State Government Press Releases

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12/04/2013
The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation's Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC) announces that seven Rhode Island companies will be the first recipients of the Innovate Rhode Island Small Business Fund (IRISBF) matching grants for federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
12/03/2013
General Motors recognized 83 of its best global automotive suppliers Wednesday, March 13, 2013, during its 21st annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony. The event was held at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit. "Suppliers play a critical role in our...
12/03/2013
By DAVE FALLON AND MARK MURPHY Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for a weekly business segment we're calling "The Bottom Line." Each Friday they look at business news and themes that affect local business and the public. This...
11/26/2013
This morning, the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, the Economic Development Foundation of Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation launched a new, interactive economic development website quantifying why Rhode Island is the ideal choice for business decision makers...
10/29/2013
The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC) board of directors approved the selection of Salesforce as the agency's new client relationship management (CRM) system. The new client services tool will help the RIEDC to better provide data-driven, responsive, and effective assistance to...
10/01/2013
The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC) today announced the positive results from a survey of Rhode Island companies that participated in recent trade delegations to China and Canada. As a result of their participation in the trade missions, the combined six companies are...
09/26/2013
Rhode Island's congressional delegation and Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced that the state has won a first round "Investing in Manufacturing Community Partnership" (IMCP) grant of $100,000. Designed to accelerate the resurgence of manufacturing and create jobs in cities across the country,
09/23/2013
The Rhode Island Foundation and the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC) announced a partnership to seek input from business leaders to build an action-oriented blueprint for improving the state's economy. The foundation and the RIEDC will bring together representatives from...
09/03/2013
The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation announces the next round of funding of approximately $800,000 through its Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC) Collaborative Research Grant Program to support multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary projects that increase Rhode Island's...
08/13/2013
The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC), along with the John H. Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University, hosted European Union Ambassador to the United States Joćo Vale de Almeida at Bryant University for a discussion on the business potential of the...