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CT aerospace firms to showcase products at international airshow

(Hartford Business Journal, 7/12/18) Connecticut’s aerospace sector will flex its prowess at an international airshow in England next week. Eight local aerospace companies will showcase their offerings at the Farnborough International Airshow from July 16 to July 22 in Hampshire, Great Britain. The companies, including Windsor manufacturer Aero Gear, Suffield-based Arcor Laser…

WTIC Talks Cybersecurity with CCAT and State

WTIC Talks Cybersecurity with CCAT and State

WTIC hosted CCAT and the state cyber chief on June 16 for the Saturdays with Steve Parker broadcast.  On hand were (counterclockwise from front) Chief Administrative Officer Natalie Real, Chief Technology Officer Tom Maloney and Communications Director Silvio Albino – all from the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Steve Parker…

CCAT’s Rinebold recognized by federal government for work in hydrogen and fuel cells industry

CCAT’s Rinebold recognized by federal government for work in hydrogen and fuel cells industry

Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Director of Energy Initiatives Joel Rinebold was among the award winners at the U.S. Department of Energy 2018 Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation meeting for the Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program on June 13. Rinebold was cited for “outstanding leadership in developing strategic roadmaps…

Synergy High School Students Celebrate Pre-Apprenticeship Completion

Synergy High School Students Celebrate Pre-Apprenticeship Completion

The manufacturing pipeline is only starting to get filled up in Connecticut. There’s more coming. At a celebratory ceremony held at Synergy Alternative High School in East Hartford on June 8, 13 students received certificates for completing their pre-apprenticeship program and 72-hour online ToolingU training. Governor Dannel P. Malloy spoke…

Larson, Neal Introduce Bill to Improve Access to Jobs for Parents

(Public Now, 5/24/18) Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) joined Ranking Member Richard Neal (MA-01) in introducing the Improving Access to Good Jobs for Parents Act in the Ways and Means Committee as an amendment to the JOBS for Success Act (H.R. 5861) reauthorizing the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. The…

Entrepreneurship hubs reSET and Upward Hartford collaborate to grow city’s startup, innovation scene

(Hartford Business Journal, 5/14/18) ReSET — a staple of the Hartford coworking and business mentoring and accelerator scene for entrepreneurs since it first opened a physical space in 2013 — has had to share the entrepreneurial startup stage since the larger Upward Hartford opened downtown in mid-2017 with a high-profile…