Innovation
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The latest group of fledgling entrepreneurs from the Betaspring startup accelerator are scheduled to present their companies to a sold-out crowd of more than 300 investors, business leaders and other entrepreneurs Thursday night at the accelerator’s Chestnut Street headquarters. more
The Slater Technology Fund announced Tuesday that it has re-invested in Charlestown-based power distribution company VoltServer, committing $500,000 as part of the company’s $2 million Series A financing round. more
Outgoing Rhode Island School of Design President John Maeda’s decision on Dec. 4 to announce via social media and video his imminent departure after six years for a job in California’s Silicon Valley with the venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers took the college and state by surprise. more
A new partnership to train new physicians in the patient-centered medical home model as part of a collaborative initiative between Kent Hospital and Thundermist Health Center will be … more
For most organizations, innovation planning has a heavily internal focus. But for The Rhode Island Foundation, a nonprofit leader of philanthropic ventures in the state, a recent push for innovation started with a clarion call outward. more
The bar code – that series of lines marking almost everything you buy – could lead to huge savings for American taxpayers in the near future and perhaps save lives in times of conflict. more
Two Rhode Island biomedical companies featured in a new report by The Science Coalition released Tuesday highlight the role of federal research funding in strengthening innovation, creating new jobs and bolstering the economy. more
In the dry language of the health care bureaucracy, core clients of the innovative Living Rite program are called “dual eligibles.” They are the neediest patients, battling chronic diseases or disabilities, supported by both Medicare and Medicaid. The Living Rite program’s goal is to provide comprehensive and preventive health care to its long-term care clients. This can include people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or with chronic illnesses. These people are among the most costly to the health care system. more
A Colorado-based nonprofit on Wednesday said it will invest $2.2 million to support the expansion of Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy’s network of charter schools in Rhode Island. more
Here’s the problem. Say you take a picture and email it to friends and family. And they, in turn, pass it along to another group of eager viewers. What you have is one image copied umpteen times and occupying valuable space in the fast-filling virtual world. more
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