Polaris MEP / URI Ventures

About Polaris MEP / URI Ventures

Polaris MEP (, a business unit of URI Ventures, provides competitive business improvement programs to grow Rhode Island’s manufacturing industry. Polaris MEP is a statewide nonprofit organization, an affiliate of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP).

URI Ventures ( promotes industry/academic collaboration and new technology ventures for economic growth and job creation in Rhode Island, the U.S., and the world. Our unique private, nonprofit status allows us to support a broad range of technology transfer activities, including licensing, startup company formation, equity investments, and intellectual property protection. We help move your research from the lab to the marketplace.

URI Ventures works together with the URI Division of Research and Economic Development to develop the inventive and creative works of URI’s faculty, employees and students, and to commercialize this intellectual property for the benefit of society.


Engineering Intern

March 2019 - September 2019 Providence, RI
“The staff were very friendly and there was a great work environment. None of the work they gave me was busy work; it was always important, even if it was simple. ”
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