Why it’s time to fight back against cyber risk to cloud computing and virtual machines

(Cloudtech, 10/31/18) Cloud computing is now a primary driver of the world’s digital economy. Governments, large corporations and small businesses are increasingly implementing cloud-based infrastructures and solutions to store their sensitive data and manage their operations. While the cloud offers lower costs, scalability and flexibility, it also expands a company’s…

Now trending in workplace safety: the next best tech thing

(Business Insurance, 10/24/18) Technology is the next frontier of workplace safety, according to experts at the National Safety Council Congress and Expo. Automation that hands off riskier jobs to machines, artificial intelligence that can help manage safety concerns such as protocols for preventing injuries, sensors that can tell a worker…

Google spinoff to test truly driverless cars in California

(AP News, 10/30/18) The robotic car company created by Google is poised to attempt a major technological leap in California, where its vehicles will hit the roads without a human on hand to take control in emergencies. The regulatory approval announced Tuesday allows Waymo’s driverless cars to cruise through California at speeds…

Female students attend manufacturing summit

(My Record Journal, 11/12/18) Middle School of Plainville Technology/Engineering faculty members Kim Coyle and Camille Westfall and a group of eighth grade female students recently attended the Making It Real: Girls & Manufacturing Summit sponsored by the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology. Read more >

CCAT participating in Big Tech Showcase; radio broadcast weekend of Nov. 10

CCAT participating in Big Tech Showcase; radio broadcast weekend of Nov. 10

How will new technologies continue to revolutionize our world? What ethical standards should we demand regarding our data, privacy, and safety? How will tech breakthroughs change the way we interact with each other and think about ourselves? The award-winning radio show Pulse of the Region will air weekend broadcasts on…

CCAT featured in Manufacturing Today

CCAT featured in Manufacturing Today

Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Leading. Partnering. Creating Bold Ideas to Guide Change.  Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. (CCAT) creates and implements bold ideas for applied technologies, energy solutions, STEM education, career development and export and cyber compliance. By leading state, regional, and national partnerships, CCAT helps manufacturers, academia,…

CCAT CEO speaks at CBIA Connecticut sustainability conference

CCAT CEO speaks at CBIA Connecticut sustainability conference

Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology President and CEO Ron Angelo (left) spoke at the Nov. 1 Connecticut Sustainability Conference on trends and opportunities.  Angelo focused on CCAT’s capabilities and opportunities in supporting OEM’s and the supply chain by developing direct and concise strategies to advance applied technologies that drive innovative…

CCAT workforce efforts highlights Pratt & Whitney United Way Leadership Reception

CCAT workforce efforts highlights Pratt & Whitney United Way Leadership Reception

CCAT was on hand for a recent Pratt & Whitney and United Way Leadership Reception hosted by Pratt President Bob Leduc and featuring Victor Sosa, a 2018 East Hartford High School graduate who successfully completed the CCAT/P&W Pipeline Program. CCAT facilitates a pre-screening process for manufacturers, including Pratt & Whitney,…