We’re all about being accessible to the business community and providing resources to help business and our economy as a state grow. Read about some examples of engagement between URI and members of the business community as well as stories about URI and its impact (and its potential impact) on our economy, below.
One of the leading scientific instrument makers in the world, Shimadzu Corporation, will provide the University of Rhode Island’s new Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences, currently under construction on the Kingston campus, with state-of-the-art instruments at a significant discount, including a full 5-year service plan, an in-kind donation valued at more than $1.2 million. […]
One month after the opening of the Business Engagement Center in the fall of 2013, ocean technology firm Navatek, Ltd. announced the opening of its first East Coast office in South Kingstown. It is easy to spot University of Rhode Island engineering alumni—half the staff graduated from the University with engineering degrees. “We chose South […]