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09/29/2014
By Patricia Daddona PBN Staff Writer Posted 9/29/14 The Rhode Island School of Design on Monday kicked off National Manufacturing Month in October two days early with multiple events including the opening of Co-Works, a new facility focused on creation and collaboration.
09/29/2014
By PBN Staff Posted 9/29/14 New England Institute of Technology has received a $2.5 million federal grant to support training programs on shipbuilding, marine trades, advanced manufacturing and manufacturing industries.
09/29/2014
Published: September 29, 2014 09:50 AM BY KATE BRAMSON Journal Staff Writer The Rhode Island School of Design is launching a new program in which students can earn RISD certificates in product development and manufacturing, university leaders are announcing Monday morning.

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09/23/2014
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, Rhode Island's Congressional delegation and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation (Commerce RI) today announced that Rhode Island has been awarded a $1.575-million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense's (DoD) Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) to develop a model...
09/17/2014
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the state has received a $650,000 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant to help the state plan for a new mass transit center in Providence. One of 72 projects...
09/11/2014
The Northeastern Economic Development Association (NEDA) recognized the Greater Rhode Island: Think Bigger website with two top awards at its annual conference earlier this week. The new economic development site, created and maintained by Commerce RI, the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce,...

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