2019 Under Fire Response Innovation Showdown
Submission Deadline02/04/2019


Event website: teexpdc.com/underfire

Do you have a technology with a first responder application? What would you do if you had the chance to demonstrate what your technology can do on $1 Billion dollars of facilities? TEEX Product Development Center Invites you to apply for the Under Fire Response Technology Showdown on March 7th-8th, 2019 in College Station Texas. 

This year we are searching for technologies that fit into one of the following focus areas: 

a.       Communications & Sensors
b.       Personal Protective Equipment
c.       Disaster Resiliency | Response and Recovery
d.       Personnel Accountability (Location Tracking)
e.       Robotic Systems & UAS

Under Fire will welcome the Top 20 companies driving response innovations to the World’s largest emergency response training facilities for a good old fashion Innovation Showdown for the chance to win cash prizes!

Under Fire will bring all 20 finalists together in College Station, Texas on March 7th, 2019 for a Quick Fire Pitch (6 minutes) to our panel of judges. Only 10 companies will be invited to demonstrate their technology on Day 2. Under Fire will use a progressive prize pool, the 10 companies that do not make it through to Day 2 will receive cash prizes and coaching on from Responder SMEs, response innovation partners, business advisors, and angel investors.

As part of Under Fire’s application process, each company will be asked how they would demonstrate their technologies in 30 minutes if they had access to TEEX facilities including Brayton Firefield, Disaster City®, and RELLIS? The 10 companies that advance to Day 2 will then be given this opportunity to showcase their capabilities and features. They will be given 30 minutes to demonstrate their technology for a suite of judges in order to win the top cash prizes. 


How to Apply:

1) Click "create account and apply" or log into an existing account

2) Complete the company registration form 

3) Answer the 3 application questions

4) Pick a focus area

5) Upload a picture or video of your technology

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