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Six New Teams Announced for Second Round of GENIUS NY UAS Focused Accelerator

Dec 15, 2017

During the Innovation Celebration event last night six new teams were announced as finalists for the second round of the GENIUS NY program. They will…

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GENIUS NY Announces sixteen Semi-Finalists Companies in Unmanned Systems to Compete for Investments totaling $3 Million

Nov 16, 2017

GENIUS NY, a business accelerator program at CenterState CEO’s Tech Garden, announced sixteen teams are semi-finalists in the competition’s second round. The companies, which are…

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New York advances drone industry with testing corridor

Oct 27, 2017

ROME — Envisioning a day when millions of drones will buzz around delivering packages, watching crops or inspecting pipelines, a coalition is creating an airspace…

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Unmanned Aerial Systems are on the Rise in New York State

Oct 19, 2017

The emergence of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) technologies is expected to be the next great evolution of civil aviation not only in the United States,…

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GENIUS NY 2.0 Gaining Global Attention

Oct 2, 2017

On the heels of GENIUS NY’s round 1 success, the program is seeing ongoing interest from companies across the globe as it closes its application…

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First Part of 50-Mile Central New York Drone Air Corridor Launched

Sep 29, 2017

Rome, N.Y. — Officials on Thursday launched what they touted as the first air corridor in the nation where unmanned aerial vehicles can safely fly…

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Why the CNY Ecosystem and Upstate Revitalization Initiative Matter

Sep 29, 2017

From subsidies to startup programs, boosting the economic development of an entire region is a complex task. In Upstate New York, where job growth is…

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Governor Cuomo Announces Deal Between NASA and NUAIR to Grow Drone Industry in Central New York

Sep 28, 2017

Photo credit: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a groundbreaking agreement between NASA and the Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance to grow the…

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​GENIUS NY Unmanned Systems Startups Pitch At First Investor Day in NYC

Sep 27, 2017

The six current GENIUS NY teams had a successful trip to New York City last week as they pitched in front of a room full…

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GENIUS NY Travel To The West Coast For The Commercial Drones FM Podcast

Aug 11, 2017

Jon Parry, GENIUS NY Director, brings two first year finalists to California to be on the Commercial Drones FM podcast. Jimmy Halliday, Aviation Director at…

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