January 12 2024
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, Research & Development

$58M in NIH Funding Awarded in Capital Region for R&D

Two Capital Region startups received their first research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in fiscal 2023, and the area’s two largest universities also received their largest amounts of NIH funding in several years, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of data from the NIH

September 28 2023
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, Economic Analysis, Employment/Workforce, Nanotechnology, Software/Gaming/IT

Global Site Selector IDs Capital Region’s Most Competitive Industry Clusters for CEG

Newmark Study will Guide CEG’s Industry Attraction and Growth Efforts   ALBANY, NEW YORK – At its annual meeting on Sept. 27, the Center for Economic Growth (CEG) unveiled the findings of a Targeted Attraction & Growth Plan by Newmark’s global strategy and site selection practice that identified the Capital

January 12 2023
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals

Capital Region Receives $71M in NIH AWARDS, Curia Grants Set Company Record

The National Institutes of Health in fiscal year 2022 awarded $71.2 million in research grants to 19 Capital Region institutions and businesses. Curia helped boost that total with the Albany pharmaceutical company receiving its greatest amount of NIH R&D funding, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of

October 18 2021
Advanced Materials, Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, Clean Technology, Employment/Workforce, General, Manufacturing, Nanotechnology, Research & Development, Software/Gaming/IT

Capital Region Industry Fliers – 2021

See CEG’s latest industry profiles below. These new promotional materials provide business leaders and talent with insights into the strength of the regional economy and why they should relocate or expand here. Select the link on each image to download the flyer. The following industry fliers are available for download:

September 15 2021
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, Research & Development

The Research Connection – September 2021: Aging-Related Technologies Research Edition

 Featured university R&D projects: A simple test for diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease Uncovering new treatment strategies for dementia Understanding the origins of Alzheimer’s disease This edition’s contributors: SUNY Research Foundation University at Albany SUNY Polytechnic Institute SUNY Empire State College  A simple test for diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease Until recently, tests to

August 13 2021
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, Education/Training

Capital Region STEM Degree Awards Rise amid Pandemic, Boosted by Life Sciences

The life sciences vitalized the Capital Region’s STEM talent pipeline during the pandemic. In 2020, the eight-county region’s traditional colleges and universities saw an 8.3 percent increase in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) degrees1 – boosted by sizeable gains in biological and biomedical sciences degree awards at the University

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, Research & Development

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

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