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Inventor, Entrepreneur Dean Kamen Headlines 15th Annual Advanced Manufacturing and High Technology Summit Oct. 27

Friday, September 29th, 2017

New Hampshire inventor and innovator Dean Kamen headlines the 15th annual Governor’s Advanced Manufacturing and High Technology Summit on Oct. 27, capping the state’s first-ever Manufacturing Month that celebrates one of the state’s key economic drivers.

Kamen launched BioFabUSA earlier this summer, which operates under the umbrella of the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute. ARMI’s mission is to develop large-scale manufacturing of engineered tissues and organs to help injured soldiers with extensive injuries. Kamen will speak on Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute – Manufacturing the Future of Biofabrication.


Here is the agenda and registration link for the 15th annual Governor’s Advanced Manufacturing and High Technology Summit. Register today!


Dr. Phillip Singerman, associate director for Innovation and Industry Services, National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce, will speak on the topic Manufacturing Technologies for the Future: Industry 4.0, Manufacturing USA. Panel discussions, led by manufacturing leaders in the state, will address challenges and opportunities in the industry, such as workforce development and the state of manufacturing.

On the national Manufacturing Day on Oct. 6, EPTAM Plastics of Northfield will host an event to kick off New Hampshire Manufacturing Month. Throughout the month, manufacturers and community colleges across the state will welcome high school students through their doors so they can learn about the opportunities and career paths available to them.

The summit fills up quickly each year and organizers recommend those wanting to attend to sign-up early.

A Quick Check of the High Tech Sector Scene in New Hampshire

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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NHEconomy.com’s Lorna Colquhoun and Matt Cookson, NH High Tech Council

New Hampshire’s high tech sector is a key industry in the state and places like Manchester, Portsmouth, Lebanon and Nashua are gaining attention of entrepreneurs and others seeking a place to find talent, lower costs and a business-friendly climate.

Matt Cookson, executive director of the New Hampshire High Technology Council, was the guest on our monthly New Hampshire Business Matters radio show, hosted by WTPL-FM.


New Hampshire Business Matters with Matt Cookson, NH High Tech Council.


Tune in and catch up on the state’s exciting, evolving high tech scene.

Focus Groups Lay Foundation for Talent Attraction

Thursday, February 9th, 2017
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The needs of employers in New Hampshire attended a talent attraction focus group with week.


Leaders from advanced manufacturing and high technology – two of the key industries driving New Hampshire’s economy – joined us this week for focus groups conducted by Development Counsellors International, which specializes in economic development and talent attraction and has been working with us on campaigns to highlight these industries to a national audience.

These in-depth discussions explored the challenges companies are having in finding employees; challenges our state is not alone in facing these days.

Anne Struthers and Carol Miller from our division organized the sessions and report robust discussion from the participants.

This information now lays the groundwork for creating a marketing campaign to retain and attract the workforce New Hampshire needs so that our companies increase their competitiveness, grow and prosper.

Lorna Colquhoun
Communications Director
Division of Economic Development