The Jefferson Project at Lake George is branching out. The Manufacturing Innovation Center at Rensselaer has been instrumental in working with IBM to discover the source of harmful algal blooms.
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This event is an excellent opportunity to learn, network, and connect with resources wh help New York State manufacturers.
US-based manufacturing is poised for a renaissance, driven by technologies that empower and elevate the human workforce. No longer just for large enterprises, today’s generation of robots can help level the playing field for small to medium sized manufacturers by easing hiring shortages, creating safer work environments, and improving competitiveness.
Pvilion of Brooklyn designs and manufactures flexible photovoltaic (PV) structures and products. Examples include deployable solar tents for the U.S. military, Tommy Hilfiger solar clothing, a solar fabric carport at Google, and fold-up solar chargers. In February 2019, researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) were awarded a Manufacturing Grant from FuzeHub’s Jeff Lawrence Manufacturing Innovation Fund to help Pvilion automate its solar fabric manufacturing process.
IoT-based sensors are being used at Lake George, in New York, in order to collect data that can be used to improve the freshwater ecosystem.
IBM Research is working with partners from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and The Fund for Lake George to place IoT-based sensors around Lake George, in New York, in order to monitor threats such as pollution from road salt, invasive species and excess nutrients.