May 3 2017
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Success Story: Talent Connect Matches GE Global Research Engineer’s Spouse with Engineering Lecturer Position at Rensselaer

In spring 2015, Mahmood Hameed and his wife, Aqsa Patel, were preparing to receive their doctorates from the University of Kansas. Both would get doctorates in electrical engineering, but Mahmood’s focus was on fiber optic telecommunications whereas Aqsa’s was on radar. That May, Aqsa got a job offer for an

May 1 2017
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Economic Development Month in Review: April

For the Top Economic Development News of the Month, CEG selects news articles about projects or developments that promise to improve and/or transform the Capital Region’s economy, particularly those that related to manufacturing and initiatives outlined in Capital 20.20, a five-year, multi-pronged plan for bringing economic prosperity to the entire

April 30 2017
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Spa City to host semiconductor conference

The Saratogian By: News Staff SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. >> A large regional semiconductor conference, featuring several industry leaders, is scheduled for June 8 at Saratoga Springs City Center. This first-of-its-kind event, hosted by the Center for Economic Growth, is called the 87/90 Semiconductor Summit. It will showcase the area’s history

April 28 2017
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CEG Economic Development Week in Review – April 22 – April 28, 2017

Stay up-to-date on business and economic development happenings in the Capital Region with the CEG Economic Development Week in Review. Don’t miss out on the developments that are transforming the region by following us on: REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWS Here’s the best small city in the Albany area to start

April 27 2017
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Press Release: CEG Announces Major Semiconductor Event in Saratoga Springs

For Immediate Release: April 27, 2017 Media Inquiries: Timothy Dunn, Dunn Strategy Group 518.380.1765 tdunn@dunnstrategy.com CEG ANNOUNCES MAJOR SEMICONDUCTOR EVENT IN SARATOGA SPRINGS 87/90 Semiconductor Summit to Feature NYS Leaders, Industry Experts and Senior Regional Business Executives ALBANY, NY – Today, the Center for Economic Growth (CEG) announced a first

April 21 2017
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CEG Economic Development Week in Review – April 15 – April 21, 2017

Stay up-to-date on business and economic development happenings in the Capital Region with the CEG Economic Development Week in Review. Don’t miss out on the developments that are transforming the region by following us on: CEG IN THE NEWS Times Union: CEG creates “87/90” summit on chip industry REGIONAL ECONOMIC

April 18 2017
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CEG creates “87/90” summit on chip industry

Times Union  By: Larry Rulison The Center for Economic Growth is hosting a new conference in Saratoga Springs that will focus on the growth and sustainability of the semiconductor industry in upstate New York. The 87/90 Semiconductor Summit, as it is being called, is scheduled for June 8 at the Saratoga City

April 17 2017
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Week in Review: April 8-April 15, 2017

Stay up-to-date on business and economic development happenings in the Capital Region with the CEG Economic Development Week in Review. Don’t miss out on the developments that are transforming the region by following us on: CEG IN THE NEWS Colonie startup innovating how we heat and cool CEG’s Kennedy talks

April 10 2017
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$150 million in state budget for new health lab in Albany area

Albany Business Review By: Michael DeMasi The new state budget includes $150 million to build a laboratory in the Albany, New York, area that will consolidate the Health Department Wadsworth Center labs. Still to be determined: the size, location and total cost. The new lab “will develop life science research, innovation

April 7 2017
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Week in Review: April 1-April 7, 2017

Stay up-to-date on business and economic development happenings in the Capital Region with the CEG Economic Development Week in Review. Don’t miss out on the developments that are transforming the region by following us on: CEG IN THE NEWS Daily Gazette: Girls in STEM promotes tech to young minds REGIONAL

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