NYS Manufacturing and Tech News Week of 10.22.18

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State Advanced Robotics Alliance Holds First Working-Group Meeting at Tech Garden “Leaders in manufacturing and technology from across New York gathered Monday and Tuesday at the Tech Garden in the first meeting of a new working group focused on advanced robotics within manufacturing.” Read more Ground Breaks on Corporate Park “The owner says he’s excited to bring manufacturing jobs back …

NYS Manufacturing and Tech News Week of 10.15.18

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Eight Regional Companies Among 18 Finalists for FuzeHub’s Commercialization Competition in Albany “Eight regional companies are among the finalists for FuzeHub’s upcoming commercialization competition in which seven companies will win a total of $350,000.” Read more SUNY POLY Holds Manufacturing Day Expo “The event at the school’s Marcy campus included manufacturers, businesses, and educators, along with community members and students …

NYS Manufacturing Now: Paul La Porte – Cybersecurity for Manufacturers

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This time on NYS Manufacturing now we talk to Paul LaPorte of the Advanced institute for Manufacturing (AIM), the Manufacturing Extension Partnership Center (MEP), in the Mohawk Valley that specializes in equipping manufacturers with the tools and resources they need to protect their information from cyberattacks. Learn why manufacturers, no matter how large or small need to be mindful of …

NYS Manufacturing and Tech News 10.8.18

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Center of Excellence Funds Local Businesses Improving Healthcare “Four grants from the Center of Excellence (CoE) in Data Science are helping local companies translate the cutting-edge science of University of Rochester researchers into improved health care, while also benefiting the region’s economy and creating jobs.” Round up 2 LI startups competing for share of $350K “Two Long Island companies were …

FuzeHub Commercialization Competition Winner SparkCharge Wins 43North Competition

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SparkCharge, a NYS startup that was one of five winners of the 2017 FuzeHub Commercialization Competition, has won the $1 million grand prize in the 43North business competition. Launched in 2014, SparkCharge has developed a portable charger that’s designed to ease “range anxiety” among electric vehicle (EV) owners. The company plans to begin manufacturing next year. “As a finalist in …

NYS Manufacturing and Tech News Week of 10.1.18

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SparkCharge wins $1 million grand prize in 43North competition “A startup company from Syracuse that has developed a portable, fast way to charge electric vehicles is this year’s $1 million grand prize winner in the 43North competition.” Read more City Offers $20M to Help Nonprofit or Developer Buy Any Garment District Building “The New York City Economic Development Corporation is …

New York Celebrates Manufacturing Day 2018

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New York will celebrate Manufacturing Day 2018 with nearly 60 events across the state. Since its inception in 2011, Manufacturing Day has provided manufacturers and resources like the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) network with an opportunity to engage students, educators, and community members. Some events are open to the public, but most are invitation-only and in partnership with local schools. …

Workshops in October: Are You Getting Ready to Manufacture Your Innovation?

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You’ve got a great clean energy technology product idea. You even have a prototype. You just need some advice on making your design lean and cost effective enough for actual manufacturing and commercial success. You are not alone. In fact, there are so many innovators like you that the U.S. Department of Energy commissioned the creation of the Build4Scale training …

Job Instability and the Manufacturing Skills Gap

NYSTAR Commercialization Director

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Empire State Division of Science Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR) is seeking a Commercialization Director.  This new position will work closely with several of the NYSTAR funded programs, such as the Hot Spots and Incubators, to strengthen the portfolio of emerging companies and new technologies.  Learn all about it here  

NYS Manufacturing and Tech News Week of 9.24.18

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Clean-energy company wins $1M in NYS competition and will open plant in Elmira “A self-described serial inventor will use his $1 million top prize in a state-sponsored competition designed to encourage clean energy technology in the Southern Tier to open a plant in Elmira.” Read more This Bronx Pilot Project Is Not Science Fiction “It sounds like science fiction, but …