NYS Manufacturing and Tech News Week of 6/4/18

Tioga County Seeking Applications for accelerated Apprenticeship Program in Manufacturing

“The program offers ‘guaranteed,’ direct hire manufacturing jobs in Tioga and surrounding counties, and six weeks of paid training for selected participants.”

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For Food Manufacturers, MTRC/LIFC Spells “Growth”

“The Manufacturing & Technology Resource Consortium is partnering with the Port Washington-based Long Island Food Council on a multifaceted effort to bring expert consulting services to food manufacturers in Nassau and Suffolk.”

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Small Business Innovation Research Tour Coming to New York for First Time

“The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) National SBIR Road Tour is coming to New York for the first time, giving small businesses the coveted opportunity to learn firsthand about America’s largest seed fund.”

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Chobani Foundation, Cornell team to support N.Y. dairy students

“New York state students interested in dairy farming careers will get a boost thanks to a new scholarship program from the Chobani Foundation and Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS).”

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Grant boosts SCCC, HVCC manufacturing worker training programs

“The Center for Economic Growth on Wednesday announced it received the donation from the KeyBank Foundation. The money will go to Schenectady County Community College and Hudson Valley Community College over the next two years to support expansion and marketing of the training programs.”

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These brothers are building their second company in Tech Valley. What’s changed since they built their first 18 years ago

“The brothers have started a family foundation, an investment company that is putting money into software startups and are working on their second software company solving problems in the pharmaceutical industry.”

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Plug Power acquires Rochester company to expand into on-road delivery

“The company, American Fuel Cell, develops membrane electrode assembly technology, which is key for fuel cells to create power. The company was founded by former General Motors engineers and scientists.”

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