Connecticut Has Talent

Companies depend on Connecticut’s talent to solve the challenges of tomorrow. With 38 world-class universities providing post-secondary and graduate education, and significant investments in research and collaboration, we’re developing scientists, industry leaders and innovators. Our talent is why we’re a home for 2 Fortune 100, 15 Fortune 500 and 27 Fortune 1000 companies, the insurance capital of the U.S., and destination for foreign companies and startups.

Our Talent is the Difference Maker

  • #4 Most Innovative Economy (Bloomberg State Innovation Index, 2020)
  • 6th Most Productive Workforce (Defined by GDP per capita, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis 2019)
  • 6th Most Innovative Potential in the U.S. (WalletHub, 2021)
  • #4 in the U.S. for Knowledge Jobs (Information Technology Innovation Foundation, 2020)
  • 2nd in the U.S. for Patent Activity (Bloomberg State Innovation Index, 2020)
  • 5th Best Technology & Science Workforce (Milken Institute, 2020)
  • #6 for Human Capital Investment (Milken Institute, 2020)
  • 38 World-class Colleges & Universities, including Yale & UConn
  • 5th Best States to Work in During COVID-19 (Oxfam, 2020)