BRITE is Highlighted for Battery Technology Initiatives

BRITE is highlighted for battery technology initiatives in the article, “Getting back to our roots: Why the Midwest Needs to (Re)Invest in Mobility” by Midwest Startups. The mobility industry has been evolving quickly, driven not only by technological improvement, but also by economic and social changes such as urbanization, consumer behavior changes, and environmental initiatives. […]

Ohio is READY.  Come grow with us.  Fostering the EV industry in the Buckeye State

BRITE’s President and CEO Rick Stockburger recently gave testimony in support of the Accelerating Ohio’s Automotive Industry bill which would invest in workforce development, encourage growth in the Ohio EV market, create a state EV task force, and unlock investment in EV charging infrastructure. “AOAI will provide funds to current automakers transitioning from internal combustion […]

Our Newest LED Lighting & Sensor Project at BRITE

Before I depart on my journey in owning and running my business full time, I have one last blog post I need to write, and this one is about the large hexagon shaped lights that are now on display on the Mezzanine of the building. Where did the idea come from?About a year ago Sara […]

Particle.io Part 1: First Project!

Particle Board Featured Image

Back in December 2020, We got a a Particle.io Argon Starter kit found here and the Argon IoT Starter Kit found here. I just got around to making our first project! I wanted to make something that people, like you reading this, can see in real time. I decided to make a humidity, temperature and […]

Becoming BRITE

brite lab with blue containers

The Power of a Name I’ve been meaning to write this for a while, nearly a year to be exact. It took a day like today to do so, where I’m nearing two years with BRITE Energy Innovators and am taking a Saturday to reflect on what we’ve accomplished and where we’re going. I joined […]

Taking Collaboration Virtual: BRITEhack 2021

2021 Britehack Graphic

In 2018 we launched our civic hackathon as a way to work with the community to source solutions to problems faced by our neighbors. That first hackathon saw us partner with the City of Warren’s wastewater treatment department. That year, the winning team brought together innovative ideas team members would later help the City of […]

100% Deductibility of Cash Charitable Contributions in 2020

Support Empowering Energy-Tech Founders BRITE is the State of Ohio’s only energy incubator and we like to say that we give unfair advantages for early-stage energy founders to be successful. We do that in a couple of ways, through business development mentorship, technical expertise in our lab, and through connecting these founders with our ever-growing […]