top of page
NGC Technology Accelerator Logo Mockup (

Northrop Grumman, a global leader in aerospace and defense, is collaborating with FedTech to run an accelerator focused on breakthrough aeronautics and manufacturing technology.

The application period has closed.

A new way to define possible.

The journey

Eight companies will be selected to collaborate with Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems over three months. The accelerator will foster synergy through hands-on education, expert mentorship, and access to Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems decision makers.

The destination

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

Aviation Week Honors Northrop Grumman with the Laureate Award in Defense Manufacturing.jpe

Our goal is to get new products into both existing and new markets to serve our end users, opening up new use cases and new missions.

Topic areas


  • Decision making

  • Flight Systems

  • Manufacturing


  • Structures and Materials

  • Propulsion and Power


Breakthrough technologies relevant to Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems

The program

Accelerator participants will benefit from exposure to mentors and advocates within Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems, hands-on strategy sessions on technology integration, learn from FedTech’s experience coaching over 200 startups on pursuing the DOD as a customer, and gain access to a broad network of resources that include VC firms, integration partners, and DOD connections.


In total, participants in FedTech's Accelerator programs have been awarded over $30M in contracts during programs and cumulatively raised $300M+ in private investment.


Interested companies with aligned technologies can apply now through November 25th. The eight finalist companies selected will be announced and the Accelerator will kick off on January 19th.


To Northrop Grumman technology experts and leaders, as well as opportunities for conversation around potential collaborations.


To FedTech's ecosystem of integration partners, VC firms, DOD connections, top talent, and expert staff.


Through the accelerator, the goal is to identify a path to collaboration with startup companies and Northrop Grumman products.


On pursuing the Department of Defense as a customer. We are skilled in helping small businesses achieve their defense goals.




From industry experts who are poised to assist with business model, tech development, and go-to-market strategy.

Your Collaborators


Northrop Grumman is a technology company, focused on global security and human discovery. Their pioneering solutions equip customers with capabilities they need 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 define possible every day.


FedTech is a venture firm at the intersection of breakthrough technologies, entrepreneurship, and mission-driven organizations. The firm leverages its access to innovation ecosystems to keep partners from federal agencies to Fortune 500 companies ahead of the disruption curve. Through startup studios, accelerators, and internal innovation programs, the firm works with individuals, companies, and government agencies to advance the bleeding edge of innovation.

bottom of page