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August 7, 2020 Newsletter

Updates from NYSEDC

Member News

The Chautauqua IDA is helping to facilitate the sale of the Cassadaga Kwik Fill and nearby businesses.

Rockefeller Institute has announced the 2020 Richard P. Nathan Public Policy Fellows.

Otsego County small businesses and not-for-profit corporations with fewer than 50 employees are eligible for grants up to $500 to buy PPE from the Otsego County IDA.

NYATAP has launched a podcast for workforce leaders. 

The Cattaraugus County IDA is offering a tax incentives to manufactures of PPE.

The Syracuse Industrial Development Agency is accepting applications for grants of between $500 and $10,000 and no-interest loans of between $3,000 to $25,000 to help businesses and nonprofits deal with the financial pain caused by the pandemic.

The Schenectady IDA (Metroplex) has approved $98M in funding for 3 major development projects.

The Erie County Industrial Development Agency (ECIDA) approved a COVID-19 Disaster Relief Grant program that will help Erie County businesses cover PPE costs. 

Communities and Projects in the News

The Suffolk County IDA is expanding its assistance to the Huntington Village Hotel project so it can move forward in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The redevelopment of the Manufacturer’s Hanover Bank building in Olean took another step forward with the approval of the $11.7 million project by the Cattaraugus County Industrial Development Agency.

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory opened a new cryo-electron microscopy center, the Laboratory for BioMolecular Structure (LBMS), with an initial focus on COVID-19-related research. LBMS currently has two cryo-electron microscope funded by $15 million from Empire State Development.

A mixed-use building in Poughkeepsie is scheduled to open later this summer featuring six market-rate residential units on the upper floor, with two two-bedrooms, two-one bedrooms, and two studios. 

Town of Hempstead officials will direct $2 million of their $131 million CARES Act funds to boost testing and virus awareness in Nassau County.

Facebook has signed a lease at the Penn-Farley complex, a project supported by Empire State Development in New York City.

Over $2.3M has been awarded through the New York Forward Loan Fund. 

The Central New York Community Foundation recently awarded more than $600,000 to 24 different non-profit organizations. 

The City of Geneva has provided more than $250,000 through the Small Business Disaster Grant program to assist 42 small businesses in the City of Geneva who have been negatively impacted by COVID-19.

The Onondaga County Industrial Development Agency approved a tax incentive for a $28.5 million expansion of the Byrne Dairy plant in Dewitt. 



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FuzeHub Webinar: Maintaining Quality Amidst Covid-Related Disruptions
August 11
11 am - 12 pm
In recent months, manufacturers have faced disruptions in operations, workforce, supply chain, and even in what products they are making. Given all of these challenges, a company’s ability to focus on quality may be more important than ever. In this webinar, experts will share their knowledge about a range of quality-related considerations that manufacturing companies should be aware of during a pandemic or other emergency.
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FuzeHub Webinar: Industry 4.0, IoT & the Post Covid-19 Manufacturing Landscape
August 24
2-3:30 pm
Implementing the next generation of manufacturing technologies is critical to thriving in the age of social distancing.  Remote work and social distancing will be around for the foreseeable future. Advances in flexible manufacturing, internet of things, and predictive maintenance can allow production to continue and thrive under these conditions. The conference will be an opportunity to hear from experts in several areas of Industry 4.0 as well as networking at breakout tables where you can share lessons learned and also learn from other manufacturers with similar experiences.  
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2020 NYSEDC Virtual Annual Meeting
September 1 &2
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2020 NYATEP Virtual Fall Conference
October 27 & 28
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