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UConn spinout LambdaVision wins $500K to advance work on retinal implant

John Stearns |

Connecticut Innovations has awarded $500,000 in venture funding to LambdaVision, a company spun out of UConn research, to further its work on a retinal implant to cure vision loss for millions of...

Q&A with Yu-Hui Rogers of Jackson Laboratory

John Stearns |

The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine (JAX), a prominent symbol of Connecticut's investment in bioscience, has grown from a handful of employees in 2012 — including current site director...

As electric car sales accelerate, environmental advocates still worry

Matt Pilon |

In recent years, Hoffman Ford Lincoln general sales manager Billy Genereux has sold and leased from his East Hartford show room an increasing number of plug-in hybrid vehicles, which can run on both...

Hartford InsurTech hub snags $1M partner

Patricia Daddona |

A London-based InsurTech fund is providing up to $1 million in capital as part of a new partnership with Hartford's recently formed InsurTech hub.

Horizon Tech to redeem $33M in notes

Gregory Seay |

Farmington specialty financier Horizon Technology Finance Corp. says it will redeem later this month all $33 million of outstanding senior debt using proceeds from its latest debt issue.

Survey: More than half of U.S. firms have been hacked

Patricia Daddona |

Fifty-three percent of U.S. businesses have been hacked in a cyber attack in the past year, according to a survey released Thursday by The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company (HSB).

CareCentrix taps software developer for predicting post-acute care

John Stearns |

Hartford-based CareCentrix has formed a strategic development alliance with a software developer to use machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to predict the best options for post-acute...

InsurTech accelerator launches in Hartford

Patricia Daddona |

CTNext and three Connecticut insurers have joined forces with Startupbootcamp to launch in Hartford their first accelerator for insurance technology on the continent.

Tobacco fund could be snuffed out

Matt Pilon |

It could be the last gasp for Connecticut's tobacco prevention and cessation program.

Mobile Sense lands $225k for clinical trial

Matt Pilon |

Farmington's Mobile Sense Technologies has been awarded a $225,000 federal grant to support a clinical trial of its wearable technology meant to detect abnormal heart rhythms called arrhythmias.

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