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Suozzi participates in New York Nanotech Summit panel at Semicon West

Posted by admin at 10:00 AM on Jul 31, 2018


BATAVIA, NEW YORK – Genesee County Economic Development Center (GCEDC) Vice President of Business and Workforce Development Chris Suozzi recently participated in a panel discussion at the annual New York Nanotech Summit at Semicon West.  The event took place July 10-12, 2018 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

In addition to Suozzi, other panelists included President and CEO of the Center for Economic Growth in Albany Andrew Kennedy, President of Mohawk Valley Economic Development Growth Enterprises Corporation Steve DiMeo, and Economic Development Specialist for the Onondaga County Office of Economic Development Nate Stevens. The panel was moderated by Mark Reynolds who is the Senior Director of Industry Development at Empire State Development Corporation.

Suozzi and the other panelists discussed various projects their respective organizations are currently working on. They also discussed how economic development officials in New York State are at the forefront of advancing AI, quantum computing, power electronics, and neuromorphic computing capabilities through their advancements in process, equipment, materials and device technology-related research.

The New York Nanotech Summit provides New York State economic development officials the opportunity to meet with representatives from some of the leading semi-conductor and other advanced manufacturing businesses in the United State and internationally. 

“This is a great event for us to not only talk about all the great economic development initiatives occurring in Genesee County, but across New York State,” said Suozzi. “New York is continuing to make investments in semiconductor infrastructure and the Buffalo-Rochester Metro Corridor stands out as an area that is providing the best workforce and STEM education in the country. Through our presence at this annual event and the relationships with have established with officials from advanced manufacturing companies, we know Genesee County gets consideration when these officials are discussing new locations for their operations.”

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