2022 Security Innovation Challenge:
TechConnect Accelerator and $25K Prize
The Security Innovation Challenge - sponsored by the Homeland Security Technology Consortium and powered by TechConnect, a division of ATI - seeks open innovation in the area of identity management.
Leading solutions could shape the future of national security and earn $25,000 in prizes! Challenge finalists will pitch in September in Washington, D.C. for a chance to earn the prize money and connect with leading corporate, investment, and Federal prospectors. Qualified entrants may receive engagement and membership opportunities with partnering consortia. Enter by June 30, 2022!
Areas of Interest:
Who Should Apply
We encourage innovators representing state-of-the-art identity management solutions for both civilian and Federal security applications to apply.
Submit and pitch your technology to top investment, industry, and government scouts. Submission places you in a qualifying process for membership and engagement opportunities with the partnering consortium. Finalists will compete for a piece of the $25,000 non-dilutive prize.
Dates & DeadlinesSubmissions Open: May 18, 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 29, 2022
The Homeland SecurityTechnology Consortium (HSTech) supports the collaborative R&D and rapid prototyping/piloting needs for the Department of Homeland Security and its components. HSTech sources capabilities across the homeland security and national border security technology spectrum.
Focus areas include:
|AInnovation Labs||Edge AI-Powered Multi-Cue Video Surveillance|
|Allvision IO, Inc.||AIGIS: AI for GIS|
|AtomICs||Molecular Data Storage|
|BG Networks, Inc.||Automation tools for IoT cybersecurity|
|Canfield Consulting Group LLC d/b/a Canfield CyberDefense Group||Phen.ai|
|CERICT||Blockchain-empowered decentralised andself-sovereign identity management|
|Cybermonic LLC||Cyber Analyst-Assist Graph Intelligence Technology|
|Deloitte & Touche||Issuing Authority Trust Portal for Digital IDs|
|Edge Technologies||edgeCore, A unique solution to address data sharing requirements of JADC2|
|geoConvergence LLC||Multi-INT & Multi-Domain Data Convergence & Threat Detection|
|Grabba Technologies||Grabba ID|
|Innovative Emergency Management, Inc. (dba IEM)||GPU parallel processing acceleration of simulations|
|IoTAI, Inc||Pico Threat Kits|
|PHELPS2020, INC.||Camera agnostic AI Edge Processor for Threat Identification in Imagery|
|SecureEDEN Corporation||Trusted Networks|
|SeeTrue INC||SeeTrue AI|
|SensiPass Inc.||An Interactive Human Authentication Method for Securing User Access to Private Digital Assets|
For submission questions, please contact Laura Murphree at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To Sponsor or Partner please contact Nick Kacsandi at email@example.com.
2022 Sponsors & Partners
2022 SBIR/STTR Agency Partners
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