Catalyst Accelerator Newsroom

Eight Companies Join Catalyst Accelerator’s Cyber for Space Applications Cohort

The Program Hosts Its Sixth Accelerator COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo – August 26, 2020 – Eight small businesses will connect from across the country for the Catalyst Accelerator’s cohort focused on Cyber for Space Applications. The Catalyst Accelerator, powered by the Air Force Research Lab Space Vehicles Directorate (AFRL/RV), was developed to promote technology advancement for […]

Fifty Small Businesses Participate in Catalyst Accelerator’s Tech Collision Event

Providing Collaboration to the Aerospace Industry COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo– Aug. 14, 2020 – Fifty small businesses from around the country, took part in The Catalyst Accelerator’s (CA) first Tech Collision July 28-30, with more than 385 people in attendance. The event was a collaboration with the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Space Vehicles Directorate (AFRL/RV), Small […]

The Catalyst Accelerator Unveils Next Cohort: Cyber for Space Applications

Discovering Innovative Tech to Keep our Nation’s Cyber-Physical Systems Secure Colorado Springs, Colo – June 11, 2020 – The Catalyst Accelerator (CA) announced its next cohort, Cyber for Space Applications, launching September 1, 2020. The goal of the CA is to increase Space Force awareness and rapid acquisition of commercial, dual-use space technology by providing […]

The Catalyst Accelerator Announces Its First Tech Collision Event

A Pitch Event Designed to Facilitate Collisions & Collaborations in Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, Colo– April 7, 2020. The Catalyst Accelerator (CA) will host its first Tech Collision event July 28-30, 2020. The goal of the event is to facilitate “collisions” and collaborations between small business, government, and industry. The event will be held at […]

Catalyst Space Accelerator Community Day: U.S. Air Force, U.S. Space Force, and Commercial Tech

U.S. Air Force and Space Community Discuss U.S. Air Force Changes and Their Impacts Colorado Springs, Colo – Feb 20, 2020 – The United States Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate’s Catalyst Space Accelerator (CSA) hosted 130 people from around the nation in its third Community Day. Sponsored by the Colorado Office of Economic […]

Tech Startups, Small Businesses Present Technologies to the Air Force at the Catalyst Space Accelerator Demo Day

Tech Startups, Small Businesses Present Technologies to the Air Force at the Catalyst Space Accelerator Demo Day The Accelerator’s Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance cohort graduates 8 companies   Colorado Springs, CO, Nov 26, 2019  — Last Thursday, the Catalyst Space Accelerator (CSA) program successfully concluded its fourth Accelerator with its eight companies pitching their space-based […]

Bigs and Smalls Collide at Innovation Community Days

Bigs and Smalls Collide at Innovation Community Days Themes of Innovation and Synergy Emerge as Primes and Small Business Work Together to Meet Warfighter Needs   COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo – October 30, 2019 –  Despite snow delays, the Catalyst Space Accelerator (CSA) hosted its largest Innovation Community Days yet, bringing in nearly 200 people from […]

Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance: Eight ISR Small Businesses Join Catalyst Space Accelerator

Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance: Eight ISR Small Businesses Join Catalyst Space Accelerator Air Force Research Laboratory’s Space Accelerator at Catalyst Campus will Host Its Fourth Accelerator   COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo – Sep 5, 2019 – This fall, eight companies from around the country will convene in Colorado Springs for the Catalyst Space Accelerator’s fourth cohort, […]

Pentagon Seeks Commercial Solutions To Space-Based Intel

Aviation Week July 15, 2019 The U.S. Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) and Colorado Springs-based Catalyst Space Accelerator are planning a three-month workshop this fall to explore space-based intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) technology. Participants from small businesses and commercial startups with skills to address a range of technology challenges in the national security arena […]

Startup stars shine light on space communication

Colorado Springs Business Journal July 12, 2019 Startup stars shine light on space communication