New York is at the forefront of technology, boasting a wide range of advanced materials & manufacturing businesses – from special alloys to engineering polymers, and more. Materials produced in New York State provide the "enabling technology" for sectors such as electronics, computers, telecommunications, transportation, aerospace, medical equipment, construction and consumer products.
Key Industry Subsets
Some of the most notable activities in New York State include:
Renewable suppliers using solar, wind, hydro, geothermal, and biogas to make power
Energy storage advancements from new battery technologies, capacitors, and fuel cells
Energy efficiency enhancements in building materials, lighting, and HVAC
Microgrids that allow for individual renewable and alternative energy systems
Alternative transportation technologies, including hybrid and electric vehicles, that are supported by new, cleaner and more efficient fuels like biodiesel, CNG, and wind and solar-powered electric;
Alternative and more efficient heating and cooling technologies; and
Cleaner coal, natural gas, nuclear and wood/bio-fuel technologies
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