April 9 2019
Clean Technology, General, R&D

Earth Day Special: Capital Region Confronts Climate Change with Innovation

As Earth Day approaches, Capital Region researchers are doing their part to honor and advance the purpose of the annual event through innovation. In fact, in 2018, inventors in the eight-county Capital Region were listed on more than 200 patents for technologies or applications for mitigation or adaption against climate

April 5 2019
News

Economic Development Month in Review: March 2019

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

April 5 2019
Clean Technology

Earth Day Special: Capital Region Companies on the Front Lines in the Fight against Climate Change

The Capital Region has long been recognized as a national leader in cleantech innovation and green jobs. For example, a 2011 study by the Brookings Institution and the Battelle Technology Partnership Practice found that the Albany-Troy-Schenectady metropolitan statistical area (MSA) had, among the nation’s 100 largest MSAs, the highest concentration

April 5 2019
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review: April 1-5, 2019

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 PR Underground: HV Gamer Con Announces Final Details of Major Esports

April 4 2019
General, R&D

The Capital Region Has 1.58M in Academic R&D space, More on the Way

The Capital Region continues to maintain a vast footprint of academic research and development space, and it is poised to get bigger with new construction projects underway at the University at Albany and Union College and another planned at SUNY Polytechnic Institute, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG)

April 4 2019
General, Manufacturing

Nearly 12% increase in Federal Defense Spending in the Capital Region

Department of Defense (DoD) spending for work primarily performed in the Capital Region rose  over the year by 12.2 percent in fiscal 2017. In fiscal 2017, the amount the federal government owed1 for unclassified contract and grant award transactions was $151.1 million for work primarily performed in the eight-county region2,

April 4 2019
News

New York’s Capital Region STEM HUB Selected to Join Global STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice

Albany, NY: April 4, 2019 – Following a highly competitive process, the Capital Region STEM Hub was named today one of 15 new ecosystems selected to join the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice, SLECoP, a global movement devoted to dramatic improvement in STEM teaching and workforce development.  New York’s

March 29 2019
News

HV Gamer Con Announces Final Details of Major Esports Event

Competition and expo will be the largest esports tournament ever held in upstate New York with 19 collegiate teams competing. New York (PRUnderground) March 29th, 2019   The largest collegiate esports event in the Northeast is coming to Albany this weekend. HV Gamer Con, presented by the Albany Capital Center

March 29 2019
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review: March 18-22, 2019

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 Times Union: Duty Calls: Veteran Connect Center ready to help vets

March 22 2019
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review: March 11 – 15, 2019

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 Two Buttons Deep: If Esports Coaches Did Press Conferences New Haven

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