Space Florida, Groundswell Startups, and the Florida Venture Forum, Florida’s largest statewide support organization for investors and entrepreneurs, are pleased to announce the 2023 Aerospace + EmergingTech Reception, to be held on June 8, 2023 from 4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M., at the newly expanded Groundswell co-working space in Melbourne.
The reception on June 8th will feature aerospace and tech enthusiasts as well as selected company finalists for the announcement of prize money allocation. The event is open to the public. Space is limited and will offer tours of the new Groundswell prototyping lab.
Selected presenting companies will also be eligible for the Space Florida Accelerating Innovation (AI) awards, totaling $100,000. Selected presenting companies should be innovative and have a focus in aerospace and/or emerging technologies to be eligible to compete for up to $100,000 in total allocated awards. The GRAND PRIZE* winning company will receive $40,000. The FIRST PLACE RUNNER UP winning company will receive $30,000, SECOND PLACE winner will receive $20,000 and THIRD PLACE winner will receive $10,000. NOTE: Prize determination by the judging team is FINAL.
The Forum is currently taking presenter applications for companies in the aerospace and tech sector to be part of this year’s event. There is no cost for selected presenter companies to apply or attend.
Registration to attend this year’s reception can be found on the Forum’s website.