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The Slater Technology Fund has invested $50,000 in local water technology company HMSolution Inc. The company, co-founded by Brown University graduate and CEO Margaret Lengerich, has created technology designed to remove eight of the most common heavy metals in drinking water at a cost lower than traditional filtration methods more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor launched three new incentive programs on Wednesday in an effort to grow the state’s economy. more
People who go to bed wary of potential danger sometimes pledge to sleep “with one eye open.” A new Brown University study finds that’s not far off: On the first night in a new place, the research suggests, one brain hemisphere remains more awake than the other during deep sleep, apparently in a state of readiness for trouble. more
Companies that remove snow, supply electricity to commercial customers and remove toxins from drinking water were among the 30 local enterprises that were recognized Wednesday night at Providence Business News’ fifth Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies event, held at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. more
Dr. Yow-Pin Lim, founder and CEO of ProThera Biologics in Providence, talks with Providence Business News about his company’s partnership with ProMetic Life Sciences Inc., its move last year to the Jewelry District, and how it is on track to start clinical trials of its lead therapeutic product next year. The company currently employs seven. more
When the University of Rhode Island’s Department of Cell and Microbiology saw an opportunity to help address the needs of Rhode Island’s biotech and pharmaceutical companies and satisfy student interest, it ran with it. more
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded $2 million over four years to a team of University of Rhode Island and University of North Caroline researchers to study Lyme disease prevention and exposure among outdoor workers. more
Dr. Eli Adashi is a tenured professor of medical science at Brown University. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, the Association of American Physicians, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. more
More than $480,000 has been awarded by the Rhode Island Foundation in seed funding for 20 medical research projects. more
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