Updated February 26 at 7:26pm
Innovation
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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
UnitedHealthcare’s Medicaid patients in Rhode Island may now have their dermatological issues diagnosed and treated more quickly, thanks to remote digital imaging and telehealth technology through Thundermist Health Center, according to a joint statement from UnitedHealthcare and Thundermist. more
Michael Lye, a Rhode Island School of Design professor, led an independent research project to design a full-scale, wearable model of a NASA spacesuit designed to be functional in a Mars simulation environment. more
City officials recently toured the newly opened Red DWG Library, a co-working lounge for startups, entrepreneurs and consultants. more
A $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Mental Health will support a suicide risk study by researchers at Care New England’s Butler Hospital, Brown University and the University of Michigan. 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
A maritime innovation conference will be held Nov. 30 at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. more
Social Enterprise Greenhouse awarded its first-ever Food Impact Award to Julius Searight, founder and director of Food4Good. more
Towerstream Corp., a fixed-wireless fiber-alternative provider, said it expects to have added 170 new buildings in the second half of the year that are equipped with its On-Net platform. more
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