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10/24/2013 4:21:28 PM

The Buffalo News: State seeks to build nanotech center in Buffalo Niagara region

The Cuomo administration is backing a major project aimed at turning the Buffalo Niagara region into a hub for nanotechnology -- something that has been a tremendous success in Albany and Utica.

The plan, spearheaded by the SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering in Albany, is asking developers to come up with plans for a nanotechnology center that would create an economic development hub in Buffalo for high-tech research, manufacturing and training.

The nanotech center in Albany has brought billions of dollars to the capitol, and a satellite project in Utica could bring billions to Central New York City.

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