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

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

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