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Business Incubator Process Gets Boost
Sep-28-2010 — Fledgling companies in New York State often have trouble attracting investment at a critical step in their development — after they launch, but before they generate revenue. A new venture fund supported by a $15 million allocation from the state Common Retirement Fund aims to help fill that gap by bolstering early-and seed-stage companies.
NYS life science companies reaped $28.7 million
Sep-24-2010 — Additionally, universities, companies and research organizations garnered $157 million in US government funding during the same period.
$30M project headed to medical campus
Sep-24-2010 — A $30 million technology research project to track and study chronic kidney disease among individuals with drug addictions will result in dozens of new jobs on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus and advances at an East Side hospital.
Dell and UB Partner
Sep-24-2010 — Michael Dell speaks at a news conference announcing his company’s support of UB’s new Institute for Healthcare Informatics.
Child care expansion complete at UB
Sep-24-2010 — “Just as we are committed to a course of academic excellence by building on the strength of our programs, faculty and student body, we are also dedicated to ensuring that UB is not only a premier center for learning and research, but also a great place to work, live and play,” Simpson said.
Holm named to post in research office
Sep-24-2010 — Bruce A. Holm has been named senior vice provost in the Office of the Vice President for Research, Provost Satish K. Tripathi has announced.
Study Shatters Image of Labor Market
Sep-22-2010 — You can forget many of the old notions about the Western New York labor market. According to those perceptions, labor costs here were high, factories dominated the local job market, and unions were a powerful force throughout the marketplace.
Yahoo Computing Coop
Sep-21-2010 — A look at the latest design for the server aisle at the Yahoo Computing Coop in Lockport, New York.
Yahoo Opens Green Data Center
Sep-21-2010 — The data center in Lockport, near Niagara Falls, is cooled almost entirely by outside air that blows through the long data center halls to keep server equipment cool.
Yahoo Opens Data Center in WNY
Sep-21-2010 — Yahoo! Inc. today unveiled one of the world's most energy-efficient, environmentally friendly and cost-effective data center buildings in Lockport, Niagara County, New York. The state-of-the-art facility uses a combination of innovative data center design and Lockport's naturally cool climate to dramatically decrease its electricity use throughout the year.
Yahoo Facility Shows Growing Importance of Green Data Centers
Sep-21-2010 — Yahoo unveiled a new data center in Lockport, New York today, boasting one of the most energy-efficient data centers in the world – and exemplifying the push among big Internet companies to green data storage.
Yahoo Opening Buoys Hopes for Attracting More
Sep-21-2010 — Yahoo formally opened its state-of-the-art data center in Lockport on Monday, in what company executives and local economic development officials say will be the first of several high-technology companies to locate sophisticated facilities in Western New York.
RPCI Attains Nation's Highest Nursing Honor
Sep-17-2010 — Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) leadership received official word that America’s first cancer center has earned Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence, a top national honor bestowed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Approximately 6% of all hospitals in the United States earn Magnet designation. RPCI is the only hospital in Western New York — and the only freestanding cancer center in New York State — to earn this designation.
KeyBank Ad
Business HSBC Taps New Upstate Chief
Sep-16-2010 — HSBC Bank USA has named an Irishman from its Chicago operations as head of its commercial banking for upstate New York and co-president for Buffalo, succeeding an Amherst native who moved on to an international post with HSBC in Germany.
Buffalo Named a Top Collegiate Destination
Sep-10-2010 — Buffalo is one of the best college towns in America, according to a new national ranking released Wednesday
Region’s Economy Better than Nation’s
Sep-10-2010 — The Buffalo Niagara region is riding out the Great Recession better than most of the country, a Federal Reserve Bank of New York economist said Thursday.
Fears of a Second Recession Ease, at Least for Now
Sep-10-2010 — WASHINGTON (AP) - No, the economy isn't roaring ahead. And no, companies aren't making lots of job offers. But a fresh batch of economic data Thursday at least eased summertime fears that the economy might be on the brink of another recession.
Ellicottville, NY Fall Fest
Online Job Ads Increase in Buffalo
Sep-07-2010 — The number of jobs advertised via the Internet climbed sharply in Western New York in August, said the Conference Board in a monthly report.
Nicotine Cessation Article by RPCI Team
Sep-06-2010 — A paper by K. Michael Cummings, PhD, MPH, Chair of the Department of Health Behavior at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and Director of the New York State Smokers’ Quitline, and several of his RPCI colleagues has been singled out by the global news organization Thomson Reuters as the most cited article on nicotine cessation over the last six years.
RPCI Faculty Member on Breast Cancer Research Panel
Sep-06-2010 — Christine B. Ambrosone, PhD, Chair of the Department of Cancer Prevention and Control and Professor of Oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI), has been named to a new advisory committee that will develop a strategic federal research agenda on environmental and genetic factors related to breast cancer.   
National Fuel Gas firmly focused on future
Sep-06-2010 — National Fuel is best known in the Buffalo Niagara region for its utility business that provides natural gas service to homes and businesses. David F. Smith has seen the future of National Fuel Gas Co.—and it lies beneath the hills of northwestern Pennsylvania. That’s where lies vast amounts of natural gas that Smith believes could lead to a fundamental transformation of the Amherst-based energy company.
New MedTech Center Opens
Sep-06-2010 — Many dignitaries were on hand Friday for a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Dr. Bruce A. Holm Upstate MedTech Centre at Genesee Community College.
Business Improved at Local Plants in August
Sep-02-2010 — Business heated up during August at the Buffalo Niagara region’s factories, easing fears that the rebound by manufacturers was losing steam, a new report indicated Wednesday.
Falls Airport to Make Improvements
Sep-01-2010 — Less than one year after it opened, the Niagara Falls International Airport may be getting a second covered jetbridge and walkway. Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority officials -- the operators of both the Niagara Falls facility and Buffalo Niagara International Airport -- say the second jetbridge and walkway will make it easier for the 68,000-square-foot terminal to secure more charter service and air carriers.
Birdair Lands Canada Place Contract
Sep-01-2010 — Birdair Inc. has been retained to replace the sail-fabric roof on the iconic Canada Place structure that dominates the Vancouver skyline.
Snowden Home Could Fetch Record Price
First Niagara Among Largest
Sep-01-2010 — First Niagara Financial Group’s $1.15 billion takeover of NewAlliance Bancshares catapulted the Buffalobased regional bank to the 38th-largest bank in the second quarter. The merger, announced earlier this month, gives Buffalo a pair of banks on the list of the nation’s 50 biggest banks, joining M&T Bank at No. 23.
Work to Start this Month on Hotel Lafayette Makeover
More NYPA Profits Stay in Buffalo Niagara