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Women of Innovation Awards Gala Rescheduled for Sept. 29; 50 Exceptional Leaders in STEM to be Recognized for Achievement

Women of Innovation Awards Gala Rescheduled for Sept. 29; 50 Exceptional Leaders in STEM to be Recognized for Achievement

The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) and the Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) today announced that the 16th annual Women of Innovation Awards Gala will take place on Tuesday, September 29 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. The gala was originally scheduled to take place in April but has…

Deep Learning to be Topic for First teCTalk; Artificial Neural Networks Impacting Increasing Number of Industries

Deep Learning to be Topic for First teCTalk; Artificial Neural Networks Impacting Increasing Number of Industries

 ‘teCTalk’ Series Will Focus on Breakthrough Technologies, Opportunities for Connecticut; Inaugural Session on March 18 Hosted by Upward in Hartford  Deep Learning solutions, a technological phenomenon characterized by a reliance on artificial neural networks, are affecting a growing number of industries. Deep Learning will be the topic at the first…

16th Annual Women of Innovation Nominations Due February 28; Finalists to be Featured at Annual Awards Ceremony April 21

16th Annual Women of Innovation Nominations Due February 28; Finalists to be Featured at Annual Awards Ceremony April 21

Women in STEM Disciplines Propel Businesses, Academia, Innovation & Breakthroughs Across Connecticut The deadline for nominations is just days away as plans for the 16th annual Women of Innovation® awards program proceed. The prestigious awards highlight the increasing impact of women innovators, role models, and leaders in science and technology…

CCAT & Connecticut Technology Council collaborate to bring you the 2020 Women of Innovation® Awards

CCAT & Connecticut Technology Council collaborate to bring you the 2020 Women of Innovation® Awards

CCAT and the Connecticut Technology Council are proud to collaborate to bring you the 2020 Women of Innovation® Awards.    Now in its 16th year, the annual Women of Innovation® program recognizes women innovators, role models, and leaders in science and technology professions, including outstanding young women at the high…

Over 1000 students represent the Future Workforce at ACM event

Over 1000 students represent the Future Workforce at ACM event

Nearly 1,200 students from over 60 schools were welcomed by 100+ companies at last week’s Aerospace Components Manufacturers (ACM) Future Workforce Opportunities Fair, apart of the annual Aerospace Alley® Tradeshow at the Connecticut Convention Center on Nov. 20. The students, ranging from middle school to college, were greeted by and had…

Joel Rinebold: CT’s pathway to energy and economic sustainability

CCAT’s Energy Director Joel Rinebold recently wrote an op-ed for the Hartford Business Journal entitled “CT’s pathway to energy and economic sustainability.” The op-ed discusses continuing the renewable-energy agenda by connecting the manufacturer and supply chain engagement with offshore wind and other clean energy and providing info for our policy…

‘There’s a Great Job Waiting for You’

(CBIA, 11/21/19) Ask any Connecticut manufacturer about their challenges, and you’re certain to hear that finding talented workers is among the top priorities. That’s why nearly 100 Connecticut companies welcomed 1,600 high school students to the Connecticut Convention Center Nov. 20 for the annual Aerospace Components Manufacturers trade show. In…

The Downside of Billions in New Aerospace Contracts

(Hartford Business Journal, 11/11/19) By Aerospace Components Manufacturers Executive Director, Paul Murphy The announcement that Pratt & Whitney won a major new contract for jet engines is good news, but it’s also scary. Anytime a Connecticut company wins a significant contract, it’s a positive development for the company and for…

CCAT represents Clean Energy at the 20th annual The Future of Energy: What’s the Deal? Conference and Exposition

CCAT represents Clean Energy at the 20th annual The Future of Energy: What’s the Deal? Conference and Exposition

CCAT’s Director of Energy Joel Rinebold took part in the 20th annual The Future of Energy: What’s the Deal? Conference and Exposition on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington, Connecticut. The event, hosted by Connecticut Power and Energy Society (CPES) included panel discussions, two keynote speakers, and industry networking.…

CCAT participates in manufacturing-themed Reality Store event at Hartford Boys & Girls Club

CCAT participates in manufacturing-themed Reality Store event at Hartford Boys & Girls Club

Nearly 20 middle and high school students attended a manufacturing-themed, interactive, financial literacy event at the Boys & Girls Club in Hartford called The Reality Store on Tuesday, October 29.  Working with the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT), students were assigned different manufacturing occupations and had to make certain…