MITER Joins Capital Factory’s Innovation Council to Advance Technology Solutions for the Federal Government

MITER Joins Capital Factory's Innovation Council to Advance Technology Solutions for the Federal Government

AUSTIN, Texas & MCLEAN, Virginia & BEDFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MITER joined capital plantit’s Innovation Council (IC), which connects the world’s largest companies with the most innovative startups in Texas. MITER will support the startup ecosystem with its deep technology and engineering expertise – collaborating and coming together with other corporate and government innovators through strategy sessions, VIP engagements, pitch events, technology-themed roundtables and innovation summits.

“We are honored to join the Innovation Council and expand our ongoing collaboration with Capital Factory,” said Julie Gravallese, MITER’s Vice President for Workplace Innovation. “We look forward to continuing to mentor and help startups recognize the current and future innovation needs of the U.S. government and the strong opportunity the federal marketplace presents.”

MITER Bridging the gap with innovation team – which builds pathways to discover, accelerate and deliver innovation from non-traditional sources to solve national problems – previously partnered with Capital Factory on a variety of programs, including the Accessibility at Tech Summit 2021, Fed Supernova ConferenceAnd one “Ask Me Anything” Presentation to the defense innovation sector.

In 2021, MITER opened a Regional Innovation Hub (iHub) in Austin to deepen engagement with the local community, expand involvement with area universities and small businesses, and support growing US government work.

“Our Austin iHub demonstrates our confidence in the region’s wealth of academic institutions and diverse workforce that support a strong and resilient startup community,” said Bobby Blount, responsible for MITER’s Austin iHub site. “MITER has a long history in San Antonio. By joining the Innovation Council, we look forward to growing our relationships and impact at Capital Factory locations in Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio to bring new ideas and solutions to the challenges facing this great nation faces.

“As an operator of Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs) at the intersection of government and commercial enterprises, MITER is a unique addition to our already diverse composition of the Innovation Council,” said Joshua Baer, ​​founder and CEO of Capital Factory. “This will open new doors for collaboration with startups and other IC members.”


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