Four Colorado companies among those pitching at Ignite the Night CSPRINGS

Thursday April 4, 2019 0 comments Tags: Colorado Springs, Ignite the Night, NASA

COLORADO SPRINGS -- Ten innovative companies will get a chance to pitch their products and services on April 10 at Ignite the Night COLORADO SPRINGS, an event offering area entrepreneurs an opportunity to pitch a technology aimed at solving a real-world problem and that might also address a similar challenge with NASA’s Moon to Mars mission.ignite-the-night-logo

Ignite the Night COLORADO SPRINGS focus areas will include Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Robotic Capabilities, Intelligent Machines, Force and Tactile Sensors, Augmented and Virtual Reality Advancements, Flexible Materials and X-Factor Innovations.

The event will be held at the Broadmoor Hotel, 1 Lake Ave. in Colorado Springs from 5-6:30 p.m.

Four Colorado-based companies are among the Innovators presenting at Ignite the Night COLORADO SPRINGS:

  1. Atlas Power Generation Inc.-- Mission, Canada
    Grid Scale Energy Storage with Ultracapacitors and Deflection Conversion Technology         
  2. Baker Street Scientific (BakerSCI) -- Rome, GA.
    Elemental Data Behavior Discovery
  3. Exodus SpaceHighlands Ranch
    AstroClipper - Transforming Access to Space
  4. Ion Power Group LLC - Navarre, FLA
    A Better Way for NASA to Produce Electricity on Earth, Mars, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Titan, Triton and Pluto     
  5. Klepsydra Robotics GmbH– Zurich, Switzerland
    High Performance Edge Data Processing Software Toolkit for Autonomous Embedded Systems
  6. Nu Promethean Technologies, Inc.Longmont
    Nu Promethean
  7. Oxford Space Systems– Harwell, UK
    Novel 'Pre-Shaped' Deployable Parabolic Reflectors
  8. Steelhead CompositesGolden
    Piston Combined Propellant/Pressurant Vessel
  9. PhysiaAurora
    Physia Smart Garment
  10. Stress Engineering Services, Inc.- Houston, TX
    Semi-Autonomous Robotic Surgery for Remote Environments

The top Innovator from Ignite the Night COLORADO SPRINGS will become one of 25 semifinalists for the current cycle where their technology will be evaluated and has a chance to be selected as one of the Top 10 finalists to present at the 2019 NASA iTech Cycle I Forum in Pasadena, CA.  

NASA’s iTech is an initiative by NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate, is managed by the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) in Hampton, VA, and presented in collaboration with the Space Foundation. 

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