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Astrobotic’s mission control center is coming to the North Side this spring

By Sandra Tolliver, NEXT Pittsburgh A robotics company that seeks to make outer space accessible to the world will open a North Side headquarters and mission control center that could become the epicenter for America’s return to the moon. Astrobotic Technology is renovating a former post office on North Lincoln Avenue in Manchester and will […]

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Resource centers to receive funding

By The Indiana Gazette Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin said Thursday that new funding had been approved for Pennsylvania’s seven Industrial Resource Centers, covering various regions of the commonwealth. Davin said this latest funding, including $1,062,398 for Catalyst Connection in southwestern Pennsylvania, is meant to help the IRCs provide technical assistance […]

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Autonomous vehicle company Aptiv moving to Pittsburgh’s Hazelwood Green

By Bob Bauder, TribLive A self-driving car company is the first private business to announce it will move into Hazelwood Green, a development taking shape at the site of a former LTV Steel mill along the Monongahela River in Pittsburgh. Aptiv announced Wednesday that it is moving its research and development operation from O’Hara to […]

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2019 TransTech Energy Pitch Competition Winners Announced

First Place, $10,000 – Conservation Labs, Brownsville, PA – Mark Kovscek, CEO, presenter Conservation Labs’ H2knowTM system is a smart water technology for homes, apartment buildings and other properties that uses an app, a $1 easy-to-install sensor, and machine learning to understand water flow by interpreting the sound of water and deliver actionable water insights, leak alerts, and […]

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Additive manufacturing gets $30M boost for regional supply chain

By Justin Dennis, Mahoning Matters YOUNGSTOWN — The largest investment in seven years for the region’s burgeoning “Tech Belt” will help develop a supply chain link between the U.S. Army and the additive manufacturing industry. Michael Garvey, president of Center Street Technologies along Ohio Works Drive, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan of Howland, D-13th, and other […]

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