December 10 2019
R&D, Software/IT

The Research Connection – December 2019: Software Edition

Featured R&D projects: AiMOS – Artificial Intelligence Multiprocessing Optimized System A Self-Protecting 5G System Using Quantum Computing Approaches Improving Deepfake Detection Expanding Wireless Technology Where’s Waldo? Identifying Cyberattacks using Low-Level Hardware Information This edition’s contributors: SUNY Research Foundation | SUNY Polytechnic Institute | University at Albany | Clarkson University | Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute AiMOS –

December 5 2019
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, R&D

Pharma Industry Funds 100s of Drug Clinical Trials in Capital Region

The pharmaceutical industry has started conducting hundreds of clinical trials at Capital Region medical facilities in recent years, and more drug testing is expected as the local Life Sciences Cluster vastly expands with several multimillion-dollar projects. Emerging Clinical Trial Support Assets The pharmaceutical industry funded 342 clinical trials for drug interventions that started between 2014

December 5 2019
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, R&D

Capital Region Academic Life Sciences R&D Surges

R&D spending on life sciences increased by nearly 18 percent to $126.7 million in fiscal 2018. That was a four-year high for local R&D spending in that field, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of new data from the Nation Center for Science and Engineering Statistics. The jump in life sciences R&D

November 15 2019
Manufacturing

Success Story: Vara Corporation Launches with assistance from CEG and Fuzehub

Company Profile: Vara Safety is the Latham, New York-based manufacturer of a biometric-controlled gun holster called Reach. Reach uses strategically placed biometrics to properly secure the handgun, and still allow immediate release. Reach units are designed to be mounted in your home, office or vehicle and are made of high-strength metal alloy. In 2015, after

November 15 2019
Education/Training, Employment/Workforce

STEM Degree Awards Edge up in the Capital Region

Capital Region colleges and universities made impressive gains in computer and physical sciences degree awards in 2018, while overall STEM degree growth slightly increased in the eight counties, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis on new data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System.  STEM Growth Last year, 17 of the Capital

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