Event Thu 11/14: NASA iTech Ignite the Night CHICAGO

UPDATE: the deadline for submitting your idea to Ignite the Night CHICAGO has been extended to Monday, November 4th!

Are you an entrepreneur developing a technology that is addressing a real-world problem? Have you thought about how that technology may also be a potential solution for some of NASA’s challenges?  NewSpace Chicago, in collaboration with NASA iTech, presents a very special opportunity for you to pitch your idea to NASA at Ignite the Night CHICAGO!  

NASA iTech is searching for technologies addressing the following focus areas: 

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning 
  • Biotechnology 
  • System Autonomy
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • X-Factor: innovations so compelling NASA should know

From applications received, 10 presenters will be selected and given the opportunity to pitch their ideas to a panel of judges that include NASA’s Center Chief Technologists, local subject matter experts, investors and local leaders. One WINNER will be selected earning a position as one of the 25 Semifinalists for the 2020 Cycle I competition and increasing their chance to qualify as a Top 10 Finalist for the NASA iTech Forum in Kansas City, Missouri on May 20-21.

50 finalists have participated in NASA iTech events in the past 2.5 years raising $410+ million in private investment dollars.

The deadline for submitting an idea is November 4, 2019, so act now!

Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Venue: TechNexus Venture Collaborative
Location: 20 N Wacker Drive, suite #1200, Chicago, IL (Get Directions)

Click here to apply to pitch your idea

Click here to register to attend the event

This is part of a continuing series of space entrepreneurship discussion and networking forums presented by NewSpace Chicago.

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