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New biomedical devices program showing results

Keith Griffin |

An artificial salivary gland and a light imaging system that detects ovarian cancer are two UConn faculty projects that will receive funding from a $1 million Connecticut Innovations program.

Breaking silos: the big 'C' in CT's bioscience ambitions is collaboration

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut has taken steps to pull its largest research universities — UConn and Yale — out of their “silos'' and promote collaboration between them and the broader marketplace for...

Access To Angel & Venture Tech Capital

By Patty Meagher | 1

Entrepreneurship is not a solo act. It is a team sport! Who you surround yourself with can make or break a startup.

CT ranks low for women in biz growth

Keith Griffin |

In the last nine years, the growth of women-owned businesses in Connecticut has lagged well behind the national average as has their revenue growth.

Impact challenge opens for entrepreneurs, start-ups

The application process for the 2016 Impact Challenge run by Hartford-based reSET has commenced, with a prize purse valued at $100,000.

CT entrepreneurs bullish on economy

A new survey finds Connecticut entrepreneurs are overwhelmingly bullish on starting a new business in the current economic environment.

Crowles see green in horticulture business

John Stearns |

Atria Inc.'s roots go back 22 years, but its husband-wife owners have been firmly planted in Connecticut's interior horticulture business about twice that long.

With a phone call, CT keeps a Yale spinoff home

Gregory Seay |

Craig M. Crews was in the midst of a fateful decision several years back, involving his latest bioscience venture, when a state official's phone call dramatically altered the course for him and his...

Amid budget headwinds, CT's bioscience gains solidify

Gregory Seay |

Five years after the state agreed to invest nearly a billion dollars in its bioscience infrastructure, Connecticut, has begun to mount a critical mass of research talent and entrepreneurial zeal to...

Esty pushing women in STEM bill


A new bipartisan bill to improve programs that support women entrepreneurs in the STEM fields, where they have been historically underrepresented, has been put forth by Connecticut U.S. Rep.

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