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09/30/2014
Posted on September 30, 2014 By Sam Wroblewski WPRO.com rish medical engineering company, Horizon, has sealed a deal with the state to open an office in Providence for their new US operations.
09/30/2014
By PBN Staff Posted 9/30/14 Aspen Aerogels, a company that specializes in energy-efficient insulation products, is expanding its East Providence facility, a $30 million project.
09/30/2014
Published: September 29, 2014 11:15 PM BY KATE BRAMSON Journal Staff Writer If you're going to solve a problem in your business, you must first determine the real problem. Designers call this "figuring out the essential question." That's one message Charlie Cannon shared Monday with business leaders, entrepreneurs, engineers and manufacturers who gathered at the Rhode Island School of Design to figure out ways that design can help transform manufacturing.

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09/30/2014
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee joined the Rhode Island Division of Planning today to invite the public to review and comment on the draft of the state's Economic Development Plan, a product of the RhodeMap RI initiative. The Economic Development Plan contains goals, policies, strategies,...
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...

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