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Connecticut’s iDevices Are Evolving Your Home

Avon, Connecticut is home to an innovative company called I-Devices. Just 7 years old, founded in 2009, it already employs 70 people. It’s founder, Chris Allen had an idea about a thermostat for grilling and built an app for his smartphone and the rest is history, his “I-Grill” product was sold to Weber Grill. Currently the company is Read more…

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Spark Makerspace In New London

SPARK Makerspace is “sparking” new opportunities in New London by putting innovators and entrepreneurs under one roof.  This is a collaborative of working members in what were two vacant buildings. “Spark Makerspace” is putting together a community of folks in southeastern Connecticut who are making, creative and teaching…this is helping to “jolt” the economy. Down the Read more…

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The Next Big Thing!

The Connecticut Forum presents The Next Big Thing on Saturday, October 3 at 8pm at The Bushnell Theater in Hartford. The Forum will be a live, unscripted conversation featuring Fareed Zakaria, a global thinker and respected journalist and author and Joi Ito, a technology visionary and Director of the MIT Media Lab. Writer and cultural Read more…

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Go See the First Ever Greater Hartford Maker Faire!

Greater Hartford Mini Maker Faire Saturday October 3 from 10 am – 5 pm at Tunxis Community College in Farmington This free, family-friendly celebration of invention and creativity is open to people of all ages who are interested in creating, making, building, innovating, tinkering, hacking, engineering, designing or connecting. Maker Faires serve as hands-on events Read more…

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Wearsafe ~ Developed In Connecticut to Save Lives

It took about three-and-a-half years, but now hatched in Connecticut is a wearable device that could save lives. It’s called “Wearsafe.” It is a small tag you wear on your clothing or on a chain around your neck. If you’re in trouble at home or say you are a student on a college campus, you Read more…

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Two Connecticut Innovators Headed To The White House

On March 23, President Obama will welcome young scientists and engineers from across including two students from Connecticut to showcase their inventions, robots, and discoveries at the 2015 White House Science Fair! This is the fifth year for the event. The two inventors from Connecticut presented their ideas at the Connecticut Invention Convention, they are, Read more…

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