This summer’s pitch competition provides the opportunity to win a cash prize for your innovative proposal to commercialize patented technologies and concepts developed at NSWC Crane–Indiana’s only federal research laboratory.

The intellectual property is being offered royalty-free at this time, in the hopes of spurring commercialization and business activity. There are 10 technologies available- check them out here.

All participants in the pitch competition are asked to register below; the deadline for registration to participate is July 13, 2020. The pitch competition will be held via a virtual format on July 30 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Savings Time.

Entrants in the competition will be given the opportunity to observe virtual coaching sessions on July 14, 15, and 16 to pick up pointers on delivering your best pitch. In addition, individual coaching sessions will be available for each participant through the resources of Elevate Ventures and the Indiana Small Business Development Center.

Each participant or participating team will be asked to submit a slide deck for their pitch on or before July 20. The template for the slide deck is available below for you to upload and customize.

The development of this pitch competition is a collaborative effort of Elevate Ventures, Radius Indiana, NSWC Crane, and the Indiana Small Business Development Center.