ALBANY — Seven entrepreneurs won $50,000 each in the FuzeHub Commercialization Competition 2018 on Nov. 7 and 8 in Albany:
- Bonbouton, a technology platform for preventative diabetic health care;
- Capro-X Inc., developing a natural solution for converting dairy industry wastes into chemicals;
- Íko Systems, a smart tabletop micro-greenhouse for the sustainably minded foodie;
- Lux Semiconductors of Albany, developing a technology to produce flexible, lightweight and low-cost semiconductor substrates;
- MicroEra Power, designing an onsite power system with high-efficiency hardware, thermal storage and smart software to provide energy security;
- RemWell, addressing public health and energy issues associated with certain groundwater contaminants;
- VitaMe Technologies, Inc., providing fast mobile nutrition deficiency testing.
FuzeHub is a not-for-profit organization responsible for assisting small to medium-sized manufacturing companies in New York state. It administers the Jeff Lawrence Manufacturing Innovation Fund, which provides $1 million a year to promote technology development and commercialization statewide.