NSIN Defense Innovation Accelerator Demo Week

Leveraging Breakthrough Technology to Solve Real World Problems





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Meet The Teams

The Defense Innovator Accelerator (DIA), powered by FedTech, finds breakthrough Department of Defense (DoD) lab technology and leverages it to solve the real-world problems of DoD and commercial customers. Teams of entrepreneurs, working with DoD lab scientists and technologies, assess the market viability and the potential to commercialize DoD lab technologies.

Click on the images below to read about each team's technology. 

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 Networking & Poster Session

Tuesday, December 1 

4:00 p.m. / 1600 ET


Welcome Remarks & Guide 

4:10 p.m. / 1610 ET


View the team’s accomplishments, ask them questions, network with investors, government partners, industry experts, and entrepreneurs

4:50 p.m. / 1650 ET


Closing Remarks


 Demo Day

Thursday, December 3 

2:00 p.m. / 1400 ET


FedTech Opening Remarks

NSIN Opening Remarks

2:20 p.m. / 1400 ET

6 team pitches (Live 5 min pitch + 5 min Q&A)

3:50 p.m. / 1550 ET


Closing Remarks

Winners Announced

About NSIN Defense Innovation Accelerator 

The NSIN Defense Innovation Accelerator (DIA), powered by FedTech, pairs teams of entrepreneurs with Department of Defense scientists and technologists to build dual-use ventures, commercialize DoD lab technologies, and solve the real-world problems for the Department. During Phase I of DIA, 24 teams participated in a rigorous customer discovery process and 11 promising teams were selected into Phase II. During Phase II, these 11 teams continued the commercialization process through company formation and pursuing technology licensing and funding opportunities. This intensive program culminates with two finale events that are open to the public.

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About NSIN

The National Security Innovation Network (NSIN) is an unrivaled problem-solving network that adapts to the emerging needs of those who serve in the defense of our national security. We are dedicated to the work of bringing together defense, academic and entrepreneurial innovators to solve national security problems in new ways.

Find out more at www.nsin.us

About FedTech

FedTech is a venture builder that thrives at the intersection of entrepreneurship, breakthrough technologies and mission-driven organizations. Since 2015, FedTech has pioneered deep tech ventures across the Department of Defense, NASA, the Department of Energy, universities and federal labs. Through startup studios, accelerators, internal innovation curriculum and corporate venture programs, FedTech helps startups, Fortune 500 companies, and government agencies stay ahead of the curve of innovation.

Find out more at www.fedtech.io

Tuesday, December 1

1600 to 1700 ET

 Networking & Poster Session 

Meet the teams, watch live demos, and ask them questions! During this session, participants will be able to network directly with the teams as well as investors, government partners, industry experts, and entrepreneurs.

Where: The event will be hosted in Gather.town, a virtual networking platform

Thursday, December 3 from 1400 to 1600 ET

 Demo Day 

Watch 6 finalist teams demonstrate their solutions. The public can ask questions and vote for their favorite team.

Where: The event will be hosted in Zoom