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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…

Smaller CT manufacturers launch new product development, employee training centers

Smaller CT manufacturers launch new product development, employee training centers

Hartford Business Journal, April 25, 2022By Skyler Frazer Connecticut’s largest manufacturers, including Stanley Black & Decker and Pratt & Whitney, in recent years have opened multimillion-dollar training and product development centers that aim to recruit and/or upskill workers and help create a new line of advanced technology products that can…

Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Named an Inaugural Stanley Black & Decker Makers Grant Recipient

Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Named an Inaugural Stanley Black & Decker Makers Grant Recipient

CCAT to assemble a group of influencers to inspire the future workforce and increase the manufacturing talent pipeline March 30, 2022 (East Hartford, CT) – Stanley Black and Decker (NYSE: SWK) announced on March 28 the recipients of its first “Empower Makers” Global Impact Challenge. The Connecticut Center for Advanced…

News8: Conn. Manufacturing Companies Look to Hire, Educate Students

News8: Conn. Manufacturing Companies Look to Hire, Educate Students

https://www.wtnh.com/news/connecticut/hartford/conn-manufacturing-companies-look-to-hire-educate-students/ EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — From aerospace to outer space, Connecticut is booming with technology, and now companies are looking to hire and educate students. There are more than 4,000 medium to small manufacturing companies in the state. They aim to hire students in college and high school. “There…

Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Secures $900,000 for Community Funding Project in Connecticut’s First District

Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Secures $900,000 for Community Funding Project in Connecticut’s First District

CCAT to reinvest funding into manufacturing and technology workforce and small business development EAST HARTFORD, March 14, 2022   On March 10, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted to fund $6.38 million in Community Project Funding that he previously secured for the First District. This funding, included in the appropriations government…

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…

Joel Rinebold: CT’s pathway to energy and economic sustainability

CCAT’s Energy Director Joel Rinebold recently wrote an op-ed for the Hartford Business Journal entitled “CT’s pathway to energy and economic sustainability.” The op-ed discusses continuing the renewable-energy agenda by connecting the manufacturer and supply chain engagement with offshore wind and other clean energy and providing info for our policy…