SecondMuse x NYSERDA just launched applications for their second M-Corps. The statewide M-Corps program helps cleantech startups manufacture and get to market faster. Partners include NextCorps, New Lab, Urban Future Lab, Clean Energy Business Incubator Program, Urban-X, Partsimony and dozens more industry leaders across the state. Applications are open through Sept 9.
SecondMuse is looking for six cleantech startups who are paving the way for a more sustainable future, especially those with strong teams and products who need assistance scaling up to manufacturing. Alumni of the first class include Tarform, Farmshelf, Unique Electric Solutions, Frio, 475 Lamilux, Enviro Power, Re-Nuble, Allied Microbiota, Nuravine and Pvilion.
Here is a deck with info about M-Corps, and the SecondMuse team is hosting four info sessions through NYC over the next few months. If you’re interested in applying, click on the application link or reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org. The SecondMuse team is based out of Dumbo, Brooklyn, at 20 Jay St.
In January, SecondMuse continued its newest series of hardware startup support. This session focused on Supply Chain Strategy at New Lab in Brooklyn Navy Yard. NYCEDC’s Stacey Weismiller and Inventaprint’s Rich Mokuolu lead attendees through an essential presentation on sourcing and production.
On Wednesday, March 6th, the SecondMuse team brought together startups from its two NYC-based manufacturing programs – Futureworks Incubator and M-Corps – for another session in the M-Corps workshop series. Hosted by M-Corps partner New Lab in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, this workshop focused on Quality Assurance (QA).
On April 3, SecondMuse hosted the Risk Management & Assembly Workshop with guest speaker Michael Fornasiero of Empire State Development at CEBIP in Stony Brook, Long Island. In framing risk management, Michael focused the content of the workshop on Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (FMEA) methodology.