August 15 2019
R&D

Capital Region Businesses spend more than $1B on R&D Annually

The Capital Region is one of less than 50 metro areas nationwide where businesses spend more than $1 billion on R&D annually, according to new data from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES). R&D Spending In 2015, businesses in the five-county Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area (MSA) spent

August 9 2019
General, News

Week in Review: August 5 – August 9, 2019

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: Mobius Labs in Troy gets $750,000 NSF grant REGIONAL

August 8 2019
General, News

Economic Development Month in Review: July 2019

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 2 2019
General, News

Week in Review: July 29 – August 2, 2019

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: Federal funding of small biz in Capital Region on

July 26 2019
General, News

Week in Review: July 22 – July 26, 2019

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 Start: Power of growth: Washington County sees high number of

July 24 2019
General, News

President’s Message – July, 2019

Activity Snapshot Accelerate Update The following businesses joined our Accelerate capital campaign in the second quarter: The Daily Gazette M3 Placement & Partnership Mechanical Testing Auto/Mate Albany Management Robert C. Parker School Livingston Energy Group NYSEG The Wagoner Firm Veteran Connect Center More than 225 people attended the launch of

July 22 2019
General, R&D

Capital Region Federal Venture Funding up 34% in 2018

The federal government awarded 34 percent more in seed funding to Capital Region startups and other small business in fiscal 2018, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of data on SBIR.gov. Awards Fifteen firms in the eight-county region received $17 million in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)

July 22 2019
General

Capital Region Minority Population Continues to Grow 

Robust growth among minorities over the past five years is accelerating the diversification of the Capital Region’s racial and ethnic makeup, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of new U.S. Census Bureau estimates.  Minority Growth  In 2018, the Capital Region had an estimated 202,663 minorities (non-white only),

July 19 2019
News

Week in Review: July 15 – July 19, 2019

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: CEGIN THE NEWS WNYT: Closing the tech gender and diversity gap through coding  Times Union:

July 17 2019
Creative/Agriculture/Food, News

Women Farmers Are Growing in the Capital Region

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact James Schlett Director of Research and Communications 518-465-8975 X221 1 in 12 region farmers have served in military, 1 in 4 are new producers ALBANY, NEW YORK – The ranks of women farmers in the Capital Region increased by 24 percent between 2012 and 2017,

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