Think Bigger
Greater Rhode Island is where the mighty forces of "grit and intellect intersect." Get immersed in a formidable talent base of world-class designers, artists and "artrepreneurs." Academic researchers, medical scientists and fabricators, alike, know that Rhode Island is the perfect place to grow and innovate.
Well Connected

Rhode Island is a place where national and international access is available through a top-ranked airport, two international seaports, and Amtrak and commuter rail service.

Creative Culture

Rhode Island is a place where art and design thinking is celebrated. Elegance, functionality, originality and simplicity are infused into the lifestyle.

Knowledge + Innovation

Rhode Island's knowledge economy is fueled by elite colleges, universities, a federal defense research center and hospitals whose industry partners include some of the biggest names in innovation today.

A Sea Of Opportunity

With our location on the ocean and access to world-class research institutions, Rhode Island has a unique advantage in ocean tech, boat fabrication, defense applications and renewable energy.

Where Knowledge + Innovation Meet
Greater Rhode Island Economic Development is an award winning website and complete economic development resource for understanding the B2B value proposition for starting, growing, or locating a company in the Ocean State. We have made the quest for information easy and customizable for corporate relocation, site selection, real estate professionals and investors.
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