Partner Institutions and Organizations

The Connecticut Convergence Institute works with a broad array of state agencies, foundations, and local community-based organizations to increase collaboration among partners and encourage innovate research.

Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute

The Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute’s (ARMI) mission is to make practical the large-scale manufacturing of engineered tissues and tissue-related technologies, to benefit existing industries and grow new ones.

Aetna Foundation

The Aetna Foundation works with community organizations, national and select international partners to change lives by encouraging healthy lifestyles, enhancing health care equity, and putting innovation to work to improve health among the underserved.


AIChE is the world’s leading organization for chemical engineering professionals, with more than 60,000 members from more than 110 countries. AIChE’s vision is to provide value as the Global Leader of the Chemical Engineering profession, the lifetime center for professional & personal growth, and security of chemical engineers, and the foremost catalyst in applying chemical engineering expertise in meeting societal needs.

Cobb Institute

The Cobb Institute conducts data-driven research, makes policy recommendations where appropriate, and serves as a resource for NMA members and the greater healthcare community. It is the preeminent repository of information about the health of African Americans.

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (CCMC) is dedicated to improving the physical and emotional health of children through family-centered care, research, education and advocacy.

Connecticut Legislative Black & Puerto Rican Caucus

The Caucus seeks to promote and assist minorities in becoming more actively involved in the political process; and in attaining political office; and to raise the economic potential for minorities and empowerment of the minority community in the sate.

Covenant Preparatory School

Covenant Prep provides young men from underserved communities the foundation required to successfully pursue higher education, to develop the strength of their character and to inspire them to live with integrity as leaders committed to their communities.

Hartford Public Schools

Hartford Public Schools is a school district serving the city of Hartford, Connecticut. Hartford Public Schools is the largest public school district in Connecticut, serving 46 magnet and non-magnet schools in the district.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

The vision of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights without discrimination based on race.

National Academy of Inventors 

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) was founded in 2010 to recognize and encourage inventors with patents issued from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, enhance the visibility of academic technology and innovation, encourage the disclosure of intellectual property, educate and mentor innovative students, and translate the inventions of its members to benefit society.

National Medical Association

The National Medical Association (NMA) is the largest and oldest national organization representing African American physicians and their patients in the United States.


NOBCChE is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to assisting black and other minority students and professionals in fully realizing their potential in academic, professional, and entrepreneurial pursuits in chemistry, chemical engineering, and allied fields.

Regenerative Engineering Society

The mission of the Regenerative Engineering Society is to promote and advance regenerative engineering, a new field defined as the Convergence of Advanced Materials Sciences, Stem Cell Science, Physics, Developmental Biology and Clinical Translation for the regeneration of complex tissues and organ systems.

Springer Nature

Springer Nature is a global publisher dedicated to providing the best possible service to the whole research community. They help authors to share their discoveries; enable researchers to find, access and understand the work of others and support librarians and institutions with innovations in technology and data.

Southern University of Science and Technology

Southern University of Science and Technology is working towards becoming a world-class university excelling in interdisciplinary research, nurturing innovative talents and delivering new knowledge to the world.

University of California, Irvine

The University of California, Irvine was founded with a mission to catalyze the community and enhance lives through rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and dedicated public service.

Urban League of Greater Hartford

The mission of the Urban League of Greater Hartford is to reduce economic disparities in communities through programs, services and educational opportunities.

University of Texas at El Paso

The University of Texas at El Paso is dedicated to the advancement of the El Paso region through education, creative and artistic production, and the generation, interpretation, application and commercialization of key discoveries, and the dissemination of knowledge.

YWCA Hartford Region

YWCA Hartford Region is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.