Gov. Lamont speaks at Yale Innovation Summit

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The state is shining a light on Yale’s entrepreneurial faculty and students.

More than $2.4 million in awards and prizes will be given to Yale’s most investable projects. 

It’s all part of Yale’s Innovation Summit that took place on Wednesday morning. 

More than 1,000 entrepreneurs and investors attended. Among the crowd was Governor Ned Lamont.

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“I just want to say one thing about Connecticut because it’s a bit of a hidden gem. Forbes just named Connecticut the fourth-most innovative state in the country,” he said.

Connecticut’s First Lady, Annie Lamont, also spoke.

The summit offers researchers a unique opportunity to showcase their projects and findings while also potentially finding investors for their work.

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