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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...
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Five Questions With Meg Stowe

Meg Stowe| Director of innovation, Rocky Hill School1. What was the catalyst for the creation of your position? Rocky Hill School focuses on innovative...

As technology evolves, so you must reinvent and transform your business

Jennifer Shaheen | Technology Therapy Group LLC founder and presidentNothing stands still. If you’re not constantly looking for new opportunities, you won’t find one...
INVESTED: Rhode Island Foundation President and CEO Neil D. Steinberg and Jessica David, senior vice president of strategy and community investments, have helped launch 12 Rhode Island entrepreneurs through RIF’s innovation fellowship program. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Six years in, RIF innovation fellows’ impact unclear as they fight...

Six years ago, the Rhode Island Foundation announced it was accepting applications for something called an innovation fellowship. The program, funded by local philanthropists...
Alan H. Litwin has been deeply engaged in the business community, as well as his religious community. But his commitment to his company stands out even more, highlighted by KLR having been named a Best Place To Work for all 12 years PBN has sponsored the program. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

You don’t have to look far for innovative ideas

Alan H. Litwin | Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co. Ltd. managing directorThomas Edison once said, “There’s a way to do it better … find...
FURTHER STUDY: Dr. Gregory D. Jay, owner of Lubris LLC, has been investigating lubricin, a glycoprotein recently licensed to Novartis for use as a dry-eye treatment. Jay is looking into lubricin’s potential as a treatment for damaged joints and abdominal scarring prevention.  / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

R.I. hospitals’ dilemma: Nurture innovation or be downsized by it

Medical innovation saves and improves otherwise desperate lives and lends prestige to the hospitals nurturing it, while attracting new patients, funding, and top researchers...
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