The Rhode Island government has awarded $1 million in funding to non-profit state organization Polaris MEP to establish a campus focusing on developing the state’s composites and textile industries.

The consortium will reportedly use existing infrastructure and partnerships and build new ones in order to accelerate the adoption and use of new materials and technologies.

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