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Innovation at Startup Speed with BAE Systems at Capital Factory

June 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - June 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Join the Capital Factory and BAE Systems for the kickoff of the Innovation at Startup Speed networking event series.

About this Event

Participate in a conversation with Army representatives, venture capital investor partners, and university professors to discuss future capability needs and leading edge technologies to help address them. Discover collaboration opportunities in the defense space and explore strategies for startup engagement in the Austin Defense Innovation ecosystem. Interact with International militaries in attendance to explore and develop broader opportunities.

Topics will include:

    • The new R&D model of BAE Systems FAST Labs that is unique in the aerospace/defense market, and how it leverages fast external technologies across the enterprise
    • A prime defense contractor industry perspective on rapid innovation within the Austin Defense Innovation ecosystem
    • Cutting edge defense projects in vehicle sensor systems, including systems requirements and potential solutions
    • Execution of a high tech R&D project for a government customer
    • Startup and university collaboration opportunities
    • Come early to visit the Center for Defense Innovation on the 8th floor and discuss your technology and ideas with members of the BAE team and the defense community.


5:00 PM – 6:00 PM BBQ and Networking

6:00 PM – 6:20 PM BAE Systems Introduction and Innovation Business Model

6:20 PM – 6:40 PM BAE Systems RAVEN Vehicle Protection System Project

6:40 PM – 7:30 PM Vehicle Sensor Systems Panel Discussion and Q&A


June 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
June 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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