KLAW Industries and the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator Receive a $125,000 National Award from the Department of Energy

The Department of Energy has awarded KLAW Industries and the Koffman Incubator with $125,000 to expand low-carbon concrete throughout New York. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BINGHAMTON, N.Y., July 14, 2023 -…

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The ReDram Program: Changing the Recycling Game via the Cannabis Industry

Rich Park worked with 82 shops in Portland this past April to collect PP5 plastic cannabis packaging, and collected 2,500 pounds of plastic in 30 days. Usually, those shops will average around 500 pounds of recyclable materials per month.

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KLAW Industries and the City of Binghamton Receive Award for Low Carbon Infrastructure Projects

The American Concrete Institute has recognized KLAW Industries and the City of Binghamton with an Award of Merit for making cost-effective, sustainable infrastructure a reality. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BINGHAMTON, N.Y.,…

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Guest of honor: Binghamton’s Stanley Whittingham attends State of the Union

Dr. Stanley Whittingham attended President Biden's State of the Union address Tuesday night highlighting Binghamton’s role in America’s growing battery economy. Whittingham, a Binghamton University professor and Nobel Prize winner, attended the State of the Union as a guest of Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. Last September, Whittingham and the New Energy New York team's work helped Binghamton University land over $113 million in state and federal dollars for the New Energy New York project, which aims to turn the Southern Tier into the nation’s hub for battery research and manufacturing.

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Koffman Innovations: KLAW Industries

Koffman member company KLAW Industries has come a long way since their days as a student run startup with a big idea! Founders Jacob Kumpon and Jack Lamuraglia took that big idea and turned it into a thriving business, creating a clean, eco friendly concrete product that is helping the environment and helping the bottom line of their customers. Learn more about KLAW and their journey with the Koffman in this month's "Koffman Innovations" feature with News Channel 34.

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EMPEQ Named Winner of NYSEG Ignition Grant

EMPEQ was named as a winner of an Ignition Grant from New York State Electric and Gas (NYSEG). The company’s Fast Site Survey was chosen as a recipient of the award due to the technology’s potential to a have a long-term, demonstrable impact on reducing carbon emissions – especially in Upstate New York.

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Koffman Innovations: 2immersive4U

How did a foreign, Emmy nominated media company end up creating an immersive film about the Endicott-Johnson Shoe Company? That's the power of the Koffman! Koffman member company 2immersive4u, founded by Filip Milinković and Dusan Simic, creates 3D computer generated animated films that do not require the traditional VR headset normally needed. 2immersive creates interactive, virtual reality experiences that are viewable on traditional electronic devices such as laptops, tablets and smart phones. After joining the Koffman and learning about the Southern Tier and surrounding area, the story of EJ inspired the duo and thus their latest project took shape.

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Koffman Clean Energy Company Enerpoly Closes $1.5M Seed Round

Enerpoly recently closed a $1.5 million seed round. Enerpoly develops zinc-ion batteries that offer a sustainable solution for stationary energy storage. Enerpoly’s patented technology uses cost-effective raw materials, such as zinc, which can be sourced in Sweden and Europe. This can contribute to the region’s global competitiveness within the fast-growing battery industry. Zinc-ion technology can help Europe catch up in the global race, in establishing both strategic autonomy and sustainability for its clean energy system.

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