Gina Raimondo on Corporations
Rhode Island Innovation Institute: bring back manufacturing
Rhode Island has a long legacy of economic prosperity. For decades, we were a manufacturing powerhouse--and with manufacturing driving our economic growth, Rhode Island was able to grow a healthy, prosperous middle class. Our state thrived, and so did
our families. But when the global economic climate changed, our state failed to adapt. Since then, we've relied on risky, poorly-planned gambles and insider deals.
As governor, Gina will:
Source: 2014 R.I. Gubernatorial campaign website, GinaRaimondo.com
, Nov 4, 2014
- Establish the Rhode Island Innovation Institute (RI II),
a center dedicated to taking the good ideas coming out of our colleges and universities and turning them into products that we make right here in Rhode Island.
- Use our state's competitive advantages to become a leader in marine science, food
technology and medical device manufacturing.
- Create a "Manufacturers' Toolkit" to help our existing manufacturer grow, expand product lines and gain exposure in new markets.
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