Defense TechConnect

OCTOBER 18-21, 2021



TechConnect is proud to announce the 2021 TechConnect Defense Innovation Awards recognizing the top 15% of submitted challenge technologies as ranked by the Selection Committee. Rankings are based on the potential positive impact the submitted technology will have for the warfighter and national security.


3D Microfluidics LLCPoint Of Care Manufacturing Of Precision Microfluidic Devices
All American Protection LLCUltra Smart Textile for Military and Law Enforcement Uniforms
Alpine Advanced MaterialsHX5 Thermoplastic Nanocomposite
Analatom IncorporatedAutomating Visual Nondestructive Inspection with Deep Learning
AntiRadical Therapeutics LLCVACNO: A Therapeutic Adjunctive Treatment For COVID-19
Applied Signals Intelligence, Inc.Ultrawideband Passive Radar for Cruise Missile Defense
AretéAHEAD (Areté Human Evaluation and Determination) System
ATI Inc.A weldable high strength aluminum alloy for armored combat vehicles
ATMOS Life Science, Inc.Novel PPE mask, in situ disinfection with UV-C LEDs, free breathing, reusable
Axcend, LLCHand-portable liquid chromatography analyzer
Azimuth CorporationArtificial Intelligence and Machine Learning as a Service
Bioionix IncCost Effective PFAS Destruction using Electrochemical Reactor Technology
BioRegentech, Inc.Soft and Hard Tissue Growth using Magneto-Electric Devices and Substrates
BluVectorBluVector Advanced Threat Detection
BNNano, Inc.Aluminum enhanced to the strength of steel by Boron Nitride NanoBarbs.
Branch Technology, Inc.Cellular Fabrication (C-Fab®): A New Model for Construction-Scale 3D Printing
C-Motive TechnologiesElectrostatic Motor
C-PowerSeaRAY Autonomous Offshore Power System (AOPS)
Centerline Biomedical, Inc.3D and 4D GNC (Guidance, Navigation, & Control) for Augmented Reality in Surgery
CompRex, LLCCompact Heat Exchanger and Reactor for High Temperature High Pressure Applications
Def-Logix, Inc.Entrap 3.0 Hunt Tool
Determinant Materials LLCA MicroRefinery for the Distributed Recycling of E-Waste & Mixed Material Streams
Dominis Engineering Ltd.CNC milling of propellers to "final form and finish"
Drawbridge HealthOneDraw Blood Collection Device
Engine Systems Innovation, IncPureFlow™ Turbo Compressor
Epiq SolutionsDarkFalcon: SkyRaider R80D sUAS HF-SHF RF/DF Payload
FactualVR, Inc.HyperTunnel™: A Mixed Reality Remote Collaboration System
GasTOPS Inc.At-Line Oil Debris Analysis Capability
GLW Technologies LLC3DP Modular Drone Frame for Multi-mission Operations and Swarm Logistics
Goodman Technologies LLCNanoforested CMC and PMC Composites
GPB Scientific, Inc.Curate™ Cell Processing System
GS Engineering Inc.Bridge Launch Technology for Ultra-lightweight Combat Vehicles
GTA, Inc.A Resilient EMP-Hardened Offshore Wind Gigawatt-Scale Grid for Electricity and Hydrogen Fuel
Hauoli LLCAcoustic based motion tracking technology
Hawai'i Innovation LabLow-Cost, Anti-viral Active Air-Purifying Respirator with Bio-microreactor to Defend Against Pathogenic Attack Including SARS-CoV-2
Imbed Biosciences, Inc.Microlyte® Antibiofilm Wound Matrix
Immobileyes Inc.Laser intervention security system (MEDUSA)
IncludeHealthIncludeHealth: Next Generation Musculoskeletal Care & Training
Kent State UniversityMountable zero-power toxic gas and vapor sensor
Magtera, Inc.Terahertz coherent communication system based on Terahertz Coherent Magnon Laser
Makai Ocean EngineeringTFHX - Fundamentally New Heat Exchanger Technnology
MarineTrafficHarnessing big data and artificial intelligence for improved maritime situational awareness
Marvel Medtech, LLC dba Marvel Medtech Advanced ManufacturingAdditive Manfacturing / 3D Printing Service Bureau for Advanced Technical Ceramics
Microscopy Innovations, LLCFull Spectrum mPrep System for Field and Clinic Preservation and Rapid Preparation of Biospecimens for Clinical Diagnostics and Pathogen Threat Analysis
Monterey Technologies, Inc.Airborne Planning Environment
Nanomatronix, LLCRuggedized Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable (R-QSFP+) Transceiver and Ruggedized Multi-Fiber Push-On (R-MPO) Connector
National Energy USAWaste Powered Energy Microgrids for Mission Assurance
NearSpace Launch Inc. (NSL)Black Box RF Sat-Link for Mission Success, Risk Mitigation, and Space Debris
OCI Vacuum Microengineering Inc.System for Li diffusion tests on battery electrodes
Onclave NetworksSecure IoT®
Patriot Worldwide dba NanmacControls and Diagnostics with Propulsion Life Management
Premier Solutions HICommon Logistics Information Platform (CLIPBoard)/Financial Audit Compliance Enhancement Tool
Princeton Infrared Technologies, Inc.Gun Hardened Short Wave Infrared Imagers
Rapid Imaging Technologies LLC - (CTC-sponsored company)Geospatial Augmented Reality Overlays for Live Video
Rapid Radicals Technology, LLC (CTC Sponsorship)Rapid Radicals Technology (RRT): High-rate, end-of-pipe wastewater treatment system
Rutgers University: 3SprayChamber for Self-Limiting Electrospray Deposition Post-Processing of Additive Manufacturing Components
SempulseMiniature Remote Physiological Status Monitoring Platform
Sesame Solar Inc.Turnkey Solar Nanogrids for DriveUp Covid-19 Testing
SHEPRA Inc.Carbon nanotube metal matrix composites for metal Additive Manufacturing
Shield-X Technology Inc.Shield-X BX-C Skullcap and Shield-X BX-R Helmet Cover
SiPhox, Inc.Pandemic Response Optical Biosensing Engine (PROBE)
Smart Walls Construction, LLCSmart Walls: Telescopic On-Demand Structural Walls for Multi-Hazard Protection
Solar Forma Design (CTC sponsored company)E-Cacia solar tree and E-Cacia Comfort Zone
Southern Research InstituteA modular pyrolysis-gasification plant to allow flexible waste carbonaceous materials utilization to generate heat, power, synthetic fuels
SynCell BiotechnologyBacterial-synthesized nanomaterials with biomedical applications
Synergy Research Labs, LLCLTE|SS (Low-Temperature Epitaxy | SemiStack Process)
TETACEnergetic Strike sUAS
Texas Tech University Office of Research CommercializationDefensive Charging
Texas Tech University Office of Research CommercializationRapid COVID and Viral Detection Sensor
Thornhill MedicalMOVES® SLC™
Tomahawk RoboticsUniversal Robotic Control - Kinesis
Universal Stabilization Technologies Inc.Technology for accelerated development of potent, thermostable, inactivated vaccines for emergent diseases
University of Central FloridaThermally Stable, Low-temperature catalysts for stringent emissions standards
University of IowaMaterIQ: An AI-based software tool for materials-by-design
University of Nebraska Medical Centerlow cost, anatomically correct medical procedural task trainers
Utah State University, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace EngineeringHigh Performance Green Hybrid Propulsion (HPGHP) System
VA Palo Alto/Stanford Medical SchoolEnhancing non-invasive brain stimulation treatment with customized 3D skull prints
Voltron Therapeutics, Inc.VaxCelerate

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