As part of my series about companies who are helping to battle climate change, I interviewed Chris Kanik. Chris is the CEO and Founder of Smart Cups, a sustainability-driven technology company achieving the world’s first printed beverage. Through Smart Cups, Kanik has worked to eliminate the need to bottle and ship liquids and, in turn, significantly reduce our carbon footprint. Kanik’s Southern California-based company is revolutionizing the beverage industry by disrupting manufacturing, packaging, shipping and consumption. Read the full Smart Cups article here (client).
Grants to boost personal protective equipment production in Mass.
The Baker-Polito Administration has announced more than $9.5 million in grants to boost production of personal protective equipment (PPE) and other critical materials needed to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Reopening Massachusetts plan. The new awards were made through the Manufacturing Emergency Response Team (M-ERT) to 15 grantees, including Massachusetts manufacturers, that are producing needed items such as masks, gowns, ventilators, swabs, and testing materials, and the capacity to test them.
Also, Mass. nursing facilities impacted by COVID-19 to receive $112M, Waltham’s AMAG sells rights to Intrarosa to Millicent Pharma, and Eversource to offer no-cost energy assessments for small businesses. Read the full article here.
Biobot Analytics (client) working with Harvard University, MIT, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital recently conducted a study of sewage on Deer Island that suggested stool samples from waste-water treatment plants could provide a more accurate picture of the extent of the disease than clinical testing alone. Read the article here.
Waltham, Mass. — The Baker-Polito Administration announced more than $9.5 million in grants to boost production of personal protective equipment (PPE) and other critical materials needed to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Reopening Massachusetts plan. The new awards were made to 15 organizations – including Boston Engineering – through the Manufacturing Emergency Response…Read More
Waltham, Mass. — Product development firm Boston Engineering today named Bill Buckley to lead the company’s quality initiatives for product development consulting and its corporate operations, which includes business continuity. His role includes maintaining best practices for ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 13485:2016 certification, and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) compliance. In addition to day-to-day…Read More
Clients, Partners, and Friends: COVID-19 is having a significant impact on health and wellness, and business continuity. We are lending support throughout our community where we can, and we continue to be fully operational. But, like many of you, the process of how we work has changed. The wellbeing of our team and our extended…Read More