What We Do

IoT Market Acceleration Through Field-Based Live-Piloting

ImpactLABS pilots early stage IoT solutions with small and mid-sized businesses in Southeastern New England and a number of regional markets globally through our sponsor and partner network. 

We are helping the most innovative small and mid-sized enterprises to build more profitable and sustainable businesses. 

We are accelerating our Fortune 5000 sponsors’ IoT businesses. 

We are identifying the next generation of great leaders in IoT.

ImpactLABS focuses on the decentralized and distributed middle-segments of the grand challenge markets, including cities, food security, water, energy, transportation, and select industrial segments. 


  • Public Safety, personal security
  • Sustainability and reliability in basic services
  • Transportation systems
Food Security
  • Small-scale and community supported agriculture (CSA)
  • Urban and vertical agriculture operations
  • Aquaculture/ shellfish harvesting and husbandry
  • Commercial fisheries
  • Logistics and safety
WET Infrastructure
  • Water: including wastewater, groundwater, total water cycle projects
  • Energy: Including distributed, renewable pilots
  • Transportation: Multimodal freight and passenger systems/ public and private fleets


  • Physical performance in-situ: survivability, reliability, total cost of ownership
  • Technical performance: power management, signal propagation, security
  • Is the data relevant, reliable and actionable to pilot hosts?
  • How do pilot hosts need or prefer to receive their decision support?
  • Are pilot hosts referring to the new inputs as decision support tools?
  • Payback period
  • Return on investment, total cost of ownership
  • Other financial metrics
  • What else can pilot hosts do with the new data in other parts of their operation outside the first pilot application?
  • Who else among the host pilot trading partners might benefit from accessing some of the new data?
  • Which local, regional, global research or academic programs might benefit from access to certain data?
  • Data exchange opportunities: supporting above
  • Data market opportunities: data as a new asset for SMBs to commercialize
  • Data bank business models: under development at ImpactLABS

Stewardship Instrumenting the Physical World

Our teams are actively supporting a number of IoT education, training, community, network and industry development initiatives, including, but not limited to:

Let’s prove the point that we can be profitable and resilient, together.

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