nanotechnology

12:07pm

Wed July 16, 2014
Nanotech

Semi-conductor jobs coming to Rochester: Cuomo

Governor Cuomo at Canal Ponds Business Park, Greece, New York on Wednesday.
Credit Randy Gorbman/WXXI

 

Governor Cuomo came to the Canal Ponds business park in Greece Wednesday to announce that 500 high tech jobs will be coming to Rochester.

He says a semi-conductor manufacturing facility is being established at the SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering facility in Greece.

A consortium of companies  called Sematech is establishing the facility. Cuomo says it's good to see this kind of high tech work coming to Rochester.

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4:09pm

Thu October 10, 2013
Nanotech

Six companies will help make Utica 'second nanotech hub'

Officials view the chip packaging facility under construction at SUNY IT in Utica. It will now be expanded.
Ryan Delaney WRVO

Utica will finally looks set to become New York state's second major hub of nanotechnology with the announcement of a six-company investment in the city on Thursday.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo was on the campus of the State University of New York's Institute of Technology in Utica to announce a $1.5 billion investment. He predicted 1,000 new jobs would come to the computer chip facility under construction at the school.

"And the industry is just starting," Cuomo said.

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1:48pm

Fri July 12, 2013
Tech

NYS praised for investments in nanotech at global conference

Advanced Manufacturing
Argonne National Laboratory

Several New York State economic development agencies have joined forces with the Buffalo Niagara Enterprise under the marketing umbrella ‘NY Loves Nanotech’. The collaboration's aim was to gain support for the region's semiconductor industry during a global nanotech conference in San Francisco.

The annual SEMICON West conference brings together business representatives and professionals from around the world to promote business opportunities in the nanotechnology industry.

Director of Investor and Public Relations for BNE, Paul Pfeiffer, says New York State was able to showcase their success in the semiconductor industry, through the products of their client Globalfoundries, based in Rochester.

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6:30am

Mon May 27, 2013
Agriculture

Farming or hi-tech park? One community weighs the options

Site of proposed STAMP project in Alabama, N.Y.
Ashley Hassett WBFO

The quiet farming community of Alabama, N.Y. sits amongst acres of farm and wetland. It’s also the site chosen for a new Science Technology and Manufacturing Park or STAMP.

The high-tech park has also been the subject of some public scrutiny, as Genesee County rates highly amongst top agricultural producers in the state. The project is also an example of when the values of agricultural communities are starting to rub up against an upstate development agenda focused around high-tech manufacturing.

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2:22pm

Thu March 21, 2013
Tech

Israeli companies will use UAlbany's nanotech school

Israel will spend up to $300 million a year for companies there to use UAlbany's nanoscale facilities
UAlbany College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering

The state of Israel will spend up to $300 million a year in a new partnership with the University at Albany for Israeli companies to use the school's nanotechnology facilities.

Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy and Dr. Alain Kaloyeros, CEO of College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, announced the partnership yesterday.

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