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MassTech, MBI, Congressman Neal Highlight Grant Program to Support Berkshire Area Small Businesses

August 22, 2012: $150,000 Grant Will Help Area Small Businesses Grow through Broadband Adoption; Informational Meeting Slated for October 4th

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MassTech, Massachusetts Broadband Institute, DVS, Congressman Neal Showcase First-in-the-Nation Web Portal for Veterans

New Web Portal MassVetsAdvisor.org helps Berkshire County Veterans and their Families Access Benefits and Programs

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Governor Patrick Announces New Initiative to Strengthen Massachusetts' Position as a World Leader in Big Data

Governor Patrick announces the Massachusetts Big Data Initiative to grow the state’s innovation economy.

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MassTech Helps Put an End to Unpaid Internships & the State’s Brain Drain

With more than 50 colleges and universities in Boston alone, the state has no problem attracting students.

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Media Spotlight MassTech Grant to WHOI's Center for Marine Robotics

MassTech's recent announcement of a $5M grant to the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) for new marine robotics facilities was covered by several Massachusetts news outlets recently as well as The Associated Press.

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Angel investors flood the tech start-up scene

When longtime entrepreneur Beth Marcus set out to raise money for her latest venture she went straight past the traditional underwriters in Boston venture capital community.

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BetaBoston: Real-time phone and smartwatch MBTA tracker apps win at ‘Late Night T’ hackathon

Boston Globe's BetaBoston tech site covers MassTech-sponsored 'Late Night T' data challenge.

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Department of Public Health (DPH) launches program to ID health problems

The state Department of Public Health has launched a statewide system, called MDPHnet, which will allow state health officials to quickly and efficiently identify illnesses and chronic health conditions of large populations without compromising patient confidentiality

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State lights first section of statewide broadband connection

In 2008, the Massachusetts Broadband Institute (MBI) set its sights on providing the Commonwealth’s underserved businesses, schools and municipalities with affordable high-speed Internet or broadband. Inclusive of these efforts, the agency’s list of action items included strengthening the states innovation economy and expanding technology-related opportunities.

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