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UB Consortium Awarded Federal Grant to Advance Innovation and Job Creation

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo has been awarded a $349,565 grant from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) to foster innovation, job creation and private capital investment in 10 Western New York counties. The announcement comes as Senator Charles E. Schumer and Congressman Brian Higgins continue […]

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New Public-Private Partnership to Support Manufacturing Innovation, Encourage Investment in America

There are a lot of UEDA members involved in this initiative. Congratulations to the TechBelt team in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia on this exciting regional initiative. More information can be found at the TechBelt website.   TechBelt Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute Thursday, August 16, 2012 Today […]

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Aligning University Resources In Support of Competitiveness and Prosperity

Mike Dozier, Executive Director Office of Community & Economic Development CSU Fresno California’s Central Valley, otherwise known as the San Joaquin Valley is significant to our nation’s agricultural sector appropriately identified as the “breadbasket” of our nation. Mike Dozier has worked in helping diversify and sustain it […]

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Breakthrough Actions That May Be Vital to Our Nation’s Prrosperity

The National Research Council’s (NRC) Committee on Research Universities recently released Research Universities and the Future of America: Ten Breakthrough Actions Vital to Our Nation’s Prosperity and Security. In the report, the committee admits that America’s public research universities are at great risk from growing competition abroad, […]

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Public Policy Alert: EDA Funding Increase Support

Please read this and act now on this important request! The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to consider the FY2013 Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Bill, which funds the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA).  The bill will be debated on the House floor today, May 8 and […]

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INFORMS Award

Lehigh University‘s Industrial and Systems Engineering department in collaboration with the Enterprise Systems Center has been named a finalist for the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) UPS George D. Smith Prize. This new award has been created in the spirit of strengthening ties […]

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With Help from UB TCIE, Mentholatum Boosts Business

With Help from UB TCIE, Mentholatum Boosts Business

BUFFALO, N.Y. — In 2009, the Mentholatum Company faced challenges in meeting targeted production levels of its non-prescription pharmaceutical and health care products. Officials at the Orchard Park headquarters of the global health-and-wellness company needed to improve the capacity and overall effectiveness of the business in a […]

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FY 2012 University Center Economic Development Program Competition

The purpose of EDA’s University Center Economic Development Program is to assist institutions of higher education and consortia of institutions of higher education in establishing and operating University Centers specifically focused on leveraging university assets to build regional economic ecosystems that support high-growth entrepreneurship. Since FY 2004, […]

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Commerce Department Report Provides Roadmap for Strengthening U.S. Competitiveness

The Competitiveness and Innovative Capacity of the United States The U.S Department of Commerce today delivered to Congress a comprehensive report on “The Competitiveness and Innovative Capacity of the United States.” The report serves as a call to arms, highlighting bipartisan priorities to sustain and promote American […]

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