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Slater investing $500,000 in robotics startup

PROVIDENCE – The Slater Technology Fund today announced it has committed $500,000 to Innovention Technologies LLC, a medical robotics startup founded in western...
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Small business ‘matchmaker’ summit<br> on federal contracting runs through Wednesday

WARWICK – More than 500 small businesses from across the Northeast and 80 federal agencies and prime contractors are expected to attend the Small...
CHARLIE GOSS works in the Artiste Historic Windows shop, making wooden windows such as the ones overhead, about  1,500 of which will be needed just for the Hope Webbing mill. 'We're making windows that look historically accurate, using modern techniques,' says shop manager Dennis Lussier. /

Making ‘historic’ mill windows<br> on an industrial scale

What do you do when you’re rehabbing a late-1800s/early 1900s mill and need to replace about 1,500 windows – yet keep them authentic, to...

Commission to look at revamping R.I. liquor laws

A special legislative commission has been set up to review all of Rhode Island’s liquor laws and regulations, looking, among other things, at the...

Credit unions find niche in small business loans

Measured by dollars loaned, Coastway Credit Union was the No. 1 U.S. Small Business Administration lender in Rhode Island last year, and the No....
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Make sure you’re well covered

Dear Dan: As my business expands, I’m realizing how much exposure I have if something goes wrong. Employee injuries, theft, business interruption and a...
THE SPACE AT ALICE, a gallery in downtown Providence, was set up in 2003 to bring together artists, collectors and visitors interested in contemporary visual arts. /

Arts have big economic impact

Sound Session has become the city’s largest cultural event of the summer. It drew 35,000 visitors last year, and Don King, director of the...
QUALITYMETRIC has developed an international reputation by designing surveys that can quickly guage a person's overall health,. the impact of a specific illness or the efficacy of a given treatment. Above, the company's Asthma Control Test. /

Gauging health by patients’ views

If you give a new drug to a patient with arthritis, how do you gauge its effectiveness? You can measure how far each finger...
ARTS AND CULTURAL nonprofits such as Trinity Repertory Company, above, and their audiences spent $11.8 million in Providence in 2005, the study found. /

Arts have big economic impact<br> on Providence

A new study by Americans for the Arts puts Providence as the No. 2 city in the nation sized 100,000 to 249,999 for the...

Amgen buying private drug developer Ilypsa

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Biopharmaceuticals giant Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq: Amgen) last night announced it has agreed to acquire Ilypsa, a private company dedicated to...
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