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

September 10 2018
General, R&D

$12.8M Awarded to Support R&D at Capital Region Tech Firms

Capital Region technology firms received more than 18 percent more in federal R&D seed funding, totaling $12.8 million in fiscal 2017, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of data on SBIR.gov.   SBIR and STTP Programs Eight Capital Region firms received $10.6 million in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) funds and four

August 8 2018
R&D, Trade/Transportation

Innovation Drove Capital Region Export Growth

In 2017, exports from the Capital Region increased over the year by 2.6 percent, with its R&D to Commercialization Cluster driving most of that gain, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of data from the Brookings Institution’s 2018 Export Monitor. Innovation-Related Exports In 2017, nominal (current dollar) exports from the eight-county Capital

July 18 2018
Nanotechnology, R&D

Capital Region’s Inventors Were Listed on 19% More Semiconductor Device Patents in 2017

One in 20 semiconductor-related device patents1 awarded by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) in 2017 can be traced back to a Capital Region inventor, according to a Center for Economic Growth review of patents listed in PTO’s Patent Full-Text and Image Database. Capital Region inventors’ tally of semiconductor-related device patents increased over the

January 11 2018
Nanotechnology, R&D

Capital Region Researchers Scored 1,000+ Semiconductor Patents in 2016

Capital Region inventors had a hand in more than 1,000 semiconductor device-related patents issued in 2016, and they played a lead role in more than three quarters of them. While the bulk of those patents were assigned to GLOBALFOUNDRIES and IBM, several other semiconductor and electronics companies with R&D operations, such as those at SUNY

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