At the heart of both companies’ products is photo-catalytic conversion. That technology relies on a titanium dioxide compound that becomes a highly effective air purification system when it’s exposed to ultraviolet light. Unlike traditional air filters, the technology doesn’t capture pollutants. It destroys them, turning them into water and carbon dioxide.
For anyone who has been paying attention to the developments at the TRI Center, it would be no surprise another world class operation is opening its doors at one of the world’s the largest industrial centers, currently home to companies like Tesla, Ebay and Zulily. In 2017, the wrappings will be taken off the latest high-tech operation at the immense industrial park as Switch christens its newest campus, and the first SUPERNAP facility of a planned 6,487,241 square feet of colocation datacenter space.
RENO Magazine sat down with co-founders from a trio of Reno tech firms. Two of the businesses are transplants, one is homegrown, and all started within the last three years. The co-founders, entrepreneurs each younger than 35, are helping to transform the perception of Reno and the city’s economic future.
The Batchery, an East Bay, California-based global incubator for seed-stage startups ready to go from idea to launch at lightning speed, has announced a partnership with the University of Nevada, Reno Innevation Center. The intention of the unique partnership is to spur innovation and stimulate the incubation of startups both in the Bay Area and in Nevada. Additionally, The Batchery’s members will be able to leverage the sophisticated laboratory and equipment resources of the University of Nevada, Reno. Entrepreneurs and innovators will have access to The Batchery’s resources for advice, guidance and introductions to Silicon Valley influencers.
The University of Nevada, Reno, Innevation Center — powered by Switch provides yet another important component in the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the region. The center’s location along Sinclair Street, with one foot in downtown and one foot in Midtown, marks an important step by the university to make itself accessible to the entrepreneurial and technology communities. The Innevation Center features a makerspace, meeting rooms, co-working spaces, offices for startup companies, and more!