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Feb 23, 2022
Metro-North Increases Weekday Service On New Haven Line
As of March 27, the railroad is adding 34 new weekday trains to its New Haven Line, which services New York City, Stamford and New Haven.
Feb 11, 2022
8 Connecticut Hospitals Among America's Best: Report
Norwalk and Middlesex Hospitals were the highest rated in the state, both appearing among the top 100 care facilities. Six more Connecticut hospitals ranked in the top 250 nationwide.
Feb 10, 2022
IsoPlexis’ Immune Monitoring Helps Identify Early Factors of Long COVID in Cell Publication
Single-cell functional proteomics identifies biological factors and immune cell types that drive Long COVID in convalescent COVID-19 patients
Feb 2, 2022
Quinnipiac University eyes new biz school as part of $244M expansion
Quinnipiac University’s board of trustees has approved a $244 million investment to construct three new buildings at its Mount Carmel Campus in Hamden, including a new business school.
Jan 27, 2022
Lyman Orchards’ growing bakery operation moves to New Haven
Lyman Orchards, known for its fruit pies, donuts and other baked treats, has moved its baking operations to New Haven. The Middlefield-based business needed room to grow its wholesale bakery business, according to Gary Jalbert, president and CEO.
Jan 14, 2022
Yale researchers create wearable COVID-19 detector that samples air
A team of Yale scientists and engineers has developed a wearable COVID-19 detector that samples the air for the virus and can alert users to an exposure, according to a scientific journal.
Jan 14, 2022
CT workers’ comp rates decrease for eighth straight year
Workers’ compensation premiums in Connecticut are decreasing for an eighth consecutive year, which will translate into more savings for businesses, Gov. Ned Lamont announced Wednesday.
Jan 13, 2022
State senators talk tax relief, transportation as legislative session nears
With both COVID-19 caseloads and Connecticut’s budget surplus ballooning, legislators plan to focus on helping businesses survive and thrive in the coming session, a group of state senators told the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce
Jan 6, 2022
Branford Lawyer, Educator, Entrepreneur Tapped As University VP
" Cahill was quoted as saying. "I look forward to working with my colleagues to continue to develop innovative programming and opportunities for our students while deepening the relationships between the University, business and community leaders and other key stakeholders."
Jan 4, 2022
Quantum-Si inks lease for Elm City headquarters at Winchester Works
Quantum-Si will begin relocating to the new headquarters in the first half of 2022. Last June, the company also announced it had leased a new product development and operations facility in San Diego, which opened this past fall.
Quantum-Si CEO John Stark said “Having a presence in these vibrant life sciences hubs will enable Quantum-Si to recruit high-caliber talent as we continue to scale up operations ahead of our planned platform commercial launch in 2022,” Stark said.
Dec 17, 2021
BioXcel Therapeutics Initiates Pivotal Phase 3 Program of BXCL501 for Acute Treatment of Agitation in Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease
Following multiple meetings with the FDA, we are pleased to announce the initiation of our Phase 3 program,” said Vimal Mehta, Ph.D., CEO of BioXcel Therapeutics. “This marks an important advancement in potentially bringing this novel treatment to the more than 4 million patients, who experience agitation as one of AD’s most devastating symptoms. We are leading the development path for this innovative therapy and are confident in BXCL501’s potential to treat acute, as well as intermittent, forms of agitation.”
Dec 17, 2021
Facebook, Google Veteran Hugo Barra to Lead Covid Testing Startup
Hugo Barra, a onetime executive at social-media leader Facebook and web-search giant Google, was named chief executive officer of Detect, a Covid-19 testing startup, Located in Guilford, CT.
Dec 15, 2021
Connecticut is Home to Life Science Innovators & Researchers
Connecticut has invested in the life sciences industry. There is support for this growing industry and resources designed to promote the research and development of new technologies, along with the continued cultivation of talent.
Dec 6, 2021
New Reality: New Haven-area manufacturers anticipate long-term impacts — some positive — from supply chain crisis
At Guilford’s George Schmitt & Co., marking its 147th year in business, the recent supply chain issue is just the latest in a series of crises in a history spanning three centuries.
“One of the things that’s made George Schmitt such a longstanding company is that we’re able to adapt to whatever challenges are thrown our way,” Gunther said. “This just happens to be one of the many challenges.”
Dec 3, 2021
Quantum-Si acquires Majelac Technologies
Quantum-Si Inc., a Guilford-based protein sequencing company, has acquired Majelac Technologies LLC in a deal expected to prevent supply chain woes.
Dec 1, 2021
CT updates business registration system to make it more user friendly
Because of the integration, new business owners can, among other things, now register their business and have immediate access to a full array of business and filing services on their CT.gov account dashboard.
Dec 1, 2021
New Haven alders endorse Fusco’s Long Wharf residential plan
“This is a great start to the revitalization of Long Wharf,” Fusco said. “I'm confident that the Fusco Corp. will come in and build a safe infrastructure, that they will do whatever needs to be done to build a safe environment.”
Nov 24, 2021
New paid internship program aims to develop bioscience talent
Area bioscience companies have joined forces to launch an internship program with a goal of developing and attracting new talent.