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2024 NNSA Innovation Day

National Nuclear Security Administration

October 8, 2024
1:00 PM EST - 6:00 PM EST
NRECA Conference Center | Arlington, VA

About the Event

In a world rapidly transforming through technology, NNSA Innovation Day on October 8, 2024, stands as a beacon of progress, fostering a symbiotic relationship between the nation's top nuclear security experts and the private sector. It aims to create a bridge between NNSA's technological advancements and the private sector's mission-critical objectives, offering tangible partnering opportunities.

With a keen focus on building new capabilities, expanding technology maturation, and facilitating strategic dialogue, the event will propel the market's adoption of advanced technologies.

Innovation Day is set to establish a 'Market Pull' versus 'Tech Push' assessment engine, promote technology maturation through industry collaboration, and ensure seamless integration of lab-developed innovations with the industry's market demand.

This event will set the stage for groundbreaking partnerships that will define the future of national security technology and industry cooperation.

Don't miss this opportunity to join small business owners and large companies alike to network, connect, and learn you can do business with the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).


NNSA Innovation Day culminates meticulous market assessment, technology diligence, and strategic networking.

By contributing your expert opinion, you help ensure that our collaborative efforts align with market needs and are geared toward future-proof solutions.

Technology Focus Areas

Our goal is to select six technologies from the focus areas below for the Innovation Day Showcase.
Selected technologies will be innovative, pragmatically relevant, and beneficial for both industry and national security.


Click on a Tech Area to Learn More.

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NNSA Innovation Day Phases

Phase I: Market Demand Assessment

Your Voice, Our Future:
Help Us Shape the Next Wave of Tech Transfer!

The NNSA and participating labs want your opinion. In our Initial Market Demand Assessment phase, we seek the input of experts in Renewable Energy, Integrated Sensing & Cyber, and Human-Machine Interfaces to refine the trajectory of our technological efforts. As a key player in the industry, your feedback is the cornerstone of a future-proof tech ecosystem. Dive into this phase to lay the groundwork for a targeted event that promises to be as rewarding as it is influential..

Join industry experts and pioneers by contributing your insights to the NNSA Innovation Day Market Demand Assessment

Innovation Day
Featured Speakers

Jahleel Hudson

Director, Technology and Partnerships Office, NNSA

Jahleel is responsible for the oversight of Planetary Defense, Academic Programs, facilitating Technology Insertion, and Technology Transfer to include partnerships and collaborations, research security and foreign engagements at the NNSA labs, plants, and sites.

Participating Labs, Plants and Sites

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Established by Congress in 2000, NNSA is a semi-autonomous agency within the U.S. Department of Energy responsible for enhancing national security through the military application of nuclear science. NNSA maintains and enhances the safety, security, and effectiveness of the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile; works to reduce the global danger from weapons of mass destruction; provides the U.S. Navy with safe and militarily effective nuclear propulsion; and responds to nuclear and radiological emergencies in the United States and abroad.

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