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Rhode Island’s political leaders are eager to point to the “Eds and Meds” sector as a key to the region’s future economic health. Thankfully, the sector is not waiting around for local public support. Exhibit A: MedMates. more
Kris Falcone, left, support manager for ChartWise: Clinical Document Intelligence, and company President and CEO Dr. Jon Elion, at the firm’s South Kingstown office. ChartWise software helps match doctors’ treatment records with the maze of insurance codes medical providers must follow. Used primarily by hospitals, the software improves office efficiency and helps ensure providers are properly reimbursed for care. more
Two of Providence’s fastest growing technology companies are teaming up. Teespring, a crowdfunding platform for custom apparel, has partnered with local software development agency MojoTech to spearhead major upgrades to its platform and help Teespring meet rapidly growing sales volume. more
The team at Providence’s G-Form LLC last year almost couldn’t believe what they were seeing: an in-match photo of Neymar, one of the world’s most popular soccer players and soon-to-be-star of the World Cup, rolling down his sock to reveal shin guards featuring the company’s bright yellow signature hardening gel cells. What made the image surprising was that G-Form, at the time known for bicycle knee pads and heavy-duty iPhone cases, didn’t market soccer equipment. 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
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
Durval Tavares’ business, launched in 2011 through the Advanced Technology & Manufacturing Center at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, has just experienced its first year of profitability. more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee and the R.I. Science and Technology Advisory Council last week announced six recipients of $445,092 in Rhode Island Collaborative Research Grants. 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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