Home > News > Stadium mania is producing illusion of forward movement
May 10th, 2006
Stadium mania is producing illusion of forward movement
Jack Uldrich: ... I was flying to Albany was to give a talk on the emerging field of nanotechnology, and to congratulate the region on the success of its vibrant public-private "NYLovesNano" -- a five-year public-private partnership that has already added $1.1 billion in new revenues and 1,500 high-tech jobs to the region.
The region, which soared from No. 131 to No. 66 in the Milken Institute's latest rankings of regional economic competitiveness in the past year, is not content to rest on its laurels. This January, Gov. George Pataki announced the creation of a $435 million initiative to create a new Institute for Nano-Electronics Discovery and Exploration.
My point is this: While Minnesota is poised to squander hundreds of millions on questionable stadiums, other regions are investing in the future.
SUNY Poly Welcomes DPS as the Global Engineering Firm Opens Its U.S. Advanced Technology Group Headquarters at Cutting-Edge ZEN Building November 20th, 2015
SUNY Poly CNSE Announces Milestone as M+W Group Opens U.S. Headquarters at Albany Nanotech Complex and Research Alliance Begins $105M Solar Power Initiative October 20th, 2015
Global Engineering Firm DPS to Establish U.S. Advanced Technology Group Headquarters at SUNY Poly CNSE and Create 56 New Jobs Under STARTUP-NY Initiative October 6th, 2015
SUNY Poly Announces Joint Development Agreement with INFICON to Establish Cutting Edge R&D Partnership Supporting New York State’s Rapidly Expanding Nanoelectronics Industry September 23rd, 2015
Nanometrics Announces Upcoming Investor Events November 18th, 2015
Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company, D-Wave Systems, Announces Multi-Year Agreement With Lockheed Martin November 16th, 2015
Arrowhead Late-Breaking Clinical Data Shows that ARC-520 Can Produce Deep and Durable Reductions of Hepatitis B Viral Antigens and DNA November 16th, 2015
Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company, D-Wave Systems, Announces the Sale of Its Latest Quantum Computer to Los Alamos National Laboratory November 11th, 2015