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 Connecticut Technology Council’s Board of Directors elected its 2013-2014 officers at a January 31, 2013 Board meeting. The most significant transition was the election of Chuck Pagano, Executive Vice President for Technology at ESPN, as Chairman of the CTC Board of Directors. Two new Board members were also elected at the January 31 Board Meeting: Oni Chukwu, Executive Vice President and CFO at Triple Point Technology and Chris Van der Stad, Vice President of Architecture at Open Solutions/Fiserv, Inc.
The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) presented its annual Innovation Excellence Award to member company Rogers Corporation on December 7, 2012 at its Annual Meeting and Holiday Party at the University of Bridgeport. Accepting the award for Rogers was Robert Daigle, Senior Vice President for Research & Development and CTO. Receiving the Council’s 2012 Innovation Policy Leadership award was Christopher “Kip” Bergstrom, the state’s Executive Director of the Commission on Culture and Tourism. Also honored was Christopher Kalish as the 2012 Volunteer of the Year.
Connecticut Technology Council presents ESPN with its 2010 Innovation Excellence Award and recognizes Secretary of State-Elect Denise Merrill as its Public Policy Leader of the year, and recognizes board members Carol Pride, CIO of Mohegan Sun and Ira Yellen, President & CEO of First Experience Communications as CTC Volunteer(s) of the Year.
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