CURE-Comcast Partnership to Spur CT Bioscience Growth

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CURE-Comcast Partnership to Spur CT Bioscience Growth

Comcast Business has been selected as the network services provider for the new Connecticut United for Research Excellence (CURE) Innovation Commons incubator. Gov. Malloy, Catherine Smith, Commissioner, DECD and state Rep. Lonnie Reed, co-chair of the General Assembly’s Energy and Technology Committee participated in the announcement. “We were once fourth (in the nation) in bioscience, now we’re fourteenth. We’re in the process of rebuilding our standing,” said Governor Malloy. The CURE-Comcast [...]

Women in STEM Wanted for Science Center Series

The Connecticut Science Center invites professional women in STEM fields to host drop-in activities for 2016 Saturday Series! The 2016 Saturday Series offer an amazing opportunity for visitors to meet positive female role models. This is also a great chance for you to share your work, research and passion with the next generation of women in science! All programs take place 11am – 2pm at the Connecticut [...]

Step-Up Employer Conferences

Come out in June for free informational conferences presented by the Department of Labor! If you’re a company seeking information about tax credits, wage subsidies, training programs, recruitment services, new health care guidelines and more you should attend!  When & Where: June 23 – Waterbury | June 24 – Stamford | June 30 – Shelton Who: Business owners & employers looking to grow their business [...]

Winner of SC2 Competition: Beacon & Affiliates

The first place recipient of Hartford’s SC2 (Strong Cities, Strong Communities) competition is none other than Beacon and its member affiliates: Rising-Tide Health Care, and Movia Robotics. Beacon, Rising-Tide Health Care, and Movia Robotics teamed together to compete in SC2 with Hartord.Health.Works (HHW), a proposal focused on healthcare technology development and manufacturing with an objective to create thousands of jobs in the Hartford area by creating a [...]

VetReady Resource & Career Fair

VetReady Resource and Career Fairs are designed for Officers and Enlisted personnel leaving the service, as well as veterans who have already transitioned but are seeking a career change. Our Career Fair events will help you make the transition into the civilian workforce by matching your skills and career goals with opportunities with one of America’s finest organizations. When: April 23 | 11:00am – 2:00pm [...]

March 2015 Member News Highlights

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.’s application for asfotase alfa earned FDA priority review attention, after presenting new data at the Endocrine Society’s Annual Meeting. “If approved, asfotase alfa will be the first treatment for patients with HPP, a devastating disease that can result in impaired respiratory function, severe disability and premature death …” said Alexion CEO Leonard Bell. Research showed early, sustained improvements in physical function and muscle strength in [...]

2015 Board of Directors

2015 Board of Directors!  Officers: Board Chairman – Paul Hermes, Entrepreneur in Residence, Medtronic’s Covidien Group Business Unit Vice Chair – Tony Allen, The Impact Group Vice Chair – Andy Greenawalt, Continuity Control Treasurer – Alan Mendelson, Axiom Venture Partners Asst. Treasurer – Peter Hicks, Webster Bank Asst. Treasurer – Frank Milone, Fiondella, Milone & LaSaracina, LLP Secretary – Richard Harris, Day Pitney LLP Board of Directors: Jonathan Baronowski, Ernst & [...]

Mobile Summit 2015

Exploring Mobile Enterprise Opportunities and Challenges How will your firm realize productivity improvement, revenue enhancement and better customer service using mobile? As an executive responsible for mobility solutions, you are invited to see how Connecticut’s top companies (emerging and established) are implementing bold mobility solutions! Whether from a strategy, marketing, operations or IT perspective, please join us for great end user presentations and peer to [...]

TechAmerica DC Fly-In

Its that time of year to make your voice heard on the many issues that may be impacting your growing business. Attend the 2015 TechAmerica DC Fly-In to ensure your policy priorities are heard on Capitol Hill.  When: February 10-11 Where: Capitol Hill | Washington D.C. Cost: There is no fee to attend. Attendees may stay at the Liaison Capitol Hill at a special rate. [...]

Seminar: Cyber Privacy

Join our friends at First Niagara for a seminar regarding Cyber Privacy & Security Exposures and Responding to a Data Breach.  When: Wednesday, February 25 | 9:30am – 12:00pm Where: The Graduate Club | New Haven Cost: Complimentary Guest Speakers: Charles Bellingrath, National Practice Leader for Privacy Network Security at ARC Excess & Surplus John F. Mullen, Managing Partner of the Philadelphia Regional Office and chair [...]