Join the Urban Air Mobility acceleration and awards program sponsored by the Vertical Lift Consortium, the nation's leading organization rapidly transitioning innovative aviation technologies for the U.S. government. This Challenge is the first in a series of accelerator events aligned with industry, government and military needs and over $50B in Smart Mobility initiatives within the nation's Infrastructure Law! Pitch and connect your technology with leading corporate, investment and federal prospectors. Qualified participants receive engagement and membership opportunities with the Vertical Lift Consortium, while competing for $50K in non-dilutive funding.
Who Should Apply
Innovators representing state-of-art air mobility solutions for both civilian and federal security applications are ideal entrants for this Challenge.
Submit and pitch your technology to top investment, industry and government tech-scouts. Submission places you in a qualifying process for membership and engagement opportunities with the sponsoring consortia. Your submission will compete for a piece of the $50,000 non-dilutive prize.
Dates & DeadlinesSubmissions Open: May 1, 2022
Informational webinar on Vimeo.
Finalists will receive an invitation to pitch at the Defense TechConnect Innovation Summit and Expo in Washington, D.C.
Date: September 28, 2022
For more information please contact Laura Benold.
2022 Sponsors & Partners
2022 SBIR/STTR Agency Partners
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