January 18 2017
News

Cuomo wants to spend big on life sciences, a growing industry in Albany

Albany Business Review By: Michael DeMasi Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to spend $150 million on a “life sciences laboratory public health initiative,” part of a broader push at supporting an industry that attracts $2 billion in federal research grants to New York — third-highest of any state — but translates into relatively little venture capital

January 11 2017
News

The Business Review reports on CEG study on the top Northeast metros for university R&D spending — Albany ranks 4th

Albany Business Review By: Shannon Sweeney From SUNY Polytechnic Institute to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the Albany, New York area is a hub for university research and development. The area ranked fourth out of 20 Northeastern metropolitan areas for university research and development spending, according to analysis released this week by the Albany-based Center for Economic

January 11 2017
News

Area ranks at top for research

Times Union By: Eric Anderson Albany – The Capital Region fares well in a new analysis by the Albany-based Center for Economic Growth looking at the role university research and development plays in the local economy. The analysis, covering 2011 to 2015, measures total university R&D spending, R&D spending per worker and per $1,000 in

January 5 2017
News

Region gets $54M boost

Times Union By: Robert Downen Albany – Federal health research funding for Capital Region institutions increased significantly last year, a welcome sign for the area’s growing medical and technology sectors. All told, area companies, academic institutions and nonprofits received $54 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health, with Albany Medical College, the state-run

January 4 2017
News

New attitude in manufacturing industry is bringing jobs back home

Spotlight News By: Michael Hallisey Local businesses network with one another in a continuous trend promoting community over competition, and that attitude is what’s defining a new “paradigm” in a changing manufacturing industry. New York state is home to a rich network of innovation assets and other resources that can help manufacturers and start-up companies develop

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