Manufacturing

CCAT, Novus taking measures to support cybersecurity awareness

CCAT, Novus taking measures to support cybersecurity awareness

EAST HARTFORD – October 16, 2018 — The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) and Novus Insight are supporting National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2018 by promoting awareness of online security and privacy. CCAT and Novus are part of a growing global effort among businesses, government agencies, colleges and universities,…

Manufacturing Month focus of weekend radio broadcasts

Manufacturing Month focus of weekend radio broadcasts

The award-winning radio show Pulse of the Region will air broadcasts Oct. 13 and 14 on Connecticut Dream It. Do It. Manufacturing Month. The radio show will include a panel discussion with Lynn Raicik of the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Charles Daniels of Wepco Plastics and Kristi Oki of…

Four Community Colleges To Launch Apprenticeship Program In Advanced Robotics

(Hartford Courant, 10/9/18) With a grant from a non-profit robotics manufacturing institute and some additional support from the state, several state community colleges will be launching a two-year apprenticeship program this spring in advanced robotics. The program, which will include a mix of class time and paid apprenticeship training at…

Digital Transformations Carry Cybersecurity Concerns

(Manufacturing Tomorrow, 9/11/18) Cybercrime is an ever-evolving epidemic. Pharmaceutical companies face threats like phishing emails that pose as mail from reputable companies as well as malware and insider hacking. Some attackers will encrypt files and ask for a ransom to decrypt them, but not all cybersecurity threats are financially motivated…

Workforce development and Manufacturing Month the focus of CCAT radio show this weekend

Workforce development and Manufacturing Month the focus of CCAT radio show this weekend

Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology’s initiatives around workforce development and Connecticut Dream It. Do It. Manufacturing Month will be covered in a broadcast on WZMZ (93.7 FM) on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 6 a.m. The Beat of Connecticut is hosted by Nancy Barrow, who interviewed CCAT Communications Director Silvio Albino…

CCAT Celebrates National Manufacturing Day with Pratt & Whitney

CCAT Celebrates National Manufacturing Day with Pratt & Whitney

CCAT’s Sue Palisano spoke at Pratt & Whitney’s Career Pathways event during Manufacturing Day on Oct. 5. Palisano, Director of Education & Workforce Development gave an overview to public school educators and administrators on the state of manufacturing in Connecticut, job opportunities and the services CCAT offers school systems.

UConn opens building to help foster research partnerships

(Norwich Bulletin, 9/21/18) STORRS — UConn has cut the ribbon on a building designed to foster partnerships between the school’s researchers and industry. The Innovation Partnership Building was funded with about $85 million from industry. It brings together academic experts and companies in fields such as flexible electronics, materials science,…