New Haven and Farmington may be the first locations we associate with Connecticut’s biotech industry, but don’t forget Branford, the shoreline town that has quietly added dozens of startup bioscience firms over the last 30 years. “Historically, Branford has been — in addition to New Haven — a place where bioscience has gotten a foothold.” Susan Froshauer, president and CEO of Connecticut bioscience advocate CURE. Some [...]
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 National SBIR Conference and the 3rd annual National Innovation Summit and Showcase will be held in parallel with the 17th annual TechConnect World Conference, at the Gaylord Convention Center, June 15-18, 2014 just outside Washington DC. This information was taken from the National Innovation Summit website: National SBIR Conference The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer programs are highly competitive, [...]
As you’re making the final adjustments to your Halloween costumes this year on Wednesday the 30th, please take a moment to help the community of startups in this country. TechVoice, along with its supporting organizations such as CTC, is organizing a Startup Tweet day to encourage partners and friends to send a message to their Senators via Twitter to encourage them to support the Startup [...]
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 [...]
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The Tech Council has been working closely with the state to play a role in what will be called the Connecticut Innovation Ecosystem.
Do you have a great idea for a startup? Want a chance to work on a new application idea with a high-energy team? Startup Weekend Stamford is an intense 54-hour weekend-long event (March 30-April 1, 2012) which focuses on building a web or mobile application which could form the basis of a credible business. The weekend brings together people with different skill sets — primarily [...]
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BioRelix Inc. Secures $500,000 Investment from Connecticut Innovations
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