BlueTech leverages technology to enhance capabilities and address security challenges in marine environments, ensuring a more robust and effective defense strategy.
This program will focus on the application of advanced technologies and innovations related to the marine and maritime domain for defense purposes. It will encompass the integration of cutting-edge solutions into naval and coastal operations, offering strategic advantages in areas such as national security, maritime surveillance, underwater warfare, autonomous systems, ocean exploration, and environmental monitoring.
About The Sprint
This is a high-intensity, 6-week program designed to support strategic industry exposure with defense procurement offices, government agencies, and investors.
In weekly mandatory sessions, innovators will have access to relevant experts, mentorship, and pitch opportunities. Finalists will also benefit from connections to a tightly knit BlueTech community and alumni network. Upon commencement, startups will maintain the support and status of the global MassChallenge network.
If you are a Blue innovator and/or your startup addresses one of the challenge areas below, we highly encourage you to apply. Register for the virtual BlueTech ask me anything (AMA) on August 17 to learn more.
Enabling Technologies We're Seeking
The BlueTech technology areas that will be prioritized for consideration in 2023 include but are not limited to:
It is MassChallenge’s goal to bring together maritime and defense leaders with startups that have the ideas and tools needed to deepen our use of the ocean to support early-stage startups. To be eligible for the program, we recommend a:
Startups accepted into this program will be exposed to:
For more information please contact Theo Simko, Partnerships Manager firstname.lastname@example.org