Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of July 31, 2011

Quote of the Week:

" The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act made FastCAP possible. Simple as that."

Dr. Riccardo Signorelli, CEO of clean-technology company FastCAP Systems, on the impact a $5.5 million stimulus grant had on the company.


photo: Professor Christopher Sassetti FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"Generating these bacteria takes a lot of tricks and the stimulus funding is helping us with that."

Professor Christopher Sassetti, on the impact stimulus grants had on his lab's efforts to develop a new drug to treat Tuberculosis.



YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

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Providing peace and empowerment -- and now, sustainability

photo: UTEC Sign
The United Teen Equality Center in Lowell started construction on a deep energy retrofit, thanks to a $1.9 million stimulus grant. The retrofit is projected to reduce energy consumption by 68% and the expansion and renovation of the youth center aims to turn the historic building into a LEED Platinum certified green building. This retrofit will upgrade the historic building through a combination of building envelope treatment and passive heating and cooling techniques. Read more.


Stimulus Stories: Searching for a cure, with the help of stimulus

photo: Umass Med School
The University of Massachusetts Medical School received $61 million in stimulus grants for its research efforts and, according to John Sullivan, Vice Provost for Research at the Medical School, the funding "had a big impact on our enterprise." The Medical School's economic impact is felt throughout Worcester County and it is emerging as a key player in the state's emphasis on life sciences initiatives, thanks to its extensive research enterprise. Read more.


WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES

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Opportunities for Individuals:

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FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Youth Enrichment Instructor - YMCA Southcoast

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Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts

FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Wind Turnbine Installation Project

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