December 5 2018
Clean Technology, Employment/Workforce, Manufacturing

NY’s Offshore Wind Push Could Boost Capital Region Ports and Manufacturers

With New York State pursuing one of the nation’s most ambitious plans for generating offshore wind (OSW), the Center for Economic Growth (CEG) is working to position the Capital Region’s two water ports as facilities for the manufacturing and fabrication of OSW components. In January 2018, New York State released

December 5 2018
General

Success Story: Capital Region 2018 Rankings Roundup

In 2018, Capital Region towns, cities and counties were listed in more than three dozen statewide and nationwide rankings, which recognized their outstanding economic performance and quality of life. Below is a full listing of the eight-county region’s listings (ordered by the ranking source). Ranking (Source): 10 Best Small Town

December 3 2018
General

Economic Development Month in Review: November 2018

For the Top Economic Development News of the Month, CEG selects news articles about projects or developments that promise to improve and/or transform the Capital Region’s economy, particularly those that related to manufacturing and initiatives outlined in Capital 20.20, a five-year, multi-pronged plan for bringing economic prosperity to the entire

December 3 2018
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – November 26 – November 30, 2018

Stay up-to-date on business and economic development happenings in the Capital Region with the CEG Economic Development Week in Review. Don’t miss out on the developments that are transforming the region by following us on: CEG IN THE NEWS WAMC: Capital Region Sees Increase In Research And Development Funding  

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

November 29 2018
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, News, R&D

The Research Connection – December 2018: Biotechnology Edition

Featured R&D projects: Portable biosensing strips for detecting food contamination Developing a blood test for autism spectrum disorder Virtual retina will aid search for blindness cure Using Light to Help Alzheimer’s Patients Detecting early stage Alzheimer’s disease Detection of chemical and biological toxins Futuristic device enables faster and more reliable

November 26 2018
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – November 19 – November 23, 2018

Stay up-to-date on business and economic development happenings in the Capital Region with the CEG Economic Development Week in Review. Don’t miss out on the developments that are transforming the region by following us on: CEG IN THE NEWS REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWS Sales surge for Saratoga Springs defense contractor

November 16 2018
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – November 12 – November 16, 2018

Stay up-to-date on business and economic development happenings in the Capital Region with the CEG Economic Development Week in Review. Don’t miss out on the developments that are transforming the region by following us on: CEG IN THE NEWS Daily Gazette: Center for Economic Growth to pitch Capital Region R&D

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

November 12 2018
Education/Training, Employment/Workforce

Capital Region STEM Degree Diversity on the Rise

The talent pipeline for the Capital Region’s tech sector is becoming more diversified, with local colleges and institutions awarding 35.8 percent more STEM degrees to minorities1 over the past five years, according to a Center for Economic Growth analysis of data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). STEM

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