Governor Dannel Malloy initiated April 23rd’s closed-door energy summit in Hartford with Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, Maine Gov. Paul R. LePage, Rhode Island Gov. Gina M. Rainmondo, and Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, to discuss initiatives for more fully utilizing New England’s natural resources to produce cleaner and more cost efficient energy. Connecticut is one of the region’s three main load centers for heating and electricity, along [...]
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 University of Hartford’s College of Engineering, Technology & Architecture will be hosting a Career Fair on Tuesday, February 18th. The event will provide employers with an excellent opportunity to connect with engineering, technology, and architecture students and recent graduates. Organizations with projected professional hiring needs–or those wishing to find qualified interns–are encouraged to attend. The event will run from 12:00 to 4:00 PM in [...]
Exciting News for the Connecticut Tech Community via Startup Weekend Startup weekend, as it fast approaches its 500th city, is coming to Hartford in a joint program with Ottawa, Canada’s capital city. It starts at 5:30pm on October 18th continues until 9:00pm on Sunday the 20th, at the Connecticut Institute for Primary Care Innovation at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford. We wanted [...]
Coworking spaces, which allow entrepreneurs to share ideas and resources, are showing up all over the state.
US Secretary of Transportation visits New Haven, CT to discuss the state of the the railways.
A small team, working from a smartly cluttered design studio at Legrand's offices here, wants you to think about your light switches.
After a restructuring and reorganizing endeavor, CCAT is ready to offer an an additional 2,500 square feet of office and work space on Pitkin Street. Their press release outlined a plan to add 10 more offices to the more than 30 it boasts now.
State and local officials announced Tuesday that a professional development program at the Connecticut Science Center will triple in size thanks to a donation from the Andrew J. and Joyce D. Mandell Family Foundation.
Goodwin College is joining the state’s community colleges and four-year universities in offering classes to prepare students to go to work for the state’s manufacturers, who employ more than 165,000 people.
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In terms of jobs and salaries, a new report shows…
The House of Representatives has unanimously approved a bill that…