Connecticut Has Invested in Our Advanced Manufacturing Workforce

Connecticut has a proven advanced manufacturing workforce. Our highly-skilled, highly-productive workforce is trusted by global companies and innovative leaders. 

Connecticut invested $75 million through the Connecticut Manufacturing Innovation Fund to drive new products/services and facilitate worker training.

Programs to Cultivate Talent

Apprenticeships and Training Grants

Explore our apprenticeship programs and incumbent worker training grants for Connecticut's most advanced industries, including aerospace and defense, at Resources are available to both job seekers and employers in the Advanced Manufacturing sector. Find support to accelerate growth, cultivate talent, investigate careers and facilitate innovation.

Community College & Technical Training

The Center for Next Generation Manufacturing, a National Science Foundation Center of Excellence since 2004, provides resources for both students and educators interested in exploring opportunities in today's technology companies. Funded by the National Science Foundation and led by the Connecticut College of Technology, the Center for Next Generation Manufacturing's programs and initiatives are developed in partnership with industry to ensure students graduate with the skills needed to secure employment in the manufacturing sector.

CSCU Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centers allow students to earn a certificate in Advanced Manufacturing Technology in less than 10 months.