- New Session, New Leaders, New InitiativesJanuary 23, 2017 - 2:56 pm
The 2017 legislative session kicked off in a flurry with a new Republican Governor, Chris Sununu (first Republican governor elected since 2002), many new faces in the House and Senate with Republican majorities across the board. The New Hampshire High Tech Council will be very active this year in our focal areas, one of which is tech talent development. There are two key pieces of legislation we worked on that address tech talent recruitment, both of which have been sponsored by Senator Dan Innis (R-24). Read more.
- The 2017 Refrain: Recruit, Retain, RetrainJanuary 23, 2017 - 2:50 pm
In late 2016, I was at an event with the NH Department of Resources and Economic Development (DRED) Commissioner Jeff Rose and we were talking about ways to address the workforce shortages. We agreed that there is no single solution, but many ways to attack the challenge through the three R’s – recruit, retain, retrain. This has now become our shared refrain. Read more.
- Ringing in 2017 in High Tech StyleJanuary 23, 2017 - 2:41 pm
Newness and change, part of a vibrant ecosystem, are certainly evident in New Hampshire. 2016 closed with two very significant announcements – Oracle’s acquisition of Dyn and the nearly $300 million commitment in federal, industry, university and nonprofit funding to launch and support an Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute (ARMI) in Manchester. What great boosts to the visibility of NH as a tech hub and the growing biomedical sector in our state! Read more.
- Cyber Security Expert to Headline NH High Tech Council’s February TechWomen Power BreakfastJanuary 20, 2017 - 9:37 am
The New Hampshire High Tech Council (Council) will host its next TechWomen Power Breakfast on Wednesday, February 8 from 7:30 to 9 am at the Manchester Country Club, 180 South River Road in Bedford. The event will feature Candy Alexander, a cyber security expert with over thirty years of experience in the security industry who will speak on the life lessons she’s learned while navigating a career to remain instep with such a rapidly changing and dynamic industry. Read more.
- Complete a survey by February 3 to shape the new BioMed initiativeJanuary 20, 2017 - 9:28 am
The Council is re-invigorating its BioMed Cluster! As with all Council initiatives, this effort will be industry-led. The Cluster’s committee’s goal is to contribute to a more inclusive BioMed industry through a platform for sharing news and resources, creation of shared and new connections, and the amplification of the industry itself to a wider audience. […]
- Emerson Ecologics to Headline NHHTC’s Entrepreneur Forum on February 15January 18, 2017 - 3:47 pm
Manchester-based Emerson Ecologics will be the featured presenter at the Entrepreneur Forum on Wednesday, February 15, one of the marquee events series run by the New Hampshire High Tech Council (Council). The program, geared toward the Granite State’s entrepreneur and business community, focuses on an opportunity or challenge faced by an organization that is shared with similar companies in their space and business cycle. The global business issue to be discussed will be “changing a business model from focusing on medical professionals to the actual consumers using the products in a world of rapidly-evolving healthcare.” Read more.
- NHHTC Announces Launch of Mergers & Acquisitions Breakfast Series – Will be Run by Devine Millimet ExpertsJanuary 17, 2017 - 11:07 am
A new series to help educate and inform executives and business owners who may be looking to buy, sell or merge a business in the future will launch this February. The three-part breakfast series is being run and hosted by Devine Millimet in their Manchester location and is the latest branded forum of the NH High Tech Council (Council). The events are free to Council members and friends, but registration is required due to space considerations. Read more.