Genius Group Subsidiary Antelope Valley University Launches NASA Technology Transfer Program
SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Genius Group Limited (“Genius Group” or the “Company”) (NYSE American: GNS), a global leader in information technology and education, today announced its intention to introduce NASA technology transfer program to its subsidiary – Antelope Valley University in Lancaster, California, USA.
Antelope Valley University (UAV), recently acquired by Genius Group, is partnering with NASA to create a unique learning opportunity for engineering and business students. NASA’s Technology Transfer University (T2U) program connects universities with NASA-developed technology to give students the opportunity to work with federal government research, innovations, and technology. Student entrepreneurs build case studies with NASA’s patent portfolio while learning about commercialization and licensing opportunities. Students who want to extend their ideas beyond the classroom can use Startup NASA, a special program designed to help early-stage startups commercialize NASA technology.
This partnership is a natural match for UAVs, with Antelope Valley being a hub for some of the world’s aerospace leaders including NASA, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and UASF Plant 42 to name a few. -ones.
Antelope Valley University will officially launch the program on August 29e2022.
This announcement follows Genius Group’s acquisition of the Lancaster-based drone, which closed on July 7, 2022, and was the last of four IPO acquisitions to be made following the IPO of the company on the NYSE American on April 12, 2022.
NASA/T2X Technology Transfer Expansion Administrator Brian Boogaard commented:
“The Technology Transfer Office is delighted to partner with Antelope Valley University on the Technology Transfer University (T2U) program. T2U gives business and STEM students the opportunity to use NASA technologies in in-depth commercialization study, resulting in entrepreneurial pitches and potential new business creation.
UAV Acting President Dr. David J. Vierra said:
“We are excited to deploy the NASA Technology Transfer Program to Antelope Valley University. The program will allow UAV business and engineering students to embark on a truly unique learning opportunity and their will give a chance to use their entrepreneurial skills with breakthrough NASA technology.This program also encourages students to create a viable start-up after graduation, positioning UAV as a true champion of the 21st century, entrepreneurial education.
Roger James Hamilton, Founder and CEO of Genius Group, said:
“The NASA Technology Transfer Program is an incredibly exciting program for students. It’s refreshing to see a program that not only empowers students to use and explore world-changing technology to further their education, but also encourages entrepreneurship while doing so. The program will allow UAV students to learn in a fun and engaging way while teaching them invaluable entrepreneurial skills in the process – something Genius Group is truly passionate about.
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About the Technology Transfer University (T2U) Program
Using technology developed by NASA, student entrepreneurs work with Federal Government Research and Technology, through the T2U program, to build case studies with NASA’s patent portfolio while learning about the marketing and licensing opportunities.
NASA T2U has generated a number of successful licenses and new start-ups.
About Antelope Valley University (UAV)
Located in Lancaster, California, UAV was founded in 1997 by Marco and Sandra Johnson and acquired by Genius Group on July 7, 2022. The university is a regionally accredited university and was built with strong community ties and enjoys a an excellent reputation in athletics and academics, with a range of professional certifications, associate degrees and degree programs.
UAV’s mission is to provide quality undergraduate, graduate, certificate, and continuing education to the local and global community. The university offers a higher education that enables students to achieve their academic, professional, and personal goals, thereby enabling them to become valuable assets to their communities.
The university and staff members are dedicated to the commitment to expand educational and technological offerings in the community and to develop a university that meets the needs of current and developing job markets.
About Genius Group
Genius Group is one of the world’s leading education and technology technology entrepreneurs, on a mission to disrupt the current education model with a lifelong learning agenda centered on student who prepares students with the leadership, entrepreneurship, and life skills needed to succeed in today’s marketplace. The group has more than 2.9 million students in 200 countries, aged 0 to 100. The group comprises four pre-IPO companies (the “pre-IPO group”) and four companies that were acquired at or shortly after the IPO. IPO (the “IPO Acquisitions”).
Our pre-IPO group’s entrepreneur training system was delivered virtually and in-person, in multiple languages, locally and globally, primarily through the pre-IPO group’s custom-built, AI-powered GeniusU Edtech platform adults seeking to develop their entrepreneurial and leadership skills. .
The pre-IPO group includes Genius Group, GeniusU, Entrepreneurs Institute and Entrepreneur Resorts. This group of entrepreneur training companies has grown through organic growth and acquisitions, with a focus on adding value to each company through GeniusU, which is being developed to provide recommendations and personal AI-based advice to each student. The pre-IPO group is now expanding its educational system to age groups beyond its current adult audience, to children and young adults. The four IPO acquisitions are the first step towards this. These include Education Angels, which offers early learning in New Zealand for children aged 0-5; E-Square, which provides primary and secondary education in South Africa; Antelope Valley University, which grants professional certifications and college degrees in California, USA; and Property Investors Network, which offers courses and events on property investment in England, UK.
Genius Group’s post-IPO plan is to combine IPO Acquisitions education programs with its current education programs and Edtech platform as part of a lifelong learning system. life, and he selected these acquisitions because they already share aspects of the Genius program and its purpose. on the training of entrepreneurs.
This press release contains statements that constitute “forward-looking statements,” including with respect to the deployment of NASA’s T2U program. Forward-looking statements are subject to numerous conditions, many of which are beyond the Company’s control, including those set forth in the Risk Factors section of the Company’s final prospectus for its initial public offering filed with the SEC. Copies are available on the SEC’s website, www.sec.gov. The Company assumes no obligation to update these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this release, except as required by law.