Governor Cuomo Announces $1 Million Grand Prize Winner of GENIUS NY, the World's Largest UAS Business Competition

Posted to Applied Web NY on Wed, 04/10/2019 - 12:08

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the winner of the $1 million grand prize from Round Three of the GENIUS NY accelerator is Sentient Blue, a team from Italy. The GENIUS NY program is the world's largest business competition focused on unmanned systems, cross-connected platforms and other technology-based sectors. EagleHawk from Buffalo, Vermeer from Brooklyn, Resilienx from Syracuse and Civdrone from Israel each were awarded investments of $500,000. Resilienx was also named the crowd favorite in a live poll taken during the event. New York State has now invested $15 million in Genius NY over three rounds of the competition.

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