Connecticut has a strong innovation ecosystem, starting with world class educational institutions, a thriving venture capital community, and a supportive government.
CT Entrepreneur Awards recognize the companies leading the way in CT each year. In 2020, Encapsulate, an early stage company founded in Farmington, CT, won the Scalable Venture of the Year award in 2020. Encapsulate developed an automated tumor-on-a-chip system that can grow patients cancer cells outside the body, and test the efficacy of chemotherapeutic drugs against them to advocate for the best course of treatment.
The Tech Tribune compiles a listing of the most successful startups in Connecticut – see the list at http://thetechtribune.com/10-best-tech-startups-in-connecticut/
Bioscience developments have thrived in CT. Yale, UCONN and Quinnipiac joined forces with Connecticut Innovations and the Bioscience Innovation Fund to help bring biomedical technology innovations to market. Learn more at http://biopipelinect.org/.
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