July 17 2020
Advanced Materials, Manufacturing, Nanotechnology, R&D

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,

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 10 2019
Nanotechnology, News, R&D

The Research Connection – June 2019: Nanotech/Semiconductor Edition

Featured R&D projects: Using Nanotechnology to Reduce Drug Development Costs Creating Nanoscale “Synapses” Exploring Energy Storage at the Nanoscale Paving the Way for More Advanced Computer Technologies Using Pressure to Alter Semiconductor Properties Studying Hydrodynamic Behavior of Electrons in Graphene Paving the Way for Fast-Charging, Better Performing Lithium-Ion Batteries Advanced

February 14 2019
Nanotechnology, News

Region’s share of semiconductor development grew in 2018

Times Union By: Larry Rulison Albany – The Capital Region’s share of U.S. semiconductor device development increased in 2018, according to the latest patent analysis by the Center for Economic Growth. In 2018, Capital Region scientists were issued 1,302 semiconductor-device patents, out of 25,170 issued nationwide, which is a 5.2

February 11 2019
Nanotechnology, R&D

Greater Share of US Semiconductor Device Patents Had Ties to Capital Region Inventors in 2018

Capital Region inventors continued to increase their share of semiconductor device-related patents issued nationwide in 2018. Last year, 1,302 of the total 25,170 semiconductor device-related patents issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) listed a Capital Region inventor. That means that 5.2 percent of all U.S. semiconductor innovation

November 15 2018
Advanced Materials, Nanotechnology, News, R&D

Empire State Development and the State University of New York Announce New Research Partnership with Applied Materials

New Materials Engineering Technology Accelerator Will Further Position Albany as a Hub for Groundbreaking Research Applied Materials to Make $600 Million Private Investment and Partner with New York State to Provide Capital to Promising Startups and Early-Stage Companies Across Upstate Empire State Development (ESD) and the State University of New

November 12 2018
Advanced Materials, Nanotechnology, News

CEG Markets the Capital Region’s R&D and Commercialization Opportunities in Europe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALBANY, N.Y – With R&D services poised to become the Capital Region’s largest export, the Center for Economic Growth (CEG) is looking to build on that momentum. CEG will return to Europe this week to highlight R&D opportunities with the Capital Region’s academic institutions and to discuss

July 18 2018
Nanotechnology, R&D

Capital Region’s Inventors Were Listed on 19% More Semiconductor Device Patents in 2017

One in 20 semiconductor-related device patents1 awarded by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) in 2017 can be traced back to a Capital Region inventor, according to a Center for Economic Growth review of patents listed in PTO’s Patent Full-Text and Image Database. Capital Region inventors’ tally of semiconductor-related

July 3 2018
Advanced Materials, Nanotechnology, News

New York’s Tech Valley Makes a Major Showing in Silicon Valley

NY Nanotech Summit, Co-Organized by AIM Photonics and CMPUG, with Prominent NY Tech Pavilion, to Highlight Innovation-Based Business Growth Opportunities in New York State ALBANY, NY – SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly), in partnership with the American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics), The Chemical Mechanical Planarization Users Group

June 27 2018
Nanotechnology, News

Saratoga Partnership, Global Semiconductor Alliance and CEG to Present Inaugural GSA Silicon Summit – East in Saratoga Springs

October 9 event will promote collaboration to advance semiconductor technology and business, and provide unique insight to inform the regional ecosystem on growth opportunities Saratoga Springs, NY and San Jose, CA – The Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership (Saratoga Partnership), the county’s designated economic development agency, the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA),

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