October 17 2022
Entrepreneurship, R&D

Capital Region Tech Firms Received $16M in Federal Seed Funding in FY 2021

Capital Region small businesses received nearly $16 million in federal seed funding for R&D in fiscal 2021. Those recipients included three startups that got their first awards under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis

July 29 2022
Nanotechnology, News, R&D

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJames Schlett, Director of Communications and Research518-431-1488| jamess@ceg.org  (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

February 11 2022
R&D

Capital Region University R&D Spending Rose During the Pandemic in FY2020

Business Funding at Local Colleges and Universities Eclipses State Funding Boosted by increased business funding, Capital Region university research and development spending continued to climb during the pandemic in fiscal 2020, reaching a seven-year high, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of data from the National Center

February 10 2022
R&D

NIH Awards $73.6M for R&D in the Capital Region

Stemcultures gets 1st NIH grant, Regenerative Research Foundation sets institutional record COVID-19-related research and development helped push the total amount of National Institutes of Health grants awarded to Capital Region institutions and firms to its third greatest amount in the past decade, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG)

December 14 2021
R&D

As Congress Eyes New ARPA, Capital Region Has $170M+ in Advanced Research Projects

As Congress debates whether to pursue a new federal agency dedicated to cutting-edge R&D “to transform health and medicine,” the Capital Region’s economy is already being boosted by other federal Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) initiatives for defense and energy applications. In fact, in 2021 Capital Region firms were working

October 18 2021
Advanced Materials, Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, Clean Technology, Employment/Workforce, General, Manufacturing, Nanotechnology, R&D, 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:

October 15 2021
Clean Technology, R&D

NY and US Renewable Energy R&D Funding Nearly Doubles for Capital Region Businesses

Offshore wind (OSW) and hydrogen fuel cells sent state- and federally funded renewable energy research and development by Capital Region businesses into overdrive in 2020. Last year, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) awarded $18.6 million in renewable energy R&D

October 15 2021
Entrepreneurship, R&D

Capital Region Firms Netted $15.5M in SBIR & STTR Funds in 2020

Fifteen Capital Region small businesses received $15.5 million in federal seed funding grants for research and development in fiscal 2020. That included a record annual sum from the National Science Foundation (NSF), according to a Center for Economic Growth analysis of SBIR.gov data. SBIR/STTR The SBIR program helps stimulate small

September 15 2021
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, R&D

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

June 21 2021
R&D

The Research Connection – May, 2021: Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Edition

Featured university R&D projects: The Rensselaer-IBM Artificial Intelligence Research Collaboration Combating Fake News with Artificial Intelligence Combining Neuroimaging and Artificial Intelligence to Help Veterans Applying AI Research to COVID reopening plans Empowering Health Care Facilities to Monetize Efficiency A New Tool to Detect Deepfakes AI-Guided Robots Potential Solution for Plastic

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