The latest UAS news happening in New York State

GENIUS NY Awards Six UAS Companies A Total of Nearly $3 Million

Apr 21, 2018

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the winner of the $1 million grand prize from Round II of the GENIUS NY accelerator is Fotokite, a team…

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Governor Cuomo Announces New York State Fair’s Drone Film Festival and Competition Returns for Second Year

Jan 30, 2018

  International Competition Highlights the Fast-Emerging Drone Technology Industry, Rapidly Growing in Central New York and the Mohawk Valley Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced…

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NUAIR CEO Sees Great Opportunities For CNY Drone Sector

Dec 19, 2017

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) – A former top FAA drone official is just starting his new role heading up Central New York’s unmanned aircraft program. Major…

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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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