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NYS Manufacturing and Tech News Week of 4.29.19

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The New York State Hemp Industry is Growing like a Weed “Economic analysts are calling hemp the most lucrative cash crop farmers have seen in decades, with the industry projected to grow 18.3 percent each year over the next decade. Business is already booming.” Read more Long Island’s Silent Pharmaceutical Industry Boom “Since the end of the Cold War in …

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Where Entrepreneurs Thrive: NYS Innovation Hot Spots

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Each of New York State’s 10 economic development regions has an Innovation Hot Spot designated by Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology & Innovation (NYSTAR). Innovation Hot Spots coordinate regional entrepreneurial ecosystems to support startups and early-stage companies. They provide access to capital, mentoring, physical workspaces, networking opportunities, and technical services, and can offer tax benefits to client businesses. …

New York Business Plan Competition Returns

New York Business Plan Competition Returns

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On April 26, entrepreneurial college students from across the state will gather in Albany for the New York Business Plan Competition, vying for their share of over $50,000 in prize money. “FuzeHub is proud to sponsor this annual event, which gives student innovators from all over New York a platform unlike any other,” said Elena Garuc, Executive Director of FuzeHub. …

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NIST announces 2019 SBIR Funding

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In hopes of promoting both scientific and technical innovation, the US Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released its 2019 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I Notice of Funding Opportunity. This grant opportunity gives businesses funding to participate in federal research and development with the potential for commercialization. In the past, this funding was limited …

New York's Future in Digital Game Development Centers

New York’s Future in Digital Game Development Centers

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New York State is a key player in the global digital game development market with a $276 million piece of the action, and Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology & Innovation (NYSTAR) continues to encourage industry growth across the state. In 2016, NYSTAR designated three Centers of Excellence in Digital Game Development (formerly Digital Gaming Hubs). The three centers—located at New York University, …

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New York State Tops Higher Ed Research Rankings

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Eleven of New York’s universities are now designated as “R1”, indicating the highest level of research activity in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. This ties the state with California for the most R1 institutions and underscores New York’s strength as a hotspot for technological innovation and entrepreneurship. Research activity is measured using a number of variables, including …

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A Place for Start-Ups: New York State Certified Business Incubators

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At more than 20 locations across the state, early-stage companies are sharing physical space and administrative staff while benefiting from coaching, mentoring and networking opportunities; prototype development assistance; and access to capital and technical services. These businesses are taking advantage of the Certified Business Incubators supported by Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology & Innovation (NYSTAR). This statewide network …

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NYS Manufacturing and Tech News for the Week of 2.18.19

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Novel Battery Undergoing Tests at AERTC “Stony Brook University energy researchers will be testing a prototype storage battery called a vanadium flow battery that is designed to be more energy efficient than existing flow batteries used in industry and have added commercial value and residential applications.” Read more Deadline nears for manufacturing grant application “Applications for a regional manufacturing grant …

Manufacturing Grants February 2019: Things to Think About

Manufacturing Grants – February 2019: Things to Think About

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The February funding cycle of the Manufacturing Grants is open through February 28th on the FuzeHub website at www.fuzehub.com/manufacturing-grants/. The Manufacturing Grants are designed to encourage collaboration between not-for-profit organizations and companies that work within the manufacturing industry in New York State. The grants serve as a resource to help small to medium-sized manufacturing and technology companies achieve success from early-stage, proof of concept through maturity. The partnership created between the not-for-profit organization and the industry partner serves as a pathway for technology transfer, adoption and implementation of new manufacturing processes as well as the creation of enhanced products and services.