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Life Sciences
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Medical-device companies, under pressure from hospitals and health insurers to keep expenses down, are capitalizing on strong cash flows and the stumbling stock market to beef up cost-controlling technologies that may be critical to maintaining growth. more
A national consultant has advised the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission to create a business innovation district in Providence that is larger than the existing footprint of undeveloped land, and to create an advisory council that would include the perspectives of anchor industries and universities. more
EpiVax Inc., the Rhode Island-based vaccine designer and maker of protein therapeutics, has formed a joint venture with Schroedinger LLC, a leading computational chemistry provider, to design “biosuperior” therapies to treat a range of diseases. more
Six Rhode Island companies have received state matching grants to leverage federal funds intended to promote innovation in technology. more
An independent analysis of promising economic clusters for Providence to nurture has identified five stars: life sciences, food processing and packaging, social enterprise, design coupled with advanced manufacturing, and education technology. 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
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
A University of Rhode Island biologist received a $2.5 million National Science Foundation grant to study the genetics of three groups of parasites and single-celled organisms to help scientists build a tree of life of Earth’s living organisms. more
Nabsys Inc., a life sciences company that was trying to bring its genome-mapping products to market, closed recently, throwing approximately 40 people out of work. more
A biomedical engineering professor at the University of Rhode Island has received a $6 million National Science Foundation grant for research to show how the nervous system functions in health and disease. more
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