March Infrastructure: Crowd Fiber

Members of the Infrastructure Committee attended the Falmouth municipal broadband meeting, along with many people from the community people. Falmouth is one of the only towns on the Cape planning for municipal broadband. At the meeting, they were looking for practical things to do, and ways to move the discussion forward. The town of Falmouth […]

First Friday: Mobile in 2020

Bob Egan, chief analyst and CEO of the Sepharim Group of Falmouth, has worked with over 2,000 enterprises during his 30 years of focus on mobile and wireless. A globally recognized industry thought-leader, Bob joined Cape Cod Technology Council’s First Friday Breakfast Series to discuss mobile strategies and technologies for businesses and organizations. In his […]

February infrastructure: things in the works

In February’s Infrastructure Committee meeting we revisited grid modernization, and had updates on Last Mile including an upcoming workshop in Falmouth. CCTC General Counsel has looked at Memorandum of Understanding between Cape Light Compact and the Cape Cod Technology CouncilCape Light Compact’ regarding grid modernization, with no substantive changes. Now the Massachusetts Department of Public […]

January Infrastructure: grid modernization

At the January meeting, the Infrastructure Committee updated members on grid modernization. To comply with an order from the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities, Eversource must update its grid modernization plan. Grid reliability has been a longstanding concern of the committee. It is the committee’s hope that in modernizing the grid Eversource will incorporate new […]

Infrastructure Committee: November update

Steve Johnston, the new Executive Director at Open Cape joined us for the Infrastructure Committee’s November meeting. He discussed Open Cape’s new web-site which is expected to launch in mid-December. We were also joined by Carl Persson of Ocean Solutions. Carl has a start up business making hydrogen by electrolysis more efficiently. Not only can […]

The Technology of Keeping Fit

In preparation for Thanksgiving and the holidays, the Cape Cod Technology Council’s November First Friday Breakfast speaker was Tim Calise, of Koko FitClub. Koko FitClub is a digital gym founded by husband-wife Cape Cod team Mike Lannon and Mary Obana. There are now 130 locations in 30 states, four of which are on Cape Cod. […]

October Infrastructure: regional plans, and the Blue Economy

In October the Infrastructure Committee discussed the 208 Wastewater Plan, a Regional Policy Plan, and the blue economy. The EPA has approved the 208 Wastewater Plan, which you can find on the Cape Cod Commission’s website. According to a meeting where the Commission summarized the report, all the solutions will be on a regional watershed […]

CC Times on Startup Weekend Blue

The CCTC, along with our SmarterCape Partners, is advancing the Blue Economy concept for Cape Cod, including sponsoring and organizing for StartupWeekend Blue, talking place November 21–23 at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. The Cape Times has just published a piece on this event and our broader efforts. Read the Article Sign up for StartupWeekend Blue

AquaGen Systems tech partner Aquanos has won the Cleanvest Cup at the water tech conference in Israel

AquaGen Systems president Brian Braginton-Smith, who presented his company’s waste water treatment at a recent First Friday breakfast, announced that their technology partner from Israel, Aquanos, has won the Cleanvest Cup at the water technology conference in Israel. Read More

First Friday at MBL

Since Woods Hole is the site of the prestigious 6th International Oyster Symposium (the first time held outside the Far East), the Cape Cod Technology Council invited Roger Williams University Associate Professor of Marine Biology Dale Leavitt to speak at October’s First Friday Breakfast. We met at the Marine Biological Laboratory’s Swope Conference Center in […]