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Innovation
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The executive director of Cherrystone Angel Group and director of engineering for Whirlpool Corp. have been appointed to the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship’s new advisory board. more
Robert C. Baxter Jr. in 2014 was all set to bring his urban wind-energy system to market when he was diagnosed with lymphoma. The cancer put Baxter and Warwick-based CBC LLC, the company he owns with his wife, Leslie Walaska Baxter, on a … more
Leah C. Rosin-Pritchard has worked in various kitchens since the age of 19. But after a decade of learning different aspects of the trade from others, she decided to launch her own healthy baked-goods line called Leah's Recipe LLC. "I was … more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island can recapture some of its former glory by focusing on seven broad growth areas, according to a report released last week. They are biomedical innovation; information technology/software and data analytics; … more
A vacant mill in the West End that will be renovated into live-work space for culinary entrepreneurs will receive state historical preservation tax credits when completed, the R.I. Department of Revenue announced Thursday. more
More than 5 million jobs will be lost by 2020 as a result of developments in genetics, artificial intelligence, robotics and other technological change, according to World Economic Forum research. more
When venture capitalists invest, they tend to do it in California. Of the $140 billion disbursed by VCs in the U.S. during the past three years, $78.4 billion went to the Golden State, with the vast majority of that going to Silicon Valley (including San Francisco). more
Cassie Tharinger is the new director of the Providence Neighborhood Planting Program, taking the reins from Cynthia Kwolek. She most recently managed the Mount Hope Farmers Market, and has been involved in many other community initiatives. PNPP … more
PROVIDENCE – The Social Enterprise Greenhouse Impact Accelerator program is kicking off its sixth impact accelerator cohort on Jan. 14 featuring ventures ranging from a cloth diaper service to a device that fits on motorcycle taxis used in the developing world. more
Richard Culatta has been hired as the state’s first chief innovation officer, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced in a press release on Monday. more
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