The Connecticut Skills Challenge connects talented, tech savvy students to Connecticut’s hottest technology companies About the Skills Challenge The Connecticut Skills Challenge provides tech-savvy students with the opportunity to get noticed. Through participation in the Connecticut Skills Challenge (coding and engineering contest) students from universities and colleges are tested on their skills. Once challenged, students are included in an online directory where tech comp
The University of Connecticut will seek to advance affordable and sustainable energy technologies with the help of a new energy research institute with Fraunhofer USA announced today by state and international officials. The Fraunhofer Center for Energy Innovation (CEI) will research energy production, storage, and distribution, according to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s office, which announced the development in conjunction with German Consul General to the U.S. Rolf Schütte, Frau
A collaboration of the university, the Fairfield Economic Development Department and Kleban Properties, the effort offers budding innovators access to discounted services, technology resources, workshops, start-up funding and mentoring from Fairfield University’s Dolan School of Business faculty and the area’s business community. The first group of entrepreneurs will be chosen by a panel in a competitive selection process. Panel members will represent the university, Kleban P
The facility, which UConn says is the first of its kind in the region, will treat wastewater using microfiltration and ultraviolet disinfection and then use that reclaimed water to cool the turbines at the university’s cogeneration power plant. Before the facility was built, the power plant used upwards of 450,000 gallons of potable water each day. — This is an excerpt of an unattributed article from the Hartford Business Journal. #connecticut #cooling #green #university #eco
Image from today.uconn.edu The bill, SB 840, allocates more than 1.5 billion dollars to the University of Connecticut over the next ten years with the objective of improving and growing the University’s programs in bioscience, engineering, technology, digital media, and other in-demand “fields that we are working so hard to expand here in Connecticut,” according to the Governor. This will be achieved by hiring new faculty, constructing additional facilities, and renovating an
The State Bond Commission has awarded $7.3 million to increase and expand their advanced manufacturing programs at community colleges throughout Connecticut. This is according to an unattributed article appearing in the Hartford Business Journal. The three recipient schools are Quinebaug Valley Community College in Danielson, Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport, and Naugatuck Valley Community College in Waterbury. Once these new facilities are realized, it will mean t
$500 million to jump start the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Press Release from the White House, advanced manufacturing companies, take note: Today, at Carnegie Mellon University, President Obama launched the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP), a national effort bringing together industry, universities, and the federal government to invest in the emerging technologies that will create high quality manufacturing jobs and enhance our global competitiveness. Investing
Seeks To Emulate Success Of Triangle Park In North Carolina – $18 million to be borrowed and tech park would be ready in a few years… a study suggested the average tech park could lead to 750 new jobs. Read the full story at: http://www.courant.com/business/hc-tech-park-20110428,0,6231489.story This will be a great boon for Storrs and that area. The NC Research Triangle has been held as a model – check out this paper re: NC's research triangle: http://library.wur.nl/frontis/r
Conference officials are expecting 1000 attendees, including large companies, federal agencies and national laboratories. Are you going? CTC will be exhibiting at booth #207 – Looking forward to networking with our CT Tech Community! Register online at: www.sbirnational.com
Hartford, Connecticut, April 21-23.
(Pre-conference workshops: April 20. $395 for 3 Days (Includes Meals) until the beginning of April
$495 beginning April 2, 2010 — and at the door.
This event will offer