June 7 2017
Clean Technology, R&D

Brookings: Albany Metro Generates 2nd Most Wind Patents in US, 14th Most Solar

Area is a prolific producer of advanced (nano) green materials patents Cleantech innovation is blowing strong in the Albany–Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area (MSA), with a new Brookings Institution report showing local inventors generated the second greatest amount of wind energy patents in the nation between 2011 and 2016. The area also outshined most metros in

May 1 2017
Education/Training, Manufacturing, Nanotechnology, R&D

Capital Region Becomes a Hotbed for Materials Engineering

Albany Has One of Nation’s Highest Concentrations of Material Engineers, is No. 1 for University Materials & Metallurgical R&D With the continued growth of the semiconductor industry, the Capital Region has become a magnet for materials engineers. The Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area (MSA) now has the nation’s 8th highest concentration of materials engineers among metros

April 6 2017
Economic Analysis, General, Manufacturing, R&D

President’s Message – April, 2017

CEG Accelerates in Q1 Economic development happens when the interests of multiple parties from the public and private sectors align to help a new or existing business expand, recover or relocate. Although a not-for-profit business, The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) has reached a $6 million target for our Accelerate capital campaign. The Capital Region is

March 30 2017
News, R&D

PRESS RELEASE: Metros with the Most Academic Engineering & Science R&D Space

March 30, 2017 Media Contact James Schlett Director of Research and Communications 518-465-8975 X221 jamess@ceg.org Got Space to Innovate? Metros with the Most Academic Engineering & Science R&D Space Albany Ranks 7th in US for Academic Engineering R&D Space, Beating San Francisco, Raleigh The Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area (MSA) has the nation’s seventh greatest amount

March 6 2017
Manufacturing, R&D

Capital Region Nets the Greatest Share of Advanced Federal Technology Seed Funding in NYS

The Capital Region has emerged as New York’s leading recipient of advanced federal technology seed funding. Even more, the eight-county region in 2015 attracted significantly more Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program funding than the previous year, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of U.S. Small

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