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to Grow Your Business

Thank you to all who submitted applications to attend FASTLANE – NASA Tech Connect.

Your applications are currently being reviewed.

All companies who submitted an application by May 25th will be contacted in June with the selection results.

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UDRI’s FASTLANE Manufacturing Extension Partnership is teaming up with NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland for FASTLANE – 2016 NASA Tech Connect.

FASTLANE – 2016 NASA Tech Connect offers manufacturers located in the Greater Dayton region the opportunity to compete for one full day spent with NASA Glenn experts.  The selected companies will have the opportunity to get direct access to NASA’s capabilities and expertise to overcome technical challenges and expand their business.

Join us and spend the day getting direct advice from some of the smartest people on the planet — NASA’s technical experts.


NASA Glenn’s expertise covers basic engineering disciplines as well as the specialty fields that support the center’s core competencies:

  • Power, Energy Storage and Conversion
  • Materials and Structures for Extreme Environments
  • Air-Breathing Propulsion
  • Communications Technology and Development
  • In-Space Propulsion and Cryogenic Fluids Management
  • Physical Sciences and Biomedical Technologies


Applicants must be a US owned manufacturing company located in the Greater Dayton region and with a minimum of 10 employees.

Applicants should have a technical challenge, that once solved, would generate revenue for their business or create additional jobs for the region.

FASTLANE – 2016 NASA Tech Connect is an invitation only event and will be held at UD’s River Campus on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

Interested manufacturers need to apply.  All applications must be submitted by Wednesday, May 25, 2016.

Invited manufacturers will be notified and provided additional details in June. All selected manufacturers will also be given the opportunity to apply for an additional 32 hours of technical assistance at a later date.


Additional resources:

Frequently Asked Questions

Application Worksheet

NASA Glenn Research Center Core Competencies

News Release


For additional information, please contact Todd Brown with FASTLANE at