Fed Tech, Spring '18, Cohort Closing

Fed Tech, Spring '18, Cohort Closing

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May 8 / 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
05/08/18 5:00 PM 05/08/18 8:30 PM America/New_York Fed Tech, Spring '18, Cohort Closing 901 15th Street Northwest, Washington, US
Event Location: 
901 15th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20005
United States

What do Siri, GPS and the Zika Vaccine all have in common? All were initially funded by the government before being spun out to commercial markets! Fed Tech is a government sponsored startup studio that builds teams around the coolest R&D across the country.

Join us on Tuesday, May 8 as 16 teams from federal labs and universities demo and present the results of over two months of business building!

We'll be meeting at the Booz Allen Innovation Center in D.C.

5pm-6:30pm: Demo day and networking

6:30pm: Keynote: Mr. Eric D. Chewning, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Manufacturing and Industrial Base Policy

7pm-8pm: Top teams pitch

 

About Fed Tech:

Fed Tech pairs highly qualified entrepreneurs with cutting-edge inventions from the US federal lab system to conduct customer discovery and build business models around emerging technologies. Our program leverages lean startup techniques while also focusing on the unique aspects of turning a federally funded technology into a startup.

This spring we have teams representing technologies from: Army Research Lab (ARL), Mitre, Sandia, Los Alamos, AFRL, SPAWAR, NAWCWD, Naval Research Lab, Army Medical and Materiel Command, MIT Lincoln Lab and Princeton University.

Thanks to MD5 for its sponsorship of Fed Tech!