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2019 AFRL Commercialization Academy DEMO DAY

Griffiss Institute

Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

2019 AFRL Commercialization Academy DEMO DAY

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AFRL Commercialization Academy DEMO DAY

powered by IDEA NY


DATE: Thursday, March 21, 2019

TIME: 5-8 pm

PLACE: Griffiss Institute, 725 Daedalian Drive, Rome NY

WHAT: Teams from the current AFRL Commercialization Academy cohort will pitch their startup in cyber security, big data, information systems, and UAS, to a panel of judges and compete to win for $300,000 in prize seed funding provided by IDEA NY! The grand prize of $200,000 will go to the overall winner and $100,000 will go to the runner-up!

Here are the six teams that will pitching their startups!

 You can read more about the teams here!

2019 Demo Day Agenda:

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Agenda to be posted at later date


* Agenda subject to change


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About the AFRL Commercialization Academy

The AFRL Commercialization Academy is a Griffiss Institute entrepreneurial education program sponsored by the Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate (AFRL/RI) in Rome, NY. The Academy pairs students with high-potential AFRL technologies with the goals of developing entrepreneurial leaders and launching new technology ventures.

To learn more about the AFRL Commercialization Academy, please visit

About the IDEA NY Mohawk Valley

The Innovation & Development Entrepreneurial Accelerator, known as IDEA NY Mohawk Valley, is a business accelerator competition and twelve-month program that will incentivize promising entrepreneurs to create and grow viable commercial businesses in the Mohawk Valley region. This accelerator program is made possible by a $2 million Upstate Revitalization Initiative grant from New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.

To learn more about IDEA NY Mohawk Valley, please visit

Have questions about 2019 AFRL Commercialization Academy DEMO DAY? Contact Griffiss Institute

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Griffiss Institute
725 Daedalian Drive
Rome, NY 13441

Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

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Griffiss Institute

The Griffiss Institute (GI) was established in 2002, by the State of New York, as an independent 501(c)(3) entity governed by a Board of Directors. The primary role of the GI is to advocate and facilitate the co-operation of private industry, academia, and the Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate (AFRL/RI), in developing solutions to critical cyber security problems. Another prime role is to build upon technologies under development at the AFRL/RI to further strengthen our nation’s security.

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