Local Technology News

The Jeff Lawrence Innovation Fund will take place in Albany, NY on November 18th and 19th.

Albany Can Code announces classes for next January in order to build a community in which the software talent pipeline can grow.

Tami Cole, president and CEO of Docstrats will be the featured speaker at the November 21st Luncheon Series at the BizLab-Clarkson Lunch time Entrepreneurship series on November 21st between noon and 1PM>

October Start Up TECH Valley program will be help on November 6, 2019 at 425 River Street in Troy, NY from 5:30pm to 7:30pm.

SUNY Polytechnic Institute collaborating with IBM in an Artificial Intelligence Hardware Center

SUNY Poly announced that Associate Vice President for Research and Adjunct Professor of Nanoscience Dr. Satyavolu Papa Rao and Professor of Nanobioscience Dr. Nathaniel Cady have been awarded $900,000 in funding from the Rome-based Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to conduct research on brain-inspired (neuromorphic) computing systems comprised of quantum devices operating at cryogenic (below -450 °F) temperatures.

This is an announcement and presentation of the 2019 Rensselaer Entrepreneur of the year award.

Provides a report from Sioux Falls on what is a tech ecosystem and how to prepare such an ecosystem. This report was found on Silicon Prairie News, a region tech news website. (We learn from our neighbors even if they are in the middle of the country.

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