Encountering Innovation 2022 offers opportunities for innovators, government tech scouts and manufacturing & technology companies (from Federal Agency Prime Contractors to Small Businesses) to collaborate with each other for Commercialization and Contracting purposes via Private Tech Transfer Pitches and Matchmaking Sessions.
What to Expect:
FUNDING PITCH EVENTS: Opportunity to present your technology/products to DoD tech scouts and Large Primes
PARTICIPATE IN MATCHMAKING EVENTS: Your small business chooses whom You want to meet from a list of attendees from across the U.S. that includes contact information and capabilities for possible partnerships and government contracting.
RECEIVE ATTENDEES LIST Including contact info and capabilities 2 weeks before the event (including large primes and current and future needs listing see Northrop Grumman and Honeywell list below).
MULTIPLE NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES: Hear from and talk with Other Innovators & Resource Partners thru Panel Discussions & deliberate networking opportunities Sunday through Thursday. In addition to the In-person Networking Events, attendees will also have an included opportunity for a "Virtual" Info Booth for other attendees to learn about you and/or your business while at the conference.
HEAR DIRECTLY FROM LARGE PRIMES on how to get noticed and how to get on their Preferred Providers List
Northrop Grumman, Honeywell, and Others.
NEW FOR 2022: Optional College Student Internship & Side Gig Matchmaking Event (for businesses needing affordable labor & students seeking real-world experience)
HEAR FROM KEYNOTE SPEAKER U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (KS)