What is the purpose of Space Force Pitch Day?

The very first Space Force Pitch Day will be aimed at continuing the initiative to demonstrate a faster and smarter strategy in technology investments and partnerships with small businesses. As critical sources of innovative new ideas and solutions, the Space Force is inviting small businesses to pitch their new technology solutions and concepts targeting our most critical Space challenges.

Who can attend Space Force Pitch Day?

Any small business, entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and innovator can attend the event!

When and where will the event take place?

Space Force Pitch Day will occur virtually on the Hopin online event platform from 9 am – 3:35 pm PDT on 19th August, 2021.

What companies can pitch their products and services at Space Force Pitch Day?

The only way to participate at Space Force Pitch Day is to apply for and be awarded an SMC Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Phase I contract under topic #AF203-CSO2. Pitching in March at Space Force Pitch Day is a part of the Phase II award process.

How does the SBIR funding work to provide one day contracts?

Space Force Pitch Day will leverage existing SBIR solicitation. During Space Force Pitch Day, companies already awarded SBIR Phase I contracts have the opportunity to pitch their ideas for SBIR Phase II funding that can be processed within one day.

What will Space Force Pitch Day include?

Space Force Pitch Day will feature distinguished keynotes, panels, and a showcase of the 2021 SFPD companies. Come and learn more about the U.S. Space Force innovation ecosystem!

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