Join the National Infrastructure Innovation Challenge, aligned with the nation’s monumental investments through the Infrastructure Law, the House’s American COMPETES Act, and the Senate’s U.S. Innovation and Competition Act (USICA).

 Challenge Sponsored By:

  • Resilient Infrastructure & Secure Energy Consortium (RISE)
  • National Spectrum Consortium (NSC)
  • Consortium for Rare Earth Technologies (CREaTe)

All members of the RISE Consortium are invited to submit and pitch your technology to top government agencies as well as leading industry and investment partners. Qualified participants receive engagement and membership opportunities with partnering consortia representing over $10B in prototype funding authority, while competing for prize money.

Members selected during the Innovation Challenge will pitch their technologies during the Defense TechConnect Innovation Summit from 26 – 29 September in National Harbor, Maryland.

Timeline: Submissions for the National Infrastructure Innovation Challenge closed on 30 June 2022.

Information on how to register for the Defense TechConnect Innovation Summit will be provided in future correspondence.

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