January 18 2019
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, News, R&D

Capital Region saw jump in NIH funding

Times Union By: Diego Mendoza-Moyers The Capital Region saw a significant jump in funding for biotech research last year from the  National Institutes of Health — an increase that has allowed several local research projects to flourish into 2019, according to the Albany-based Center for Economic Growth, a regional economic development organization. The NIH directed $62

January 16 2019
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, R&D

Capital Region Federal Health Awards up 13.5% to $62 Million

The Capital Region’s biotech sector saw a 13.5 percent year-over-year increase in National Institutes of Health (NIH) awards in fiscal 2018. Between 20 firms and institutions, the region received 154 awards totaling $62 million. That was the eight-county region’s largest amount of NIH since fiscal 2013, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis

November 30 2018
News, R&D

Academic R&D Spending Is Up 5.9% in the Capital Region

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Academic R&D Spending Is Up 5.9% in the Capital Region CEG unveils “The Research Connection” to highlight local academic R&D projects Capital Region colleges and universities saw a 5.9 percent annual increase in R&D expenditures in fiscal 2017, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) study of new data from the

November 29 2018
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, News, R&D

The Research Connection – December 2018: Biotechnology Edition

Featured R&D projects: Portable biosensing strips for detecting food contamination Developing a blood test for autism spectrum disorder Virtual retina will aid search for blindness cure Using Light to Help Alzheimer’s Patients Detecting early stage Alzheimer’s disease Detection of chemical and biological toxins Futuristic device enables faster and more reliable drug screening This edition’s contributors:

November 15 2018
Advanced Materials, Nanotechnology, News, R&D

Empire State Development and the State University of New York Announce New Research Partnership with Applied Materials

New Materials Engineering Technology Accelerator Will Further Position Albany as a Hub for Groundbreaking Research Applied Materials to Make $600 Million Private Investment and Partner with New York State to Provide Capital to Promising Startups and Early-Stage Companies Across Upstate Empire State Development (ESD) and the State University of New York (SUNY) today announced that

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