Latest Newsletter

StitchCrew | Moon vehicles | Cybersecurity | $290M for CivicPlus

June 10, 2021

Flyover Future talks with StitchCrew’s Erika Lucas about their partnership with the Oklahoma City Thunder and the local startup ecosystem. Plus, moon vehicles from GM, a cybersecurity lab in Bloomington, $38M for a new research chamber at Wright-Patterson in Dayton, and Midwest startup funding.

Researching severe COVID symptoms | Antibody treatment | Healthcare algorithms

June 9, 2021

Pandemic & HealthTech Report: Researching severe COVID symptoms, doctors at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) are touting the use of monoclonal antibody treatment, Google to provide HCA with healthcare algorithms, and progress for a new diabetes drug from Eli Lilly.

AI & Future of Work | Indy 500 tech firsts | TechOhio & creative solutions

June 3, 2021

Flyover Future talks with Alan Berube from The Brookings Institution about AI, the future of work, and the Midwest. Plus, a new patent for #agtech company Farmobile, Indy 500 tech firsts, Michigan’s significant growth in venture capital investment, and more. Buckle up! Innovation is taking off in Flyover Country.

Antibody longevity | Alzheimer’s research | UV protection

June 2, 2021

Pandemic & HealthTech Report: Washington University in St. Louis researches discover COVID-19 antibodies lasting months, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Carnegie Robots team up to keep the arena clean, BioGenerator Labs helps 19 bioscience companies get $33M in federal grants, and more health innovation across Flyover Country.

Machine learning & clean water | NASA taps FlyOhio | Tangoe moves to Indy

May 27, 2021

Flyover Future talks with BlueConduit’s Ian Robinson about machine learning and clean water, NASA taps FlyOhio, Tangoe moves to Indy, Purdue engineers create a more efficient desalination process, geospatial tech is hot in St. Louis, and coastal investors funding Midwest startups.

A digital-first health strategy | Virtual hospital | Health robotics

May 26, 2021

HealthTech and pandemic innovation: A digital-first health strategy, Atrium Heath’s virtual hospital, Michigan State converts lab courses to online format, and robotics to help patients recover from brain injury. It’s all happening in Flyover Country!

Momentum in Minneapolis | Robotic welders | Augmented reality and self-driving cars

May 20, 2021

There is momentum in Minneapolis! Flyover Future talks with Ryan Weber from Great North Ventures. Plus, Hirebotics creates a new robotic welder, self-driving car tech from Cambrian, Rise of the Rest’s tech talent tour, and M25 making a big impact in the Midwest.

Researching neurological issues | Robotics & the pandemic | Health Tech

May 19, 2021

Pandemic & Health Tech Report: Researching the long-term effects of COVID-19. Plus, how the pandemic put a spotlight on automation, robots, and telehealth.

Goodyear Ventures & the future of mobility | Black Tech Nation | Airspace tech

May 13, 2021

We talk with Abhijit Ganguly from Goodyear Ventures about the future of mobility, Time Magazine recognizes World Wide Technology, Lighthouse Avionics takes flight, and funding for robotics startups.

COVID finder tech | Virus-killing robot | Sanitizing drones | Health Tech

May 12, 2021

HealthTech is happening all over Flyover Country: Farmspace Systems tech tapped by the Department of Homeland Security to detect #COVID19, students at Wichita State University are creating a robot to kill COVID, The Ohio State University researchers are working on a new cancer treatment, and more Midwest health R&D.