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U.S. military seeking international innovators specializing in advanced manufacturing and materials

Published: January 31, 2023

The U.S. Army, in partnership with the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy, is now accepting concept white papers for its xTechInternational Competition. The competition is open to international entities including small to medium businesses and academic and research institutions interested in tackling current challenges in the advanced manufacturing and materials space. Up to $530,000 in cash prizes will be awarded to eligible participants, which includes Canadian innovators. 

 In addition to the cash prizes, the xTechInternational competition will provide:

  • Direct access to Department of Defense and international stakeholders;
  • Transparent and detailed feedback from multi-disciplinary experts; and
  • Mentoring and educational opportunities through their accelerator programming.

The competition is open now and accepting concept white paper submissions until 13:00 GMT (8:00 a.m. EST) March 2, 2023.

For more information, visit the xTechInternational competition web page.