June 3 2021
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, News

Capital Region Cancer Research to Sponsor Precision Medicine Symposium on June 11

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALBANY, NEW YORK – The Capital Region Cancer Research group (CRCR) on June 11 will sponsor a symposium as part of their CRCR New Frontiers Series, entitled “Precision Medicine in Cancer Treatment and Prevention.” This virtual event will be held from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and

April 7 2021
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals

The Capital Region Has This Many FDA-Registered Medical Device Establishments

The Capital Region has more than 20 U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-registered establishments involved in the manufacturing and preparation of more than 1,300 medical devices, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of the FDA data. Establishment Types As of March 2021, the eight-county region had 25

January 12 2021
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, General, News, R&D

Capital Region Nets $81.5M in NIH Awards – Most in 12 Years

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GE Research receives record amount of NIH awards, Union prof’s neuro-exergame in clinical trials   ALBANY, NEW YORK – In fiscal 2020, the Capital Region’s Life Sciences Cluster received its greatest amount of National Institutes of Health (NIH) awards in 12 years, when adjusting for inflation. The

December 15 2020
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, Manufacturing

Capital Region Has 40 FDA-Registered Drug Establishments, including Most API MFGs in NYS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Region’s biopharma industry gets new training center in January with ACPHS’s CBET ALBANY, NEW YORK – While Regeneron Pharmaceuticals’ East Greenbush plant attracts global interest for making its COVID-19 antibody cocktail consisting of two active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), there are several other facilities in the Capital Region

November 10 2020
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, COVID-19, Manufacturing, R&D

The Research Connection – November, 2020: COVID-19 Edition

Featured university R&D projects: 30-Minute COVID-19 Antibody Test Unique System for Using UVC Light to Sterilize Masks in Bulk Diagnostic Saliva COVID-19 Test Rapid Corona Virus Testing Engineers Developing New Ways to Optimize N95 Masks COVID-19 Pooled Surveillance Testing Program Streamlined Temperature Screening System UB facilities used to develop COVID-19

August 11 2020
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, General, R&D

The Research Connection – August 2020: Cancer Research Edition

Featured R&D projects: Transfer RNAs in Cancer Improving Targeted Therapies against Solid Tumors Targeting the Chaperone of Kidney Cancer Choice of anesthesia may affect breast metastases New inhibitor shows promise against metastatic prostate cancer A Tumor Model that More Closely Mimics the Body Protein Linked to Cancer Acts as a

July 16 2020
Advanced Materials, Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, Clean Technology, Creative/Agriculture/Food, Economic Analysis, Employment/Workforce, General, Manufacturing, Nanotechnology, Regional/County Profiles, Software/Gaming/IT, Tourism, Trade/Transportation

Industry Assets & Economic Profiles

See CEG’s latest industry attraction promotional reports on key industry clusters and regional/county profiles. Between 2015 and 2019, CEG promoted the Capital Region at 78 industry attraction events in 41 cities worldwide. While the coronavirus pandemic has temporarily halted CEG’s travel to conferences, we continue to represent the region at

June 24 2020
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, COVID-19

Warren County, New York, Has Nation’s Highest Concentration of Medical Equipment & Supplies Jobs – An Opportunity to Support More Domestic Production

(June 16, 2020; Glens Falls, New York) – As the coronavirus pandemic underscores the importance of the domestic manufacturing of medical equipment and supplies, new U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data is revealing for the first time that Warren County, New York, has the nation’s highest concentration of jobs

May 5 2020
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, COVID-19, R&D

Capital Region Life Sciences Cluster Mobilizes to Counter COVID-19

From conducting clinical trials to developing testing equipment and medical devices, the Capital Region’s Life Sciences Cluster is contributing to the effort to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The Life Sciences Cluster employs more than 5,800 and features several industries that are nationally unique. Below is an overview of COVID-19-related activates

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

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