May 13 2017
News

Despite SUNY Poly scandal, region’s chip industry takes off

Times Union By: Larry Rulison The region’s computer chip industry appears to have emerged almost unscathed from the bid-rigging scandal that led to federal charges. Anchored by GlobalFoundries’ $12 billion Fab 8 factory, the sector is about to hit its stride. It is coming to fruition after multiple fits and starts that led many to believe

May 12 2017
General, News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review: May 6 – May 12, 2017

Stay up-to-date on business and economic development happenings in the Capital Region with the CEG Economic Development Week in Review. Don’t miss out on the developments that are transforming the region by following us on:   CEG IN THE NEWS Times Union: Solar energy from CEG shines from the rooftops Times Union: CEG reveals tech

May 8 2017
News

Solar energy from CEG shines from the rooftops

Times Union By: Alicia Biggs The 2,400 solar panels lining the roof of the Stewart’s Shops Corp. manufacturing and distribution center in Greenfield are saving the company $40,000 a year on its energy bills. “The rooftop project has been particularly effective,” said Stewart’s spokeswoman Maria D’Amelia of the panels, which were installed in 2013. “Our

May 5 2017
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – April 29 – May 5, 2017

Stay up-to-date on business and economic development happenings in the Capital Region with the CEG Economic Development Week in Review. Don’t miss out on the developments that are transforming the region by following us on: CEG IN THE NEWS Saraogian: Spa City to host semiconductor conference REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWS Startup spun out of SUNY

May 3 2017
News

Success Story: Talent Connect Matches GE Global Research Engineer’s Spouse with Engineering Lecturer Position at Rensselaer

In spring 2015, Mahmood Hameed and his wife, Aqsa Patel, were preparing to receive their doctorates from the University of Kansas. Both would get doctorates in electrical engineering, but Mahmood’s focus was on fiber optic telecommunications whereas Aqsa’s was on radar. That May, Aqsa got a job offer for an ultrasound hardware engineer position from

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