The world’s largest accelerator competition for unmanned systems, IoT and big data technology start-ups has extended applications for its fifth cohort to April 30, 2021. Five finalists will be selected for this year’s program and split a total of $3 million in cash with the winner taking home a $1 million top prize. To apply, click here.
Empire State Development (ESD) today announced that the application window is now open for the fifth round of GENIUS NY– the world’s largest business accelerator competition focused on unmanned systems.
A Q/A with Jason Dean Co-founder/CEO of Eget Liber
Company HQ: Syracuse, New York
Team Size: 8
Focus: A multi-vehicle response to mitigating toxic algae
A Q/A with Skyy Network
Company HQ: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Team Size: 12
Focus: Automated drone traffic management
A Q/A with Geopipe
Company HQ: NYC and Burlington, VT
Team Size: 6 FTE + 6 PT - 2 in Syracuse
Focus: Next-generation geospatial data
A Q/A with DroneSeed
Company HQ: Seattle, WA
Team Size: 30 and counting
Focus: Put a dent in climate change by making reforestation scalable.
A Q/A with BotsAndUs
Company HQ: London, United Kingdom
Team Size: 10 full-time
Focus: Service robotics
Drone Integration Work at NY UAS Test Site Includes GENIUS NY Teams ResilienX and TruWeather Solutions
Syracuse, NY – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently awarded a $1.6M contract that will advance unmanned traffic management (UTM) at the New York (NY) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Site. CAL Analytics will lead a team of five commercial companies in the development of a single, integrated contingency management platform (CMP) for unmanned aircraft integration. Together with NUAIR and Oneida County, the companies will integrate and test their CMP technology to address specific safety and risk mitigation concerns for operating UAS in the national airspace the NY UAS Test Site.
GENIUS NY Company Selected for Advanced Drone Research Program