Sign Up to Receive the NSIN Newsletter
Email not displaying correctly? View in browser.
National Security Innovation Network
Introducing the National Security Innovation Network's new enterprise newsletter: A weekly review of what's happening at NSIN, news and events covering NSIN and the defense innovation community, and funding opportunities. 

Monday, June 21, 2021
Reading time: 2.5 minutes


Young professionals, who are proficient in science, technology, engineering, and math, are serving their country this summer through NSIN’s pilot program: Tech Squad.


Help us spread the word about our civilian national defense service opportunities by joining our new Hirethon Ambassador program. Today is the last chance to apply. 


NEWS: Thirty-eight early-stage startups showcased their space technologies to potential partners in the U.S. Space Force (USSF) and other defense organizations at the Starts collider event.
NEWS: Fellows from 88 universities will spend their summer supporting 117 projects for military commands and helping solve some of our nation's most challenging national security issues.
MEDIA: X-Force Fellow Ryan Leventhal applies classroom learning to help solve tough real-world problems. 

NEW JULY 19 - AUG. 5, 2021

EVENT: Register to develop concepts, technologies, or systems to help collect, analyze, process, and visualize geospatial data in the harsh, unpredictable environments of the Arctic. Registration is open now and closes July 19. 


NEWS: NGA Accelerator is seeking next-generation geospatial-intelligence technology applications for up to eight companies to participate in a 13-week program that includes a $100,000 opportunity. The NGA Accelerator is an innovative partnership between the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and Capital Innovators.
NEWS: The legislation would boost funding for research and technology manufacturing to increase America's competitiveness, strengthen national security, and grow the economy.

JUNE 23, 2021

EVENT: SoCal Tech Bridge, powered by NavalX, is hosting a demo day for electronics and unmanned logistics. See how commercial platforms are shaping the future of logistics and operations. 

JUNE 24, 2021

EVENT: Eight cutting-edge geospatial-tech startups will demonstrate their products. Register today for the inaugural NGA Accelerator powered by Capital Innovators Demo Day.

JUNE 25, 2021

EVENT: Thirty startups and small businesses will showcase their innovative, dual-use, space or space-related technologies. The event is powered by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory/Space Vehicles Directorate and the U.S. Space Force.


The Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) has three open solicitations:
  • Commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to prototype for military use that can rapidly transport small payloads at sea and from ship to shore. Proposal due June 21.
  • A commercial talent marketplace to match Department of Defense mission needs with military personnel (Reservists and National Guard) seeking short-term, project-based duties. Proposal due June 25.
  • Commercial small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) solutions to support U.S. Army's Short Range Reconnaissance (SRR). Proposal due July 9. 

NSIN is changing the way the Department of Defense solves problems. NSIN is building a diverse network from academia, entrepreneurial innovators and the defense community to leverage our nation’s greatest asset — people. NSIN is headquartered in Arlington, Va. and has 11 regional offices in commercial innovation hubs throughout the U.S.  
National Security Innovation Network | 2231 Crystal Drive, Suite 201, Arlington, VA 22202 | USA
You are receiving this email because you indicated interest or participated in an event of the National Security Innovation Network (NSIN).