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Over $19M To Be Awarded To Small Businesses During U.S. Air Force ‘Trusted AI At Scale’ Event

Trusted AI at Scale is comprised of two Air Force events: USAF SBIR/STTR Pitch Day and final installment of Trusted AI Challenge Series

Trusted AI at Scale, an Artificial Intelligence event presented by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and Innovare Advancement Center, will occur virtually July 26-28, 2021. The event is free and open to the public, and will bring together technology leaders from across government, academia, andindustry to explore the challenges of developing AI systems that are safe,secure, robust, capable, and effective.
Trusted AI at Scale is comprised of two Air Force events: the U.S. Air Force Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (USAF SBIR/STTR) Pitch Day – an AFRL Enterprise-wide activity led by the AFRL Information Directorate (RI) in Rome – as well as the final installment of the Trusted AI Challenge Series.
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Full Slate of Events to Unveil Innovare Advancement Center

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony; Invest NY: Future of Aerospace and Defense; Summer Soirée

The Innovare Advancement Center (IAC) has officially opened to the public withday full of events that included a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony earlier this morning,followed by an afternoon Invest NY program focused on entrepreneurs in aerospace and defense and ending this evening with a Summer Soirée featuring local cuisine and a local celebrity chef.
“All across the world, innovation and collaboration are becoming synonymous with Oneida County,” said Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. “The investment the county and its partners have made in the Griffiss Business & Technology Park is paying off huge dividends for the City of Rome and the region at large, and the Innovare Advancement Center is the epitome of thatsuccess. This facility will serve as hub to produce revolutionary research from those on the forefront of cutting-edge technology. Together with Rome Lab,Griffiss Institute and SUNY Poly, we will entrench ourselves as a trailblazer in the emerging field of Quantum Information Science and spur economic development that will feed our robust high-tech economy.”
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3rd Annual International Quantum Information Science Workshop

Virtual event takes place June 22-24, 2021   

The Innovare Advancement Center is proud to host the 3rd Annual International Quantum Information Science Workshop. This virtual event will take place June 22, 23, and 24, 2021 from 10 am – 2 pm EST. This incredible three-day event is a global connectivity initiative to build an open ecosystem of government, academic and industry collaborations to shape the future of quantum innovation for the U.S. and its partners.
The workshop will feature discussion panels of discerning student and faculty panelists sharing research and connectivity experiences with the Department of Defense labs, showcase awardees of last year’s Million Dollar International Quantum-U Tech Accelerator grants, and share insights about current and future quantum research activities and opportunities with AFRL, Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), Army Research Office (ARO), Army Research Laboratory (ARL), Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), and the Office of Naval Research (ONR), as well as exciting networking opportunities each day.
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The CSIAC Podcast - Explore the Innovare Advancement Center Part 2
07-06-2021 – The CSIAC Podcast: Explore the Innovare Advancement Center - Part 2
Part 2 of this podcast series delves deeper into the Innovare Advancement Center and its focus areas in Artificial Intelligence Markup Language, cybersecurity, quantum computing and Unmanned Aerial Systems. Innovare is a community of information scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs to create new technologies, spin out new startups, and set new investments... LISTEN NOW >
The CSIAC Podcast - Explore the Innovare Advancement Center - Part 1
04-13-2021 – The CSIAC Podcast: Explore the Innovare Advancement Center - Part 1
This podcast series will provide an overview of the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) Information Directorate’s open innovation initiative and the Innovare Advancement Center. AFRL envisions Innovare becoming a global catalyst to converge world-class talent with cutting-edge facilities and focused technology challenges to accelerate the development of.... LISTEN NOW >
FYSA Quantum Possibilities podcast
02-02-2021 – FYSA: Quantum Possibilities For your situational awareness, harnessing the power of quantum will advance technologies that impact the warfighting domain in revolutionary and unprecedented ways. Step into the minds of prominent scientists from the Air Force Research Laboratory in Rome, New York, as they paint a picture of quantum's possibilities and how the Air Force is accelerating it into reality. LISTEN NOW >

News Wire

Rome Sentinel: Pair of new businesses are signs of ongoing progress (9/20/2021)

Rome Sentinel: Brownfield summit to be held Oct. 6-7 (9/15/2021)

My Little Falls: Learn, Network and Invest in New York's Mohawk Valley (9/8/2021)

CNYHomepage/WUTR: CNY Politicians tour Rome Lab and Innovare Advancement Center (8/31/2021)

Rome Sentinel: Tenney touts military assets in tour of Rome Lab, DFAS (8/31/2021)

WAER 88.3 Syracuse University: Congress Members Tenney, Katko Tour Griffiss High-Tech Facilities In Rome And Discuss Their Role In Combating Threats (8/30/2021)

WIBX: Workforce At DFAS In Rome Continues To Grow With 100 New Jobs Added Since April (8/30/2021)

Spectrum News 1: Researchers in Rome advancing America's defense (8/30/21)

Stars and Stripes: New York lab designated as quantum research center for Air Force, Space Force (8/17/2021)

Observer-Dispatch: Rome Lab designated as quantum research center for Air Force, Space Force (8/17/2021)

Rome Sentinel: Another commitment for Rome Lab (8/17/2021)

Rome Sentinel: Hochul’s visit highlights value of local efforts (7/30/2021)

CNY Business Journal: New Griffiss Institute CEO Outlines Organization's Vision (7/29/2021)

CNY Business Journal: Maintaining The Mohawk Valley's Economic-Development Momentum (7/29/2021)

CNYHomepage/WUTR: Trusted A.I. at Scale Event awards $18M in Rome (7/26/2021)

Rome Sentinel: Rome Lab, Innovare host virtual seminar, ‘pitch day’ (7/24/2021)

CNYHomepage/WUTR: Innovare hosts ‘Trusted A.I. At Scale’ event, $19M being awarded to Small Business (7/23/2021)

CNY Business Journal: This Week's Special report: Manufacturing/High-Tech/Incubators/Accelerators: Innovare Advancement Center in Rome operates as accelerator for AI, cyber, UAS (7/19/2021)

CNY Business Journal: Innovare Advancement Center in Rome Operates as Accelerator for AI, Cyber UAS (7/16/2021)

CNY Business Journal: Innovare Advancement Center Officially Opens (7/9/2021)

WKTV: World-Class Technology Center Opens in Rome (7/8/2021)

WIBX 950AM: Cutting Edge Technology Research Comes To Rome With Opening Of Innovare (7/8/2021)

Rome Sentinel: Officials hail quantum leap forward. Day-long series of events celebrate formal opening of Innovare Center at Griffiss Park (7/8/2021)

Observer-Dispatch: Innovare Advancement Center expected to spur growth at Griffiss in Rome (7/8/2021)

CNYHomepage/WUTR: Innovare Advancement Center is open (7/8/2021)

Observer-Dispatch: Photos: Innovare Advancement Center in Rome (7/8/2021)

DVIDS: Air National Guard Command Chief addresses New York ANG technical sergeants (6/30/2021)

CNYHomepage/WUTR: Innovare Presents 3rd Annual International Quantum Information Science Workshop (6/21/2021)

Rome Sentinel: Innovare Advancement Center to present International Quantum Information Science Workshop (6/1/2021)

CNYHomepage/WUTR: Innovare Advancement Center ready to tackle new technological challenges (6/17/2021)

Rome Sentinel: Trio of high-tech partners offer STEM camps for kids this summer (5/22/2021)

Rome Sentinel: A dose of well-deserved optimism (5/13/2021)

Rome Sentinel: Innovare to host event as part of Aspire Series (5/12/2021)

Observer-Dispatch: Oneida County executive announces programs, initiatives in 2021 State of the County (5/11/2021)

Rome Sentinel: Progress amid the pandemic (5/11/2021)

CNYhompage/WUTR: Innovare kicksoff Annual ‘Ask Me Anything’ Challenge Event in May (5/6/2021)

Rome Sentinel: Next session in Trusted AI series by Innovare, high-tech partners scheduled (4/22/2021)

CNY Business Journal: Hage succeeds Wolf as president & CEO of Griffiss Institute (4/19/2021)

Rome Sentinel: Westmoreland duo, HP pair take top places at AFRL challenge (4/16/2021)

Rome Sentinel: AFRL high school challenge competition goes virtual (4/3/2021)

Rome Sentinel: New president takes helm at Griffiss Institute following national search to lead Rome tech organization (4/2/2021)

SUNY POLY: Griffiss Institute News Release: Heather Hage Named New President and CEO of the Griffiss Institute (4/1/2021)

CNY Business Journal: Griffiss Institute Announces New President and CEO (4/1/2021)

Rome Sentinel: Virtual lab visit impresses general (2/25/2021)

Rome Sentinel: Economic development continues in Copper City (2/12/2021)

The National Interest: U.S. Air Force Awarded Quantum Research Science Grants Last Year (1/7/2021)

Geospatial World: US Air Force pursues quantum research to develop GPS jamming resistance (1/5/2021)

Inside GNSS: Air Force Pursues Quantum Research to Enhance GPS Jamming Resistance (1/4/2021)

C4ISRNET: Air Force Research Laboratory issues 17 grants for quantum research (1/3/2021)

Rome Sentinel: Looking ahead, mayor right to be optimistic (1/2/2021)

HPC Wire: Air Force Research Laboratory Awards 17 Quantum Research Grants from Accelerator Competition (12/30/2020)

Observer-Dispatch: Rome Lab to receive $278M to further revolutionize drone, quantum technology (12/30/2020)

Air Force News: AFOSR awards 17 quantum research grants (12/29/2020)

Rome Sentinel: $35M awarded to small businesses during virtual event (12/16/2020)

Observer-Dispatch: Innovare Advancement Center in Rome hosting virtual quantum event (12/1/2020)

Rome Sentinel: High-tech event to draw on world class scientists, including local partners (11/25/2020)

Rome Sentinel: Innovare Center to host series on artificial intelligence (10/9/2020)

Air Force Materiel Command: Air Force Partners with academia, industry to host three-part Trusted AI Challenge series (10/8/2020)

Wright-Patterson AFB: Air Force Partners with academia, industry to host three-part Trusted AI Challenge series (10/8/2020)

Rome Sentinel: Fresh look for new high-tech center at Griffiss (9/24/2020)

Air Force: Air Force, Navy accelerate quantum research with international virtual event (9/12/2020)

The Quantum Daily: Innovare Advancement Center Announces 18 Teams Qualified for $1 Million in Basic Research Funding Awards from the ‘Million Dollar International Quantum U Tech Accelerator’ (9/8/2020)

Rome Sentinel: Pitches bounce in from across globe in ‘new battleground of physics’ (9/5/2020)

Observer-Dispatch: New quantum computing center in Rome celebrates opening (9/4/2020)

AFRL: AFRL doubles-down on Quantum advancement with International University Pitch Event, Open Innovation Facility (8/31/2020)

Rome Sentinel: 36 teams from around world to pitch quantum concepts in local competition at innovation campus at Griffiss (8/29/2020)

CNY Business Journal: Virtual Accelerator to Showcase Innovare Advancement Center in Rome (8/28/2020)

CNY Business Journal: Innovare Advancement Center in Rome Selects 36 Teams for Quantum Accelerator (8/27/2020)

CNY Business Journal: Oneida County Launches Reconnect Oneida County Program, seeking to Recruit Remote Workers (8/25/2020)

Rome Sentinel: County launches bid to lure back workers (8/25/2020)

Defense Daily: Air Force Research Laboratory Investigating Quantum Technologies for Enhanced Sensing and Positioning Accuracy (8/17/2020)

Dayton Daily News: Grant competition to seed quantum enabling technologies research (7/30/2020)

ExecutiveGov.com: AFRL, Partners to Launch Global Quantum Competition
(7/20/2020)

Central New York Business Journal: Innovare Advancement Center in Rome to host Accelerator in early September (7/17/2020)

Rome Sentinel: World’s leading researchers’ to compete in quantum competition at Griffiss as local leaders hail event, partnership (7/15/20)

Utica Observer-Dispatch: Griffiss growth leaves legacy in the past (1/19/20)

Times Telegram: Griffiss growth leaves legacy in the past (1/19/20)

Oneida Dispatch: Picente: Griffiss International Airport continues to grow (1/4/20)

Rome Sentinel: $272M earmarked for Rome Lab in federal spending     package (12/18/19)

Robins Rev Up: Air Force Research Lab joins Quantum Economic Development Consortium (11/13/19)

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