In part one of a special series putting the Startup Spotlight on Riverside, California, we speak to Dr. Paul Zorner about the computational biology startup Sensorygen. Dr. Zorner describes the company's early efforts as we begin to take a closer look at the unique startups originating from California's Inland Empire.
California has a new Technology and Innovation Caucus in the State Assembly and Senate. Assemblymember Evan Low of San Jose, co-chair of the new Caucus, visited with CTC on this episode of the Innovation Agenda to discuss its origins, priorities, and hopes for improving the climate for technology growth.
Unmanned aerial systems (UAS, or "drones" for some), are quickly finding applications in fields as diverse as entertainment, infrastructure and agriculture. Longitudinal data collection makes that image capture more valuable to agriculture and utilities over time. For agtech applications, the mashup of mapping to image collection holds tremendous promise.