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EMPOWERED: Employees gather outside Dominion Diagnostics’ North Kingstown headquarters to celebrate the company’s 20th anniversary. / COURTESY DOMINION DIAGNOSTICS LLC

Dominion Diagnostics LLC

BEST PLACES TO WORK 2018 9. LARGE COMPANIES | Dominion Diagnostics LLC Employees in R.I.: 295 CEO Robert M. Garvey Jr. Questions answered by: Robert M. Garvey Jr.What...
The CENTER FOR NEURORESTORATION and Neurotechnology at the Providence V.A. received a five-year $4.5 million funding renewal. Above, Benjamin Greenberg, associate director of the VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Service's Center Neurorestoration and Neurotechnology, or CfNN, left, and Leigh Hochberg, Brown engineering professor and the center's director. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY/WINFIELD DANIELSON

Neuroscience center at Providence V.A. gets $4.5M funding renewal

PROVIDENCE – The Rehabilitation Research and Development Center for Neuroresotration and Neurotechnology at the Providence V.A. Medical Center, or CfNN, received a five-year, $4.5...
EPIVAX HAS WON a $324,000 grant to develop a web tool that will quickly determine whether Pompe disease patients are at risk for an immune response to enzyme replacement therapy.

EpiVax wins $324K NIH grant to improve Pompe disease treatment

PROVIDENCE — EpiVax Inc. has received a $324,980 Small Business Innovation Research grant to continue development of a web-based test for people at risk...
CADENCE has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by the equity firm Kohlberg & Company.

Cadence to be acquired by N.Y.-based equity firm

CRANSTON – Cadence Inc., the Staunton, Va.-headquartered end-to-end engineering and manufacturing service company with an operation in Cranston has entered an agreement to be...
A BELIEVER IN RHODE ISLAND: Amgen Rhode Island vice president of operations Tia Bush said that the company's decision to build a new plant in Rhode Island was "a testament to our skilled, dedicated workforce" at the company's West Greenwich manufacturing facility. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Tax incentives are back in the news with Commerce RI granting...

The R.I. Commerce Corp. has approved up to $9.2 million in incentives for Amgen Inc. to build a $165 million biomanufacturing plant in West...
PREPARING FOR SUCCESS: Amgen Rhode Island senior associates Devon Zayas, left, and Scott Lyons conduct a safety check prior to using a bioreactor at the company’s West Greenwich facility. / PBN PHOTO/
RUPERT WHITELEY

Commerce RI approves incentives for new Amgen biomanufacturing facility

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp on Tuesday approved approximately $8.2 million in incentives with the possibility for up to $9.4 million in incentives for...
PREPARING FOR SUCCESS: Amgen Rhode Island senior associates Devon Zayas, left, and Scott Lyons conduct a safety check prior to using a bioreactor at the company’s West Greenwich facility. / PBN PHOTO/
RUPERT WHITELEY

Commerce RI committee to consider incentives for $165M Amgen manufacturing facility

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. Investment Committee has filed a meeting notice for Friday in which it will consider the application of Immunex...
RICHARD G. HORAN is the former senior managing director at the Slater Technology Fund. He founded Biograph Venture Development LLC in March 2018. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Horan creates private venture capital firm

PROVIDENCE – After more than 15 years of advocating for the private sector to take a bigger role investing in early-stage startups, Richard G....

MedMates Appoints Patrice Milos to Board of Directors

Patrice M. Milos, PhD, has been appointed to the MedMates board of directors. Dr. Milos is the president/CEO and co-founder of Medley Genomics. Previously,...
THE ALEXION PHARMACEUTICALS manufacturing facility in Smithfield will close due to a corporate restructuring that includes moving the company's headquarters from New Haven to Boston. / COURTESY ALEXION PHARMACEUTICALS INC.

R.I. Alexion manufacturing facility to close in corporate restructuring

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. will close its manufacturing facility in Smithfield, the company said Monday.In a release announcing a restructuring in...
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