Moving RI Manufacturers Forward

Plan, Perform, Grow

Polaris MEP, a division of the URI Research Foundation and funded by NIST (National Institute of Standards & Technology) guides RI manufacturers to sustainable growth, innovative technology strategies and cost efficient operations.

Our local industry experience, national connections and global market access make the difference.

We help you create new products for more markets, and grow your business profitably.

Work with us to:

  • Leverage the University of RI’s business and technical capabilities to grow your business.
  • Cultivate a skilled manufacturing workforce.
  • Compete globally with cost efficient processes and supply chain optimization.
  • Make industry connections to invigorate your growth.


RI Results With Impact (2016)

Jobs Added / Saved
Increased / Retained Sales (million$)
Cost Savings (thousand$)

Client Testimonials