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Roswell Park Launches Global Biotechnology & Cancer Therapeutics

As a for-profit spinoff of Roswell Park, GBCT will provide new avenues for maximizing the impact and community benefit from Roswell Park discoveries and resources. GBCT will utilize strong local an…

June 07, 2016

Sumitomo Reclaims Ownership of Tonawanda Dunlop Plant

Japan-based Sumitomo is ending a joint venture it formed with Ohio-based Goodyear in 1999. Sumitomo already had a 25 percent interest in Goodyear Dunlop Tires North America; Sumitomo will now acqui…

June 04, 2016

IBM’s Innovation Center Taking Shape in Downtown Buffalo

For IBM’s new innovation center in Buffalo, it’s all about data. “We’re drowning in data. The key is using that data effectively,” said Jay Goodwyn, the executive dire…

April 26, 2016

Jacobs Institute, Stratasys Partner to Advance Medical uses of 3D Printing

Buffalo is taking a big step in its ambitions to play a leading role in one of the next big things in health care: 3D printing. The Jacobs Institute and Stratasys Ltd., a major 3D printer-maker, an…

April 25, 2016

Collaboration Drives Buffalo’s Entrepreneurial Spirit

Situated at the western edge of New York state, the Buffalo-Niagara region is experiencing a surge in fast-growing startups, unique methods of raising funds and a dedicated group of leaders support…

April 25, 2016

Silicon Wafer Maker Agrees to Deal With Big Customer

Genesee County manufacturer, 1366 Technologies, has signed a deal with a South Korean solar panel producer, Hanwha Q Cells that will help the Massachusetts company ramp up production at their new $…

April 13, 2016

Rosina Foods to Invest $22.7 Million for Manufacturing, Adding Jobs

Continued growth, including securing new contracts with national firms, is fueling a $22.7 million expansion and renovation of Rosina Food Products Inc. operations in Cheektowaga and West Seneca

March 31, 2016

After Decades of ‘Woe is us,’ There’s a New Spirit of Optimism in Buffalo

Something seems to be stirring in Western New York. The area is undergoing more than $5.5-billion (U.S.) in new economic development, mostly in downtown Buffalo. More than 12,000 new jobs will be g…

March 21, 2016

Athenex Biotech Plant a ‘Game-Changer’ for Dunkirk

Athenex (formerly Kinex) to invest $1.62 billion in drug discovery and advanced manufacturing partnership, creating 900 jobs in Dunkirk and 500 jobs in Buffalo over the next ten years. New Yo…

February 11, 2016