AdvanceCT Supports Business & Innovation in Connecticut

Connecticut has a lot to offer your business and AdvanceCT is here to ensure you can access all of these benefits. Through our Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) program, site selection assistance, advocacy and talent programs, we are advancing business and showing up for the companies investing in our great state.

Reasons to Choose Connecticut for Your Business:

  • #3 for Employees with Advanced Degrees (U.S. Census Bureau, 2020)
  • #4 Most Innovative Economy (Bloomberg State Innovation Index, 2020)
  • 6th Most Productive Workforce (Defined by GDP per capita, Statista, 2021)
  • #2 in the U.S. for Patent Activity (Bloomberg State Innovation Index, 2020)
  • #4 for Human Capital Investment (Milken Institute, 2022)
  • 38 World-class Colleges & Universities, including Yale & UConn
  • 2 Fortune 100, 14 Fortune 500 & 26 Fortune 1000 Companies
  • #9 for Science, Engineering, & Health Doctorates in the Workforce (National Science Foundation, 2021; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, LAUS, 2021; AdvanceCT calculations)

Oni ChuKwu, board member of Aventri, discusses his long history in Connecticut.