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The Sky is Just the Beginning.

Build your venture at the edge of Aeronautics and Advanced Manufacturing innovation with Northrop Grumman and FedTech.

Applications Close June 5, 2024

About The Northrop Grumman Technology Accelerator

Six startups and small businesses will be selected to participate in the 8-week accelerator program with mentorship, education, and business development guidance from Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems and FedTech.

Selected companies will receive skilled mentorship and support from Northrop Grumman's experienced team, participate in comprehensive technology integration strategy sessions, and gain invaluable insights for pursuing the Department of Defense as a customer.

In addition, entrepreneurs will gain access to FedTech's broad network of DOD connections, venture capital firms, and integration partners, providing them with the necessary resources to attain their goals and propel their businesses to new heights.

Successful teams will have the opportunity to explore collaboration opportunities with Northrop Grumman.

The NG Technology Accelerator is the fast-track channel to an engagement with Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems. The future could hold an investment, joint venture, strategic collaboration, or vendor relationship.

As of 2024, participants in FedTech Accelerator programs have been awarded over $30M in contracts during programs and cumulatively raised $300M+ in private investment.

2024 Technology Focus Areas

Affordable Systems

Power & Thermal Management

Open Topic


Northrop Grumman is a leader in tech, focused on global security and human discovery. Their pioneering solutions equip customers with the capabilities to connect, advance, and protect the U.S. and its allies.

Driven by a shared purpose to solve their customers’ toughest problems, their 90,000 employees redefine possible every day.


As a trailblazer in deep tech commercialization and venture development, FedTech is steadfast in its dedication to driving innovation across industries. With a mission to propel technology from federal and university labs to successful deployment, the FedTech network is pivotal in bridging the gap between early technological development and commercialization.

Offering a range of bespoke programs designed to meet the needs of inventors, federal agencies, universities, and entrepreneurs, FedTech is committed to tackling the challenges commonly faced when transitioning groundbreaking technologies from lab to market.

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