Meet the 2019 Innovation Challenge Semi-Finalists

The highly anticipated Think Dutchess Innovation Challenge is finally here! Wednesday, June 5th at Locust Grove in Poughkeepsie, NY, join us for our second live pitch competition. Tickets are on sale now.

This year’s competition places forward-thinking technology and concepts destined to change the landscape of business in Dutchess County head-to-head in industries from food and beverage services to biomedical devices. Our semi-finalists are breaking the mold not only with their innovative products, but also their unique approaches to serving the community at large.

Meet the 2019 Innovation Challenge Semi-Finalists

Unlimited Tomorrow

An advanced manufacturing company providing amputees with next-generation and affordable artificial limbs using by combining 3D scanning, 3D printing, and machine learning.

innovation challenge semi-finalist, unlimited tomorrow delivering on its 100 arms campaign

Earth, Wind and Fuego

A social enterprise radicalizing hiring, training and workplace culture to create sustainable solutions to poverty through inclusive training and employment opportunities.

Innovation Challenge Semi-Finalists, Earth, Wind and Fuego Set to Change Workforce Development


A college student’s technology start-up bringing greater access to handicapped doors through a smartphone application.


United Aircraft Technologies

A veteran-owned, advanced manufacturing company using cutting-edge technology to produce solutions in the aviation industry.

Innovation Challenge Semi Finalists, United Aircraft Technologies is cost-saving and safety enhancing products in the aviation industry


This event is sure to be an exciting night to learn about cutting-edge business opportunities and meet current, and up-and-coming-influencers and investors in the business and start-up community. Come be a part of the real-time audience who will help determine the winner.





Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities are available through May 14, 2019 at

Thank you to our current sponsors:

Partner  Sponsors   

Innovation Challenge Leader Sponsor Central Hudson

Advocate Sponsors

Innovation Challenge Advocate Sponsor

Event Sponsors

Innovation Challenge Partner SCORE of Dutchess County

To learn more about the Innovation Challenge watch the inaugural event HERE!



A premier business-led organization, Think Dutchess Alliance for Business brings together 10 agency partners creating a one-stop shop for your site selection, financing, incentives, permitting and advocacy, strategic planning and counseling, marketing and networking needs.