Rebecca Shomo leads Farmington High School’s science department, which offers several computer-science courses related to developing apps and Java programming. State and tech-industry officials say more K-12 students need to learn IT skills to meet the growing demand for tech workers.

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As Connecticut faces a technology-workers shortage, momentum is building for a state-mandated K-12 computer-science curriculum.

CaroGen CEO Bijan Almassian (right) in his UConn Health incubator lab. CaroGen has made plenty of progress, partly with the help of state investments. Its next hurdle will be raising millions of dollars, no easy feat, especially in a state with few venture capital firms, to advance its chronic hepatitis B drug to clinical trials.

CT's bioscience sector has a new strategic plan that industry boosters say could add 6,000 new jobs over the next decade

The state's bioscience sector has developed a new strategic plan that aims to add 6,000-plus industry jobs over the next decade.

Claudio Campana, associate director of the Engineering Applications Center at the University of Hartford, works on equipment in the school’s Center for Manufacturing and Metrology, which is now available for use by in-state manufacturers as part of a new technology-assistance program.

New technology-assistance program designed to support manufacturing innovation

As the director of strategic partnerships at the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Michelle Cote is bullish about Hartford's future.

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