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.
The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition unveiled its 2016 winners Tuesday night, naming a two-man team that is developing a manufacturing process to make explosion-resistant fuel tanks the top winner.
Providence is not the best place to start a business. In fact, it’s the second-worst large city in the nation to start one, ahead of only Ontario, Calif., according to the latest study by personal finance website Wallethub.
Raul Brauner describes himself as an entrepreneur and engineer searching for the presence of diseases in a new way.
Brauner, of Framingham, Mass., is the founder of Bio-Tree Systems Inc., a Providence life sciences company that created and …
Medrobotics Corp. believes it has changed the field of invasive surgery, with the first-ever surgical tool that can snake through the human body, without disturbing other anatomy, to reach previously difficult-to-access regions.
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"Health care delivery systems are moving at a rapid pace. Changes aren't going to wait for us," said Chief Operating Officer/Chief Information Officer Alok Gupta at the Rhode Island …
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When a company grows, it no doubt looks to its leadership to navigate those exciting – and challenging – changes that are bound to happen, and ensure the evolution is …
On a fall Saturday four years ago, 330 people mingled and brainstormed at the R.I. Convention Center, floating ideas to boost a sluggish Rhode Island economy – envisioning paths to growth that would "make it happen" here.
The "Make It …
By Patricia Daddona | Contributing Writer
Seven finalists have been selected in the 2016 Rhode Island Business Plan Competition, and their proposed businesses address problems in biotechnology, consumer, health care, information technology and the manufacturing industries.