July 23, 2014

In This Issue
Score Assistance from the Regional Innovation Specialist Program
How Can We Help You: Featured Expert
Seven Leadership Lessons From World Cup Soccer
Celebrate the Diversity of H.V. Food and Beverage Manufacturing
Food and Beverage Industry Poised for Growth in 2014
Trade and Investment Questionnaire
This Day In History
News You Can Use
Upcoming Events
In case You Missed It
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Score Assistance from the Regional Innovation Specialist Program 

The Regional Innovation Specialist Program (RISP), administered through the ESD's Division of Science, Technology & Innovation (NYSTAR), was designed to encourage innovation, increase new business startups, and develop an entrepreneurial culture.

The Regional Innovation Expert (RIS) provides direct technology acceleration, tech transfer, resource matching, and commercialization support, as well as enhanced awareness and connection to NYS technology and business resources. The program establishes and enhances networks supporting both entrepreneurs and startups as well as small to medium sized manufacturers. Read more.




 
   How Can WE Help
   YOU?
  
            HVTDC Featured
         Expert of the Month:

        Everton H. Henriques   

Everton H. Henriques is the Regional Innovation Specialist for HVTDC under Empire State Development's NYSTAR Division. He specializes in aiding manufacturers, start-ups, business leaders, and local colleges and universities advance innovation and technology in the Hudson Valley region.

 

Everton received a bachelor's degree in Chemistry and a master's, with emphasis in Physical Chemistry and Materials Science, from S.U.N.Y. New Paltz. During his tenure at IBM, he received the IBM Inventors of the Year Award three times, the IBM Invention Achievement Award, and the IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award. He holds one U.S. patent and has several disclosures and publications.

 

Additionally, Everton is president and founder of E.H. Hall, Inc., a consulting and supplier firm in the process development, environmental, safety, and health arena. He is the co-founder and vice president of the former Panasonic Plasma Display Laboratory of America, Inc., where he managed their process development, engineering, and prototype manufacturing activities, while helping to develop the first ever full color 60-inch HD plasma display television in 1999.

 

Using his in-depth knowledge and years of experience, he now devotes his time providing direct engineering and consulting services to help your company advance and flourish. Recently, Everton helped connect three manufacturers to produce an innovative heating product expected to become commercially available in a few months.

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Your company can be the next in line to benefit from these valuable services that Everton and HVTDC provide: 

  • Business Development 
  • Supply Chain
  • Engineering Support Services 
  • Process Improvements 
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Oil Spill Remediation
  • Photolithography / Chemical Etching
  • Sub Slab Vapor Mitigation
For further information or to schedule a visit, contact John MacEnroe at 845-391-8214 ex. 3004, or via email at john.macenroe@hvtdc.org.
 
Seven Leadership Lessons from
World Cup Soccer

This year's World Cup has been filled with goals, drama, and even bite marks, but it also offers plenty of great leadership lessons to help connect with and inspire your team. The idea of taking leadership lessons from sports is a common one. It's no wonder many retired sports stars go on to become motivational speakers.  

 

But the World Cup is unlike any other single sport because it captures the world's attention on a scale that is comparable only to the Summer Olympics. Here are seven observations on some of the biggest leadership lessons you should take away from the World Cup and the sport of soccer itself. Read more. 

Celebrate the Diversity of Hudson Valley Food and Beverage Manufacturing

Join the Hudson Valley Technology Development Center as we celebrate the diversity of the food and beverage manufacturing industries here in our region. This diverse sector includes equipment manufacturers, distilleries, candy makers, bakeries, wineries, cheese makers, and more.

The list includes: Artuso Pastry, Crown Maple Syrup, Cafe Spice, Millbrook Winery, Greyston Bakery, the Newburgh Brewing Company, the Alps Sweet Shop, Dutch's Spirits, Superior Pack Group, Breezy Hill Orchard and Cider Mill, Wolf-tec, Raw Revolution, and Tuthilltown Spirits.

Click here to read more about these manufacturers, and check in again next month as we continue our tasty, profitable trek through the Hudson Valley's exploding food and beverage scene.
Food and Beverage Industry Poised for Growth in 2014

The dynamic nature of the U.S. food and beverage industry, with its constantly shifting consumer trends, changing government regulations, new companies, and new product and service offerings, challenges organizations to remain competitive. Results of a new study revealed good news: food and beverage decision-makers anticipate growth in sales, profit and employment for 2014. Read more. 

Trade and Investment Questionnaire

 
As part of the State of the State Address this year, Governor Cuomo announced the Global New York Initiative to increase the exports of New York companies and the investment of foreign firms in New York. The Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council set up a committee to spearhead the region's response to this initiative. As a member of that committee, The Council of Industry is helping to develop a regional global trade and investment strategy. Please feel free to complete the survey and assist in further informing as many companies as possible through your outlets.

To take part in the survey and learn more, click here.
This Day In History

July 23, 1877: The first telephone and telegraph line in Hawaii is completed.

July 23, 1906:
"America the Beautiful" was copyright registered by Katharine Lee Bates.

July 23, 1912:
The ice cream cone is invented. Charles E. Menches conceived the idea of filling a pastry cone with two scoops of ice-cream at the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition, popularly known as the St. Louis World's Fair.

Upcoming Events

 

Tuesday, August 14th, 2014: Via the web from 1 pm - 2:30 pm; learn strategies to limit your risk and increase profits 
Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 1 pm - 5 pm at Riverfront Park in Beacon, NY: Share a vibrant beer culture and celebrate NYS microbreweries
Friday, October 3, 2014: The biggest event of the year for manufacturers in America; stay tuned for more details 
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