A new study shows that Connecticut has maintained it’s position in the top ten for science and technology capabilities among the fifty states.
The Milken Institute ranked Connecticut ninth, the same position as in 2010. Milken measured almost 80 indicators including workforce, capital investment, and research to arrive its rankings. The institute [...]
A New York company that will produce portable pain management devices is getting a $1.3 million investment from Connecticut Innovations, the state’s quasi-public authority that invests in cutting edge technology.
ZetrOZ LLC will move from Ithaca, New York to Trumbull, according to a press release from Connecticut Innovations. “We welcome ZetrOZ to Connecticut and [...]
There’s an interesting analysis of who changed their Facebook profile picture this week to the red equal sign version of the Human Rights Campaign logo to show their support for same sex marriage in the cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.
The data has been mapped, and the the [...]
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The Connecticut Technology Council honored nine women for their leadership in science, technology and engineering at the its annual Women of Innovation awards dinner Tuesday.
Yvonne Will, an associate research fellow at Pfizer, won in the research category. She pioneered tests to measure chemicals’ toxicity at the mitochondrial level. She [...]
The Mansfield Public Library is rolling out an app for common library functions that they claim will put the library on the customers smart phone.
The app, developed in association with Boopsie, Inc, is available at biblio.boopsie.com .
It will allow customers to renew or place a book on hold, [...]
The robotics team from Xavier High School in Middletown was awarded four prizes including the Rookie All Star award in a competition this weekend in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute hosted the FIRST Regional Robotics Tournament. FIRST is an acronym for For Inspiration And Recognition of Science and Technology. Forty teams from all [...]
Six firms received funding from Connecticut Innovations this week. The state’s quasi public agency works with technology start ups to help them grow.
Ancera LLC (Branford, Conn.) $150,000
Green Life Guides LLC (New Haven, Conn.) $100,000
Pattern Genomics LLC (Madison, Conn.) $150.000
P2 Science Inc. [...]
Some Connecticut companies spent time this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Here’s a list from the Boston Business Journal.
Bad Elf LLC – Makers of GPS devices that can be added iPod Touch and iPad
Dan D’Agostino – Maker of high end audio systems
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