CT PTAC | Marketing & Procurement Assistance for CT Businesses



CT APEX  (formerly CTPTAC)

is Solving the Puzzle of

Government Contracting

CT APEX has a mission to provide marketing and procurement assistance to Connecticut businesses interested in selling their goods or services to federal, state, or local governments. CT APEX is a statewide program serving all cities and towns in Connecticut.

CT APEX’s services are provided at no charge.

This APEX Accelerator is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Department of Defense.

What is APEX?

We help Connecticut businesses identify, compete for, and win federal, state and local government contracts. If you are not a CT business, please click here to find your state’s APEX.

We can Help

Our assistance comes in the form of teaching, mentoring and coaching. We also provide our clients with a set of electronic tools to research and identify government contracting opportunities.


CT PTAC and CONNSTEP have partnered to assist businesses in Connecticut understand the DFARS 252.204-7012 and NIST 800-171 Cyber Security compliance requirements. This compliance impacts business working on DoD contracts, either as a prime or a subcontractor…

News & Events

Exploring Partnership Opportunities with Lockheed Martin: SBIR/STTR Programs @ Zoom
May 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Join us as Orysia Buchan, Program Manager for Lockheed Martin Government Programs, provides an overview of SBIR/STTR programs. Lockheed Martin actively supports these federal initiatives, which aim to fund small businesses in developing emerging technologies. Our webinar will cover how small businesses can engage with Lockheed Martin as subcontractors or technology mentors during various phases of their SBIR/STTR projects. Learn about the comprehensive assistance provided by Lockheed Martin, including technology evaluation, co-development, and integration into larger systems. Discover how your small business can benefit from these programs and explore partnership opportunities with Lockheed Martin.

Joe Courtney, the U.S Representative for Connecticut’s Congressional District, supports CTPTAC and APTAC

Cindy Hersom of Dicin Electric Company, Waterford, CT, was awarded the National Subcontractor of the Year. We are proud of Cindy and her contribution to Connecticut.

 DICIN Electric Co., Inc

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