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CTC Member Seimens grants $315M in manufacturing software to CT colleges | HartfordBusiness.com

Siemens, a technology company based in Munich, has provided $315 million worth of state-of-the-art manufacturing and product design software to Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU). Source: Seimens grants $315M in manufacturing software to CT colleges | HartfordBusiness.com


CTC Member Alexion appoints biopharma veteran Hantson CEO | HartfordBusiness.com

New Haven-based Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Monday appointed a bioscience industry veteran, who was most recently president and CEO of blood-disorder drugmaker Baxalta, as its new chief executive officer. Source: Alexion appoints biopharma veteran Hantson CEO | HartfordBusiness.com


Analysis says Connecticut ranks high in tech innovation

Bruce Carlson, president and chief executive officer of the Connecticut Technology Council, said the state benefits from its number of colleges and the research funding they attract. “In order for there to be technology and innovation, there has to be a strong educational environment,” Carlson said, “We’ve got a lot of college students, a lot faculty members who are not only coming up with innovative [...]


Key steps to fend off a cyberattack | HartfordBusiness.com

Cybersecurity is one of our many focus areas. Read this piece from CTC Member company Kelser Corp CTO & COO, Johnathan Stone on your first steps to protecting yourself and your business. It’s no longer enough to be small or lucky. These days, cyberattacks affect businesses of all sizes and types. In fact, small and medium-sized businesses are now the target of 65 percent of [...]


There is No Stemming These Women’s Tech Chops

Connecticut Technology Council Announces the 2017 Women of Innovation® Finalists and Awards Gala. HARTFORD:  The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC)  announced the 50 Women of Innovation finalists for its 2017 Women of Innovation awards program. The finalists  are scientists, researchers, academics, manufacturers, student leaders, drafters, entrepreneurs, and technicians from Connecticut’s business, academic and technology community.  There are eight categories [see below] and the finalists will be [...]


Murphy hopes to re-ignite interest in HALOS

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, D-Conn., is hoping the third time is the charm for a piece of legislation he is re-introducing to help attract more investors for start-up companies. Source: Murphy hopes to re-ignite interest in HALOS


Connecticut Technology Council Announces the 2017 Women of Innovation® Finalists

Women innovators and leaders to be honored March 29 HARTFORD, CT (Feb 27, 2017) – The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) is pleased to announce the 50 women who have been selected as Women of Innovation finalists for the 2017 Women of Innovation awards program. The Women of Innovation® program seeks to celebrate and create a growing network of women in the “trenches” of STEM. Finalists [...]


Woman of Innovation Bridget Oei | UConn Magazine

This environmental chemistry honors student from Hebron, Conn., stays in step, whether designing a better pacemaker, volunteering as a medical aide in Peru, or winning Irish Dance championships. Source: Bridget Oei | UConn Magazine


CTC Member F3 Technology Partners Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services West

West Hartford, Connecticut, February 17, 2017 – F3 Technology Partners, Connecticut’s leading IT Solutions Provider and VAR, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named F3 Technology Partners (F3) to its 2017 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the MSP Elite 150 category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed services. Their offerings [...]


PASS IT, SIGN IT, NOW! CTC CEO Bruce Carlson on Governor Malloy’s Proposed Budget

Budgets are first and foremost policy documents. They detail the policy directions and the priorities that an organization deems important. Through that lens, let’s look at Governor Malloy’s budget proposal released on Wednesday. At the 10,000 foot level, here are the policy directions and priorities that I take away from the Governor’s proposal: Continued effort to reduce the size and scope of State Government Reshaping [...]


CTC Member Insurity buys Denver analytics firm | HartfordBusiness.com

Hartford-based Insurity Inc. has acquired Denver, Colo.,-based Valen Analytics for an undisclosed sum, the Connecticut property-and-casualty insurance analytics firm announced Thursday. Source: Insurity buys Denver analytics firm | HartfordBusiness.com


CTC Member Datto to add 200 jobs to downtown Rochester, NY

Datto Inc, founded by a Rochester Institute of Technology graduate, is expanding its local operation, promising to create 200 jobs and fill multiple floors of The Metropolitan, formerly Chase Tower. Source: Datto to add 200 jobs downtown


3Gtms Marks Growth with Key Hires

3Gtms, Inc., leading providers of Tier 1 transportation management software, announced that Michael Parmett has joined the organization as vice president of account management and Claudio Fiaoni has been named director of sales. “Both bring an in-depth knowledge of the industry and a passion to support 3Gtms’ impressive trajectory,” said Jerry Rau, COO of 3Gtms. “Our customers tell us that the combination of 3Gtms’s superior [...]


CTC Annual Meeting January 13, 2017

The Connecticut Technology Council Virtual Annual Meeting was held on January 13, 2017. We were so pleased with a large turnout and terrific participation, issues with the dial-in not withstanding. You can access PowerPoint presentation as PDF download.


Innovation Summit Series: Diameter Health — CT Startup

Our friends at the CT Startup Podcast interviewed participants at November’s Innovation Summit. Listen to their fab interview with Diameter Health now! In the first part of our Innovation Summit series, we talk to the Eric Rosow founder of Diameter Health, which seeks to streamline the healthcare industry through clinical intelligence. Source: Innovation Summit Series: Diameter Health — CT Startup


CTC Member Company iDevices Surprises a Family with Smart Home Tech

CTC member company iDevices made one family’s holiday extra special by hooking them up with a completely connected home just in time for holiday lights. Watch their heartwarming story below.


Connecticut Technology Council Hosts 2nd CT Skills Challenge Hackathon Event

On December 3, 2016, at the Yale School of Management in New Haven, the Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) hosted the top 50 collegiate computer programming students from local colleges and universities for a team hackathon competition. The hackathon is part of CTC’s ongoing Connecticut Skills Challenge Program, made possible through funding provided by CTNext. This was the second hackathon for the CT Skills Challenge in [...]


Member Spotlight: HB Live, Inc.

HB Live, Inc. North Haven, CT www.hblive.com Dana Barron, President HB Live offers Event Production, Creative and AV Technology services, developing event solutions focused on the audience experience. By understanding client expectations, the staff at HB Live delivers exceptional event results.  Audio and video are core tools; experience and creativity ensure event objectives are fully met.  In addition to traditional AV solutions, we also create [...]


Top 50+ Coders in Connecticut Compete at Skills Challenge Finals

The Top 50+ Coders in Connecticut competed at the Coding Skills Challenge Final on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at the Yale School of Management. The Connecticut Technology Council was thrilled to provide learning and networking opportunities from some of the state’s best and brightest coders. Students from 13 area colleges and universities converged for the final trial, after competing in school-specific qualifying rounds throughout the [...]


Why Your CT Small Business Needs an IT Disaster Recovery Plan

As the saying goes, stuff happens. Natural disasters are a fact of life and they can strike at any time. The same is true of man-made disasters; they happen when you least expect them. Your business IT systems are subject to disasters like everything else, and when your computer network goes down, it creates an even greater crisis for your business. That’s why every business [...]