September 24 2021
COVID-19, News

What Employers Need for NY HERO ACT Workforce Safety Plans

  With Gov. Kathy Hochul on Sept. 6, 2021 designating COVID-19 an airborne disease under the New York Health and Essential Rights Act (NY HERO Act), employers are required to implement workforce safety plans. Employers were required to adopt an airborne infectious disease by Aug. 5, 2021 and to provide

September 22 2021
Entrepreneurship

Census Business Builder: A Free Tool for Entrepreneurs in Need of Market Research Data

An easy-to-use and free tool available for entrepreneurs interested in demographic or market intelligence is the U.S. Census Bureau’s Census Business Builder (CBB). The CBB provides demographic data tailored to specific users: small business owners and regional analysts. The CBB pulls from data from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.

September 17 2021
Employment/Workforce, Regional/County Profiles

Capital Region County Economic Profiles – 2021

  See CEG’s latest county 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 profile. The following county economic profiles are available

September 17 2021
News

Week in Review: September 13, 2021 – September 17, 2021

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 Albany area’s ‘artificial intelligence’ sector has potential, Brookings says Daily Gazette:

September 15 2021
Manufacturing, Trade/Transportation

Albany Metro Exports Rebounded in 2020

Albany Metro Exports Rebounded in 2020 Global demand for computer and electronic products helped Capital Region exports rebound during the pandemic in 2020. Stronger demand from Asia, Africa and South America also helped offset small export declines to the major regional trade partners in North America and Europe, according to

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

September 15 2021
News

CEG in the News: August, 2021

See the below articles from the past month for news about CEG: CEG Announcements/Op-eds/Media Mentions Albany Business Review: How do Cuomo’s exit and other political scandals affect New York’s economic development efforts? Times Union: Fastest growing in the Capital Region: Why population ballooned in Saratoga County Times Union: Port and

September 13 2021
Manufacturing

The Capital Region Has This Many More Craft Beverage Producers

COVID-19 did not damper the spirit of the Capital Region’s craft beverage industry, which over the past two years has seen a 47.7 percent increase in active licenses for manufacturers, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of New York State Liquor Authority data. As of August, the

September 10 2021
News

Week in Review: September 6, 2021 – September 10, 2021

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: Still Hiring: Target-rich environment for job hunters in tight

September 8 2021
Software/Gaming/IT

Capital Region is Active in AI R&D

IBM’s announcement last month of its new Telum processor developed at its new research center at the Albany Nanoplex Complex is just one example of how the Capital Region is making its mark in artificial intelligence (AI) R&D. Local institutions are participating in major AI research projects funded by the

Funding Partners