Tech for easier travel | MO university chosen for NASA project | Design your home online
Tech to ease your travel experience
INDIANAPOLIS, IN—Comfort Motion is hoping their tech will make your travel experience less taxing. The company has developed software compatible with motorized car, truck or airplane seats that makes tiny, almost imperceptible, adjustments in seat position during a trip.
Specialized tech talent in national security
ST. LOUIS, MO–Innovation nonprofits LaunchCode and Cortex Innovation Community have announced a partnership to meet a critical need for specialized technology talent in the national security and geospatial industries in the St. Louis region. The partnership will create a program for training veterans with a high-level national security clearance for in-demand technical roles.
MO school chosen to help develop NASA tech
ROLLA, MO—Missouri University of Science and Technology is one of three universities NASA chose for a project to develop technologies so scientists can eventually live and work on the moon. The university will receive up to a $2 million grant to research resource extraction from the moon as part of NASA’s new Artemis project, intended to return astronauts to the moon for longer-term missions.
New accelerator comes to Tulsa
TULSA, OK—Techstars has announced the launch of the Build in Tulsa Techstars Accelerator to support and fund high-growth, under-represented entrepreneurs. The accelerator will be operated in partnership with Build in Tulsa, the George Kaiser Family Foundation, and Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies.
Design your home online
MILWAUKEE, WI—Two companies have joined forces to bring new tech to the construction industry. Home builder Harbor Homes collaborated with NC-based software company Anewgo to build the iDesign Tool, which allows buyers to digitally select a subdivision lot, floorplan and customized options before signing a contract online. The platform includes contracts and pricing into the digital experience.