May
9
Thu
NE I-Corps @ Rhode Island Info Session – Kingston @ URI Kingston Campus Carothers Library
May 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
NE I-Corps @ Rhode Island Info Session - Kingston @ URI Kingston Campus Carothers Library
Information session for the NE I-Corps @ Rhode Island

About this Event

Learn about the NE I-Corps @ Rhode Island program, part of the National Science Foundation initiative to help move innovations to market. It is a free, 3-week interactive program to help researchers and engineers learn the skills necessary to engage in informed product development and explore the potential applications of their new technologies. The program is offered by the URI Ventures and Venture Mentoring Service of RI.

NE I-Corps @ Rhode Island Info Session – Providence @ URI Providence Campus
May 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
NE I-Corps @ Rhode Island Info Session - Providence @ URI Providence Campus
Information session for the NE I-Corps @ Rhode Island – Providence Location

About this Event

Learn about the NE I-Corps @ Rhode Island program, part of the National Science Foundation initiative to help move innovations to market.

You’ll hear about this free, 3-week interactive program to help researchers and engineers learn the skills necessary to engage in informed product development and explore the potential applications of their new technologies. The program is offered by the URI Ventures and Venture Mentoring Service of RI.

Parking in the RI Convention Parking Lot, will be validated.

May
23
Thu
Startups’ Night Out: Providence Meets Boston @ South Street Landing
May 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Startups' Night Out: Providence Meets Boston @ South Street Landing

An event for entrepreneurs, by Venture Café Providence

Join URI Ventures on May 23 at South Street Landing in Providence and enjoy startup stories, start-up resources, an opportunity to give an open mic pitch, and local food and drink.

Come out to meet fellow entrepreneurs from the Greater Boston and Providence areas in our, “Startups’ Night Out: PVD Meets BOS” event. It will be a great opportunity to hear about the journeys and success of Featured entrepreneurs and make new connections.

AGENDA AT A GLANCE

  • Introduction to Venture Café
  • Featured Entrepreneurs’ Presentations (PVD + BOS)
  • Open Mic Pitches
  • Startup Resource Tables (aka Info Tables)
  • Networking

Register here.

Jun
5
Wed
NE I-Corps @ Rhode Island Short Course Kick-Off @ Galanti Lounge, URI Library
Jun 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
NE I-Corps @ Rhode Island Short Course Kick-Off @ Galanti Lounge, URI Library

NE I-Corps is partnering with URI Ventures and Venture Mentoring Service of RI to offer NE I-Corps @ Rhode Island. This program is part of the National Science Foundation initiative to help move innovations to market. It is a free, 3-week interactive program to help researchers and engineers learn the skills necessary to engage in informed product development and explore the potential applications of their new technologies.

The program kicks-off on June 5th from 5:00 – 8:00 PM at the URI campus in Kingston with a final presentation on June 26th from 5:00 – 8:00 PM. Applications are due May 20, 2019.

NE I-Corps @ Rhode Island is open to any individuals and/or teams who are working on new, innovative and differentiating technology that could be a candidate for future SBIR proposals. Whether you have an idea or have started a business, this program will help you explore the potential applications of your new technology. –

You must apply before the May 20 deadline!

Jun
13
Thu
Venture Cafe Providence – Funders Unplugged @ South Street Landing
Jun 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Hosted by Venture Café Providence, Funders Unplugged actually has the funders pitch entrepreneurs on the truth about funding your business.  Speakers Ben DiScipio (Chief Strategy Officer, Fundopolis – Boston, MA), Fatiha Ainane (Lending Team Leader, Accion – Boston, MA) and David Martirano (Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Point Judith Capital (PJC) – Boston, MA) come from lending and venture capital firms, to discuss the types of funding available to startups and how to attain it.

CONNECT WITH FUNDERS

  • Funders Reverse Pitch Presentations
  • 1 on 1 Office Hours with Funding Organizations
  • Networking with Funders
  • Local Food and Beverage

All FREE of charge!

Register here: https://venturecafeprovidence.org/meetfunders/

Jun
26
Wed
NE I-Corps @ Rhode Island Short Course Final Presentation @ Galanti Lounge, URI Library
Jun 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
NE I-Corps @ Rhode Island Short Course Final Presentation @ Galanti Lounge, URI Library

NE I-Corps is partnering with URI Ventures and Venture Mentoring Service of RI to offer NE I-Corps @ Rhode Island. This program is part of the National Science Foundation initiative to help move innovations to market. It is a free, 3-week interactive program to help researchers and engineers learn the skills necessary to engage in informed product development and explore the potential applications of their new technologies.

The program kicks-off on June 5th from 5:00 – 8:00 PM at the URI campus in Kingston with a final presentation on June 26th from 5:00 – 8:00 PM. Applications are due May 20, 2019.

NE I-Corps @ Rhode Island is open to any individuals and/or teams who are working on new, innovative and differentiating technology that could be a candidate for future SBIR proposals. Whether you have an idea or have started a business, this program will help you explore the potential applications of your new technology. –

Jun
27
Thu
SURF-Career Workshop @ White Hall, 113
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
SURF-Career Workshop @ White Hall, 113

Engaging Science with SURF

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) students, over 10 weeks of intensive research training, will:

  • Develop professional relationships with faculty, graduate students
  • Gain hands-on experience with active C-AIM research projects
  • Become familiarized with complex lab, field equipment
  • Learn about topics such as applying to grad school, communicating research effectively

The SURF program offers undergraduates detailed insight into real-world research, helping students decide upon a future career path.

Jul
18
Thu
Venture Cafe Providence – Corporate Innovation Night @ South Street Landing
Jul 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Hosted by Venture Café Providence, Corporate Innovation Night, is designed to help corporates and startups form better collaborations to catalyze sustainable innovation. This event will also help entrepreneurs understand the specific problem-sets corporate innovators are battling and practical ways to co-create on solutions.

All FREE of charge!

Register here: https://venturecafeprovidence.org/corporateinno/ 

Jul
26
Fri
12th Annual RI SURF Conference
Jul 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
12th Annual RI SURF Conference

The 12th Annual Rhode Island Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows Conference will be held on Friday, July 26, 2019, in the North District of the University of Rhode Island’s Kingston Campus, in the Richard E. Beaupre Center for Chemical & Forensic Sciences and the Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences.

The Conference, co-sponsored by the RI IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (RI-INBRE) and the RI C-AIM/NSF EPSCoR, provides undergraduate students from around the state with a unique opportunity to present their summer research findings to a group of their peers. More than 140 posters will be presented in the biomedical, behavioral, environmental, and life sciences.

The conference is expected to draw an estimated 400 faculty, students, and administrators from the University of Rhode Island, Brown University, Providence College, Rhode Island College, Roger Williams University, Salve Regina University, Bryant University, the Community College of Rhode Island, and the Rhode Island School of Design.

REGISTER for the SURF Conference.

Aug
29
Thu
2019 Annual SSEER Workshop @ URI Bay Campus
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The purpose of the annual SSEER workshop is to share resources and provide training to improve the ability of scientists, administrators, communicators, and first-responders to assist the state of Rhode Island in addressing environmental emergencies and threats to public health and safety. Areas of focus this year will be the SSEER process; a National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Incident Command System (ICS) overview; and a special guest presentation on emergency preparedness at sensitive Rhode Island facilities.