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STEP Awardee: Rhode Island

Office Information:

Bryant University
1150 Douglas Pike
Smithfield, RI 02917


Ms. Linda Woulfe
STEP Project Director
1150 Douglas Pike
Smithfeld, RI 02917
401- 232-6525

Federal Funding: $434,914

Match: $144,971

Total: $579,885


State Organization: Bryant University, Chafee Center for International Business

The State of Rhode Island will use STEP award funds to support ESBC participation in trade missions to Israel and Germany, internationally oriented domestic trade shows, and compliance testing. Rhode Island ESBCs will participate in a ‘Best of New England’ pavilion at MEDICA (Germany), Arab Health (UAE), DEFSEC (Canada), and JEC (Paris). ESBCs can also apply for funding of website improvements, U.S. Department of Commerce subscriptions, international marketing, and translation services.