Five Governors Meet on New England’s Energy Infrastructure

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Five Governors Meet on New England’s Energy Infrastructure

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’s Investment in an Expanding Tech Ecosystem

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 [...]

University Hartford Engineering, Technology, and Architecture Career Fair

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 [...]

Startup Weekend [Hartford – Ottawa] October 18-20th

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 [...]

West Hartford Industrial Design Studio Reimagines The Light Switch

A small team, working from a smartly cluttered design studio at Legrand's offices here, wants you to think about your light switches.

CCAT Expands Office Space in East Hartford

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.

Connecticut Science Center Teaching Program Expanded

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 Enters Manufacturing Training Arena

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.