Local Technology News

FuzeHub Commercialization Competition, which took place Nov. 18 – 19 in Albany had five companies awarded $50,000 and a sixth company received the top award of $150,000 to help move their product to commercialization.

Explains how Mountain Media takes Kincaid Network Solutions as a capital partner to develop a best-in-class data center for our region.

Introduction to the S.T.E.A.M. Garden on Central Avenue, a new incubator space.

Albany Can Code announces classes for next January in order to build a community in which the software talent pipeline can grow.

DARRIN JAHNEL WILL BE THE SPEAKER AT THE BIZLAB-CLARKSON LUNCHTIME PROGRAM ON FEBRUARY 20, 2020.

The Start Up Tech Valley in Troy is will have its 200th presenter at its next program on February 5th, 2020 from 5:30 PM to 7:30PM. Register now.

SUNY Polytechnic Institute collaborating with IBM in an Artificial Intelligence Hardware Center

SUNY Poly announced that Associate Vice President for Research and Adjunct Professor of Nanoscience Dr. Satyavolu Papa Rao and Professor of Nanobioscience Dr. Nathaniel Cady have been awarded $900,000 in funding from the Rome-based Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to conduct research on brain-inspired (neuromorphic) computing systems comprised of quantum devices operating at cryogenic (below -450 °F) temperatures.

Special Places

Historic Albany Foundation Protects Historic City

The Historic Albany Foundation is Albany's historic preservation organization which actively organizes the citizenry of Albany to preserve the important historic assets of the City of Albany, one of the first cities in the New World.

Columbia County Land Trust

Columbia County is situated southeast of Albany, stretching roughly from Kinderhook and Stuyvesant in the northwest corner down to Ancram in the southeast. Rich in agricultural heritage and natural beauty, it is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts of all stripes. There’s hiking, fishing, bird watching, boating and a great deal of scenic open space, habitat and diverse ecosystems. The Columbia Land Conservancy (CLC) is dedicated to ensuring that these qualities endure.

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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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