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Recap of our 2nd Demonstration Event In April, we embarked on an exciting journey of innovation with our second demonstration event, and the response was nothing short of inspiring. Welcoming 11 companies to demonstrate their advancements in Digital Twin and Virtual World technologies, it was a day full of collaboration and ingenuity. A key highlight of the event was the diligent evaluation...

401 Tech Bridge was honored to be invited to participate in a panel discussing the various "tools in the toolkit" available for fostering collaborations. Bill Zappone, a technology and commercialization specialist, along with Julie Kallfelz, director of the Northeast Tech Bridge, organized a panel discussion on Feb. 7 to bring awareness among scientists and engineers at the warfare center about collaboration...

401 Tech Bridge Announces Leadership Appointments and Interstate/International Program Initiatives Strategic Moves Are Designed to Fuel Innovation and Technology Commercialization Activities in Rhode Island and Beyond 401 Tech Bridge, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing innovation and facilitating the commercialization of groundbreaking technologies, has announced two significant leadership appointments and two new program partnerships. The moves support the 401 Tech Bridge mission...

THANK YOU to all who attended our Fall Technology Showcase. About 100 local researchers, inventors, and representatives were in attendance for a technology showcase highlighting some of the latest developments in Blue Technology.  Organizations such as Naval Undersea Warfare Center, NASA Tech Transfer Office, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the University of Rhode Island presented to a roomful of attendees from...

Strike Industry Day Event Information - Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport Code 25, Undersea Warfare Combat Systems Department - 02 November 2023   INDUSTRY DAY: The Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport will hold a Code 25 Strike Industry Day on Thursday, 02 November 2023.  The purpose of the Industry Day is to increase industry awareness of the upcoming services solicitation.  This is...

SEAPORT COUNCIL: The Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport (NUWCDIVNPT) will be hosting a SeaPort-NxG and Contracts Council Meeting, Tuesday, 17 October 2023.   These meetings are held approximately every six (6) months as a means of facilitating and encouraging communications between the NUWDIVNPT Contracts Department and Industry. Industry is invited to submit questions in advance of this event to foster the...

RIHub & 401 Tech Bridge completed the inaugural summer pre-accelerator program, LaunchURI, at the University of Rhode Island (URI).  LaunchURI will serve as the pilot for the broader 401 Tech Bridge’s RISE-UP Ideation Studio program. LaunchURI and Ideation Studio are funded through the Resilient Innovative Sustainable Economies via University Partnerships initiative by the United States Office of Naval Research (ONR)....

This summer, high school students from all over New England participated in the Undersea Technology Apprenticeship Program (UTAP) at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport. 401 Tech Bridge is proud to support this hands-on skill building experience, that has h students working directly alongside engineers to solve real world problems. The internship program has students designing and building an...

Interested in Participating in our Blue Tech Demo Day? 401 Tech Bridge is excited to announce our 2023 Blue Tech Demo Day. Exercises, both in water and static, will be held on Thursday, August 31st, at the Narragansett Bay Test Facility (NBTF) at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport. Space is limited for both in water and static demonstrations. Please submit your initial intent of interest...

University of Rhode Island Research Foundation Awarded a $2.4M Grant to Launch “RISE-UP” Initiative, Catalyzing Blue Economy Dual-Use Entrepreneurship & Innovation The University of Rhode Island Research Foundation (URIRF) has been awarded a $2.4 million grant by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to develop and advance blue economy, marine and energy technologies and opportunities that strengthen the Rhode Island’s economy...