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 [...]
Connecticut is gaining a reputation for its growing tech ecosystem in diverse areas including biomechanics, advanced materials, optics, alternative energy, drug development and manufacturing technology. What’s behind this? Strong collaborative relationships between innovative entrepreneurs, universities and large companies with specialized resources. For example: At the University of Connecticut, Eric Sirois, Ph.D, Biomedical Engineering founded Dura BioTech at the UConn Technology Incubator Program, and has received $400,000 in awards including a federal [...]
The October 2014 opening of the $135 million Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine at UConn Health Center‘s Farmington campus heralds a bright outlook for Connecticut’s bioscience industry (and it is just one of many projects in motion, including Cell and Genome startups). Genomics is an emerging extension of genetics that examines genetic material as an entire system, enabling scientists to explore gene-by-gene in search of [...]
July 22, 2014 For Immediate Release: Contact: Bruce Carlson, 860-289-0878 x 333 Connecticut Technology Council Appoints Bruce Carlson as President and CEO The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) has appointed Bruce W. Carlson as its President and CEO. Over the last six months Carlson has assisted the Board of Directors in determining the strategic direction for the Council as acting President, while replacing Matthew Nemerson [...]
Connecticut Innovations recently invested $1.5 Million in PCC Technology Group, LLC. PCC is a Software-as-a-Service company that was founded in 1994. PCC has developed horizontal public and private cloud platforms that connects mobile and business social features in a variety of areas. Currently, PCC has deployed their systems in 21 states and globally serving more than 100 million constituents. PCC’s technology has been developed for [...]
The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) will recognize internationally known photonics and fiber optics expert Dr. Frederick J. Leonberger with the Connecticut Medal of Technology Award, at its 39th Annual Meeting in Cromwell on June 5th. This medal is the state’s highest honor for technological achievement contributing to economic competitiveness. Dr. Leonberger pioneered optical devices including integrated optical modulators, manufactured in Bloomfield and [...]
Reporting more good news as the number of new IT job openings continue to pick up for the third month in a row in Connecticut! There were 8.1% more IT positions advertised than in October and 21.8% more than November 2012. Although IT job postings in the Health Care sector dropped slightly, employers in the Financial and Banking industries expanded the search for new IT [...]
IT employers in Connecticut were the most active in the nation during October, on average listing 620 jobs daily. This is a 5.1% increase over the number of new IT positions advertised in the previous month, and an encouraging 29.2% more than in October 2012. Specifically, the state’s High Tech and IT Services industries posted more job openings than in September, while Healthcare and Insurance held steady. In [...]
It's been many long months since we've seen this level of hiring activity from Connecticut's IT employers, with the Healthcare, IT Services, HiTech and Insurance sectors taking the lead to post 13.2% more job openings than in March 2013.
IT job postings rose by just 1.9% in Connecticut during the month of February - disappointingly low for the traditionally active first quarter, but in the right direction. However, the state's Healthcare and Financial industries posted a healthier percentage of new positions last month. Looking forward, will continued improvement in the economy inspire IT employers to staff up in greater numbers?
Siemens, a technology company based in Munich, has provided $315…
New Haven-based Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Monday appointed a bioscience…
Bruce Carlson, president and chief executive officer of the Connecticut…