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VI Source: “Revolutionary Ideas” shared at UVI Innovation Center

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The University of the Virgin Islands’ debut of its Innovation Center is destined to be the start of where revolutionary ideas are born, according to the VI Source, an online newspaper based in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Among the cutting-edge tools available is a MakerBot replicator – a 3D printer – that generates usable objects from botanical byproduct. Daricia Wilkinson, president of UVI’s innovation and entrepreneurship club (UVIdea) and a viNGN intern, invites students to visit the center and bring their concepts to life.

Read the article: VISource01272016-UVIdea-3D-Printing (VI Source)


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The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) was established in 2010 as a public corporation; it is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority. viNGN was funded primarily from an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grant made by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) as part of a federal program to improve the broadband capacity in the United States, its territories, and the District of Columbia. The program is called the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP). For more information regarding viNGN, call (340) 715-8581, or visit


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