etouches Acquires Mobile Tech Company TapCrowd

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etouches Acquires Mobile Tech Company TapCrowd

etouches, Inc., the Norwalk-based event management software provider, announces expanded capabilities in mobile apps and marketing data analytics with the acquisition of TapCrowd, an international leader in business event management. Headquartered in Belgium, TapCrowd streamlines event management app publication on devices including iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and cross browser HTML5 hybrid apps, and is a choice provider of marketing mobile automation and event data analytics for top global companies. Said etouches [...]

Comcast Increases Speeds for No Additional Cost

COMCAST INCREASES SPEEDS FOR NO ADDITIONAL COST FOR MAJORITY OF ITS XFINITY INTERNET CUSTOMERS FROM NEW ENGLAND THROUGH THE MID-ATLANTIC   Philadelphia, PA – July 7, 2015 – Comcast today announced it is increasing the speed of its popular Blast! tier by almost 50 percent to 150 Mbps (formerly 105 Mbps) and introducing a new Performance Pro speed tier of 75 Mbps. New and existing customers who subscribe to many [...]

PCI Wins ARPA-E Funding

STIRLING ENGINE GENERATOR TEAM SELECTED FOR ARPA-E FUNDING FOR EFFICIENT RESIDENTIAL COMBINED HEAT AND POWER GENERATION For Immediate Release: June 25, 2015 – (North Haven, CT) The Free Piston Stirling Engine Based 1 kW generatorTeam led by Sunpower Inc. (Athens, OH) along with its research partners Precision Combustion, Inc. (PCI) and Aerojet Rocketdyne (Arlington, Virginia) has been selected for a $3,500,000 award from the Department of [...]

Alexion Completes Acquisition of Synageva

CHESHIRE, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALXN) announced today that it has successfully completed its previously announced acquisition of Synageva BioPharma Corp. (Nasdaq:GEVA), strengthening its global leadership in devastating and rare diseases, and creating the most robust rare disease pipeline in the biotech industry across a range of therapeutic modalities. The transaction was completed through a merger of Synageva with and into a direct, wholly owned [...]

CCAT Announces $1.67 Million Contract With U.S. Air Force

CCAT and its team of manufacturing experts will conduct research to optimize non-contact quality inspection systems used by the U.S. aerospace supply chain to ensure delivery of perfect parts on time and within budget for the USAF. EAST HARTFORD, Conn.  – The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. (CCAT) today announced a $1.67 million contract with the U. S. Air Force. The contract, which is being [...]

Connecticut Innovations Names New CEO

ROCKY HILL, Conn., June 12, 2015—Connecticut Innovations (CI), the leading source of financing and ongoing support for Connecticut’s innovative, growing companies, today announced the appointment of Matthew McCooe as chief executive officer. McCooe, 47, comes to CI from Chart Venture Partners (CVP), where he was a managing partner and fund manager focusing on investments in communications, green technologies, software and computer vision. Prior to CVP, he [...]

2014 TCTW LambdaVision for BIO Distinction

CTC’s 2014 Tech Company To Watch LambdaVision was selected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) as one of only 35 companies to have a kiosk at the 2015 BIO International Convention! Read the press release below:    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NSF Selects UConn’s LambdaVision for BIO Distinction Storrs, CT- June 4, 2015- UConn startup LambdaVision was selected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) as one [...]

Bruce Carlson Elected to Honorary Membership in the Academy

CONTACT:  Richard H. Strauss, Executive Director (860) 571-7135; FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 27, 2015 CT Technology Council President Elected to Honorary Membership in the Academy Rocky Hill, CT – The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) has elected Bruce Carlson, President and CEO of the Connecticut Technology Council, to Honorary Membership. CASE will present the award at its 40th Annual Meeting and Dinner on [...]

Paul Hermes Appointed Board Chair

February 26, 2015 For Immediate Release: Medtronic’s Paul Hermes Appointed Board Chair of the Connecticut Technology Council     EAST HARTFORD, CT – The Connecticut Technology Council’s (CTC) board members have elected Paul Hermes as Chairman of the CTC Board of Directors. Hermes has served on the Council’s Board of Directors since 2009 and was Vice Chair of the Board over the last two years. [...]

Connecticut Technology Council Announces the 2015 Women of Innovation®

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kaitlyn Mode, Connecticut Technology Council (860) 289-0878 x338,   Connecticut Technology Council Announces the 2015 Women of Innovation® Women innovators and leaders to be honored April 1 HARTFORD, Conn., Feb 23, 2015 – The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) announces that 56 women have been selected as Women of Innovation for the 2015 Women of Innovation awards program. The program recognizes [...]