Economic Development

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To learn more about the incentives and credits as well as grants visit the Business assistance link to the left.
The Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC), launched in 2005, works with the state government to develop programs and policies that increase Rhode Island's research and development capacity, encourages entrepreneurship and new company creation while enabling innovation. To learn more click the link to the right.  


Newport County, located at the center of the eastern seaboard between metropolitan  areas of New York and Boston, is easily accessible by land, sea or air.  The demographics of Newport County are available by clicking the Regional Demographics link.
Newport County is home to several of New England's largest industries including hospitality and tourism, defense, maritime trades and health care systems.  To learn more follow this link:  


InnovateNewport, currently in development, will provide a wide range of modern office suites, rooms and meeting spaces with the latest technology available.  For more information visit
Greater Rhode Island Economic Development website is a complete economic development resource for understanding B2B value proposition for businesses in the Ocean State.  

  Follow this link for a comprehensive and growing list of resourceful reports: