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

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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 [...]

Greater Hartford Maker Faire

Save the date for the first ever Greater Hartford Maker Faire! The Maker Faire is a hands-on event for people of all ages interested in creating, making, building, innovating, tinkering, hacking, engineering, learning, designing, or connecting. When: October 3 | 10am – 5pm Where: Tunxis Community College | Farmington Cost: FREE Plus, makers will be showcasing their projects! The following projects will be on display [...]

Hartford Ranked #41 of Top U.S Tech Cities

Cities love tech companies and tech companies bring in workers, many of whom are the young, energetic, savvy types who bring new ideas, innovations and attitudes. CB Richard Ellis (CBRE), a global real estate company, has released a report that highlights the top 50 cities in the U.S based on tech talent. CTC is proud to announce that Hartford made the cut, ranking in at #41. [...]

KnockMedia Apple Watch Giveaway

Join KnockMedia for a fun night of entertainment, food and drinks where you’ll have the opportunity to win an Apple Watch! Kick-back with some laughs with a performance by comedian Davey Lozano and learn how wearable tech can benefit your business through a presentation given by KnockMedia’s CEO, Nate Berger. You’ll also be able to demo the new Apple Watch and enter the raffle to [...]

Are You Concerned About Cybersecurity?

In 2014 business owners ranked cybersecurity as the fifth most important element to running a successful business. According to the 2015 Travelers Business Risk Index, opinions have changed. Now nine out of 10 business are incredibly concerned about a cybersecurity breach and consider cyber threats the second highest concern associated with business management. As more and more high profile, reputable companies suffer data breaches the concern [...]

Founders and Mentors Gathering

The Connecticut Technology Council has partnered with reSET and MetroHartford Alliance  to host a Founders and Mentors Gathering! If you are an entrepreneur looking to meet and network with mentors, or if you’re a mentor looking to connect with talented entrepreneurs, join us on May 7th!  When: May 7 | 6:00pm – 8:00pm Where: reSET Social Enterprise Trust | Hartford Cost: FREE This meeting is the first step [...]

Reality Crowd TV Regional Finalists in Comcast Business Competition

Reality Crowd TV Regional Finalist in Comcast Business Competition   In the fall of 2014, Reality Crowd TV was honored as a Connecticut Technology Council Tech Company To Watch at the annual Innovation Summit. Almost as proof of such a deserving title, Reality Crowd TV was recently named a regional finalist in the Comcast Business Competition!  As a regional finalist, Reality Crowd TV was awarded [...]

How Getting Hacked Could Ward off Cyber Attacks

Large and small companies are hiring hackers to put their cybersecurity to the test Being proactive about cybersecurity is not a one-and-done task. It’s an ever adapting game that requires re-assesment, adaptability and training – even then it’s difficult to know just how protected you’ll be when faced with a threat. So why not put your firewalls to the test? Some companies are putting a [...]

The Truth about the STEM Gender Gap

As advocates for women in STEM we here at the Connecticut Technology Council are progressively seeking to inspire women and girls to nurture their passions for the sciences. While it’s easy to blame social pressure and cultural expectations for scaring women away from STEM fields, a new study shows that the only thing keeping women from the sciences is themselves.  According to a national hiring [...]

Carlson on 2-year entrepreneurial “learners permit”

The idea for an entrepreneurial “learner’s permit” in Connecticut — a two-year holiday sparing new startups some regulatory fees and paperwork — is before a state fiscal analysis committee that could determine whether the initiative becomes law. The bill comes on the heels of New York Gov.Andrew Cuomo‘s offer of 10 years of tax-free operations for qualifying startups in that state. It also arrives amid fresh [...]