Technology

Web service helps biotech firms<br> find potential sites in Mass.

With world-class higher education institutions such as Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, few would argue that the Bay State isn’t a...

Slater invests $500,000<br> in Tizra online publishing system

PROVIDENCE – Tizra Inc. has closed on an investment made by the Slater Technology Fund, a state-backed venture capital fund, in the amount of...

URI computer engineer feted for sonar work

KINGSTON – Gottfried “Godi” Fischer, a computer engineering professor at the University of Rhode Island, has been recognized by Cambridge Who’s Who for his...

Local IT firm introduces ‘R.I. Help Desk’

PROVIDENCE – ICBS, an IT management company providing security management solutions to businesses and organizations, recently introduced the Rhode Island Help Desk, an IT...

Brown research reveals value of 3-D cell cultures

PROVIDENCE – Research conducted by scientists at Brown University shows that nerve cells grown in three-dimensional cultures use 1,766 genes differently compared with nerve...

Dassault’s Simulia offers new SLM products

PROVIDENCE – Simulia, a division of Paris-based Dassault Systèmes, announced on May 15 a new portfolio of simulation lifecycle management (SLM) products.Simulia’s SLM product...

TPI Composites unveils newest military truck

WARREN – TPI Composites Inc., a manufacturer of large-scale composite structures, unveiled on May 7 its new lightweight, all-composite truck cab. The cab was...

Providence Equity buys into Decision Resources

PROVIDENCE – Providence Equity Partners has purchased a majority stake in Decision Resources Inc., a research and advisory firm focusing on pharmaceutical and...

4th Frontiers of Health Care conference<br> to focus on uses, perils of...

PROVIDENCE – Brown University will host a free one-day conference entitled “The Promise and Policy Implications of Personalized Medicine,” focusing on the use of...
RICHARD SCHLOESSER will oversee U.S. operations at the  Japanese-owned Toray Plastics (America), a subsidiary of Toray Industries. /

Toray names first American executive VP

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Toray Plastics (America) Inc., a subsidiary of Japan-based Toray Industries, has promoted 17-year company veteran Richard Schloesser to the position...
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