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:
2023 Sponsors & Partners
2023 SBIR/STTR Agency Partners
*Participation by any United States Federal Agency in any TechConnect activity or event does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of any cosponsor, donor, grantee, contractor or participant’s opinions, products, or services.