GENIUS NY Round two teams have made significant growth and progress as part of the world’s largest business accelerator for unmanned systems. Just six months into the year-long program, three full-time employees and ten interns have been hired. These hires come just two months after the six teams received nearly $3 million in investments.
Syracuse – Today, GENIUS NY team Dropcopter and its partner Beak & Skiff Apple Orchard, showcased the results of the first ever autonomous pollination of apples in the country. Dropcopter, which uses a drone to pollinate tree crops, successfully demonstrated its Worker-Bee pollinator at the 800 acre orchard, which is home to more than 350,000 trees, in Lafayette, New York.