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11/11/2013 9:38:00 AM

Times Union: Has 'Tech Valley' peaked?

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Albany

Alain Kaloyeros has been spending a lot of time in places like Utica and Rochester.

Kaloyeros, CEO of the SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering on Fuller Road, has spent the past two decades trying to persuade much of the computer chip industry to move its research and development efforts to Albany, in the process attracting $17 billion in high-tech investment to the region and creating thousands of high-paying jobs.

Now, with the NanoCollege breaking away from the University at Albany and expanding its outposts in every major city from here to Buffalo, some wonder if the momentum can be sustained.

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