Innovation Alley 2016

In addition to the speakers and performers who will grace the stage at Copley Symphony Hall on October 22nd, we’re blocking off B Street in front of Symphony Towers to once again build Innovation Alley as a showcase for San Diego’s most innovative companies & entrepreneurs.

Check out the Innovation Alley photos on Flickr!

This year we’re partnering with CONNECT to seek out the most innovative companies for inclusion in Innovation Alley.


Companies Featured in Innovation Alley

  • Aira – Connecting the blind with a network of agents via wearable smart glasses.
  • Braykion – Wearable devices that will remind healthcare workers to wash their hands.
  • CITADEL – Monitor airspace, detect threats, track and intercept unauthorized drones.
  • DermTech – Delivering dermatology’s first non-invasive gene expression platform.
  • Echo Laboratories – Combines the functionality of upright and inverted microscopes.
  • Grijjy – It’s about making the way you communicate with your favorite people more fun.
  • Guru – Creating an engaging digital experience for museums, aquariums and zoos.
  • Inova Drone – developing commercial UAS solutions for the public safety industry.
  • MJD Interactive – Delivering imaginative digital solutions while pushing boundaries.
  • NanoVR – See the world’s first immersive molecular modeling tool in Virtual Reality.
  • Noble Environmental Technologies – Converting trash into sustainable ECOR.
  • Organovo – Structurally and functionally accurate bio-printed human tissue models.
  • Planck Aerosystems – Bringing autonomous unmanned aerial systems to market.
  • RippleNami – Connects you to millions of real-time relevant data points using a map.
  • ROBO 3D – Create what you imagine, and imagine what you can create . . . all in 3d.
  • Robolink – Providing robotic kits and instruction to elementary and middle schools.
  • SouthDoctors – Connect patients around the world with the best doctors in Mexico.
  • SSC Pacific – Cutting edge technology designed to provide information dominance.
  • Tourrs – Creating a global marketplace to buy and sell smartphone-guided tours.
  • VirBELA – Providing experiential shared learning experiences around the world.


Echo Laboratories
MJD Interactive
SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific
Grijjy Communications
Noble Environmental Technologies