May 16 2023
Nanotechnology, Research & Development

Albany Retains Seat Among $1B Biz R&D Metros

80+ Companies from 18 States and 13 Countries Assigned Patents Listing Local Inventors The Capital Region continues to rank among the nation’s billion-dollar class of metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) for business research and development spending, according to new study from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES). And

December 13 2022
Nanotechnology, Regional/County Profiles, Research & Development

Albany Has 10th Largest “High Tech” Industry among Mid-Sized Metros

New U.S. Census Bureau experimental data shows that, among mid-sized metros, the Albany-Schenectady Troy metropolitan statistical area’s high tech industry has the 10th most jobs in the U.S. and the second most among those in the Northeast. Reinforcing the Albany metro area’s claim to being a “Tech Valley, the Census

December 13 2022
Nanotechnology, Trade/Transportation

Capital Region Computer and Electronic Product Exports Move up to 28th Largest in US

Amid the global chip shortage, the Capital Region’s computer and electronic industry climbed to the 28th largest exporter in the country, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of data from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. Computer and Electronic Products In 2021, the Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan

July 29 2022
Nanotechnology, News, Research & Development

Statement from Mark Eagan on the House Passing the Chips and Science Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJames Schlett, Director of Communications and Research518-431-1488|  (July 28, 2022) – Below is a statement on the House’s passage of the Chips and Science bill, from Mark Eagan, president & CEO of the Center for Economic Growth and Capital Region Chamber Now that the CHIPS and Science

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:

April 7 2021
Manufacturing, Nanotechnology

Capital Region is the 6th Fastest-Growing Metro for Computer & Electronic Product MFG exports

Even before the recent surge in demand that is spurring GLOBALFOUNDRIES to increase its chip production capacities, the Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area (MSA) was one of the nation’s fastest growing exporters of computer and electronic product manufacturing, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of data from the

February 11 2021
General, Nanotechnology

These Semiconductor Startups Drove the Capital Region to an NSF Seed Funding Record

The federal agency chiefly responsible for driving innovation and commercialization in the private marketplace awarded a record sum of seed funding to Capital Region startups in fiscal 2020, with advanced-stage semiconductor R&D boosting the award total, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of preliminary data from the

October 13 2020
Advanced Materials, Nanotechnology, News, Research & Development

NY Capital Region Inventors Listed on 1,400+ Semiconductor Device Patents in 2019 – up 8%

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE More Semiconductor Innovation attributable to Capital Region than Any State except CA ALBANY, NEW YORK – As the semiconductor industry rallies to increase domestic chip production, Capital Region inventors are driving even more innovation to support that re-shoring movement. In 2019, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

August 12 2020
Employment/Workforce, Manufacturing, Nanotechnology, News

CEG to Serve as Group Sponsor for Apprenticeship Program for 50+ GLOBALFOUNDRIES Workers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALBANY, NEW YORK – The Center for Economic Growth will be vastly expanding its role in skilling up the Capital Region’s workforce through a first-of-its-kind apprenticeship program for the semiconductor manufacturing industry. CEG has partnered with SEMI, the industry association representing the end-to-end electronics design and manufacturing

July 17 2020
Advanced Materials, Manufacturing, Nanotechnology, Research & Development

CEG Continues to Represent the Capital Region at SEMICON West – Now Virtually

Regional industry attraction efforts continue despite COVID-19 The coronavirus pandemic will not be stopping the Center for Economic Growth from promoting the Capital Region’s innovation assets and manufacturing capabilities at the nation’s leading semiconductor industry event. Except instead of traveling to San Francisco to attend the 50th annual SEMICON West,

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