April 9 2019
Clean Technology, General, R&D

Earth Day Special: Capital Region Confronts Climate Change with Innovation

As Earth Day approaches, Capital Region researchers are doing their part to honor and advance the purpose of the annual event through innovation. In fact, in 2018, inventors in the eight-county Capital Region were listed on more than 200 patents for technologies or applications for mitigation or adaption against climate change, according to a Center

April 4 2019
General, R&D

The Capital Region Has 1.58M in Academic R&D space, More on the Way

The Capital Region continues to maintain a vast footprint of academic research and development space, and it is poised to get bigger with new construction projects underway at the University at Albany and Union College and another planned at SUNY Polytechnic Institute, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of new data from

March 13 2019
Clean Technology, News, R&D

The Research Connection – March 2019: Clean Tech Edition

Featured R&D projects:  Next Generation Power Grid Monitoring Synthetic Jet and Smart Blades Have the Potential to Expand Wind Energy Modeling Strategies for Overhauling the Aging Power Grid Designing a more recyclable plastic Locally grown renewable energy Next generation batteries New York’s Largest Battery Storage Project Horizontal Ribbon Growth of Single-Crystal Silicon Wafers for Solar

February 11 2019
Nanotechnology, R&D

Greater Share of US Semiconductor Device Patents Had Ties to Capital Region Inventors in 2018

Capital Region inventors continued to increase their share of semiconductor device-related patents issued nationwide in 2018. Last year, 1,302 of the total 25,170 semiconductor device-related patents issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) listed a Capital Region inventor. That means that 5.2 percent of all U.S. semiconductor innovation could be traced to the

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

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