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Biz Buzz 

Business Connections  

CT Industry Cluster or Industry Sector Organization Websites

Advanced Manufacturing:

 

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Featured Connecticut advanced manufacturing industry video (click here for YouTube video of Oxford Performance Materials)

Cluster web pages:

·       AEROSPACE jet engines and helicopters

·       Aerospace Components Manufacturers (ACM)

·       Eastern Advanced Manufacturing Alliance (formerly Quinebaug Valley Plastics Institute (QVPI)

·       Other manufacturing resources


Agriculture:

 

·       CT Planning for Agriculture

·       Resources for Agriculture in Connecticut (a guide for Connecticut municipalities)

·       Connecticut Farm Bureau 

·       Connecticut Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Business Development & Assistance

·       Connecticut Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Aquaculture 

Bioscience:

 

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Featured Connecticut bioscience industry video (click here for YouTube video of Alexion Pharmaceuticals) 

Cluster web pages:

·       BEACON: Biomedical Engineering Alliance & Consortium

·       CURE: Connecticut United for Research Excellence – Connecticut’s Bioscience Innovation Network

 

Digital Media:

 

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Featured Connecticut digital media industry video (click here for YouTube video of Blue Sky Studios) 


Hydrogen-Fuel Cells:

 

Connecticut Hydrogen-Fuel Cell Coalition

 

Green Technology:

 

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Featured green technology industry video (click here for YouTube video of Proton OnSite)

Insurance and Financial Services:


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Featured Connecticut insurance and financial services industry video (click here for YouTube video of Aetna)

č2015 Connecticut Insurance Market Brief” (68-page report)

            Cluster web page: Connecticut Insurance and Financial Services

Manufacturing:

 

See “Advanced Manufacturing” above


Maritime:


Cluster web page: Connecticut Maritime Coalition (CMC)


Metals:


Cluster web page: Metal Manufacturers' Education and Training Alliance (METAL)


Plastics:

 

See "Advanced Manufacturing" above


Software / Information Technology:


Cluster web page: Connecticut Technology Council

 

Making Business Connections

Connecticut Chambers of Commerce

Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)
MBDA categorizes immediate and long-term business needs, identifies and access opportunities, provides group and one-on-one training and education, and secures financial capital.  Includes a focus on building strategic business relationships to enhance the competitive advantage and increase success in securing business.

Work-Based Learning – Projects, Programs and Resources

Connecticut School-to-Career System – Work-Based Learning 
Find out how your company could be involved with training opportunities for Connecticut students, complementing and reinforcing classroom learning with employer-based opportunities, and preparing tomorrow’s workforce today.

Manufacturing Careers Council – Skilled Workforce Initiative
Information on a program designed to provide individuals with the Core Skill Sets that manufacturing companies needed for entry level positions.

University of Connecticut – Industry Services & Liaison
Free assistance to support the growth of area businesses from Connecticut’s land grant university – get help with two legal clinics offering advice and family-business strategies.  Or, register with UConn to include your job openings in the Career Services database or the Institute for Material Sciences (IMS) database.

Work-Based Learning – Supporting Materials

Skills for 21st Century Workplace Success 

 

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