Acsensio LLC is a noninvasive IoT product that retrofits existing appliances with smart capabilities. This reduces waste by extending the number of years an appliance is used before an owner would desire to replace it with a newer “smart” model.
Founded by Jeffrey E. Green, M.D, M.P.H., Apricity Solutions is creating a simple, safe, and inexpensive infant warming blanket that can be used in low- and middle-income countries to improve maternal-child health and reduce infant mortality.
Founder Rashmi Prakash is revolutionizing the way people manage menstrual health by creating compostable menstrual pads locally made of natural fibers from local food and crop waste. Pictured are team members Gurleen Bajwa and Kate Botha.
Richard Chen and Alec Cheng of Barn Owl Technologies are building “Google Maps for pests”. The product enables farmers to fight new invasive insects and provides early detection for farmers to deal with existing invasive species while using less pesticides.
Led by Jonathan Ehrenkrantz, the Bird Listener team, which also includes Vietly Vu and Alan Jones, is creating an outdoor microphone that transmits the sounds of birds and other nature sounds to an indoor speaker unit. This allows bird lovers to stay connected to the birds in their local environment, year-round and around the clock.
Founded by Victoria DiStefano, CardioVigi is a real-time heart detection implant that measures levels of proteins indicating heart damage and alerts users/family/first responders if these levels get too high.
Ithaca High School students Mika Gazit and Lindsay Wang are developing a portable glasses lens cleaner that combines a lens cleaning spray with microfiber cleaning pads into one convenient pocket-sized product.
Pima Mbwana is the founder of Cubed Data, a construction company that builds sustainable modular data centers, providing infrastructure to solve building and design inefficiencies for a better connected future.
Co-founded by Julian Walker and Desmond Irby, Druid Agriculture has developed a simple, affordable camera system that allows farmers to remotely manage and monitor crops so they can solve problems faster and improve yields. The systems can be installed in any indoor environment, from multi-acre greenhouses to a grow tent in a basement.
Michelle Greenfield, Jerry Simmons, Calder TenEyck, and Juan Bozo comprise the team behind Equilibrate, a novel technology that provides precise data facilitating early detection of equine lameness. Through a sensor inserted into a hoof boot, horse owners can detect lameness early, allowing time to provide treatment with greater recovery success rates.
Traci Jones, founder of EverFoam Products, has designed reusable Mylar party balloons constructed with sustainable materials and made to be compressible for easy shipping and storage. The look and appeal of a traditional single use balloon is achieved without the need for helium or air, reducing costs and increasing sustainability.
f e e l is a line of smart jewelry to help young professionals overcome impostor syndrome, connecting their emotional physiology to proven cognitive tools to overcome self-doubts and tackle professional challenges.
Founded by Johanna Alicea, FROTTIX is a patent pending multi-use nail care tool that cracks an urgent problem facing people who do their nails and nail technicians: complete lack of ergonomics and precision in nail polish removal and buffing rituals.
GHOST is revolutionizing the agriculture sector with the Foliar Feeding System, a drone crop sprayer that allows farmers and crop producers to effectively distribute farm fertilizer, improving plant health, farm profitability, and consumer health.
Comprised of Achim Ginsberg-Klemmt, Erika Ginsberg-Klemmt, Antonia Ginsberg-Klemmt, and Elliot Vasquez, GismoPower is developing a portable photovoltaic deployment technology for residential driveways integrating a carport, a solar system and an EV-Charger into one plug-and-play style electricity generating appliance.
Hello Agriculture is on a mission to help cities and food services become self-sufficient in their food production, while significantly improving the safety, quality, and environmental footprint of food. Their “GrowBoxx MiniFarm System” is an internet connected, remotely managed, modular unit used to grow fresh, hyper-local produce such as microgreens, herbs, and mushrooms.
HydroFlame is a hydrogen-powered outdoor grill that uses just water and electricity to provide users with an easy and accessible flame-based grilling experience. This eliminates many of the struggles that come with fuel grilling and is a zero-waste process.
Team Members: Katie Olsen, Tom Murray, & Dan Handel
Founded by Nick Aflitto and Margaret Nicoll, Iontik’s SemioSmart is a refillable semiochemical dispensing platform that disperses high concentrations of customized pheromone blends to sustainably and conveniently manage agriculture pests without the use of harmful pesticides.
Piyush Jain and Chendan Luo are the duo behind Jalavant, developing “lab in the pocket” technology that helps farmers grow better with instant-measured data and data-tracking throughout the farming process.
K.K. Prettyfields is innovating the wine world with product line Wine Sommelito, flights of wine microsamples from artisan vintners. These flights allow consumers to conveniently compare and contrast wine options while providing educational and delightful sensory experiences.
Founder Thebe Tsatsimpe is making clean energy affordable and accessible for tenants in multi-unit residential and student buildings by supporting landlords to share solar and battery power among their tenants through a subscription-based model.
Co-founders Alex Crux and Shuofei Sun offer a device that can fully automate the process of immunohistochemistry, which is essential for nearly all biological labs, yet often require repetitive, and long hours of manual work.
Shofei Sun and Alex Cruz, both biomedical PhD students at Cornell University, are developing a product to automate the repetitive benchtop immunohistochemistry staining process using microfluidic liquid handling technology.
Founded by Anurag Purwar and Ameya Kale, Mechanismic Inc. is creating SnappyXO Design, a turn-key, authentic, and affordable STEM/Robotics education product that scales K-12 and beyond. The product includes an innovative software that teaches young people mechanical and engineering design in an intuitive and engaging way.
This robotics startup aims to provide affordable automated kitchen solutions for restaurants. The kitchen robots can automate the food-making process for restaurants, save money and human resources, enrich menus, reduce cooking errors, reduce food waste, and work 24/7. The startup team includes Mi Yan, Jack Ma, and Eli Vicarte.
MODU is creating fashionable garment pieces connected by sewn-in magnets for closure. Founded by Jennifer Kahn, the clothing pieces are similar to building blocks or Legos and can be used to create new ensembles.
Founder Nnennia Mazagwu focuses on a three-part mission: to help people create energized and elevated spaces, to offer services at crucial stages in the life span of their products, and to bring ease to the process of moving by creating beautiful and useful modular pieces.
Paul & Julie Koch are the co-founders New Path Label Applicators, a startup innovating the design and manufacture of affordable label applicators. Using a patented Channel Slide technology, New Path Label Applicators makes label applicator machines that are easy to use and more affordable than competing technologies.
The team behind Opal — Jen Chiang, Stéphane Krumenacker, Lance Norman, Frank Emory III — is designing the future of wearable safety with fashion in mind. Opal is building a thoughtfully designed smart ring that allows the user to request help from 911 or emergency contacts.
Pickleball Smart Court is capitalizing on the fastest-growing sport in America and developing a sports training system for pickleball players that provides practice sessions and training drills and analyzes player performance data.
Vitali Karpeichyk of PigPug Health is building an AI-driven neurofeedback platform that provides drug-free support and therapy to children with ADHD and ASD. The product leverages AI to analyze data from neurofeedback wearable devices to provide personalized mental health support to children and their caregivers.
Founded by Shevori Gene, Raw Butta has created a multipurpose moisturizer made with raw shea butter that is whipped and infused with essential oils. Raw Butta provides better portability, appealing packaging, improved scent, repair and irritation relief, and smoother application process than traditional shea butter.
Co-founders Ryan Li and Joseph Lybik of ReVert Technologies are bringing their debut product to market. The Teak Smart Cube is an AI-enabled modular power adapter that turns different plugged-in home electronics on and off, saving users energy and reducing their carbon footprint without disruption to lifestyle.
Aleksandr Malashchenko is the founder of ReviMo, a company that is aimed to help people who currently cannot leave a bed without external help to become more independent and perform toileting and other everyday tasks on their own.
Ludovico Cestarollo and Karan Vishwanath of RheoHero are developing an innovative ankle support solution for collegiate basketball trainers to rapidly secure the ankles of the athletes and provide support against twisting injuries without limiting athletes’ mobility.
Founded by Jen Neubauer, SmokeTaint has designed a polymer coated temporary row cover for grapes (and potentially other crops) to protect against wildfires. It will be made from a sustainably produced fiber which can be composted and/or reused depending on industry feedback.
Created by Jialin Ke and Joshua Zhu, Soulo is a product designed with the aging population in mind. One of the challenges facing this demographic is the desire to independently maintain personal hygiene despite increasingly limited mobility. The Soulo Nail Trimmer is a comfortable, convenient and safe electric toenail trimmer for seniors to maintain foot hygiene.
Taita Ngetich & Paul Obwaka are the founders of Synnefa, an AgTech SaaS startup making complex farming feel simple by providing farming software integrated with climate smart irrigation systems powered by AI.
Tapi Music is a portable music device that allows users to produce multiple octaves of sound from one small instrument. This easy-to-use device has the potential to revolutionize music education and get more young people invested in creating music.
Jeff Yang of TEKS is creating spike covers that are the perfect solution for athletes who want to safely and conveniently traverse non-track surfaces while wearing track spikes. Made of durable and elastic materials, TEKS are easy to put on, allowing for a quick transition between track and non-track surfaces.
Founded by Rama Prasad, Teqnizan is adding high-value circuits to jewelry casings, primarily through the creation of Bluetooth audio earrings that look like jewelry and function like a earbud for handsfree wireless phone calls, music, messages, notifications and alerts.
Created by Tracie Weeks, Taelor Manning, and Dominique Manning, The Wrist Valet is a patent-pending magnetic wristband with attachments designed to hold a variety of articles and products. Founded by beauty professionals, the product allows them to keep needed items on their wrist to more efficiently complete services.
Founders Justin McCoy and John Home are automating the inspection of critical rope applications, thus increasing operational safety and efficiency with greater accuracy than is achievable through human visual inspection alone.
Neil Helfrich and Sheldon Archibald are co-founders of Wandering Shepherd, developer of the Wireless Rumen Bolus (WRB), a device that monitors the health and location of over 200 different species of animals, both domestic and wild.