Exploration Park, Miami and Tampa, Fla. (June 10, 2020) – Space Florida and the Florida Venture Forum, Florida’s largest statewide support organization for investors and entrepreneurs, are pleased to announce Miles Space, Inc., ecoSPEARS, Doroni LLC and OptiPulse, Inc., as the winners of the all-virtual 2021 Aerospace Innovation and Tech Forum. Today’s event, the sixth annual aerospace-focused conference hosted in partnership with the Florida Venture Forum, featured a competition of 20 presenting companies.
A panel of judges reviewed each selected company’s presentation and supporting materials. Grand Prize Winner Miles Space will receive $40,000 of Space Florida’s Accelerating Innovation (AI) Award, while 1st Runner-Up ecoSPEARS will receive $30,000 and joint Second Place winners Doroni LLC and OptiPulse, Inc., will each receive $15,000.
Miles Space, Inc., Tampa, is an Aerospace company that specializes in Signal Processing for Military Passive Radar, SatComs, Drone Detection technology, and our Water Vapor-Based thruster for satellites and space probes.
“As Florida’s aerospace industry continues to grow and thrive, it is encouraging to see the capital venture ecosystem community continue to support those companies that play a key role in the State’s success in aerospace,” said Space Florida President and CEO Frank DiBello. “Space Florida congratulates Miles Space, ecoSPEARS, Doroni and OptiPulse as the winners of today’s Aerospace Innovation and Tech Forum, and we thank our partners at the Florida Venture Forum for their leadership in the capital formation arena.”