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Innovation
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A decade ago, Saul Kaplan created a little office called the Business Innovation Factory at the R.I. Economic Development Corp. Its goal was to make Rhode Island a place where all sizes of enterprises could come to identify and test their … more
Mindy Levine, an assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Rhode Island, was one of 10 women throughout the country to receive a Rising Star Award from the American Chemical Society. Levine specializes in synthetic organic chemistry, and … more
Stephen Mitchell of Narragansett uses a desktop video magnifier supplied by a local nonprofit to read his mail, the newspaper and his medication-container labels. The nonprofit Ocean State Center for Independent Living in Warwick helped … more
A stampede in September killed more than 700 people outside the holy city of Mecca, in Saudi Arabia. A fire in October killed more than 32 people inside a Bucharest nightclub in Romania. A panicked crowd last December killed at least 36 people … more
Simon Majumdar bounces onto stage at Trinity Repertory Co. with vigor, passing waist-high, orange-yellow letters that spell "BIF." With an English accent he begins to tell his story to a rapt audience. "I became suicidal – absolutely the … more
Our health care system is composed of millions of parts, persons and functions, all of which need help to function cooperatively and effectively. That is the role of Healthcentric Advisors, a Providence-based nonprofit that's been toiling … more
Seventeen years ago EpiVax Inc. spun out of a laboratory at Brown University – a high-risk but high-reward company whose founders had made an innovative discovery. Today the self-funded, Providence-headquartered company is at the … more
A study by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has shown that patient-centered medical home practices can improve health outcomes and lower costs for patients, providing advantages over traditional primary care. 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
High school students can create their own application for mobile, tablet or computer devices for a chance to have it showcased at the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. more
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