January 13 2020
General, Regional/County Profiles

Capital Region’s Private Sector Gross Regional Product Grows

The gross regional product (GRP) of the Capital Region’s private sector increased over the last five years by 6.1 percent, boosted by robust growth in the real estate, information, health care and manufacturing sectors, according to a Center for Economic Growth analysis.1 Regional Performance GRP is defined as “the market value of all goods and

January 9 2020
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, R&D

Capital Region NIH Awards Climb to 11-Year High

National Institutes of Health (NIH) awards in the Capital Region climbed to an 11-year high in fiscal 2019, driven by a surge in R&D funding at AMRI, GE Global Research, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and Albany Medical Center, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis.1 “These NIH awards are adding momentum to the

December 10 2019
R&D, Software/Gaming/IT

The Research Connection – December 2019: Software Edition

Featured R&D projects: AiMOS – Artificial Intelligence Multiprocessing Optimized System A Self-Protecting 5G System Using Quantum Computing Approaches Improving Deepfake Detection Expanding Wireless Technology Where’s Waldo? Identifying Cyberattacks using Low-Level Hardware Information This edition’s contributors: SUNY Research Foundation | SUNY Polytechnic Institute | University at Albany | Clarkson University | Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute AiMOS –

December 5 2019
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, R&D

Pharma Industry Funds 100s of Drug Clinical Trials in Capital Region

The pharmaceutical industry has started conducting hundreds of clinical trials at Capital Region medical facilities in recent years, and more drug testing is expected as the local Life Sciences Cluster vastly expands with several multimillion-dollar projects. Emerging Clinical Trial Support Assets The pharmaceutical industry funded 342 clinical trials for drug interventions that started between 2014

December 5 2019
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, R&D

Capital Region Academic Life Sciences R&D Surges

R&D spending on life sciences increased by nearly 18 percent to $126.7 million in fiscal 2018. That was a four-year high for local R&D spending in that field, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of new data from the Nation Center for Science and Engineering Statistics. The jump in life sciences R&D

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