The startup ecosystem is flourishing in the Koffman Incubator, evidenced by an influx of innovative ideas over the last few months. Student startups, clean energy companies and more have joined as a mix of virtual and tenant members. Virtual membership is a new option offered in light of COVID where startups access the programs and mentorship remotely and can utilize the co-working space in the Koffman facility as needed. Seven of the eight new companies have been accepted into the Southern Tier Clean Energy Incubator program, bringing the total to 24. In total, the Koffman is supporting over 50 companies!

Learn about the new members adding to the diverse business ecosystem in the region:

COI Energy is a technology driven firm that improves energy efficiency through electric grid optimization for commercial, industrial and utility businesses.

Natrion is a startup that aims to expand the battery market by enhancing the standard lithium-ion battery which uses liquid electrolytes that have to be consistently monitored and cooled for stability.

KLAW industries is radicalizing the recycling market by attempting to divert Material Recovery Facility (MRF) glass, made of soda-lime silica, away from landfills in an unprecedented way.

Clir Renewables is a renewable energy AI software company seeking to aid their customer’s production and asset performance measures by providing reliable and environmentally focused data.

AGreatE Inc. is an energy company focused on lithium ion battery fundamentals like energy, storage and portable power supply to produce cost-effective lithium ion batteries for energy storage systems, electric vehicles, smart energy management and more.

Millennium Energy Distribution (M.E.D.) is a startup company that creates energy from waste using clean technology without the release of CO2 emissions.

Aletair uses advanced optic technology combined with specialized drones to discover abandoned gas wells, often a century old, which cause major environmental harm if left uncapped.

Boutique-It Is a live streaming e-commerce app where viewers get a fun purchasing experience, including the ability to chat live with the seller.