September 13 2019
Advanced Materials, R&D

The Research Connection – September 2019: Advanced Materials Edition

Featured R&D projects: Startup aims to advance the 3D printing of high-performance ceramics Binghamton to acquire advanced materials research tool Using nanotechnology to optimize ceramics, alloys, and composites Exploring the properties of photonic nanostructures Bio-industrial Materials Institute (BMI): Sustainable Materials Development Mycelium based biocomposites and foams High efficiency fiber reinforced isogrid structures New Materials Support

August 20 2019
News, R&D

Capital Region in top 50 for corporate R&D spending

Times Union By: Larry Rulison Albany- Despite the fact that General Electric Co., GlobalFoundries and companies like SI Group have all downsized their local operations in recent years, the Capital Region is an emerging force when it comes to corporate research and development spending. That’s according to the Center for Economic Growth in Albany, citing

August 15 2019
R&D

Capital Region Businesses spend more than $1B on R&D Annually

The Capital Region is one of less than 50 metro areas nationwide where businesses spend more than $1 billion on R&D annually, according to new data from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES). R&D Spending In 2015, businesses in the five-county Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area (MSA) spent $1.256 billion on R&D. Of

July 22 2019
General, R&D

Capital Region Federal Venture Funding up 34% in 2018

The federal government awarded 34 percent more in seed funding to Capital Region startups and other small business in fiscal 2018, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of data on SBIR.gov. Awards Fifteen firms in the eight-county region received $17 million in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer

June 10 2019
Nanotechnology, News, R&D

The Research Connection – June 2019: Nanotech/Semiconductor Edition

Featured R&D projects: Using Nanotechnology to Reduce Drug Development Costs Creating Nanoscale “Synapses” Exploring Energy Storage at the Nanoscale Paving the Way for More Advanced Computer Technologies Using Pressure to Alter Semiconductor Properties Studying Hydrodynamic Behavior of Electrons in Graphene Paving the Way for Fast-Charging, Better Performing Lithium-Ion Batteries Advanced Laser Beam Shaping Techniques Help

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