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Bishop Ascendant Appoints New Advisory Committe Member

Company strengthens Advisory team with addition of USAF Major General (retired)

West Caldwell, NJ April 5th 2024-Bishop Ascendant, an innovator and expert in applying technology to solve the global clean water crisis and deliver the next generation of maritime defense systems today announced the appointment of Major General Bradley Spacy USAF (retired) to the position of Advisor. Bradley brings with him a wealth of military experience and business acumen. 

Maj. Gen. (ret) Brad Spacy has 32 years in senior leadership positions as a United States Air Force general officer. General Spacy is a six-time commander with experience on Capitol Hill as the Air Force liaison to the US Senate. He Began his career in Security Police where he was an Emergency Services Team commander, Police Academy instructor, and Security Police Squadron Commander. His broad experience includes command of the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center where he led a 4,500 person team providing security, civil engineering, contracting, communications, and logistics support to 77 installations world-wide. He has a BA in Political Science, MS in Education, and is a National Defense Fellow & Harvard Senior Executive Fellow.

Justin Bishop CEO of Bishop Ascendant said, " I'm excited to be working with Bradley on Spark and Poseidon projects around the world and of course with General Spacy's experience and guidance be able to introduce our unique technologies to the U.S. Military". 

 

About Bishop Ascendant, Inc.

A multi-arena advanced engineering, manufacturing, and services firm, Bishop Ascendant solves the global water scarcity crisis by transforming polluted water into drinkable water. We provide water and energy where it’s needed. And we enable digital communication for people in even the most remote locations— sustainably, at scale, anywhere. ​Spark, our integrated, modular and portable platform, combines tested and proven technologies in an innovative, reliable and mass-producible system that helps people everywhere survive and thrive.

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Bishop Ascendant Selected as one of  New Jersey’s Most Innovative Manufacturing Engineering Companies. Focusing on Next Generation Technologies and an Innovative Approach, Bishop Ascendant is pleased to be selected for this honor.

 

West Caldwell, NJ, March 15, 2024 – Bishop Ascendant, an innovator and expert in applying technology to solve the global clean water crisis and deliver the next generation of maritime defense systems. New Jersey's Innovative Manufacturing Engineering Companies: Rising Industry Leaders - (engineeringness.com)

Spark Modular Support System and The Poseidon Martime Defense System are the vision of founder and CEO Justin Bishop, and builds on his 35+ years of invention and business experience. He previously developed licensed and sold the first generation Whisprwave® floating breakwater, and went on to develop the second- generation HALO® Maritime Defense System and Guardian Gate adopted by the United States and Israeli navies. He specializes in system design for rugged environments, and has been issued over 30 utility patents. His inspiration for Spark was generated by the current water scarcity crisis around the world.

Spark will address water requirements across a multitude of environs, such as disaster zones, remote regions lacking in water and electrical infrastructure, arid locations, humanitarian camps and even military bases. By building water purification, power generation and digital communication capabilities into a singular unit, Spark incorporates all of the components required for a reliable, sustainable water supply. Its modular building-block design will allow storage and integration of many types of mission packs, so units can be customized for unique customer requirements specifications. Poseidon is the next generation maritime defense barrier designed to counter surface and underwater drone threats to sea side assets.

Bishop commented that “ We are thrilled to receive this recognition and we will continue to be as innovative as possible.“

 

About Bishop Ascendant, Inc.

A multi-arena advanced engineering, manufacturing, and services firm, Bishop Ascendant solves the global water scarcity crisis by transforming polluted water into drinkable water. We provide water and energy where it’s needed. And we enable digital communication for people in even the most remote locations— sustainably, at scale, anywhere. ​Spark, our integrated, modular and portable platform, combines tested and proven technologies in an innovative, reliable and mass-producible system that helps people everywhere survive and thrive.

 

 

 

 

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Justin Bishop

Bishop Ascendant

+1 973-797-9059

jbishop@bishopascendant.com

https:www.bishopascendant.com

 

Bishop Ascendant Announces DOD Award For Spark Modular Support System  

Next Generation Technologies and an Innovative Approach, Bishop Ascendant is pleased to announce the award of a Commercial Solutions Opening (CSO) for the Spark Modular Support System.  

 

West Caldwell, NJ, March 15, 2024 – Bishop Ascendant, an innovator and experts in applying technology to solve the global clean water crisis, today announced the award by the U.S. Air Force of a CSO for its Spark Modular Support technology after a comprehensive vetting process. Commercial Solutions Opening (CSO) is a competitive process to obtain solutions or new capabilities that fulfill requirements, close capability gaps, or provide potential technological advances. CSO procedures are similar to those for Broad Agency Announcements (BAAs), with the exception that a CSO can be used to acquire innovative commercial items, technologies, or services that directly meet program requirements, whereas BAAs are restricted to basic and applied research.

Spark is the vision of founder and CEO Justin Bishop, and builds on his 35+ years of invention and business experience. He previously developed licensed and sold the first generation Whisprwave® floating breakwater, and went on to develop the second- generation HALO® Maritime Defense System and Guardian Gate adopted by the United States and Israeli navies. He specializes in system design for rugged environments, and has been issued over 30 utility patents. His inspiration for Spark was generated by the current water scarcity crisis around the world.

Spark will address water requirements across a multitude of environs, such as disaster zones, remote regions lacking in water and electrical infrastructure, arid locations, humanitarian camps and even military bases. By building water purification, power generation and digital communication capabilities into a singular unit, Spark incorporates all of the components required for a reliable, sustainable water supply. Its modular building-block design will allow storage and integration of many types of mission packs, so units can be customized for unique customer requirements specifications.

Bishop commented that “ This award is a validation for years of work studying the water scarcity problem and applying cutting edge technology to the issue, we are thrilled and looking forward to working with the Air Force and D.O.D.”

About Bishop Ascendant, Inc.

A multi-arena advanced engineering, manufacturing, and services firm, Bishop Ascendant solves the global water scarcity crisis by transforming polluted water into drinkable water. We provide water and energy where it’s needed. And we enable digital communication for people in even the most remote locations— sustainably, at scale, anywhere. ​Spark, our integrated, modular and portable platform, combines tested and proven technologies in an innovative, reliable and mass-producible system that helps people everywhere survive and thrive.

 

 

 

 

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Justin Bishop

Bishop Ascendant

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jbishop@bishopascendant.com

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Bishop Ascendant Announces Poseidon Project

Next Generation Technologies and an Innovative Approach Combines to Address the Waterborne Surface and Below Surface Drone Threat to Maritime Safety and Security.

 

West Caldwell, NJ, March 15, 2024 – Bishop Ascendant, an innovator is applying the latest technology to solve maritime defense issues, today announced the launch of its Poseidon maritime defense barrier project, It has never been more critical to secure vital maritime infrastructure, billion-dollar assets protected from the land with multiple layers of security while the seaside is wide open and vulnerable.

Poseidon is the vision of founder and CEO Justin Bishop, and builds on his 35+ years of invention and business experience. He previously developed the Spark Modular Support System, licensed and sold the first generation Whisprwave® floating breakwater, and went on to develop the second- generation HALO® Maritime Defense System and Guardian Gate adopted by the United States and Israeli navies. He specializes in system design for rugged environments, and has been issued over 30 utility patents. His inspiration for Poseidon was generated by the extensive use of sea drones to attack personnel and valuable maritime assets around the world.

Poseidon will address physical maritime security requirements as well as be a platform for integrated sensors. Poseidon is the next generation of maritime security barrier and is the most advanced boat barrier in the world. Poseidon is specifically designed to stop multiple high speed boat attacks on maritime assets. It is designed and built for 24/7 operations in an ocean environment.

Bishop commented that “I have always been close to the sea and to watch as it is used as a pathway for terrorism and economic extortion is disheartening. I believe Poseidon can create security above and below the surface of the water unlike any other system in the water including my past work”.

About Bishop Ascendant, Inc.

A multi-arena advanced engineering, manufacturing, and services firm, Bishop Ascendant solves the global maritime security crisis by introducing the next generation or Type III boat barrier. We provide peace of mind on the water and security where it’s needed. We enable safety and security in the marine environment under any conditions and type of water body. Poseidon, our integrated, modular barrier, combines tested and proven technologies in an innovative, reliable and mass-producible system that is specifically designed to protect lives and assets in and around the sea.

 

 

 

 

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Bishop Ascendant Granted Second United States Patent for Spark Modular Support Platform

U.S. Patent was issued on June 14th for comprehensive capabilities of the Spark system

 

West Caldwell, NJ, June 14th ,2022 – Bishop Ascendant, a multi-arena innovator in advanced engineering, today announced that the United States Patent and Trade Office (USPTO) has issued a patent, with all claims allowed, for its Spark modular support platform. Spark is a multi-faceted solution to address the global water scarcity crisis, combining technologies for water filtration, power generation, and networked internet, satellite and cellular communications, into one modular, portable and self-sustaining system.

The patent covers the unique design of the Spark modules, mounting various technologies and sensors, filtering, communications equipment and power equipment within modules. Spark’s system is designed specifically for deployment in remote and rural locations, industrial sites, disaster zones and other areas requiring clean filtered water.

Lightweight and easily deployed, a single Spark unit can provide 7,570 liters of clean, filtered, potable water per day, enough for up to 1,860 people. Multiple Sparks can sustain a region of significant size and population. Additionally, a Spark generates between 60kWh and 120kWh per day, enough energy to power 40-90 rural households with an average electricity demand of 39kWh per month. Spark can also provide satellite, cellular, or Local Area Network (LAN)-powered communications to provide high-speed internet and phone service anywhere it is needed. One Spark can support up to 254 connected ethernet devices.

By adopting a modular approach, Spark is tailor-made for re-use and re-design to any specification. Units are constructed from military-grade components that have a 15-year life span, making them durable, long-term solutions.

Bishop Ascendant CEO Justin Bishop stated that “we are very proud of the work we have done on Spark, this patent further highlights the unique solution we bring to industrial water treatment market”. Bishop continued to say “Our engineering team is hard at work developing new variants of Spark for the mining industry and military applications and we look forward to being issued more patents in the near future.”

About Bishop Ascendant, Inc.

A multi-arena advanced engineering, manufacturing, and services firm, Bishop Ascendant solves the global water scarcity crisis by transforming polluted water into drinkable water. We provide water and energy where it’s needed. And we enable digital communication for people in even the most remote locations— sustainably, at scale, anywhere. ​Spark, our integrated, modular and portable platform, combines tested and proven technologies in an innovative, reliable and mass-producible system that helps people everywhere survive and thrive.

 

 

 

 

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Justin Bishop

Bishop Ascendant

+1 973 797 9059

jbishop@bishopascendant.com

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Bishop Ascendant Granted United States Patent for Spark Modular Support Platform

U.S. Patent was issued on June 4th for comprehensive capabilities of the Spark system

 

West Caldwell, NJ, June 4th ,2021 – Bishop Ascendant, a multi-arena innovator in advanced engineering, today announced that the United States Patent and Trade Office (USPTO) has issued a patent, with all claims allowed, for its Spark modular support platform. Spark is a multi-faceted solution to address the global water scarcity crisis, combining technologies for water filtration, power generation, and networked internet, satellite and cellular communications, into one modular, portable and self-sustaining system.

 

The patent covers elements of the construction of the Spark the modules, use of a central core, mounting various technologies and sensors, filtering, communications equipment and power equipment within modules making up one integrated structure, and coupled with air mobility and parachute insertion of the units. Spark’s system is designed specifically for deployment in remote and rural locations, disaster zones and other areas requiring humanitarian relief.

Lightweight and easily deployed, a single Spark unit can provide 7,570 liters of clean, filtered, potable water per day, enough for up to 1,860 people. Multiple Sparks can sustain a region of significant size and population. Additionally, a Spark generates between 60kWh and 120kWh per day, enough energy to power 40-90 rural households with an average electricity demand of 39kWh per month. Spark can also provide satellite, cellular, or Local Area Network (LAN)-powered communications to provide high-speed internet and phone service anywhere it is needed. One Spark can support up to 254 connected ethernet devices.

By adopting a modular approach, Spark is tailor-made for re-use and re-design to any specification. Units are constructed from military-grade components that have a 15-year life span, making them durable, long-term solutions.

Bishop Ascendant CEO Justin Bishop stated that “We are thrilled to reach this milestone in our journey to assure clean water, power and communications availability anywhere it is needed. Achieving this patent elevates Spark to the next phase of market readiness. We are proud to create this innovative yet reliable platform that will make a difference to those in need of reliable, sustainable resources.”

 

About Bishop Ascendant, Inc.

A multi-arena advanced engineering, manufacturing, and services firm, Bishop Ascendant solves the global water scarcity crisis by transforming polluted water into drinkable water. We provide water and energy where it’s needed. And we enable digital communication for people in even the most remote locations— sustainably, at scale, anywhere. ​Spark, our integrated, modular and portable platform, combines tested and proven technologies in an innovative, reliable and mass-producible system that helps people everywhere survive and thrive.

 

 

 

 

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Bishop Ascendant

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jbishop@bishopascendant.com

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Bishop Ascendant Enters Strategic Agreements with Key Suppliers

New partnerships launch next growth phase for development of innovative water purification technology

 

West Caldwell, NJ, September 15, 2018 – Bishop Ascendant, an innovator in applying technology to solve the global clean water crisis, today announced that it has formed strategic partnerships with two firms that will supply integral components of its Spark Project. Spark is a multi-faceted solution to address water scarcity challenges that affect populations worldwide, combining technologies for water filtration and purification, power generation, and networked internet, satellite and cellular communications into a modular, portable and self-sustaining system that is lightweight and easily deployed.

In July, the company began working with Formed Plastics , a long-time industry leader in custom rotational molding, thermoforming and fabrication. Formed Plastics manufacture major components for Spark units which will then be assembled at Bishop Ascendant-authorized manufacturing plants.

In September, the company signed an agreement with Sentral Energy to engage in joint marketing and business development activities in overseas markets where Sentral has strong relationships with organizations that are potential Spark clients. Sentral’s solutions have been integral to several major solar projects in developing regions such as West Africa and India.

Bishop Ascendant CEO Justin Bishop stated that “partnerships with top notch firms such as Formed Plastics and Sentral Energy are key to making Spark the highest-quality solution possible. After carefully considering a range of supplier options, we are delighted to be partnering with these two leading organizations, whose deep expertise, strict standards of excellence, and strong connections to markets in need will help us bring Spark to fruition.”

About Bishop Ascendant, Inc.

A multi-arena advanced engineering, manufacturing, and services firm, Bishop Ascendant solves the global water scarcity crisis by transforming polluted water into drinkable water. We provide water and energy where it’s needed. And we enable digital communication for people in even the most remote locations— sustainably, at scale, anywhere. ​Spark, our integrated, modular and portable platform, combines tested and proven technologies in an innovative, reliable and mass-producible system that helps people everywhere survive and thrive.

 

 

 

 

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Justin Bishop

Bishop Ascendant

+1 973 797 9059

jbishop@bishopascendant.com

https:www.bishopascendant.com

Bishop Ascendant Appoints Three New Executive Leaders

Company strengthens leadership team with addition of seasoned Chief Technology Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Business Development Officer

 

West Caldwell, NJ, May 30, 2018 – Bishop Ascendant, an innovator in applying technology to solve the global clean water crisis, today announced the addition of three new senior executives to the company’s leadership team: John Krane as Chief Technology Officer, Keith Eckert as Chief Financial Officer, and Eugene Fernicola as Chief Business Development Officer. The three join founder and CEO Justin Bishop in forming the core team required to accelerate the company through its initial phases of growth and bring its Spark water purification platform to the market.

John Krane, Chief Technology Officer, brings over 20 years’ experience in computer science and information systems management, including with the New Jersey Institute of Technology’s (NJIT) Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science. John is leading development of the operating system that will control Spark’s integrated functionality, and is building the team of engineers responsible for Spark’s development. John expressed that “I’m excited to join Bishop Ascendant at this foundational stage and look forward to driving the company to a leadership role in the solar water purification industry.” A graduate of NJIT, John holds a BS in Computer Science and an MS in Information Systems.

Keith Eckert, Chief Financial Officer, is an entrepreneurial, highly-effective and proven senior finance executive. He is responsible for Bishop Ascendant’s financial modeling, management and investor relations. Throughout his career, Keith has launched several successful software and consulting firms, including EPIX, a joint venture of Viacom, Paramount, Lionsgate and MGM Studios. Regarding this new venture, he noted that “I am excited to be working with a team that is focused on solving such important social and environmental issues.” Keith is a graduate of Cornell University, and received an MBA from Columbia University.

Eugene Fernicola, Chief Business Development Officer, will lead sales and business development for Spark. Eugene has unique technical sales knowledge from 39 years’ experience selling highly technical mechanical systems to enterprises such as Leisure Technologies and the Kokes Organization. Skilled in retail, wholesale and distribution, he has marketed to Fortune 500 builders for decades, and created and marketed several proprietary products to the building industry. Eugene stated “Spending most of my career in sales and market development, I immediately recognized Spark’s ability to not only save millions of lives but cross marketing spaces and become a true disruptive technology. I am both humbled and privileged to be a part of this amazing team of inventors and innovators.”

Justin Bishop commented that “These experts bring the experience, skill and passion that is needed to build a world-class organization. I am thrilled that these leaders support Spark’s critical mission of bringing clean water to wherever it is needed. As a team, we are already accelerating the systems development and go-to-market strategies that will bring the Spark solution to life.”

About Bishop Ascendant, Inc.

A multi-arena advanced engineering, manufacturing, and services firm, Bishop Ascendant solves the global water scarcity crisis by transforming polluted water into drinkable water. We provide water and energy where it’s needed. And we enable digital communication for people in even the most remote locations— sustainably, at scale, anywhere. ​Spark, our integrated, modular and portable platform, combines tested and proven technologies in an innovative, reliable and mass-producible system that helps people everywhere survive and thrive.

 

 

 

 

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Justin Bishop

Bishop Ascendant

+1 973 797 9059

jbishop@bishopascendant.com

https:www.bishopascendant.com

 

Bishop Ascendant Announces Spark Project

Innovative Approach Combines Existing Technologies with Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing Methods to Address Global Clean Water Requirements

 

West Caldwell, NJ, January 15, 2018 – Bishop Ascendant, an innovator in applying technology to solve the global clean water crisis, today announced the launch of its Spark Project, a multi-faceted solution to address water scarcity challenges that affect populations worldwide. Spark combines technologies for water filtration and purification, power generation, and networked internet, satellite and cellular communications into a modular, portable and self-sustaining system that is lightweight and easily deployed. One Spark unit will provide a reliable, sustainable source of clean water for up to 1860 people per day. Multiple Sparks can sustain a region of significant size and population.

Spark is the vision of founder and CEO Justin Bishop, and builds on his 30+ years of invention and business experience. He previously developed, licensed and sold the first generation Whisprwave® floating breakwater, and went on to develop the second- generation HALO® Maritime Defense System adopted by the United States and Israeli navies. He specializes in system design for rugged environments, and has been issued over 25 utility patents. His inspiration for Spark was motivated by extensive travel to geographic areas suffering with a shortage of clean water.

Spark will address water requirements across a multitude of environs, such as disaster zones, remote regions lacking in water and electrical infrastructure, arid locations, humanitarian camps and even military bases. By building water purification, power generation and digital communication capabilities into a singular unit, Spark incorporates all of the components required for a reliable, sustainable water supply. Its modular building-block design will allow storage and integration of many types of mission packs, so units can be customized for unique customer requirements specifications.

Bishop commented that “It’s always among a business leader’s goals to create a profitable business and a reliable product. With Spark, also being able to do some real good for the world makes this a truly special endeavor.”

About Bishop Ascendant, Inc.

A multi-arena advanced engineering, manufacturing, and services firm, Bishop Ascendant solves the global water scarcity crisis by transforming polluted water into drinkable water. We provide water and energy where it’s needed. And we enable digital communication for people in even the most remote locations— sustainably, at scale, anywhere. ​Spark, our integrated, modular and portable platform, combines tested and proven technologies in an innovative, reliable and mass-producible system that helps people everywhere survive and thrive.

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