Space Innovation Challenge
Take the stage. Meet your next partner. Win $50K in prizes.
Achieve more in space! Enter your top technology to the Space Innovation Challenge by September 15. Finalists will pitch their solutions to an audience of technology integrators, funders, federal government, and corporate partners who will award $50,000 to five winners. Challenge organizers have specifically allocated one of the five prizes for an HBCU or MSI-based company or technology. If you started your big idea at an HBCU, we want to hear from you!
For the first time, the Space Innovation Challenge will accelerate the commercialization and transition of in-space technologies across themes including:
Prizes & Evaluation:
Judges will review on-site finalist pitches and make five (5) prize determinations, each with $10,000. No strings attached.
Review criteria include:
Finalists will receive an invitation to pitch at Defense TechConnect Innovation Conference in Washington, D.C. on November 28, 2023
Program Schedule:Submissions Open: August 7, 2023
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.