NYU-Poly in the Media

NYCEDC And NYU School of Engineering Announce Opening of Urban Future Lab Incubator in Downtown Brooklyn

New York City Economic Development Corporation and the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering have announced the opening of the Urban Future Lab, a business incubator in Downtown Brooklyn that supports startup companies, showcases innovation, and provides educational and workforce...

Brooklyn energy incubator flips the on-switch

New York City Economic Development Corp. and the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering Thursday announced the opening of the Urban Future Lab. It is designed to house startups, focused on sustainable infrastructure, energy efficiency and climate adaption. The facility is expected to...

NYU School of Engineering Announces ADT As Sponsor Of Urban Future Lab

The New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering announced today that ADT Security Systems has become a sponsor of the Urban Future Lab, an incubation program for tech startups that also serves as a destination for educational programs and workshops supporting a sustainable infrastructure...

Startup incubator Urban Future Lab, which focuses on green technology companies, opens in Downtown Brooklyn

A new lab space in Downtown Brooklyn allows small business competitors to work side by side. The 10,000-square foot incubator known as Urban Future Lab opened Thursday. The incubator located on the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering campus will house start-up companies...

R. Luke DuBois' American algorithms

Vision is often cited as the quintessential quality of a great leader. “Hindsight Is Always 20/20,” an artwork by R. Luke DuBois, puts that idea in crisply legible perspective. To create the piece, DuBois culled the 66 most frequently used words from the State of the Union addresses of...

Animation domination: Anime festival takes over MetroTech

MetroTech is turning Japanese. New York University–Polytechnic is hosting its 10th annual anime festival on March 15 and 16, opening its doors to cartoon superheroes, video game characters, and all manner of costumed creatures. Read More

Brooklyn’s ‘Nerd Herd’ advances to robot regionals

On Saturday, hundreds of high school students and an army of rolling robots filled the gym at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering in Downtown Brooklyn to participate in NYC FIRST’s robotics competition. Read More

PowerBridgeNY Draws New Ideas in Energy from the Academic Well

Lots of universities try to turn lab research into real businesses. Last week, 13 teams from area universities pitched ideas to a panel of venture capitalists and energy industry experts, hoping to win a piece of grant funding.The pitch day was hosted by PowerBridgeNY, which is a collaboration...

Robot wars! Teens do bot battle at NYU-Poly

Nearly 400 teenagers took part in the New York City First Tech Challenge Regional Championship, a robotics competition at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering on Saturday, where the machines fought to perform everyday tasks harder, better, faster, and stronger than the rest. Youngsters who came...

Tech accelerators grab for equity

The two years Riggs Kubiak spent at NYU-Polytechnic's clean-tech incubator, the Accelerator for a Clean and Renewable Economy, helped him develop a formal business plan and get comfortable talking to investors. So comfortable, in fact, that he raised $5 million in venture capital the following...