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STRONG CONNECTIONS: Jennifer McCann, director of the U.S. Coastal Program at the University of Rhode Island’s Coastal Resources Center, shown here at the URI Bay Campus in Narragansett, says Rhode Island can build a sustainable future by connecting its related industries in the blue economy. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Super sector: Experts say R.I.’s $5B blue economy has oceans of...

Intertwined with Rhode Island’s economy as a source of food, recreation and power, and as a medium for transportation and defense, the ocean has...

Strength of ‘blue economy’ won’t fade

When Rhode Island’s economy bounces back – and it will – its strengths before the COVID-19 pandemic will again lead the way. High on...
CHARGED UP: Jeffrey Flath is CEO and president of eNow Inc., a Warwick manufacturer that designed a system that uses solar panels to power refrigeration units in commercial trucks. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

eNow has found cool use for solar panels on trucks

It’s no secret that emissions from the use of diesel fuel are exacerbating climate change worldwide. One might consider the elephant – or perhaps, the...
REBUILD READY: From left, Mark Van Noppen, CEO of RCG Armory LLC, architect Jack Ryan and Seth Zeren, principal of RCG Armory, stand in the room of a former nursing home at 31 Parade St. in Providence. Armory purchased the building a few years ago and will use Rebuild Rhode Island tax credits to turn it into 12 apartments. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Raimondo reengineered Commerce RI, but its true test may be yet...

Few would dispute that Rhode Island is in better shape economically than it was five years ago when Gov. Gina M. Raimondo began her...
RIGHT APPROACH? Unlike her predecessor, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has made heavy use of tax incentives to grow business in the Ocean State. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Commerce RI well-positioned to help state weather a recession

In her more than five years in office, Gov. Gina. M. Raimondo has transformed how the state approaches economic development, largely through a revamped...
THE FORMER Park View apartments, located at 31 Parade St., Providence, will be renovated into 12 apartments. The project was approved for $1 million in Rebuild Rhode Island tax credits. / COURTESY ARMORY REVIVAL COMPANY.

R.I. Commerce Corp. authorizes credits, incentives for 6 projects

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. has authorized incentives to encourage several employers to expand operations in the state, as well as tax credits...

Report recommends R.I. community development entity to help grow state’s economy

PROVIDENCE – The lack of a Rhode Island-based community-development entity has made it harder for low-income communities to access private capital and leverage federal...
FULL CIRCLE: Providence-based Maternova was the first medtech venture to complete an accelerator program at Social Enterprise Greenhouse. The company’s founder, Meg Wirth, is now SEG’s director of health and wellness. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

After years of promise, R.I. medtech sector emerging from Boston’s shadow

After working for a large company for more than a decade, Dom Messerli was on his own for the first time in 2016. He’d just...
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Five Questions With: Pawtucket Mayor Donald R. Grebien

Donald R. Grebien | Mayor, Pawtucket 1. With the Pawtucket Red Sox leaving in 2021, do you feel the $400 million Tidewater Landing development...
READY TO HELP: Lenoss Medical founder and CEO Dom Messerli demonstrates a blood pressure cuff at the New England Medical Innovation Center in Providence. From left, Chris Chaput, Jeremy Krause, Joey Gu and Messerli. / COURTESY NEW ENGLAND MEDICAL INNOVATION CENTER

Medtech’s renewed focus, support, have industry primed for growth

Rhode Island’s small size makes communication and collaboration among businesses, government and support services easier than most places. That’s the perception, anyway. Those advantages...

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