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By Kaylen Auer PBN Web Editor Posted 4/15/14 U.S. Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Rep. James R. Langevin on Monday announced a new $800,000 federal grant for infrastructure upgrades at the Port of Davisville designed to increase Rhode Island's port capacity and improve cargo shipment flexibility for companies headquartered in Quonset Business Park.
By Kaylen Auer PBN Web Editor Posted 4/14/14 Care Thread, a Providence-based alumnus of the Betaspring accelerator program that provides secure mobile messaging for hospitals, has been named a finalist in the Brigham and Women's Hospital Innovation Hub Pilot Shark Tank Challenge along with nine other health-tech startups.
By PBN Staff Posted 4/9/14 National Grid and CVS Caremark Corp. have partnered with Roger Williams University to announce a sponsorship for select minority-owned, women-owned and veteran-owned businesses to participate in an RWU program to assist them in soliciting business. The program, designed by the Professional Education Center at the RWU School of Continuing Studies, will focus on a two-part curriculum module entitled "CEO Master Series" and aims to teach skills and knowledge that will help diverse businesses better position themselves to win contracts.

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Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Science & Technology Advisory Council (STAC) today announced the recipients of the 2014 Rhode Island Research Alliance Collaborative Research Grants. The awards, totaling $806,501 will fund seven diverse teams bringing together deep expertise in...
A New England organization that enhances production, processing, and marketing of sustainable, nutritious, humanely-raised, delicious meat selects Daniele Inc. as the New England Meat Plant Processor of the Year. The award recognizes Daniele's owners, the Dukcevich family, and the...
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) announced today that its board of directors is set to approve a 50-year lease that would make Greencore USA a new tenant at Quonset Business Park. Greencore, a convenience food manufacturer, plans to build a 107,000-square-...

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