MESSAGE FROM THE CEO: A view on the departure of GE to Boston

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MESSAGE FROM THE CEO: A view on the departure of GE to Boston

While fresh in our minds, I’d like to weigh in on the decision by GE to move its corporate headquarters to Boston.  This not good news for Connecticut, but rather than policy makers pointing fingers at each other and joining in the “blame game”, we should stand back and look at what GE is saying. Let’s take the time to understand what GE is saying [...]

How To Build A Jet Engine? Press ‘Print’ Button

Instead of ink 3-D printersuse lasers to heat granules of plastic or metal to build up three-dimensional parts, layer by layer, at many CT companies.

GE, Maker Community Explore ‘Future of Manufacturing’

Officials at Fairfield-based General Electric Co. are soliciting the help of what could someday be one of their biggest competitors in 3-D printing — the maker community.

GE ecomagination Challenge: Powering Your Home

GE’s ecomagination Challenge: Powering Your Home is the most recent open call to action for businesses, entrepreneurs, innovators and students with breakthrough ideas for home energy creation, management and use. The Challenge invites people to come together to bring ideas to the starting place of our energy future – the home. Selected ecomagination Challenge entrants will be offered the opportunity to develop a commercial relationship [...]

Study Reports Connecticut Risks Losing its Fastest Job Growth Technology Firms

A six-month study by the Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) to determine Connecticut’s competitive position as a location for hi-tech firms with high jobs growth reveals the state is in danger of losing these critical contributors to economic growth.... A "key take away is that these unusually successful technology entrepreneurs want to be in a place that can adapt and change to support them no matter how large they grow. This is equally true for small and large fast-growing firms".

Connecticut Competitiveness Agenda Project

In January 2010, following a several month strategic planning process by the Connecticut Technology Council's board of directors, the Council embarked on a detailed set of efforts we call the Connecticut Competitiveness Agenda Project to help give the next state Governor an intimate view of how high potential technology firms see the world and the advice they have for making Connecticut more competitive.

The Connecticut innovation community hosts a forum

A forum with the candidates for Connecticut Governor, held April 7, 2010 in Stamford, CT. Included 11 of the active candidates for CT Governor. There are many forums and debates around the state - but this one focused squarely on tech industry issues. Links to candidates websites, organizations that produced the forum and work to foster the tech industry in CT.