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 [...]

Connecticut #9 in 2010 State Tech & Science Index by Milken Institute

Connecticut fell to #9 in 2010 index released today. In its 2010 State Technology and Science Index, the Milken Institute ranks states that are investing in technology and science sectors, creating jobs, and expanding their economies as a result of these investments.

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 is 8th Nationally in Patents Issues

Connecticut is 8th Nationally in Patents Issues - link to Useful Stats: Patents Issued per 100,000 Employees by State, FY 2004-2009