New York Makes $30M Public Investment in Drones

2016-11-17

New York Makes $30M Public Investment in Drones
The state of New York is pouring big money into making its central territory an international draw for unmanned aerial system (UAS) innovation.Govenor Andrew Cuomo announced Nov. 10 that $30 million in public funds would be applied toward the creation of a 50-mile-long research corridor to aid in the development of a UAS traffic management system and bolster the state’s standing as an innovation hub.

Under the plan, and through a partnership with New Air, a private-sector drone alliance, Cuomo said the corridor between Syracuse, N.Y., and Griffiss Air Force Base would serve as a research hub and draw for private companies operating in the UAS space.

“Central New York, we believe, can be the capitol for unmanned aircraft,” he said. We want to accelerate that and we want to use every resource we can to attract more companies, more talent in that area, and bring them to central New York.


Region:  USA and Canada
Contry:  USA
Category:  UAV


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