Event Details

Ever wonder what GPS, the Zika vaccine and Siri all have in common? All are technologies that were initially funded by the U.S. Government before being transfered to commercial use.

Join us on Thursday, February 15th for an informal networking event focused on how to capture the next big opportunity!

  • Learn about business opportunities in D.C.

  • Hear about how to apply to the Spring '18 Fed Tech cohort and be paired with a cutting-edge technology from a government lab.

  • Hear pitches from leading researchers visiting D.C. from Los Alamos National Laboratory.

  • Grow your network by meeting entrepreneurs, investors and government lab researchers and staff.

Los Alamos pitches will include:

  • An anti-C.diff pill

  • A universal bacterial sensor

  • An IOT solution for geophysical and environmental monitoring

About the event organizers:

Fed Tech:

Fed Tech is a novel startup studio program that pairs highly qualified entrepreneurs with inventions from over 25 federal labs across the country to create new startups. We run mulitple cohorts every year that are responsible for creating high impact tech startups.

The Washington DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP):

The Washington DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP) is a non-profit, public-private organization that drives inclusive economic growth and job creation, supports business and promotes Washington, DC as a leading global city. Our mission is to promote DC’s economic and business opportunities and support business retention and attraction activities.

  • When: Thursday, Feb. 15 - 10:00 pm
    to
    Friday, Feb. 16 12:00 am

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