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Parallel Flight Technologies

Parallel Flight Technologies is developing a hybrid-electric heavy-lift drone for natural resource and emergency
management applications and is hiring right here on the Monterey Bay.

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FarmWise builds innovative systems and processes that allow farmers to streamline operations
and increase food production efficiency right here on the Monterey Bay.

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Sea, Land, Air Military Research (SLAMR)

Headquartered at the Naval Post-Graduate School in Monterey, CA, the SLAMR is America's
Unmanned Systems Accelerator for Private Industry, Academia, and Government teams.

Visit The SLAMR

Elroy Air

Elroy Air accessed R&D networks and test facilities in collaboration with the Naval Postgraduate School to
validate and build awareness for its groundbreaking autonomous VTOL aerial delivery system, the Chaparral.

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Navalx Central Coast Tech Bridge

Closely aligned with the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), the Central Coast Tech Bridge is a nexus for
collaboration with industry, DoD and OGA innovation centers, leading academic institutions, and National Labs.

Connect With Tech Bridge

Airspace Integration (ASI)

Drone innovation hub and business incubator located on the beautiful Monterey Bay Academy campus
providing innovation facilities including co-working space, airspace access and grass landing field.

Connect With ASI

Startup Monterey Bay (SMB) Launchpad

Innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem hosted at the California State University Monterey Bay
including Startup Challenge Pitch Competition, Startup Launchpad Incubator and more.

Connect With SMB

Santa Cruz Works

Community engaged innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem focused on making Santa Cruz County
a great place to start, sustain, and grow businesses.

Connect With SCW

About DART

The Monterey Bay Drone, Automation and Robotics Technology (DART) initiative brings together industry, government, academia and practitioners in these industry clusters and provides a regional coordination and advancement forum.

DART Events

Monterey Bay DART hosts events throughout the year to bring together interested stakeholders for networking, collaboration, and strengthening the regional DART ecosystem. Follow the link below to find our more and register to attend an event.

2023 DART Symposium

Flying to the Future

JIFX | Naval Postgraduate School

DART Partners

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