January 13 2020
Trade/Transportation

Capital Region’s Prime Location Drives $4.1B in Domestic Truck Freight Shipments

More than $4 billion in goods are domestically transported from the Capital Region annually by truck. While the majority (88.6 percent) of that freight (by value) is shipped by truck throughout Northeast, 5.9 percent goes to states in the South, 3.8 percent to the Midwest and 1.7 percent to the

January 13 2020
News

Economic Development Month in Review: December, 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

January 13 2020
General, Regional/County Profiles

Capital Region’s Private Sector Gross Regional Product Grows

The gross regional product (GRP) of the Capital Region’s private sector increased over the last five years by 6.1 percent, boosted by robust growth in the real estate, information, health care and manufacturing sectors, according to a Center for Economic Growth analysis.1 Regional Performance GRP is defined as “the market

January 10 2020
News

Week in Review: January 6 – January 10, 2020

  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 Hornell Evening Tribune: New York leads the nation in

January 9 2020
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, R&D

Capital Region NIH Awards Climb to 11-Year High

National Institutes of Health (NIH) awards in the Capital Region climbed to an 11-year high in fiscal 2019, driven by a surge in R&D funding at AMRI, GE Global Research, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and Albany Medical Center, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis.1 “These NIH awards

January 3 2020
News

Week in Review: December 30, 2019 – January 3, 2020

  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: To many, new Schenectady casino really a

December 20 2019
News

Week in Review: December 16- December 20, 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: Capital Region draws $84.1 million in regional development

December 20 2019
News

CEG Announces 2020 Officers and Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CDPHP’s John D. Bennett elected Board Chair ALBANY, NEW YORK – Board officers for the Center for Economic Growth (CEG) were elected at the organization’s Board of Directors meeting Thursday, with CDPHP President and CEO John D. Bennett, MD, being selected to succeed Pioneer Bank President and

December 13 2019
News

Week in Review: December 9 – December 13, 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: REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWS Capital Region rates high as a future innovation hub “The

December 10 2019
R&D, Software/Gaming/IT

The Research Connection – December 2019: Software Edition

Featured R&D projects: AiMOS – Artificial Intelligence Multiprocessing Optimized System A Self-Protecting 5G System Using Quantum Computing Approaches Improving Deepfake Detection Expanding Wireless Technology Where’s Waldo? Identifying Cyberattacks using Low-Level Hardware Information This edition’s contributors: SUNY Research Foundation | SUNY Polytechnic Institute | University at Albany | Clarkson University |

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