October 17 2022
Regional/County Profiles

Albany Metro’s Work from Home Rate Tripled in 2021, Compared to Pre-Pandemic

Between 2019 and 2021, the number of people working from home (WFH) in the Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area (MSA) more than tripled, though its WFH rate only rose to the 16th highest level in Northeast, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) of new U.S. Census Bureau one-year estimates

October 17 2022
Software/Gaming/IT

AI-Related Federal Spending Doubles in Capital Region, Driven by UAlbany R&D

The federal government last fiscal year nearly doubled the amount of prime contract and grant funding it awarded for artificial intelligence (AI)-related research performed in the Capital Region, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of data on USASpending.gov. This influx of federal funding comes amid a rapid

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

October 14 2022
News

Week in Review: October 10, 2022-October 14, 2022

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 Post Standard: Micron would change Syracuse area for decades to come.

October 7 2022
News

Week in Review: October 3, 2022-October 7, 2022

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: CEGI N THE NEWS WNYT News 13: Capital Region has fast-growing gig economy Post Standard:

September 30 2022
News

Week in Review: September 26, 2022-September 30, 2022

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: CEGI N THE NEWS National Grid: Building a New York hub for clean energy, with

September 23 2022
News

Week in Review: September 19, 2022-September 23, 2022

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: CEGI N THE NEWS Times Union: GE Research lab, major innovation center, saved amid GE

September 16 2022
News

Week in Review: September 12, 2022-September 16, 2022

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: CEGI N THE NEWS Yahoo! Finance: Sunrise Wind Invests $300,000 To Train Capital Region Workers

September 16 2022
News

Success Story: Prixel Press Leverages CEG & TVCOG for Prototyping & Commercialization Assistance

  PRIXEL Founder Brandon Gamm works on a PRIXEL Press kit at the Tech Valley Center of Gravity (left) and shows a design made with the invention (right).   Overview PRIXEL is a local Hudson toy startup that makes customizable printmaking kits. The kits use silicone pieces that people can

September 16 2022
Manufacturing, News

Success Story: Gettysburg Flag Works Optimizes Space, Saves Big with CEG BGS’ Help

Before and after pictures showing optimized floor utilization at Gettysburg Flag Work’s East Greenbush facility. Overview Gettysburg Flag Works manufactures custom flags and banners. Founded by an Army veteran, Mike Cronin, in 1993, the manufacturer has been operating out of a 6,000-square-foot building in East Greenbush since 2006. Gettysburg Flag

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