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

October 4 2017
Advanced Materials, Nanotechnology, News, R&D

Business Connection Forum underway

Daily Gazette By: John Cropley ALBANY — The Business Connection Forum began Tuesday and will continue through Thursday at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Albany. The event, organized by the Center for Economic Growth in partnership with Silicon Europe Worldwide and NY Loves Nanotech, is designed as an opportunity for North American and European-based companies to

May 1 2017
Education/Training, Manufacturing, Nanotechnology, R&D

Capital Region Becomes a Hotbed for Materials Engineering

Albany Has One of Nation’s Highest Concentrations of Material Engineers, is No. 1 for University Materials & Metallurgical R&D With the continued growth of the semiconductor industry, the Capital Region has become a magnet for materials engineers. The Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area (MSA) now has the nation’s 8th highest concentration of materials engineers among metros

November 10 2016
Nanotechnology, R&D

Capital Region Gives Silicon Valley a Run for Its Money in National Rankings

Nov. 10, 2016 Media Contact James Schlett Director of Research and Communications 518-465-8975 X221 jamess@ceg.org NY Loves Nanotech partners go to major semiconductor event ALBANY, N.Y. – The Capital Region’s technology sector is increasingly giving Silicon Valley a run for its money in national rankings. On top of U.S. News and World Reports’ recent ranking

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