SkyOp LLC Launches Enterprise Drone Consultancy Providing Comprehensive Guidance for Corporations Seeking to Deploy UAV Technology
Alongside the new consultancy, SkyOp has developed no-cost assessment tools to help enterprise
corporations identify the competitive advantages drones provide, and has expanded its proprietary cloudbased “Ultimate Drone Reference Guide” to facilitate drone application ideation.
SkyOp LLC, a leader in the training and deployment of drone technology, announced that it has launched a new consultancy division for enterprise-level corporations seeking to realize the advantages drone technology can deliver for large-scale businesses.
Investments Align to Company’s Growth Stage Along The Tech Garden’s Roadmap
The Tech Garden recently awarded funding to five startups through its new Fund of Funds program. Access to funding continues to be a challenge in an interior innovation hub for startups especially in Central New York. In the current economic climate, investors can be additionally risk averse. The Tech Garden sees this as an opportunity to create a streamlined program sourced from multiple pools of funding managed by CenterState CEO and The Tech Garden. This incremental support provides the fledging company initial funding on the path to commercialization and offers an opportunity for follow-on investment with less risk. Past funding programs at The Tech Garden included Grants for Growth, Startup Labs and the Germinator accelerator.
Akrobotix has designed a new software for detecting masks. The plug and play device is loaded with an AI engine that can distinguish between humans with/without a mask on their face and gently alerts the passing by human to wear a mask, if they aren't covering their face. This system doesn't collect any image data of the passing by humans and works standalone in a small form factor of a standard 52-card deck. Additionally, this system can count people entering/exiting the building and provides the occupancy numbers.
TruWeather Solutions recently hired two meteorologists who graduated from SUNY Oswego this past spring. The 2018 GENIUS NY finalist now has 11 working out of The Tech Garden. TruWeather Solutions is a weather risk management and analytics company that has a proven framework for reducing weather’s impact on businesses to preserve people, property and profits.
The Tech Garden recently welcomed three new startup members that now have access to business resources, mentors, funding opportunities and events.
Local e-Learning Company Doing its Part During Covid-19 Crisis by Providing Online Reading Intervention Programs to Schools for FREE until August 31, 2020
Wex Energy Wins The New York Community Trust Impact Prize at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering Urban Future Prize Competition
WexEnergy, a TTG member and Clean Tech Center participant developing energy saving window retrofit solutions for residential, institutional, and commercial buildings, was awarded The New York Community Trust Impact Prize on April 24 at New York University Tandon School of Engineering’s Urban Future Prize Competition. The Urban Future Prize Competition showcases the world’s most revolutionary cleantech innovations. The event was held online by its Urban Future Lab – New York City’s longest-running cleantech incubator program which is funded by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA).
EagleHawk, a Tech Garden member and past GENIUS NY finalist, has engineered a safe, effective, and efficient process for disinfecting large areas against COVID-19, both outdoors and indoors. EagleHawk is using disinfectant chemicals approved by the EPA and New York DEC for effectiveness against the SARS-CoV-2 virus with a process that places the highest priority on safety of personnel and protection of facility equipment. The team has selected only the safest and most effective disinfectant chemicals available for each use case and are constantly evaluating the suitability of new chemicals as they are approved by the EPA.
Close to 325,000 Bags Already Donated to Local Schools and Community Centers
Eco-Baggeez, LLC is an earth friendly alternative to plastic sandwich bags and made 100% in the USA; in Oneida to be exact. The startup began production in June of 2019 and started seeing success right away. Unfortunately, as COVID-19 hit, the company’s business plan and goals for 2020 went out the window. Eco-Baggeez had to figure out how to redirect focus while maintaining the core values of the company, and fast.
On Thursday, April 30 from noon to 1 p.m. Syracuse University's Blackstone LaunchPad and partners will host a virtual campus-community innovation town hall. In attendance will be Randy Wolken, CEO of the Manufacturers Association of Central New York; Kathi Durdon, executive director of the CNY Biotech Accelerator/Upstate Medical University; Win Thurlow, executive director of The MedTech Association; and Rick Clonan, VP of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at CenterState CEO's Tech Garden.