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UCONN Innovation Quest: Flux Forcefield

No matter what automakers do, creative thieves find ways to defeat even the most elaborate anti-theft devices, Indeed, it is almost impossible to stop a truly determined thief, and even if you do, proving their guilt can be difficult unless you catch them red-handed. But what if you could add an anti-theft device to your…

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UCONN Innovation Quest: Dermatat

Tattoos were once considered taboo and the realm of weirdos and neer-do-wells, but in the 21st century body ink has gone mainstream. Alas, that also means a number of tattoos done in questionable taste, and despite many wonders of modern medicine, the only current treatment for tattoo removal is both painful and expensive. But what…

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Episode 43: Phood LLC

Food waste is a huge problem in America, especially at institutions of higher learning, where picky eaters toss away tons of food. West Hartford-based Phood LLC. may have a solution to this tricky problem. 

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Episode 14: FRESH Farm Aquaponics- Empowering communities to feed themselves

During the episode you will hear from Spencer Curry and Kieran Foran the co-founders of FRESH Farm Aquaponics on how they began down the path of creating a more sustainable food future.  FRESH Farm Aquaponics is also a Benefit Corporation and a beneficiary of many Connecticut Startup resources.  

This episode deserves full disclosure as one of our hosts is a partner in FRESH Farm Aquaponics. Listen to find out which one of our hosts is on this team and how they became a part of the company. 

FRESH Farm Aquaponics is a diverse company with a ecosystem of products and services which enable them to connect with varying customer segments.  Check FRESH Farm Aquaponics out at their website www.Freshfarmct.org.  

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Episode 10: Genius Box is teaching STEM

In this podcast we talk to the two women behind Genius Box a company focused on inspiring kids aged 8-11 to learn STEM outside the classroom.  Kate Pipa and Shivangi Shah came out of the Boston startup scene and have made Connecticut their home.  

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