World News: 13:00 GMT Thursday 30th May 2019. [Nextcorps, Inc. via Globe Newswire via SPi World News]
ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- and will hold the first ever Hardware Scaleup Expo Day on June 4, 2019 at the NextCorps Incubator at Sibley Square. The Expo will bring cleantech startups that are participating in the Hardware Scaleup accelerator program together with investors and manufacturers that are committed to supporting a more sustainable future. Keynote speakers—including Anne Spaulding from the City of Rochester’s Sustainability Office, Manuel Ochoa from Council Rock Enterprises and Todd Khozein from —will provide an overview of what’s happening upstate and downstate to foster cleantech innovation and share recent success stories that are impacting New York State.
In tandem with the Expo, Hardware Scaleup is opening its application period for recruiting its next cohort for the program. Cleantech startups are encouraged to now until July 19.
The Expo offers two tracks:
Funded by the (NYSERDA), Hardware Scaleup is helping startups successfully move their clean energy hardware products from the prototype stage into mass production. The program pairs startups with mentors, manufacturers and program partners across New York State to help them confidently move their manufacturing and their business forward. Hardware Scaleup serves cleantech startups in upstate New York, while a similar program called —administered by SecondMuse—serves startups downstate.
NYSERDA has provided $4 million in support for the two programs. In addition to helping develop, launch, and scale innovations among startups, the program also helps advance the state’s clean energy and emission reduction goals by bringing new clean technology options to consumers and businesses.
People can register for the free afternoon session at .
To learn more about NextCorps’ Hardware Scaleup program, go to . To apply to or learn more about SecondMuse’s M-Corps program, go to .
For more information, contact Shannon Wojcik at
A photo accompanying this announcement is available at
Globe Newswire: 13:00 GMT Thursday 30th May 2019
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