CTC Says Goodbye to Longtime President & CEO Matthew Nemerson

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CTC Says Goodbye to Longtime President & CEO Matthew Nemerson

Last night, members of the Connecticut Technology Council gave former President & CEO Matthew Nemerson a warm and sentimental farewell after his ten years of tireless service to the community. Representatives from member companies, the Board of Directors, friends, and family came together at New Haven’s BAR to thank Matthew for his decade of dedication over a few trays of the brick oven pizza that [...]

April 14 – Developer Career Fair to Match Programmers and Companies

We face an acute shortage of software developers for growing companies in Connecticut. It seems almost daily we read of another start-up pulling up stakes for greener programming pastures. Part of the problem can be alleviated just by doing a better job of matching the supply of talent we do have with the demand. On the afternoon of April 14 programmers with extra band width, [...]

Startup Weekend Comes to Storrs

On March 28th, Startup Weekend comes back to Storrs!  Aspiring entrepreneurs, programmers, designers, thinkers, builders, and everyone in between will be gathering at Oak Hall at UConn for a nearly 40 hour marathon of idea forming and business building.  Sound like fun?  Sign up here! Here is how the website describes it: Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who [...]

CCAT Awards Manufacturing Technical Assistance Grants

CCAT presents grants to three start-up ventures to improve fabrication methods and manufacturing processes under Connecticut -funded program. East Hartford, CT – Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT) announced the award of three grants, made possible under the State of Connecticut Manufacturing Technical Assistance Program (MTAP), to start-up Connecticut companies New Ortho Polymers, Inc., SolVilla Energy, Inc., and LambdaVision, Inc. The grants, ranging from [...]

UK-US Future Cities Knowledge Exchange Project

The UK-US Future cities project will bring a group of approximately 15 UK delegates to the U.S. in order to establish and strengthen relationships with U.S. counterparts. The project will focus on international knowledge exchange between academic, public and private sector organizations. The UK-US Future cities project will visit three major U.S. cities; Chicago, San Francisco, and New York. We encourage city managers, academic researchers [...]

University Hartford Engineering, Technology, and Architecture Career Fair

The University of Hartford’s College of Engineering, Technology & Architecture will be hosting a Career Fair on Tuesday, February 18th.  The event will provide employers with an excellent opportunity to connect with engineering, technology, and architecture students and recent graduates. Organizations with projected professional hiring needs–or those wishing to find qualified interns–are encouraged to attend. The event will run from 12:00 to 4:00 PM in [...]

A Closer Look at the Internet & New Media Tech Companies to Watch

Despite the diversity being showcased at this year’s Innovation Summit, when most people hear the term “startup,” it is the companies in this category they typically envision.  Businesses launched though the deft implementation of a simple, yet radical idea through keen foresight, innovative thinking, effective programming, and ultimately, the understanding of the niche that this internet/ new media product will fill. The biggest business success [...]

A Closer Look at the Energy, Environmental, and Green Tech Companies to Watch

14 of this year’s Tech Companies to Watch are on the leading edge of innovations in clean and green technology, energy and power, or the confluence of those crucial fields.  These entrepreneurs have  developed and refined better ways to power our world, and pioneered new ways to reduce the ecological impact of our daily lives.  And they’ve done so locally. Celebrate these companies and more [...]

A Closer Look at the Life Science Tech Companies to Watch

2013 has been an incredible year for life science in the state of Connecticut.  Bar Harbor’s Jackson Laboratory is researching new revelations in individually-tailored health care in state, while their cutting-edge 189,000 square foot Laboratory for Genomic Medicine is being assembled at UConn Health Center.  Just down the road, several other remarkable new additions, renovations, and revitalizations are under construction at the campus in Farmington [...]

A Closer Look at the 76 Tech Companies to Watch

We’re awfully excited about this year’s field of Tech Companies to Watch.  These 76 startups and early stage companies have emerged as the most promising and intriguing new ideas in Connecticut and the region.  Their innovations, creativity, and entrepreneurship exemplify our state’s next generation of fast growth and job creation.  We want everyone to be an inspired as we are by the class of 2013 [...]