Syracuse, N.Y. - Gov. Andrew Cuomo announcing tha the state is going to invest $12.5 million to expand the Syracuse Technology Garden.
The money will be used to add two floors to the center. Drones will be tested inside the facility before they are operated outside in the 50-mile drone test corridor between Syracuse and Rome.
The FAA approved the unmanned aerial test site at Griffiss Airport in Rome as one of seven drone test sites around the country. The corridor effectively expands that test site all the way to Syracuse.