Entrepreneurship

MJSA awards 2007 scholarships

PROVIDENCE – The MJSA Education Foundation has awarded more than $7,000 in scholarships to seven student designers. Since 1979, the foundation has granted more than...
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BrainGate named one of year’s <br>most innovative products

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – R&D Magazine today named the BrainGate Neural Interface System one of the top 100 most innovative new products of the year....
TAUNTON, MASS.-BASED Kopin is supplying Kodak with the electronic viewfinder for its new Z712 IS digital camera. /

Kopin to supply Kodak with camera viewfinder

TAUNTON, Mass.– Kopin Corp. (NASDAQ: KOPN) announced today that Eastman Kodak Company has selected Kopin’s CyberEVF 230K-NF electronic viewfinder (EVF) for its new EASYSHARE...
MIKE SAUL is taking on the newly created position of managing director of finance programs for the R.I. EDC. /

RIEDC creates and fills new finance position

J. Michael Saul, executive director of the Urban Revitalization Fund (TURF), has been named the managing director of finance programs for the R.I. Economic...
SKETCHES BY Inclusion By Design show alternative ways to set up a community garden so people in wheelchairs or with limited mobility can tend to the plants. /

Taking accessibility down to the community level

When it’s completed, Southside Community Land Trust’s main office will have a handicapped-accessible entryway linked to a new deck and a ramp leading down...

Film festival promises windfall for R.I. businesses

Last year, the Rhode Island International Film Festival drew nearly 24,000 people to its screenings and other events, including 232 filmmakers who booked more...

A wind powerhouse in Attleboro?

Taking on a major obstacle to mass adoption of wind energy, a startup company based in Attleboro is working to develop a system that...

Good fences make good business

Kenneth Brown was a salesman supporting a family when he decided to start installing fences as a side job on weekends. In 1981, when...

Sound Session creator aims <br>for international renown

Providence leaders have come to recognize the arts as an important economic engine for the city. One key player in raising the arts community’s...
DANIEL KAMMAN makes jewelry out of industrial components. He has his studio in the Ropeworks Building, a repurposed industrial space devoted entirely to artists. /

Betting on the arts to revitalize the city

Lori Bradley recognizes the impact the creative economy is making in New Bedford. As a ceramics/mixed-media artist and as part owner of a six-artist cooperative...
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