Local Technology News

Tech company plans to build new city in Toronto, Canada.

The February startup TECH valley showcase in Troy was postponed until March 7th due to bad weather. The presenters scheduled for February have been invited to participate on March 7th.

3-5th grade students being educated in stem related subjects in Albany Montessori School

Innovation hot spot started at UAlbany received a $1.25 million dollar grant to support its work.

February BizLab-Clarkson Lunchtime Entrepreneurial series continues on February 15th with the renown Craig Skevington speaking.

Certain local governments, UAlbany and the State are collaborating to better control the number of blighted buildings.

Chobani greek yogurt got its start in New York State and is a example of Innovation and entrepreneurship in the food industry. Yet it is making its next move to Idaho.

We my not know where Tech Valley goes from here, but clearly New York City is become a world class tech center.

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The historic, scenic and artistically creative Capital Region was one of the birth places of the Industrial Revolution in the 19th century. Today it is emerging as a dynamic center of tech innovation and entrepreneurialism. It has in a variety of communities and in diverse sectors including IT, nanotechnology/semiconductors/bio/life sciences and energy security.

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