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THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION has announced the recipients of its annual Carter Fellowships for Entrepreneurial Innovation. From left to right, The Rhode Island Foundation's Neil D. Steinberg and Jessica David stand with the 2018 winners: Erminio Pinque, Kate Lentz and Eva Agudelo. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Three honored as 2018 Carter Fellowship for Entrepreneurial Innovation winners

PROVIDENCE – Applicants from Providence and Barrington touting food reuse, book ownership and local arts engagement centers were named Tuesday morning by the Rhode...

Shellfish, cinema projects win 4th round of R.I. Foundation fellowships

PROVIDENCE – With a nod to seafood and the arts, the Rhode Island Foundation on Wednesday announced this year’s winners of the Rhode Island...
WHETTING APPETITES: David Dadekian, right, owner of Eat Drink RI LLC, with sous chef Ashley Vanasse. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Fellows follow passions to $300K

Following their passions led this year’s Innovation Fellows to concrete projects that have the potential to affect the food and textile industries in Rhode...
ONE OF TWO RHODE ISLAND INNOVATION FELLOWS named this week, Amy Bernhardt will receive $300,000 over three years to create Colorfast, a research and manufacturing facility to design and produce digitally printed textiles. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Textiles, food projects take 3rd round of R.I.F. fellowships

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Innovation Fellows Amy Bernhardt and David Dadekian will pursue projects in the textile and food industries respectively, Rhode Island Foundation...
DESIGNER THREADS: DownCity Design’s Adrienne Gagnon intends to use her fellowship to build a fleet of mobile design labs outfitted with tools and media. / PBN PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

RIF fellows targeting health care, design

In its inaugural Innovation Fellowships last year, The Rhode Island Foundation funded two projects with undeniable commercial potential built around growing retail and arts-centered...

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