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UP Industry Participants


UCONN’s Technology

Under the umbrella of UConn’s Office of the Vice President for Research, Technology Commercialization Services (TCS) works with innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, and industry partners to transform UConn discoveries into products, companies, and jobs that benefit society and fuel economic development. Through a coordinated approach between tech transfer, licensing, and startup teams, TCS provides service that enables success for faculty, business, Connecticut, and beyond.



We provide loans to Connecticut small business owners, primarily in low-to-moderate income communities, who are not able to obtain traditional bank financing.


CVS Health

A purpose-driven company, we’re making healthier happen together with millions of patients, members and customers. We reach more people and do more to improve the health of their communities thanks to our local presence, digital channels and dedicated colleagues.


Cates Consulting

Cates Consulting, a boutique executive search firm with a highly successful and unique approach to executive recruiting. Founded by Elena Cates in 1991, and run by Elena Cates and Rachel Galligan, commonly known as “The Search Sisters,” Cates Consulting has cultivated a highly talented research, recruiting and administrative team. Our team is located in California, Connecticut and Florida. As a women owned business, diversity and inclusion is a principal tenet that driv



Evernorth brings the power of wonder and relentless innovation to create world-class pharmacy, care and benefit solutions. We make the treatment, prediction and prevention of health care’s most complex conditions easier and more accessible as we drive organizations and people forward.


HSB Munich Re

HSB offers insurance for equipment breakdown, cyber risk, data breach, identity recovery & employment practices liability.


Let's Change the Equation

Let’s Change the Equation focuses on working with companies to identify and remove micro-inequities by changing attitudes, implementing actions, and developing policies that achieve gender equity.

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Movia Robotics Inc

MOVIA Robotics is a collaborative robotics company building systems and software to help children on the autism spectrum learn and grow using robotic technology. Our team was inspired by research showing the efficacy of children with autism learning through peer-like relationships with robots to create our Robot-Assisted Instruction (RAI) systems. MOVIA’s software can be tailored to meet each individual child’s needs and learning goals. We are the only company to offer a choice in robotic platforms, content, and price. We revolutionize the way children with ASD learn through the use of robotics technology, accelerating their learning trajectory. Our patented tools build children’s confidence and allow them to unlock their full potential.


Results Group LLC

The Results Group LLC is a business-oriented employee selection and development firm that bridges the gap between companies and their employees by aligning talent with opportunities. We specialize in helping companies with their most expensive & valuable assets, their people!



We are an insurance company that cares. Travelers takes on the risk and provides the coverage you need to protect the things that are important to you — your home, your car, your valuables and your business — so you don’t have to worry. We have been around for more than 165 years and have earned a reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry because we take care of our customers. Our expertise and focus on innovation have made us a leader in personal, business and specialty insurance and the only property casualty company in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Every day, our approximately 30,000 employees and 13,500 independent agents and brokers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Ireland help provide peace of mind to our customers.

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