The Tech Garden Tag

Cornell Student Wins LaunchNY Startup Pitch Competition

Micah Green and a team of Cornell University students have been hard at work creating the first housekeeping robot for hotels. Green started working on the venture that introduces automation into the hospitality industry in an effort to reduce costs and injury rates at hotels. Maidbot robots clean the bedroom, bathroom and hallway floors completely and autonomously, which can save hotels an estimated $9,000 per...

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One-on-One with MedTech

By: Maureen Newman, UVC Biomedical Engineering Community Connector In 2004, Welch Allyn, Con Med, Sensis (acquired by Saab in 2011), and Bristol-Myers Squibb came together to form a biomedical community in Central New York. Their vision was a network of companies that could learn from each other and share best practices in the biomedical industry. Originally pitching this mission to then-Senator Hillary Clinton, the group was...

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