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After $3.9M in renovations, new tech purchases, CCAT looks to guide manufacturers in post-COVID economy (Hartford Business Journal)

May 17, 2021 Hartford Business Journal – Over the past year, the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) has made significant renovations to its facility and staff with hopes of better helping the state’s manufacturing industry as it recovers from the pandemic and tries to keep pace with ever-changing technology.…

Roads to Recovery: How the pandemic is accelerating workforce development (PBS)

PBS NewsHour story featuring CCAT President and CEO Ron Angelo, Connecticut’s First Chief Manufacturing Officer Colin Cooper and CCAT’s partners on how the pandemic has accelerated a push to improve and expand job training for the state’s large manufacturing workforce development. https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/roads-to-recovery-how-the-pandemic-is-accelerating-workforce-training

Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology announces appointment of Dr. Jacquelynn Garofano as Chief Technology Officer (Press Release)

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) announces the appointment of Dr. Jacquelynn (Jackie) Garofano as its new Chief Technology Officer, effective April 2. “Having Jackie in this senior technology role is a tremendous opportunity for CCAT. Her experience and deep understanding of advanced technologies as…

17th Annual Women of Innovation Nominations Due June 18; Finalists to be Announced in June, Featured at Fall Awards Ceremony (Press Release)

17th Annual Women of Innovation Nominations Due June 18; Finalists to be Announced in June, Featured at Fall Awards Ceremony (Press Release)

Women in STEM Disciplines Propel Businesses, Academia, Innovation & Breakthroughs Across Connecticut Hartford, CT – The deadline for nominations is just two weeks away, as plans for the 17th annual Women of Innovation® awards program proceed. The prestigious awards highlight the increasing impact of women innovators, role models, and leaders…

U.S. Commerce Secretary Awards the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. for Assisting Manufacturing Companies in Expanding Exports

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Elinor Hargreaves (860) 282-4283 U.S. COMMERCE SECRETARY AWARDS THE CONNECTICUT CENTER FOR ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY, INC. FOR ASSISTING MANUFACTURING COMPANIES IN EXPANDING EXPORTS East Hartford, CT – The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) is a recipient of the President’s “E” Award for Export Service, the highest…

Manufacturing summit for female students hosted at Sacred Heart University

(CTPost, 10/22/19) – FAIRFIELD — If the precision machining shop at Platt Tech in Milford was light on female students on Tuesday, it’s because nearly half of them were representing at a Girls & Manufacturing Summit at Sacred Heart University. It was a program designed to convince more girls that math,…

Officials tour Pegasus Manufacturing in Middletown to learn about careers in field

(CTPost, 10/10/19) MIDDLETOWN — State officials marked Manufacturing Month by joining high school students on a tour of Pegasus Manufacturing on Timber Ridge Road earlier this week. Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz, state Sen. Matt Lesser and state Rep. Quentin Phipps visited the facility Oct. 4 to hear from students and employees about…