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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…

‘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…

Cutting-Edge Technologies to be Featured in Interactive Zone at ACM “Future WorkForce Opportunities” Fair

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – Nov. 18, 2019 – The latest leading-edge technologies used in manufacturing today will be showcased in a hands-on Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. Interactive Zone led by Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) at the Aerospace Components Manufacturers (ACM) annual “Future WorkForce Opportunities Fair” on November…

New England Makers Summit 2019 – NEMS2019

The Maker Movement empowers people, businesses and communities across the U.S. and around the globe.

We have greater access to the hardware and technology needed to design and make anything imaginable.

Spirited and inclusive Maker communities are rising in urban areas everywhere, as the tools and tech available to passionate and creative people become more powerful, less expensive, and easier to use. How do these trends impact cities?

New England Maker Summit 2019 brings together experts in city planning, Maker Movement industry leaders, entrepreneurs, educators, manufacturers and curious minds to explore “The Impact of Innovation & Making on Urban America.”

Cutting-Edge Technologies Showcased at Waterbury STEM/Advanced Manufacturing & Technology Expo

Cutting-Edge Technologies Showcased at Waterbury STEM/Advanced Manufacturing & Technology Expo

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – Nov. 5, 2019 – The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) led Connecticut Dream It. Do It. team-building activities and a unique Interactive Zone to showcase manufacturing and new technologies at the Waterbury Regional Chamber’s STEM/Advanced Manufacturing & Technology Expo held November 1 at Naugatuck Valley…

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…

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,…

Girls & Manufacturing Summit inspires middle and high school girls

Girls & Manufacturing Summit inspires middle and high school girls

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – October 23, 2019 – Nearly 100 middle and high school girls from around the state gained new insight into manufacturing and future career options at the 6th annual Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. Making It Real: Girls & Manufacturing Summit held Tuesday, Oct. 22 at Sacred…