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

April 5 2017
Employment/Workforce, Manufacturing

Capital Region Has the Nation’s 5th Fastest-Growing MFG Sector Among 100 Largest MFG Metros

CEG BGS Helped Create and Retain 163 Jobs in 2016 Continuing to benefit from public and private investments in technology assets, the Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area (MSA) in 2016 had the fifth fastest-growing manufacturing sector among the nation’s largest 100 manufacturing metros, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of U.S. Bureau of

March 7 2017
Trade/Transportation

Capital Region’s Logistics & Distribution Industry Boosted by Vessel Imports

Last year, the Albany, New York metro area increased imports carried by vessels, giving the Capital Region’s burgeoning logistics and distribution industry a boost, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of U.S. Census Bureau USA Trade Online data. Vessel Imports In 2016, 1.2 billion kilograms, or 1.3 million tons, of imports were unloaded

March 6 2017
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals

Capital Region Doctors’ Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records Bodes Well for Population Health Technology Cluster

The Capital Region’s primary care providers who received federal assistance to adopt electronic health records (EHRs) are among the state’s strongest users of the technology, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of data from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC Health IT). According to ONC Health IT’s

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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