Technology

Smart Manufacturing Spotlight: Carlton Industries Corporation

Smart Manufacturing Spotlight: Carlton Industries Corporation

Last year, Carlton Industries was struggling with outdated equipment that was slowing productivity. For this, they turned to Connecticut’s Money for Manufacturing program for support — matching grant voucher programs for manufacturing companies, powered by CCAT. We recently visited Carlton’s facility to talk with Vice President Weston See who oversees production and quality, to see how the company’s technology investments are going.

CCAT Awarded 2022 Connecticut Medal of Technology

CCAT Awarded 2022 Connecticut Medal of Technology

CCAT is honored for its contributions in applied technologies and workforce initiatives that strengthen the global competitiveness of the manufacturing ecosystem. (May 16, 2022) East Hartford, CT – Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) has been selected, along with Dr. Craig Crews at Yale University, as a 2022 recipient of the…

How a First-Generation Engineer Is Making Boss Moves, with Jacquelynn Garofano, CCAT Chief Technology Officer

How a First-Generation Engineer Is Making Boss Moves, with Jacquelynn Garofano, CCAT Chief Technology Officer

This week Made in America with Ari Santiago is on the road for a special episode at the Advanced Composites Technology Center at Goodwin University, featuring Jacquelynn Garofano, Chief Technology Officer at CCAT. Jackie and Ari tackle some of the hottest topics in the manufacturing industry including great career opportunities,…

CCAT Launches Advanced Composites Technology Center Partnership with Pratt & Whitney, Goodwin University and the State of Connecticut

CCAT Launches Advanced Composites Technology Center Partnership with Pratt & Whitney, Goodwin University and the State of Connecticut

‘This is about Connecticut leading in technology’ EAST HARTFORD – (Oct. 26, 2021) The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) officially unveiled the Advanced Composites Technology Center, a unique public-private partnership with CCAT, Pratt & Whitney, Goodwin University and the State of Connecticut. The center, housed at Goodwin University and…

Money for Manufacturing

Money for Manufacturing

Programs designed to help Connecticut manufacturers acquire the skills, tools & resources needed to keep pace with today’s rapidly evolving manufacturing ecosystem

Click on the program below for details and applications.


TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS

Manufacturing Innovation Fund Voucher Program (MVP)

$100,000 to conduct a project aimed at improving your manufacturing productivity, efficiency and competitiveness. Administered on a first-come first-served basis.

Manufacturing IoT Integration Voucher Program (IVP)

$20,000 to assist with the implementation of IoT solutions on your manufacturing floor. Administered on a first-come first-served basis.

SIRI and Cyber Assistance Program (SAC)

Coming Q3 2022
$10,000 will be provided on a matching basis to help Manufacturers obtain Smart Industry Readiness Index assessments and Cyber Security assessments.


WORKFORCE PROGRAMS

Incumbent Workforce Training Program (IWT)

Coming Q3 2022
$50,000 provided on a matching basis to reimburse manufacturers for training costs incurred to upskill their employees.

Apprentice Funding Program (AFP)

Coming Q3 2022
$15,000 wage subsidy per apprentice over the course of their apprenticeship program.

MIF Engineering Internship Program

The Manufacturing Innovation Fund (MIF) is launching a cohort-based internship program for rising sophomore to rising senior undergraduate engineering students spending the summer in a small to mid-sized manufacturing company within the Connecticut supply chain. Pilot launch in Summer 2022.

Employers: are you hiring interns? Please let us know by sending an email to info@ccat.us.
Students: submit your resume to share with employers: bit.ly/MIFintern