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BROWN UNIVERSITY RECEIVED $9.2 million to create tools for bioluminescence and optogenetics research.

Brown receives $9.2M to create bioluminescent neuroscience tools

PROVIDENCE -  Brown University has been awarded up to $9.2 million in funding over five years from the National Science Foundation to lead a...
RHODE ISLAND RANKED NO. 19 for data innovation. / COURTESY CENTER FOR DATA INNOVATION

Study: Rhode Island ranks No. 19 in nation for data innovation

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranked No. 19 in the nation in a “Best States for Data Innovation” study conducted by The Center for Data...
THE FUTURE IS NOW: Walt Besio, center, professor of biomedical engineering at URI and owner of CREmedical, works with company intern Jessika Decker, left, and Rachel Bartels, product manager for CREmedical, while testing the National Science Foundation-supported biomedical electrode he patented that measures brain activity and can be used to potentially stop life-threatening seizures.  / PBN PHOTO/­MICHAEL SALERNO

Urgency for innovation should inform economic development

Despite having an unemployment rate that is lower than the national mark, Rhode Island remains a state with a problem.Last week’s cover story documented...

Manufacturing and logistics report card doesn’t tell the whole story

While the recently released 2017 Manufacturing & Logistics Report Card for the United States gives Rhode Island a D+, it does not tell the...
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Five Questions With Lizzi Ross

1. What was the catalyst behind RISD’s Design for Manufacturing Innovation certificate program launched in September 2016? This program was developed in partnership with...

First Autonomous Floating Microgrid Platform for Powering and Recharging Electric...

Newport, RI – Newport Harbor has been the site of many firsts in its long and storied history, and this June it will be...

Innovation wave not a cure-all

Innovation, everybody hopes, will rescue the world from economic stagnation. I’m not so sure.The extent to which an innovation is significant depends on the...
While he has a long history as an entrepreneur in Rhode Island, John D. Jarrell made a big splash recently when he opened the state’s only commercial wet-lab space on spec in Coventry in a former GTECH facility.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Building a support team for the medtech startup community

John D. Jarrell | Material Science Associates LLC president, BioSci Labs founderFor people who dare to make real their dreams and transform them into...
UPSERVE'S MANAGED TRANSACTIONS grew 100 percent in the last year, and its network of restaurant tech partners now includes more than 30 programs and services

Upserve hits $11B in managed transactions

PROVIDENCE – Upserve, the restaurant management service provider, last week announced reaching several business milestones, including its management of more than $11 billion in...
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Raimondo meets, discusses education initiatives with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

PROVIDENCE — Gov. Gina M. Raimondo had a personal meeting in Rhode Island with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, to discuss...
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