August 03, 2015

Time Warner Cable News: Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering Epitomize Success of Tech Valley

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When most people hear Tech Valley, they immediately think of the Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) in Albany. For the last decade-plus, the college has attracted people and businesses from around the world. In part 2 of "Tech Valley: A Region Reinvented," Jon Dougherty shows how it quickly became the epicenter of Tech Valley.


ALBANY, N.Y. -- Until the late 1990s, there wasn't much but open land at the I-90/I-87 interchange in Albany.

Today, it's a different scene as SUNY Poly College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering now occupies a big chunk of that land.

"The eyes of technology were on Albany to see if this model would work," said Michael Fancher, CNSE vice president for business development and economic outreach.

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