Researchers and leaders of life science businesses from the embryonic to the eminent will exchange ideas at the Rhode Island Life Sciences Technology Showcase Oct. 12, starting at 11 a.m. At the Rhode Island Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, One Davol Square, and later at the new medical education building of The Warren Alpert Medical School, hundreds of entrepreneurs, executives, and investors will gather for a day of networking and informational events that include panel discussions and pitches by 13 startup companies. The sold-out event promises to highlight just how lively the biomedical sector has become in the state, said RI-CIE director Brendan McNally: “We are tapping this powerful resource in Rhode Island. There’s talent here. There’s innovation here.”

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