Hacking4Oceans is a new University of Rhode Island course providing students the opportunity to work with industry mentors to address world problems focused on the ocean and environment. The class is a collaboration between the URI Launch Lab, the Graduate School of Oceanography and the URI College of Business… Read MoreContinue reading "New Hacking 4Oceans course gives students real world experience"
A creative new beauty start-up developed by URI graduate Toye Onikoyi, Muse Interactive brings a fascinating blend of advanced technology and cosmetics with the brilliant Muse Mirror. Glimpse more into this modern marvel of the beauty world at their website.Continue reading "Muse Interactive"
February’s Featured Blogs:
What does entrepreneurship mean to me? Author: Marc Gogel My dad tells me stories from when he was my age while we watch the Red Sox play the Yankees at Fenway Park. He spent summer days working for his father’s construction business and playing tennis on the beach. He later attended law school and started a […]Continue reading "February’s Featured Blogs:"
2021 Clean Tech Open Accelerator
Cleantech Open is the world’s largest cleantech accelerator, providing entrepreneurs and corporate innovators the resources they need to launch and grow successful cleantech businesses. Our one-of-a-kind innovation ecosystem built over the last 10 years of programming spans key cleantech innovation hubs in the U.S., linking labs and universities, service providers, investors, corporations, governments, and other cleantech […]Continue reading "2021 Clean Tech Open Accelerator"
‘Smart Bandage’ detects, could prevent infections
URI chemical engineering professor embeds nanosensors in microfibers to create ‘smart bandage’ Media Contact: Neil Nachbar, 401-874-9519 | Share: Twitter Facebook URI Assistant Professor Daniel Roxbury (left) and former graduate student Mohammad Moein Safaee hold microfibrous materials embedded with carbon nanotube sensors that were produced in Roxbury’s lab. Photo by Negar Rahmani KINGSTON, R.I. – January 21, 2021– Bandages are great […]Continue reading "‘Smart Bandage’ detects, could prevent infections"
Scholarship Opportunity: TRUiC announces $5000 scholarship to help young entrepreneurs
NEWS PROVIDED BY Sitetrail January 04, 2021, 12:20 GMT TRUiC’s new scholarship program will award $5000 to any young entrepreneur studying a degree in Business or Entrepreneurship. ANN ARBOR , MICHIGAN , UNITED STATES, January 4, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — TRUiC (The Really Useful Information Company) recently announced their new Young Entrepreneurship Scholarship program, which […]Continue reading "Scholarship Opportunity: TRUiC announces $5000 scholarship to help young entrepreneurs"
Graduate student’s business plan wins national merchandising contest
Media Contact: Tony LaRoche, 401-874-4894 KINGSTON, R.I. – Dec. 2, 2020 – Sometimes an assignment or project can strike a chord that resonates deeply. For University of Rhode Island graduate student Lauren Machado, that project was creating a business plan for a national merchandising contest. Machado, a first-year master’s candidate in Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design, developed […]Continue reading "Graduate student’s business plan wins national merchandising contest"
‘Innovate Lab’ at URI
The future belongs to young entrepreneurs and innovators, but they need help to get there, at URI’s ‘Launch Lab’ student ambassadors help equip other students with the tools to identify and solve problems with the goal of preparing them for life after college. We talked to Ben Grossman, a soon to be senior at URI, […]Continue reading "‘Innovate Lab’ at URI"
Is Saffron Rhode Island’s Next Cash Crop?
Saffron is one of the world’s most expensive spices, adding up to $5,000 per pound at wholesale rates, or around $11 per gram, with some United States-grown saffron costing as much as $75 per gram. And University of Rhode Island post-doctoral researcher Fariborz Gheshm, who spent twelve of his twenty-seven years studying agriculture with a […]Continue reading "Is Saffron Rhode Island’s Next Cash Crop?"
URI Researcher to Map Commercial Fishing Activity to Reduce Conflict Between Industry and Energy Projects
A University of Rhode Island natural-resource economist has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center to create a new way of documenting where commercial fishing is conducted in southern New England waters. The project is aimed at helping to reduce conflict between the fishing industry and offshore wind energy developers.Continue reading "URI Researcher to Map Commercial Fishing Activity to Reduce Conflict Between Industry and Energy Projects"