July 18 2018
Nanotechnology, R&D

Capital Region’s Inventors Were Listed on 19% More Semiconductor Device Patents in 2017

One in 20 semiconductor-related device patents1 awarded by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) in 2017 can be traced back to a Capital Region inventor, according to a Center for Economic Growth review of patents listed in PTO’s Patent Full-Text and Image Database. Capital Region inventors’ tally of semiconductor-related device patents increased over the

July 3 2018
Advanced Materials, Nanotechnology, News

New York’s Tech Valley Makes a Major Showing in Silicon Valley

NY Nanotech Summit, Co-Organized by AIM Photonics and CMPUG, with Prominent NY Tech Pavilion, to Highlight Innovation-Based Business Growth Opportunities in New York State ALBANY, NY – SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly), in partnership with the American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics), The Chemical Mechanical Planarization Users Group (CMPUG), Empire State Development (ESD),

June 27 2018
Nanotechnology, News

Saratoga Partnership, Global Semiconductor Alliance and CEG to Present Inaugural GSA Silicon Summit – East in Saratoga Springs

October 9 event will promote collaboration to advance semiconductor technology and business, and provide unique insight to inform the regional ecosystem on growth opportunities Saratoga Springs, NY and San Jose, CA – The Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership (Saratoga Partnership), the county’s designated economic development agency, the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), a leading voice for the

January 11 2018
Nanotechnology, R&D

Capital Region Researchers Scored 1,000+ Semiconductor Patents in 2016

Capital Region inventors had a hand in more than 1,000 semiconductor device-related patents issued in 2016, and they played a lead role in more than three quarters of them. While the bulk of those patents were assigned to GLOBALFOUNDRIES and IBM, several other semiconductor and electronics companies with R&D operations, such as those at SUNY

November 14 2017
Advanced Materials, Nanotechnology, News

Capital Region makes presence known at Semicon Europa

Times Union By: Larry Rulison ALBANY — Local business and academic leaders are in Munich, Germany, this week touting the Capital Region’s semiconductor industry at the annual semiconductor trade show known as Semicon Europa. Andrew Kennedy, CEO of the Center for Economic Growth in Albany, will participate on Wednesday in a panel discussion on New

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