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Beyond Micron: Syracuse and Upstate NY partners push to expand region as a semiconductor hub

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SYRACUSE, NY (Syracuse.com) — Syracuse, Buffalo and Rochester, plus more than 100 public and private institutions, applied this week for a $54 million federal grant to further develop Upstate New York into a globally recognized technology corridor, with a strong focus on the semiconductor industry.

The three organizations leading each region’s involvement are the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, Rochester’s ROC2025 and Syracuse’s CenterState CEO. The leaders of each organization agreed that this appeared to be the first time in the state’s history that the region had partnered on a venture of this magnitude.

Buffalo Niagara Partnership President Dottie Gallagher called it “the most significant regional collaboration between Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse in history.”

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