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1/10 2023

7th annual Smart 50 awards seeks top Smart City projects for global recognition

2023-01-10T13:20:58-05:00January 10th, 2023|Press Releases|

Smart Cities Connect Media and Research, a division of TechConnect, opened applications for the seventh annual Smart 50 Awards, which celebrates the most innovative and influential smart municipal and regional-scale projects in the world. "Each project showcases unique elements in unique communities, and that's what makes it all so fascinating; but what they have in

1/9 2023

ATI to manage Training and Readiness Accelerator II Other Transaction Agreement

2023-01-09T12:09:50-05:00January 9th, 2023|Press Releases|

As the Consortium Management Firm (CMF) for TREX II, ATI will lead the collaboration of non-traditional contractors, traditional contractors and academia to develop and deliver innovative prototype technologies that enhance the training effectiveness of U.S. and partner nation militaries. 

12/6 2022

NSTIC OTA delivers accelerated hypersonic weapons testing

2022-12-07T14:47:24-05:00December 6th, 2022|Press Releases|

The speed of the Naval Surface Technology Innovation Consortium's (NSTIC) OTA, managed by Advanced Technology International (ATI) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren, allowed for a 90-day turn from Request for Prototype Proposal (RPP) to contract award, enabling the Conventional Prompt Strike (CPS) hypersonic development program to contract with a Non-Traditional Defense Contractor to provide new, low-cost sensor technologies to support critical flight test activities.

8/16 2022

National Infrastructure Innovation Challenge announces competitors for $50,000 in prizes

2022-08-17T17:59:23-04:00August 16th, 2022|Press Releases|

Advanced Technology International (ATI), TechConnect, and three partner consortia today announced final contenders in the National Infrastructure Innovation Challenge who will compete this fall for $50,000 in prizes.

8/15 2022

America’s DataHub Innovation Challenge confirms final candidates for $50,000 prize

2022-08-17T17:56:28-04:00August 15th, 2022|Press Releases|

America's DataHub Consortium (ADC), in partnership with TechConnect and Advanced Technology International (ATI), today announced 17 finalists in America's DataHub Innovation Challenge.

8/11 2022

Medical Innovation Challenge announces contenders for $200,000 award

2022-08-17T17:53:37-04:00August 11th, 2022|Press Releases|

Advanced Technology International (ATI) and TechConnect today announced 25 finalists who will pitch on September 28, 2022 at Defense TechConnect Innovation Summit for $200,000 in non-dilutive awards. These candidates receive membership from four consortia with a combined $50B in federal contracting authority including: Medical CBRN Defense Consortium (MCDC), Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Consortium (CWMD), Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC), and Senior Healthcare Innovation Consortium (SHIC).

6/16 2022

ATI and TechConnect announce first round of Medical Innovation Challenge winners and round two $200K prize pool

2022-06-20T12:27:38-04:00June 16th, 2022|News, Press Releases|

Advanced Technology International (ATI) and TechConnect today announced five winners of the Medical Innovation Challenge. In its first phase, the Challenge awarded five prizes totaling $50,000 in non-dilutive funds.

4/28 2022

ATI augments Medical Innovation Challenge prize, stands up $250,000 non-dilutive award for innovators

2022-06-20T12:30:05-04:00April 28th, 2022|Press Releases|

Advanced Technology International (ATI) and TechConnect today announced that, on the heels of a successful start to the $50,000 Medical Innovation Challenge, they will augment the dollar amount to a total of $250,000 and incorporate a second pitch event in September for the additional non-dilutive funds. The Challenge, which sources groundbreaking innovation for commercialization efforts by corporate and federal agencies, seeks devices and sensors, digital and hardware, therapeutics and treatments, materials and manufacturing, and readiness and response solutions at all development levels.

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