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IN SEARCH OF INNOVATION: The Universiry of Rhode Island's Bay Campus in Narragansett is the home of the Ocean Science Exploration Center and the Inner Space Center. They form the core of one of 16 projects that the state is considering for innovation hubs connected to URI. From left, Kyle Sidlik, media production, Holly Morin, marine biologist and education specialist, in the Inner Space Center. PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

PBN on WJAR-TV, May 21, 2018

Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee Break to discuss the newspaper’s most recent cover story and other...
SEN. JACK F. REED announced that two Rhode Island companies have received a combined $299,788 in federal small business research and development grants. / COURTESY OFFICE OF SEN. JACK F. REED

Reed: 2 R.I. companies awarded combined $300K for small-business R&D grants

PROVIDENCE – Two Rhode Island companies received $299,788 in federal small business research and development grants, Sen. Jack F. Reed announced Monday.Aquanis Inc. of...
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...

Investing in innovation a good bet

Can $20 million reroute a state’s trajectory? That is the question that the Innovation Campus project seeks to answer.Using $20 million in voter-approved bond...
TRADE DISCUSSION: Cris Beswick, director of innovation consulting at Culture Consultancy, strategic adviser on innovation at Wazoku and a visiting fellow at Cranfield School of Management and the Centre for Customised Executive Development in England, speaks during last year’s annual World Trade Day at Bryant University. The university will host the 33rd annual World Trade Day on May 23. / COURTESY BRYANT UNIVERSITY

Editor’s Choice: Bryant University to host annual World Trade Day

EDITOR’S CHOICE Bryant University to host annual World Trade Day BRYANT UNIVERSITY WILL host the 33rd annual World Trade Day: Technology in Global Trade, a daylong...
OPTICOMP Networks Inc. has been named a semifinalist in the NASA iTech Cycle II-Energy contest.

Attleboro company named NASA iTech semifinalist

ATTLEBORO – OptiCOMP Networks Inc. has been selected as a top 25 semifinalist in the iTech Cycle II-Energy, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration...

Is this as good as tech will get?

One of the scariest ideas in the world is the possibility that technological progress is petering out. Without it, there can be no long-run...
ADAPTING INDUSTRY: As consumer expectations for online banking grow with advancing technology, banks and credit unions must find ways to adapt to those expectations while keeping costs down.

PBN on WJAR-TV, April 16, 2018

Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee Break to discuss the newspaper’s most recent cover story and other...
ADAPTING INDUSTRY: As consumer expectations for online banking grow with advancing technology, banks and credit unions must find ways to adapt to those expectations while keeping costs down.

As technology becomes increasingly intertwined with banking, it presents opportunity and...

When Lisa G. Dandeneau first joined Navigant Credit Union more than 22 years ago, one of her first tasks was to help launch online...
IN THE CLASSROOM: Steven H. Kitchin, left, New England Institute of Technology vice president for corporate education and training, speaks with Kaleb Buffum, a student in the Shipbuilding Advanced Manufacturing Institute program, while instructor Wayne Farmer looks on at the facility on Post Road in Warwick. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Healthy R.I. manufacturing industry driven by military defense, textiles

Since his start as Polaris MEP center director four years ago, Christian Cowan has watched the state’s manufacturing industry blossom. So much so, he...
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