Introducing Empire State Manufacturing & Innovation

FuzeHub, the New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program (NY MEP) center, is proud to introduce Empire State Manufacturing & Innovation, an annual periodical for and about New York State’s manufacturing and technology companies. This publication will celebrate the advancements taking place every day in this state, with profiles of the innovators and features that highlight the capabilities, know-how, products, and processes …

NYS Manuacturing and Tech News 10.29.18

RIT brings out the ‘MAGIC’ with new production studios “Munson said the hope is to draw more talent to RIT and boost the regional economy by competing with major production studios in New York City and Hollywood.” Read more New York Photonics presents its 2018 awards for leaders in optics education and business “The Rochester Regional Photonics Cluster (RRPC) / …

Video: Celebrating Innovation in New York State

Take a virtual trip to the organizations that are powering innovation in New York State. This video highlights some of the NYSTAR-supported research centers, incubators, manufacturing experts, and other centers that work hand in hand with companies to advance the Empire State’s leadership in high-tech industries. Video powered by FuzeHub.

New Report: The Strategy for American Leadership in Advanced Manufacturing

A newly released report offers insight into federal priorities for sustaining American manufacturing competitiveness. The Strategy for American Leadership in Advanced Manufacturing, prepared by the National Science and Technology Council, is a road-map for and window into future federal investments in education, commercialization, and the strengthening of domestic supply chains. This report is developed every four years with input from over …

Education, Mentorship Vital to Encourage Women to Pursue Careers in Manufacturing

A recent article in Area Development magazine touts education and mentorship as key elements to increase the ranks of women working in manufacturing, especially in leadership positions. The article cites U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics indicating that while women make up nearly 50 percent of the country’s workforce, they make up less than a third of manufacturing jobs. Offering STEM …

NYS Manufacturing and Tech News Week of 10.22.18

State Advanced Robotics Alliance Holds First Working-Group Meeting at Tech Garden “Leaders in manufacturing and technology from across New York gathered Monday and Tuesday at the Tech Garden in the first meeting of a new working group focused on advanced robotics within manufacturing.” Read more Ground Breaks on Corporate Park “The owner says he’s excited to bring manufacturing jobs back …

NYS Manufacturing and Tech News Week of 10.15.18

Eight Regional Companies Among 18 Finalists for FuzeHub’s Commercialization Competition in Albany “Eight regional companies are among the finalists for FuzeHub’s upcoming commercialization competition in which seven companies will win a total of $350,000.” Read more SUNY POLY Holds Manufacturing Day Expo “The event at the school’s Marcy campus included manufacturers, businesses, and educators, along with community members and students …

NYS Manufacturing Now: Paul La Porte – Cybersecurity for Manufacturers

This time on NYS Manufacturing now we talk to Paul LaPorte of the Advanced institute for Manufacturing (AIM), the Manufacturing Extension Partnership Center (MEP), in the Mohawk Valley that specializes in equipping manufacturers with the tools and resources they need to protect their information from cyberattacks. Learn why manufacturers, no matter how large or small need to be mindful of …

NYS Manufacturing and Tech News 10.8.18

Center of Excellence Funds Local Businesses Improving Healthcare “Four grants from the Center of Excellence (CoE) in Data Science are helping local companies translate the cutting-edge science of University of Rochester researchers into improved health care, while also benefiting the region’s economy and creating jobs.” Round up 2 LI startups competing for share of $350K “Two Long Island companies were …

FuzeHub Commercialization Competition Winner SparkCharge Wins 43North Competition

SparkCharge, a NYS startup that was one of five winners of the 2017 FuzeHub Commercialization Competition, has won the $1 million grand prize in the 43North business competition. Launched in 2014, SparkCharge has developed a portable charger that’s designed to ease “range anxiety” among electric vehicle (EV) owners. The company plans to begin manufacturing next year. “As a finalist in …