TechConnect is proud to announce the 2017 Defense TechConnect Innovation Awards. TechConnect recognizes the top 15% of submitted technologies as ranked by the Program Committee. Rankings are based on the potential positive impact the submitted technology will have for the warfighter and national security.

Learn more about the awardees here.

Organization Technology
3DFortify Additive Manufacturing of Composites using Magnetically Aligned Carbon Fiber
Aces Health, Inc. Aces Clinical Trial Automation System
Adranos, Inc. High-Performance, Environmentally Clean Solid Rocket Propellant
Air Cleaning Blowers, LLC Air-Cleaning Blowers to Ventilate and Filter Health Threats from Desert Air Even During Sand Storms
Alabama A&M University Application of Phase Change Material to Increase Solar Panel Efficiency
Alakai Defense Systems Portable Raman Improvised Explosive Detection (PRIED) system
ALLVIA Inc. TSVs, TGVs, TQVs and Wafer Bonding Capabilities for 2.5D and 3D IC and Heterogeneous Innovations
Ampex Data Systems Embedded Endpoint Protection
Ampex Data Systems Threat Analysis, Situational Awareness, Rapid Response (TASAR2) for Industrial Control Systems (ICS)
AMPEX Intelligent Systems “Sustained Lightning” – Using GNSS to transmit malicious code into a closed network.
Atlas Energy Systems, LLC Radioisotope Batteries and Portable Nuclear Power Supplies for Space, Military, and Remote Applications
AyuVis Research Triple action antibiotics to treat intra-abdominal infection and septicemia.
BCL Technologies Graphical Speech Recognition Tool
Benchmark Space Systems, Inc Small Satellite Chemical Propulsion System
Biomax Informatics AG NeuroXM™ A knowledge management suite for neurological data
Bitfusion Bitfusion Flex – Elastic GPU Infrastructure and Application Lifecycle Management for Deep learning and AI
Cuberg, Inc. Lightweight And Energy-Dense Batteries With An Unmatched Safety Profile
Cyber Reconnaissance, Inc. (CYR3CON(TM)) CYR3CON(TM) Vulnerability Update(TM)
CyNET, LLC Moving Target Defense based Security for Cloud Network
D-Tech, LLC Artemis™, a cybersecurity risk analytics tool
Deloitte Consulting LLP Deloitte-Siemens Digital Thread for Additive Manufacturing (DTAM)
DPRA Harvest®
Faridat Advanced Information Security F1 – The Most Secure Network in the World
FastCAP Systems Inc. Harsh Environment Ultracapacitors
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory FASPAX
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Ghost Train Generator
Fluid-Screen, Inc. Bacterial Detection in 30 Minutes: Fast Information You Can Trust
FreeFall Aerospace LLC The Next Generation in Space Telecom and Remote Sensing Systems
Georgia Tech Research Corporation Noise suppression scheme based on phase locked loop for non-contact vital sign detection
Giner, Inc. Antimicrobial Textile Coatings
GrammaTech, Inc Cyber Hardening Tools
Griffith University Personal bio-warfare real time detection device
H-Nano Dissolvable Metal Supports for 3D Printed Metals
Hanyang University Optimal Path Planning for UAVs under Dynamic Obstacles
Hexalayer, LLC High Capacity Li-ion battery anode
HyperBorean, LLC Waste Heat Powered Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration
IHI Corporation Man-portable Gas Turbine Generator
InfinityGates An inherently flexible, reprogrammable hardware for data protection and AI
iNovar Corporation Tespack Virtus ultra-fast charging
Inventram A.S. A Non-Invasive Device that Decreases Internal Bleeding
Ironhawk Technologies, Inc. SmartSync® Data Replication, Compression, and Distribution Software
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab Laser Communications
Kansas City National Security Campus Diamond Thermal Vias embedded in Gallium Nitride Substrates
Kansas City National Security Campus Unique Chip Identification Using the Material Properties of Semiconductor Substrates
KAPALYA Inc. Advanced authenticated encryption for data stored on mobile endpoints and cloud storage
LaserMotive, Inc Long Range Wireless Power Delivery
LiquidPiston Autonomous UAV for delivery of supplies with a low probability of detection
Lithium Innovations Co., LLC Lithium-6 sensitized thin-film neutron detector
Luciad Inc. Application development software for mission critical situational awareness
Majigear Inc. PowerHiker
MEI Micro, Inc. “3DS” MEMS Platform- The First Tactical/Navigation Grade MEMS inertial sensor system
Mesodyne, LLC Mesodyne Thermophotovotaic Portable Generator
Military Wraps, Inc. Vinyl wrap systems to enhance training and CCD (Camouflage, Concealment and Deception)
Modula S Inc Rapidly Deployable Emergency Treatment Unit
Monterey Technologies, Inc. ViPER (Visualization, Planning, Execution & Review) mission planning tool
MSAB Inc. Drone Forensics Capture and Analysis
Neurala, Inc. The Neurala Brain for Bots and Artificial Intelligence
New Jersey Institute of Technology Point-of-Care Micro Biochip for Cancer Diagnostics
New Jersey Institute of Technology Innovative Standalone In-Situ Nano Biochip for Instantaneous Disease Diagnostics
Nix. Inc. Nix Hydration Biosensor
Northeast Ohio Medical University Novel Therapy for Bone Regeneration
Nuvotronics, Inc Rapid, reconfigurable Additive Manufacturing for Defense and Space applications.
NuvOx Pharma NVX-428, an intravenous oxygen carrier
Ocella LLC High-Performance, Safe, Conformal Battery
One Eye Industries Inc Industrial Filtration Technology
OVERNEST, Inc. Secure Messaging/Collaboration for Teams using Searchable Encryption/Blockchain
Paratus Diagnostics The PreparedNow System: A Low-Cost, Simple-to-Use Point-of-Care Device to Diagnose Gastroenteritis Mirage/ Computer Vision for Full Motion Video Exploitation
PFP Cybersecurity Forensic Malware Detection through AI and Power Analysis
Photonic Dimensions Inc Invisibility and Radar tunable nano materials and substrates
Pison Technology World’s First Ultra-Sensitive and Wearable Biopotential Sensor
PlantForm Corporation A Nerve Regeneration Drug for Acute Trauma Patients
Precision Polyolefins, LLC nPAO Based Synthetic Lubricants
SelectTech GeoSpatial Advanced Manufacturing Facility Footprint – Sentry Eagle
SensorHound, Inc. Hound: Monitoring IoT devices for operational health and malicious intrusions
Sharp Vision Software LLC VR/AR Maintenance/Repair/Training Tool
Silent Falcon UAS Technologies Unmanned Aircraft Systems – Silent Falcon UAS
Sintact Medical Systems Non-Resorbable Film Which Prevents Post-Operative Internal Scarring
Skymind Inc. Open-Source, Distributed, Deep Learning Library for the JVM
SmartPrint3D LLC Flammable/Explosive 3D Printing Filament
Solid State Ceramics, Inc. Ceramic Transformers
Surrey NanoSystems Ltd Vantablack – Superblack absorber coatings
Texas Tech University, Office of Research Commercialization A Simulated Radiation Detector using RFID Tags
Texas Tech University, Office of Research Commercialization A No Suture Chest Tube
Topspin Technologies Ltd. TopSpin360
Torch Research Proactive Threat Hunting
TriboTEX Smart restorative coating from two-sided flat nanoparticles
Tsunami AR/VR Virtual and Augmented Reality Applications and Solutions
Twin Ocean Power, LLC The Wave energy system that cappture ocean power to create renewable electricity
UbiQD Quantum Dot Luminescent Solar Concentrator
UltraTech International, Inc. Portable Backpack Welder makes certified welds and weighs only 26 lbs.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Conductive Concrete Mix for Building Construction for Electromagnetic Pulse Shielding
University of Pittsburgh, Innovation Institute ARUGA: A Technology Platform for Antifouling Solutions
University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez Novel Fillers Reinforced with Nanoparticles for Aluminum TIG Welding
University of South Florida Coauthentication: Fast and Secure Authentication Using Multiple Devices
University of South Florida Laser Remote Detection of TATP Explosives
Verodin Security Instrumentation Platform
Visual Awareness Technologies and Consulting Inc. EPIC Ready
Vlabs Cyber Security Data Analytics & AI
Washington State University Electrochemical Scaffold for Advanced Wound Management
Washington State University Counter Bias Training Simulation (CBTsim)
Westinghouse Electric Company LLC Westinghouse Micro Reactor
WWPass WWPass Authentication & Secure Distributed Data Storage
XENDEE Inc. Microgrid Planning and Analysis Platform