Local Technology News

RPI faculty collaborating with other institutions and talented people to develop the cyber-physical system foundations to support diverse electrical energy systems from micro-to-mega grids, as the power grid transitions toward the age of renewable energy sources and digitalization.

SUNY Poly offers first only degree program in health information management. Health has been in the nano curriculum.

Innovation and entrepreneurship are finding a home in the food industry. Keep your eye on food products.

St. Louis becomes a tech hub.

RPI and Albany Medical Center are working together to develop three-dimensional bio-printing and imaging techniques to generate and analyze tumor models in the laboratory. This is a step towards development of personalized cancer drugs.

Fuze Hub’s first Commercialization Competition in Albany led to 5 entrepreneurial innovators to each win $50,000 for their creative entrepreneurial project.

Information on the BizLab-Clarkson Lunchtime Entrepreneurship Series with the next Luncheon scheduled for January 18, 2018.

Where does Tech Valley go from here?

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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.

Cap Chip web site is going to make available to the public timely and interesting information on emerging technology, startups, tech leaders and tech’s dynamic impact on our communities and the region’s economy. It will help readers to understand the dynamics of tech development, environment and community life and welfare.