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Innovation
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Shakhnoza Kayumova, an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth and a researcher at its Kaput Center for Research and Innovation in STEM Education, has been awarded a $778,770 National Science Foundation grant to address the need for English language learners to study science. more
Nicknamed the Ocean State, Rhode Island is home to thousands of boaters, various fishing companies, a Naval base and a prodigious port-based economy – all of which rely heavily on fossil fuel-powered machinery and vessels. The maritime … more
A child holds a small barbell with colored balls on its ends to control a spaceship on a computer screen, moving it left to right to avoid obstacles. But there's more to this game than it seems – the angles of the child's wrist movements are being … more
"I'm a big believer that everybody can be a leader. Leadership is not anointed … it's opportunistic," said Neil D. Steinberg, Rhode Island Foundation president and CEO. "People are leaders because they want to help … we need everybody engaged … more
Lifespan Physician Group Inc. and Coastal Medical are among approximately 2,900 primary care practices nationwide participating in Comprehensive Primary Care Plus, a public-private partnership through the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services designed to provide better access to quality health care at lower costs. more
(Updated 2:15 p.m.) Datarista, a platform-as-a-service company focusing on the sales and marketing industry, received another $200,000 investment from the Slater Technology Fund. more
Mary Gervais, brand manager, Toray Plastics (America) Inc., talks about some of the new products recently launched by the manufacturer. Gervais, who joined Toray in 2009, was appointed brand manager in 2015. more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Jan. 23 announced the Studio Rhode Next Generation Libraries Challenge, designed to support public libraries with new technology and training that includes developing a digital creation hub at one library. … more
In awarding nearly $250,000 in Innovation Vouchers to five Rhode Island companies on Jan. 23, the state has made a prudent public expenditure. Some question the appropriateness of government "picking winners." But using that lens on these … more
A New York City-based maker of web and mobile apps opened an office with six employees at 86 Weybossett St. last month, and plans to hire another 15 employees this year. more
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