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),

January 11 2018
Nanotechnology, R&D

Capital Region Researchers Scored 1,000+ Semiconductor Patents in 2016

Capital Region inventors had a hand in more than 1,000 semiconductor device-related patents issued in 2016, and they played a lead role in more than three quarters of them. While the bulk of those patents were assigned to GLOBALFOUNDRIES and IBM, several other semiconductor and electronics companies with R&D operations,

November 14 2017
Advanced Materials, Nanotechnology, News

Capital Region makes presence known at Semicon Europa

Times Union By: Larry Rulison ALBANY — Local business and academic leaders are in Munich, Germany, this week touting the Capital Region’s semiconductor industry at the annual semiconductor trade show known as Semicon Europa. Andrew Kennedy, CEO of the Center for Economic Growth in Albany, will participate on Wednesday in

October 4 2017
Advanced Materials, Nanotechnology, News, R&D

Business Connection Forum underway

Daily Gazette By: John Cropley ALBANY — The Business Connection Forum began Tuesday and will continue through Thursday at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Albany. The event, organized by the Center for Economic Growth in partnership with Silicon Europe Worldwide and NY Loves Nanotech, is designed as an opportunity for North

May 1 2017
Education/Training, Manufacturing, Nanotechnology, R&D

Capital Region Becomes a Hotbed for Materials Engineering

Albany Has One of Nation’s Highest Concentrations of Material Engineers, is No. 1 for University Materials & Metallurgical R&D With the continued growth of the semiconductor industry, the Capital Region has become a magnet for materials engineers. The Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area (MSA) now has the nation’s 8th highest concentration

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