The Mid-Atlantic Tech Bridge (MATB) is led by four Hampton Roads-based naval commands.
1. The Military Director is CDR Donald “Andy” Sinitiere, who is the Executive Officer at the Center for Security Forces.
2. The Civilian Director is Gerrold Walker from the Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic (NIWC LANT), Hampton Roads detachment.
3. Dr. Julie Stark is the lead from Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock, Norfolk detachment.
4. Roy Weisert is the lead from Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren, Dam Neck activity.
The MATB has multiple partners with Partnership Intermediary Agreements (PIAs) in the Hampton Roads area and has an off-base presence within the Assembly building in downtown Norfolk, VA. The MATB also leverages its robust regional technology ecosystem to facilitate technology solutions of interest to the Department of the Navy (DON).
Come learn more about what the MATB is doing along with other local resources to bring your technologies and innovations to market. You’ll learn about the Innovation Commercialization Assistance Program (ICAP) and the Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Program. 757 Collab will discuss their role within the startup community and the Tech Talk will end with an Industry success story that utilized many of these resources, Colvin Run. For anyone just starting their business or looking to grow, this is the Tech talk for you!