Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT)

Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) CCAT offers a range of services to entrepreneurs and small businesses, particularly those with new technology or those involved in some aspect of manufacturing.  

Description & Overview

The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT) is a nonprofit corporation that serves as a unique economic development center for a diverse base of customers (manufacturers,high technology firms, small businesses and entrepreneurs, educators and public policy makers).


  • Benchmarking advice: This service is provided to manufacturers and other businesses to help them evaluate their productivity and opportunities for improvement.
  • Microsoft BizSpark: Network partner for Microsoft BizSpark that is specifically designed to provide early stage IT Start ups with software, support, and visibility to help ignite their success
  • Business connections: Introduce entrepreneurs to peers, service professionals, universities, economic development organizations in the State
  • Mentors: Provide strategic advice, coaching and mentoring in a pro-bono basis
  • Quality training: Workshops to improve quality level, productivity and efficiency.
  • Collaboration center
  • Incubator space
  • Model and simulation theatre
  • Business plan coordination


222 Pitkin Street
East Hartford, CT 06108



Business Model Discovery / Validation

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