Business Engagement News

4/19/18
An article on Vice’s Motherboard about new technology that will allow ships to sail autonomously reports Buffalo Automation, a startup that began at UB, has raised $900,000 to help commercialize its AutoMate system, a collection of sensors and cameras to help boats operate semi-autonomously.
4/13/18
The Buffalo News reports Bitcrusher, which makes sound effects technology for guitars, took first place in the University at Buffalo’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition, and will receive a $25,000 cash grant and in-kind services such as office space and mentorship.
4/12/18
An article in Business First reports a startup company that integrates digital sound effects directly into guitars has won UB’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition, and will receive a $25,000 cash grant and in-kind services such as office space and mentorship.
4/12/18
A story on WKBW-TV interviews Thiru Vikram about his company, Buffalo Automation, that he founded in 2015 as a UB student, to develop a driverless boat that works with existing autopilot technology, but can see and react in real time to different obstacles or hazards in the water.
4/12/18

The weekend-long event includes a keynote from James A. Regenor, a leader of transformative technologies at Moog.

4/11/18

UB-led program develops a pipeline of workers who are prepared for changes coming to the manufacturing industry.