May 19 2017
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – May 13 – May 19, 2017

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 CEG’s Kennedy talks to Times Union about region’s chip industry taking

May 13 2017
News

Despite SUNY Poly scandal, region’s chip industry takes off

Times Union By: Larry Rulison The region’s computer chip industry appears to have emerged almost unscathed from the bid-rigging scandal that led to federal charges. Anchored by GlobalFoundries’ $12 billion Fab 8 factory, the sector is about to hit its stride. It is coming to fruition after multiple fits and starts

May 12 2017
General, News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review: May 6 – May 12, 2017

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: Solar energy from CEG shines from the rooftops

May 8 2017
News

Solar energy from CEG shines from the rooftops

Times Union By: Alicia Biggs The 2,400 solar panels lining the roof of the Stewart’s Shops Corp. manufacturing and distribution center in Greenfield are saving the company $40,000 a year on its energy bills. “The rooftop project has been particularly effective,” said Stewart’s spokeswoman Maria D’Amelia of the panels, which

May 5 2017
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – April 29 – May 5, 2017

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 Saraogian: Spa City to host semiconductor conference REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWS

May 3 2017
Economic Analysis, Population Health Technology

Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metro Has Nation’s 13th Lowest Uninsured Rate for under 65 Population

The Capital Region has emerged as national leader in the effort to reduce the ranks of uninsured Americans under 65 years old. In 2015, the Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area (MSA) had the 13th lowest uninsured rate among more than 380 metros nationwide, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG)

May 3 2017
Economic Analysis

Capital Region Population Growth Holds Steady

The Capital Region last year avoided the steep population losses that afflicted the majority of New York’s regions, but it did so by increasingly relying on international migration. In 2016, the eight-county Capital Region had an estimated population of 1,085,386, marking flat growth from the previous year (-13 people) and

May 3 2017
News

Success Story: Talent Connect Matches GE Global Research Engineer’s Spouse with Engineering Lecturer Position at Rensselaer

In spring 2015, Mahmood Hameed and his wife, Aqsa Patel, were preparing to receive their doctorates from the University of Kansas. Both would get doctorates in electrical engineering, but Mahmood’s focus was on fiber optic telecommunications whereas Aqsa’s was on radar. That May, Aqsa got a job offer for an

May 1 2017
News

Economic Development Month in Review: April

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

May 1 2017
Education/Training, Manufacturing, Nanotechnology, R&D

Capital Region Becomes a Hotbed for Materials Engineering

Albany Has One of Nation’s Highest Concentrations of Material Engineers, is No. 1 for University Materials & Metallurgical R&D With the continued growth of the semiconductor industry, the Capital Region has become a magnet for materials engineers. The Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area (MSA) now has the nation’s 8th highest concentration

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