Catalyst Government Business Boot Campjordan2019-11-07T19:24:49+00:00
The Catalyst Accelerator’s two-week Boot Camp is sponsored by the SBA’s SBIR/STTR office and United States Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate. The Boot Camp is geared toward helping tech-based startups and small businesses that have not formerly worked with Government, particularly DoD, learn how to do so effectively.
The Boot Camp is a collaborative effort between the Hyperspace Challenge and Catalyst Accelerator, along with the National Security Innovation Network (NSIN) and the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC).
The Catalyst Boot Camp team is looking for small businesses and startups that would like to extend their market footprint to the Government, specifically to the Department of Defense. Eligibility requirements are listed below. Preference will be given to veteran- and women-, and minority-owned businesses or those located in Hub Zones (https://maps.certify.sba.gov/hubzone/map#center=39.828200,-98.579500&zoom=5).
51% or more ownership by US citizens or permanent residents
No SBIR/STTR or contracts with DoD previously
No foreign investment
Not more than 51% owned by single VC organization
Available, willing, and financially able to travel to Colorado Springs for the Boot Camp
Ideal Participating Company:
The Catalyst Accelerator team is looking for small businesses or startups who have never done business with the Government but have a dual-use technology that could increase warfighter effectiveness. The Boot Camp is open to various technology verticals, but preference will be given to those listed below.
ISR for Space-Based Applications
Cybersecurity for Space-Based Applications
Data Management – Fusion, Movement – for Space Applications
Digital Engineering—Modeling & Simulation
On-Orbit Servicing, Assembly and Manufacturing
Space Domain Awareness
Power for Space Vehicles and Operations
Applications Close 8 am MT on May 23, 2022
Date and Time
Monday Jun 13, 2022Thursday Jun 23, 2022
Catalyst Campus for Technology and Innovation (555 E Pikes Peak Ave Suite 120, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903)
There is no cost to participating companies; however, attendees will have to pay for their own travel costs, lodging, and evening meals. A continental breakfast and catered lunch will be provided. Three scholarships of $1,000 each are available for companies in need of assistance with lodging costs.