WELCOME TO THE BUSINESS INNOVATION FACTORY
Founded in 2004 to help organizations explore and test new ways to deliver value to their constituents, BIF serves as the ideal platform for creating the public/private sector partnerships that are critical to making innovation the cornerstone of the nation's 21st century economy.   [more]
BIF members Intel, Lucent, IBM, American Power Conversion, Metropolitan Life, Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation, and the Rhode Island Economic Policy Council currently are collaborating to make Rhode Island the first state in the country with border-to-border broadband wireless capability.    [more]
INNOVATION @ SCALE    
The only practical way to accelerate Collaborative Innovation is to test new business models in a smaller, more manageable environment. Given its location, size, and accessible public and private sector networks, Rhode Island's unique ecosystem provides the optimal conditions to explore and test new business models, a capability we call Innovation @ Scale. [more]