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Mike Hertzendorf Named NUAIR President and CEO

Oct 23, 2019

Hertzendorf to lead advancement of New York’s 50-mile UAS corridor and safe integration of unmanned aircraft (SYRACUSE, NY) – NUAIR has named Michael J. Hertzendorf…

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Governor Cuomo Announces Sweeping Series of Economic Development Partnerships Between New York and Israel

Jul 1, 2019

As a Result of Solidarity Trip Last Week, Partnerships to Focus on UAV/Drones, Transportation, Energy, Cybersecurity, Financial Technology and Health Care Technology and Research

17 Israeli Entities Will Work with Six New York State Agencies and Other Partners to Bolster Innovation and Economic Ties Between the Two States

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Governor Cuomo Announces $1 Million Grand Prize Winner Of GENIUS NY, The World’s Largest UAS Business Competition

Apr 12, 2019
Sentient Blue GENIUS NY Finals Night

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the winner of the $1 million grand prize from Round Three of the GENIUS NY accelerator is Sentient Blue, a team from Italy. The GENIUS NY program is the world’s largest business competition focused on unmanned systems, cross-connected platforms and other technology-based sectors. EagleHawk from Buffalo, Vermeer from Brooklyn, Resilienx from Syracuse and Civdrone from Israel each were awarded investments of $500,000.

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Governor Cuomo Announces Successful Expansion of Unmanned Aerial Systems Industry in Central New York and Mohawk Valley

Sep 24, 2018

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced that New York’s ongoing investment in the growing Unmanned Aircraft Systems industry in Central New York and the Mohawk…

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NUAIR Alliance Announces Partnership with Unifly

Aug 28, 2018

Strategic Partnership Complements “CNY Rising” – The Region’s Comprehensive Strategy to Re- vitalize Communities and Grow the Economy Syracuse, NY – The Northeast UAS Airspace…

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GENIUS NY Increases Investments in Program’s Third Round

Aug 22, 2018

Five companies will now receive $3 million in investments and participate in a year-long accelerator Teams will compete for one of five investments including a…

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Round Three of GENIUS NY Competition Announced

May 15, 2018

Applications Open For Round Three of the World’s Largest Drone Competition Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced that applications are now open for the third…

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Governor Cuomo Announces Partners to Develop Drone Corridor in Central New York

May 15, 2018

Multi-Million Dollar Corridor Creates Unparalleled Drone Testing Capability Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the state-supported Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance has selected key partners…

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NUAIR Alliance and AiRXOS Collaborate on Unmanned Testing and Rating Initiative

May 14, 2018

The Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance (NUAIR) and AiRXOS, a GE venture, announced a strategic initiative that will enhance drone safety and security over…

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Drone Delivery Canada Completes Successful Test In New York

Apr 26, 2018

“An active runway with large aircraft, helicopters, and general aviation aircraft is the latest advancement to our operations team airspace integration efforts and a progression…

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