PIERCE MANUFACTURING AND FOTOKITE ANNOUNCE EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP TO PROVIDE SITUATIONAL AWARENESS SYSTEMS TO FIREFIGHTERS
Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation Company (NYSE:OSK) and Fotokite (GENIUS NY '18) announced today an exclusive partnership to provide vehicle-integrated aerial situational awareness products to firefighting and public safety teams. The exclusive partnership follows a joint product launch of the Pierce Situational Awareness System by Fotokite at the Fire Department Instructors Conference this year and builds on the strong firefighting market momentum built since first deliveries started early this year.
Five Teams from Around the World to Receive a Total of $3 Million in Investments and Participate in Year-Long Accelerator in CNY
Empire State Development (ESD) today announced the five finalists selected to take part in the fourth round of GENIUS NY, a business accelerator program administered at CenterState CEO’s Tech Garden. These startup drone and Internet of Things (IoT) companies will participate in the year-long program as they compete for a total of $3 million in direct investment, including a grand prize of $1 million and four $500,000 awards. Throughout the program, teams will engage with community leaders, mentors, and advisors from leading companies in Central New York, while also participating in tourism activities. The goal is to encourage all participants to put down roots and stay in the region following the conclusion of the program.