About RI-CIE

The Rhode Island Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (RI-CIE) is a collaborative state-wide effort to cultivate technology entrepreneurship.  It helps Rhode Island-based entrepreneurs, researchers and existing companies create, grow and evolve new and sustainable technology ventures; promote commercialization of research and technology rising out of academic inquiry; and contribute to the state's economic benefit.

RI-CIE provides programs, support services, networking opportunities, resources, and physical space to innnovative and high growth ventures.

Established in Spring 2009, RI-CIE is located iin Providence's Knowledge District, a hotbed of innovation and cutting-edge research.

RI-CIE was made possible through support from Brown University, the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation, the Rhode Island Science and Technology Advisory Council and the Slater Technology Fund.