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A Different Kind of Accelerator

The Air Force Research Laboratory and United States Space Force sponsored Catalyst Accelerator is a defense and national security industry accelerator, headquartered on the Catalyst Campus for Technology and Innovation in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Our program offers a semi-residential, 3-month program for small businesses with innovative, dual-use technology. We provide office space, investment, Space and Air Force liaisons, subject matter experts, a collaborative ecosystem and resources necessary to nurture the next level of innovation.

Unique Customer Discovery

The Catalyst Accelerator’s mission is to introduce innovative, dual-use technology to the Department of Defense in support of the US Warfighter while strengthening our nation’s economy by investing in start-ups and small businesses.

The Catalyst Accelerator connects participating companies with users and potential customers from the Department of Defense and commercial realms in order to significantly reduce the customer discovery process from two years to less than three months.

ENGAGE WITH US

The Catalyst Accelerator is looking for subject matter experts, mentors, investors, sponsors, and YOU! It takes a community to run our accelerator, so contact us today to discuss where you can plug in.

Supporting the Catalyst Accelerator will broaden your brand awareness, create opportunities for partnerships with start-ups and small businesses, and contribute to our nation’s economy and global position. 

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