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26 startups with technical solutions relevant to the maritime industry have been selected to participate. Providence, RI, October 18, 2022 – 401 Tech Bridge, in cooperation with MassChallenge, announced the 2022 Blue Tech Sprint Cohort. This initiative combines MassChallenge’s highly specialized accelerator program with 401 Tech Bridge’s network and expertise to support new and growing businesses in the blue technology sector. Learn...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqwiosyBKXc NEWPORT, R.I.  – Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport’s Northeast Tech Bridge hosted its first Demo Day in an effort to introduce new undersea technology from local start-up companies to a Navy audience. The event, which featured seven companies, technology demonstrations and information sessions, was held Sept. 1 at the Narragansett Bay Test Facility. Division Newport’s Technical Director Ron Vien welcomed...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11 LOCAL COMPANIES ON TRACK FOR BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION & GROWTH THROUGH COMMERCIALIZATION ACCELERATION PORTSMOUTH, RI – May 2, 2022 – Eleven companies, ranging from start-ups to established manufacturing leaders, have been chosen to participate in the Scale Up! commercialization program. Scale Up! is a business building initiative powered by Rhode Island nonprofits 401 Tech Bridge and Polaris MEP, supported by the U.S. Economic...

With help from companies ranging from global corporations to local startups, Rhode Island has had its share of victories in the biotech sector in recent years. And the indications are the momentum will continue. Read PBN's article on how the 401 Tech Bridge initiative, which is bringing together a wide variety of players, including URI, to develop advanced textiles, composites and...

ACCELERATING INNOVATION IN UNDERSEA & MARITIME TECHNOLOGIES 401 Tech Bridge and MassChallenge partnered on our first Blue Technology Accelerator & Fellowship Program in 2021, which focused on identifying young companies developing technology with potential for commercial and government applications with potential to expand opportunities for the region’s ocean-based economy, particularly in the undersea, maritime, and offshore energy sectors. Working with teams...