PRESS RELEASE

Three Rural Innovation Initiative Participants Selected to Receive Highly Competitive U.S. Economic Development Administration Regional Innovation Strategies i6 Challenge Grant

July 31, 2019

Three Rural Innovation Initiative Participants Selected to Receive Highly Competitive U.S. Economic Development Administration Regional Innovation Strategies i6 Challenge Grants Federal Grants and Matching Dollars Represent a Combined $5.3 Million New Investment in Rural Innovation Hubs Rural Innovation Strategies, Inc. (RISI), today congratulated three communities on securing i6 Challenge grants via the U.S. Economic Development…

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PRESS RELEASE: Black River Innovation Campus, the Center on Rural Innovation, and Flatiron School Collaborate on Tech Training Program for Greater Springfield Region Residents 

June 27, 2019

Local residents can access Flatiron School’s Income Share Agreements, which align tuition payments with post-program income  The Black River Innovation Campus (BRIC), the Center on Rural Innovation (CORI) and Flatiron School, a global school that specializes in teaching tech skills such as Software Engineering, Data Science and UX/UI Design, today announced a collaboration aimed at…

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PRESS RELEASE: Following a Competitive Nationwide Search, Nine Communities Selected to Participate in the First Round of the Rural Innovation Initiative

February 5, 2019

Communities Will Receive EDA-Funded Technical Assistance as they Build Innovation Hub Strategies and Create Digital Economy Jobs The Center on Rural Innovation (CORI) and its sister organization, Rural Innovation Strategies, Inc. (RISI), today announced the first cohort of communities selected to participate in the Rural Innovation Initiative, a new program supporting rural communities working to…

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