INNOVATION FOR THE WARFIGHTER.

INNOVATION FOR NATIONAL SECURITY.

Converging the innovation ecosystem - military leadership, industry scouts, non-traditionals, startups, and investors. Connecting the top DOD offices with the world's best technologies.

 
 

"What a great show this year. Thank you for letting us be a part of it and we are already volunteering for next year in DC. A technology we found at this event will have an impact on Warfighters and Civilians."

USCENTCOM

"It was an absolute pleasure to work with TechConnect and we look forward to working with you again soon."

SOFWERX

"We made some really good contacts. I have been sharing the information with my colleagues. See you next year in DC!"

Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense Sustainment, US Department of Defense

"We are already looking forward to our participation next year."

US Air Force Space Command

2018 Speakers Included:

Bob Buckhorn Bob Buckhorn
Mayor, City of Tampa
Dale Ormond Dale Ormond
Principal Director, Research, Office of the Asst. Sec. of Defense


Lisa Sanders Lisa Sanders
Science & Technology Director, Special Operations Forces (USSOCOM)

John Williams John Williams
Director of Innovation & Technology, SBA


Anthony Aldrich Anthony Aldrich
SBIR Program Manager, Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)


Susan Celis Susan Celis
Program Director Small Business Programs (DARPA)


James Caley (Col., USMC, Ret.) James Caley (Col., USMC, Ret.)
Director of Operational Energy, U.S. Navy

Karen Moore Karen Moore
Operational Energy Manager, U.S. Army Central (USARCENT)


Harry Dreany Harry Dreany
Scientist and Researcher, Naval Surface Warfare Center


Jeffrey Johnson Jeffrey Johnson
Regional Command Information Officer, Naval District Washington


Ross Roley Ross Roley<
Energy Innovation Office Lead, U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM)

Michele Gaudreault Michele Gaudreault
Technical Director, AFSPC/ST, Air Force Space Command

Tyler Bennett Tyler Bennett
Deputy for Acquisition, Army Medical Materiel Agency

Danny Nelson Danny Nelson
Pathways Manager, DIUx

Alan Nanco Alan Nanco
Manager, Military & Energy, Sandia National Labs


Larry Pollack Larry Pollack
SBIR/STTR, Joint S&T Chemical & Biological Defense, DTRA

Paul Michaels Paul Michaels
Dir., ORTA/Chief, Medical Technology Transfer, US Army Medical Research & Materiel Command

Marc Blumenthal Marc Blumenthal
General Partner, Florida Funders

NETWORK

500+

industry/agency
scouts

PITCH

500+

industry matches

1000+

agency one-on-ones

FUNDING

$2.B+

sbir/sttr seed funding

$250B+

sourced industry funds