August 17 2020
General

Capital Region Tech Firms Receive $11M in Federal Seed Funding, 3 Startups Get First Awards

Several local startups received their first infusions of federal seed funding in fiscal 2019, pushing the Capital Region’s annual award total to $11.3 million, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of U.S. Small Business Administration data. In 2019, 13 Capital Region small businesses received a total of

August 17 2020
News

Economic Development Month in Review: July, 2020

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

August 14 2020
News

Week in Review: August 10 – August 14, 2020

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: Local businesses awarded emergency funds from CEG Enterprise Talk:

August 12 2020
Employment/Workforce, Manufacturing, Nanotechnology, News

CEG to Serve as Group Sponsor for Apprenticeship Program for 50+ GLOBALFOUNDRIES Workers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALBANY, NEW YORK – The Center for Economic Growth will be vastly expanding its role in skilling up the Capital Region’s workforce through a first-of-its-kind apprenticeship program for the semiconductor manufacturing industry. CEG has partnered with SEMI, the industry association representing the end-to-end electronics design and manufacturing

August 11 2020
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, General, R&D

The Research Connection – August 2020: Cancer Research Edition

Featured R&D projects: Transfer RNAs in Cancer Improving Targeted Therapies against Solid Tumors Targeting the Chaperone of Kidney Cancer Choice of anesthesia may affect breast metastases New inhibitor shows promise against metastatic prostate cancer A Tumor Model that More Closely Mimics the Body Protein Linked to Cancer Acts as a

August 7 2020
News

Week in Review August 3, 2020 – August 7, 2020

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 NEWSTimes Union: FuzeHub launches fourth annual commercialization competition Times Union: CEG announces

August 6 2020
COVID-19, News

CEG Awards $200,000 from COVID-19 Emergency Fund to 41 Capital Region MWBEs and VBEs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALBANY, NEW YORK – To help small businesses weather the economic disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Center for Economic Growth has awarded 41 of them a total $200,000 under a stabilization fund provided by the KeyBank Business Boost & Build Program (KBBB) powered by JumpStart,

August 3 2020
News

Week in Review: July 27 – 31, 2020

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: Duncan, key member of COVID-19 response, retiring from Saratoga

July 27 2020
Manufacturing, Trade/Transportation

Relay Integrated Logistics & Solutions Chosen for Sales Operations Program with Shaker Logistics in Partnership with CEG Business Growth Solutions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALBANY, N.Y., July 27, 2020– Relay Integrated Logistics & Solutions (RILS) has been selected to create a sales operations program for Shaker Logistics, a third-party logistics provider headquartered in Waterford, New York. “We are aggressively going after new growth and projecting a 20% increase in revenue from

July 24 2020
News

Week in Review: July 20 – 24, 2020

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 still participating in ‘virtual’ Semicon West show REGIONAL

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