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Urban Air Mobility Challenge confirms candidates for $50,000 prize

August 10th, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , |

The Vertical Lift Consortium (VLC), in partnership with TechConnect and Advanced Technology International (ATI), today announced 19 finalists in the Urban Air Mobility Challenge.

DAT supports efforts to detect and monitor drug trafficking vessels

August 1st, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|Tags: |

As part of the SCOUT Experimentation Campaign, ATI’s Demonstration and Assessment Team (DAT) supported the JIATF-South’s efforts to detect and monitor suspected illicit drug trafficking vessels off the coast of Virginia in July.

Celebrating a year of innovative sustainment solutions to address security threats in maritime environments

July 7th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|Tags: , |

The Maritime Sustainment Technology and Innovation Consortium (MSTIC) launched in June 2021 with more than 120 signed member organizations. Today, MSTIC has more than doubled its membership since the award, serving the Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD) with over 285 active members made up of traditional and nontraditional federal contractors, small and large businesses, for-profit and nonprofit entities, and academia.

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

June 16th, 2022|Categories: News, Press Releases|Tags: |

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.

Nontraditional IWRP Consortium member sees successful prototype transition into production

May 25th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|Tags: , |

In FY21, NIWC Atlantic transitioned 9 successful Information Warfare Research Project (IWRP) Consortium OTA prototypes into production awards with nontraditional IWRP Consortium members leading five of those efforts. Since September 2020, NIWC Atlantic has transitioned a total of 13 prototypes into production awards with a ceiling value over $636M, capitalizing on the streamlined process of OTAs to move through prototyping directly into production.

CADS: Search alloy options by mechanical properties

May 11th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|Tags: |

Before the Casting Alloy Data Search (CADS) tool, casting suppliers lacked a way to efficiently identify casting design options that would meet requirements. The American Foundry Society (AFS), through the American Metalcasting Consortium's Innovative Casting Technologies (ICT) program, has continued to improve CADS by adding a mechanical property slide bar search.

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

April 28th, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , |

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.

Forging furnace improvements with ceramic coatings

April 26th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|Tags: |

Forging furnace fuel consumption, constant refractory maintenance and unscheduled downtime are significant cost drivers for the forging process. A Forging Defense Manufacturing Consortium project led by Thermal Coating Solutions in partnership with ITC Coatings, installed ITC Coating on two partner forging furnaces, resulting in reductions in fuel consumption from both plants.

ATI recognized as Best-in-Class Employer

April 12th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: |

Advanced Technology International (ATI) is proud to be named a Gallagher 2021 Best-in-Class employer. Gallagher’s Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis identifies employers with a demonstrated commitment to holistically support their employees’ physical, emotional, career, and financial wellbeing

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Lockheed, Verizon pitch 5G-enabled ‘all-domain’ capabilities to DOD

A key component of the 5G.MIL effort is Lockheed’s ongoing work to develop a 5G communications infrastructure testbed for the Marine Corps at Camp Pendleton, CA, after winning a $19.3 million DOD contract. Called the Open Systems Interoperable and Reconfigurable Infrastructure Solution, the testbed prototype project agreement was awarded to the company in November 2021.


NSWCPD awards its first contract through the Other Transaction Authority streamlined contracting vehicle

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division awarded its first contract under the Other Transaction Authority (OTA) for the design, development, and delivery of a small actuator test stand to evaluate electrohydraulic actuators through the Maritime Sustainment Technology Innovation Consortium (MSTIC) on June 9, 2022.

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