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Ignite the Night Houston | NASA iTech
August 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
Register here! https://bit.ly/2NYrOST
30 sec Video
NASA iTech is a program that connects entrepreneurs solving problems on earth with NASA, who may see opportunities to leverage those technologies for their missions.
There are 3 NASA iTech program cycles each year
During each of these cycles, NASA will visit various cities throughout the US to host an “Ignite the Night” pitch competition
The competition is to learn about technologies being developed locally that may be a good fit for the current NASA iTech cycle
Applications are now being accepted
Up to 15 presenters will be selected and given the opportunity to pitch their idea
All are welcomed to enjoy this event
One winner will be fast tracked into the iTech program (but all are invited to apply)
This program will help to build an ecosystem of innovators and investors looking to solve or invest in solutions that can be useful for NASA in the future:
It exposes NASA to technologies being developed that we were unaware of,
It reduces federal costs as we leverage private development,
Innovators get more opportunities to hear from NASA, engage with subject matter experts, meet industry leaders that can potentially partner with the startups, and investors.
Info for applicants – Apply here:
Are you an entrepreneur developing a technology that is solving a real world problem? Have you ever thought about how that technology might be able to also address similar challenges for NASA? Don’t miss this opportunity to pitch your technology at the NASA iTech Ignite the Night in your city. Apply now and you may just qualify as one of the Top 15 Ignite the Night – Houston presenters.
Focus areas include:
Artificial Intelligence & Autonomous Robotic Capabilities
One top presenter from each Ignite the Night event will be selected, earning a position as one of the Top 25 Semifinalists for the current cycle where their technology will be evaluated and has a chance to be selected as one of the Top 10 Finalists to present at the next NASA iTech Forum.