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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

    The Future of Aerospace: AIAA Beyond B2B Startup Showcase

    In conjunction with The Frontier Conference

    Wednesday, April 11, 2018

    3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
    New Orleans, LA

    Come see the future of aerospace – from electric aircraft to launching satellites, fuel production to food production – these are the technologies that will not just revolutionize aviation and space, but change life as we know it.

    Join the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) for a high energy afternoon of pitches showcasing the technologies that hold the key to the future of aerospace. This startup showcase will highlight the newest, most exciting innovations in aerospace from entrepreneurs from aerospace and other industry sectors. Admission to the featured sector presentation is included in Frontier Conference registration, and all Conference participants are encouraged to attend to find new and exciting technology collaborators. After the showcase, attendees are invited to network at the opening reception.

    Beyond B2B Startup Showcase Agenda

    Subject to change

    3:00–3:10 p.m. Welcome Remarks
    3:10–4:45 p.m. Startup pitches, Q&A and Reverse pitches
    4:55 pm–5:00 p.m. Closing Remarks
    6:00 p.m. Frontier Conference Reception


    Showcase Participants:

    ADVANO -
    Silicon materials - making batteries better and more affordable

    Aerotronic –
    Autonomous helicopter - Self-monitoring, weathering harsh conditions

    Ampaire –
    Electric aircraft retrofits – a more efficient and effective approach

    Axosim Technologies –
    3D cell-based nerve model - Low-risk, high-reward alternative to animal testing and human clinical trials

    Bastion Technologies, Inc. –
    On-demand hydraulic pressure - Improving drilling safety
    BHO Technology, LLC 
    Biohydrogen - Low cost process for development of ecologically clean fuel

    spaceTM tape - Saving bolts, labor and satellites

    Food production for space - Creating glucose as a nutrient base

    Research in Flight –
    Aerodynamic analysis tools - Saving modeling time for aerospace, marine and alternative energy industries

    Rose Galactic –
    Electromagnetic cannon - Launching small satellites into orbit

    Tiger Century Aircraft –
    Energy state monitoring system - Improving aviation safety



    Showcase Finalists Unable to Participate:

    Bluefield Technologies -
    Microsatellite-based sensors – providing unprecedented daily global monitoring service for methane emissions

    GVD Corporation -
    Conformal coating products - protection for harsh environments
    TransAstra Corporation -
    Space mining - Providing rocket propellant in space



    Contact Tobey Jackson at or 703.264.7570.



    Receive 20% off The Frontier Conference registration with code AIAA20.


    Hotel Reservations

    The Frontier Conference has made arrangements for discounted room rates at The Hotel Modern located at 936 Charles Avenue in New Orleans. Availability is limited. To make your reservation please call Hotel Modern at 800.684.9525 and mention group code: FRONTIER CONFERENCE