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, talked with Providence Business News about his research into black holes. Khanna worked with researchers at Georgia Gwinnett College and the University of Maryland to develop the first-ever computer simulation of the interior of a rotating black hole. Their research was supported by the National Science Foundation. more
Focal Upright, known for its ergonomic office furniture, will be featured tonight at the Providence Geeks’ dinner at AS220 on Empire Street. more
Martin W. Keen, founder of Focal Upright Furniture LLC in North Kingstown, talked with Providence Business News recently about how he got the idea for his ergonomic office furniture and the problems that can result from sitting all day in traditional seated desks. The company began in 2012 and employs 25. It also was recognized recently with a Good Design award for its sphere workstation. more
U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed toured five libraries around the state on June 3 to get a glimpse at innovation underway, in preparation of writing national library legislation to give libraries funding for technology, tools and training. more
PROVIDENCE – Nortek Security & Control LLC has launched Numera EverThere, which connects senior citizens with their loved ones through real-time monitoring. Nortek Security, a division of Nortek … more
Office Recycling Solutions said it recently received industry recertifications, demonstrating that it is recycling electronics equipment according to the highest industry standards for environmental protection, worker health and safety, data privacy and facility security. more
PROVIDENCE – The Social Enterprise Greenhouse Impact Accelerator program is kicking off its sixth impact accelerator cohort on Jan. 14 featuring ventures ranging from a cloth diaper service to a device that fits on motorcycle taxis used in the developing world. more
The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition said its annual Elevator Pitch Contest will be held Dec. 3, and a total of $1,000 in cash prizes will be awarded to this year’s top presenters. more
Sam Spink’s hard work in the chemistry lab has paid off. The South Kingstown resident, a junior at University of Rhode Island, has won a $7,500 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the most prestigious undergraduate national scholarship for students in the fields of mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. more
Social Enterprise Greenhouse will recognize its 2016 Impact Accelerator participants on Thursday with a free event marking their graduation. more
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