UConn Today – A pair of UConn students and a recent graduate are part of a Boston-based effort that is trying to bring an emergency ventilator to market as quickly as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic. Noah Pacik-Nelson ’20 (ENG) now serves as the lead engineer for The Ventilator Project, an all-volunteer organization.
Business Wire – LambdaVision, an innovative biotech developing a novel treatment to help patients regain sight, along with implementation partner, Space Tango, has been selected by NASA for an award of five million dollars.
Hartford Business Journal – While Gov. Ned Lamont was watching his emergency business loan program max out in two days last week, administration officials were reminding disconsolate companies here that hundreds of billions of dollars in federal aid to small businesses remain to be tapped.
Markets Insider – With the rout in the stock market, investors are looking for things that will bounce back quickly. One obvious place to go looking is in the big data stocks. Coming into 2020, these companies were delivering stellar results.
Hartford Business Journal – With automation and artificial intelligence taking over more of the routine and time-consuming work in the accounting world these days, the role of the professional accountant is slowly shifting from number-cruncher to business advisor.
Hartford Business Journal – On a recent weekday afternoon in February, graduate students from UConn’s business school met with nearly a dozen major employers at the college’s downtown Hartford campus, but there was something unusual about this career fair.
Hartford Courant – Numerous Connecticut businesses began restricting or eliminating U.S. travel before Gov. Ned Lamont on Monday urged a halt to out-of-state travel, as worry over the coronavirus quickly began changing the rules of commerce.
Psychology Today – There is nothing that raises the panic meter in quite the same way as staring at empty store shelves where hand sanitizer, surgical masks, and even paper goods used to be. Many consumers immediately whip out their iPhones to order online—only to discover empty virtual shelves as well—at least when it comes to reputable, credible products, with recognizable name identification.
Best’s Review – Sitting here in the Boston area, it’s easy to get desensitized to innovation. This is especially true for emerging technologies being applied in industries viewed as technology laggards—industries such as insurance.
The Daily Campus – Applications are open for a three-credit Biomedical Entrepreneurship course that will be offered during the Fall 2020 semester. The course, cross-listed as BME 6086-020, BADM 5894-011 and MGMT 5895, will be held on Tuesdays from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Hartford, according to the online course description.