June 12 2023
Clean Technology, Nanotechnology, Research & Development

Schenectady County Ranks 2nd in US for Patenting Intensity

Living up to its claim as being the “birthplace of innovation,” Schenectady County ranks second in the nation for utility patenting intensity over the past two decades. And throughout the Capital Region, inventors are especially productive when it comes to generating patents for semiconductor and environmental technologies , according to

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

April 17 2023
News, Regional/County Profiles, Research & Development

CEG Economic Development Week in Review April 10 – April 14, 2023

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 Troy Record: Capital Region digital gaming cluster stays 500 strong, with

April 11 2023
News, Regional/County Profiles, Research & Development

Capital Region Population Growth Steady in 2022, Saratoga County 2nd Fastest in NY

New U.S. Census Bureau estimates show Saratoga County was New York’s second fastest-growing county in 2022. Additionally, Saratoga, Warren and Washington counties were three of only 10 New York counties to see domestic migration growth over the year, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of new U.S.

April 11 2023
Employment/Workforce, News, Research & Development

The Capital Region Sectors that Are Attracting More Workers from Other Sectors

As employers struggle to fill jobs, Capital Region manufacturers, retailers and warehousing operators are having better success at attracting workers from other sectors than they did before the pandemic, when compared to employers in healthcare and construction, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG).   Fewer Job Flows In

April 11 2023
Employment/Workforce, News, Research & Development

Capital Region’s Sand and Gravel Mining Industry Grows to 3rd Largest in US

      Sand and gravel mining operations for Callanan Industries (left), R.J. Valente (right).   As road crews head out this spring to work on roads and other construction projects, they are being supported by a mining industry in the Capital Region that has grown to one of the

February 13 2023
Research & Development

Capital Region University R&D Breaks $700M-Mark

As the Capital Region positioned itself to be the home of the National Semiconductor Technology Center (NSTC) in fiscal year 2021, university research and development spending at local colleges and universities climbed to an eight-year high, according to a Center for Economic Growth analysis of new data from the National

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

October 17 2022
Entrepreneurship, Research & Development

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, 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| 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

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