RELEASE 09-04-2019: NASA iTech’s Ignite the Night ORLANDO Announces Presenters

NASA iTech's Ignite the Night Orlando Announces Presenters

What: Ignite the Night ORLANDO, a NASA iTech Event
When: Sept. 10 from 6–9 p.m. EDT
Where: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S Magnolia Avenue

Ignite the Night ORLANDO offers area entrepreneurs an opportunity to present a technology that is solving a real-world problem and might also address a similar challenge with NASA’s Moon to Mars mission.

Ignite the Night ORLANDO focus areas include Improve Energy Storage Density; Radiation – Protection, Mitigation, and Hardware; Power Efficient Technologies; Medical Breakthroughs; and X-Factor Innovations.

Innovators presenting at Ignite the Night ORLANDO (in alphabetic order):

Alertgy – Melbourne, Florida
Wearable Non-Invasive Continuous Glucose Monitor

Capacitech Energy – Orlando, Florida
Cable-Based Capacitors

Everix Inc. – Orlando, Florida
Everix Optical Filters

Kanteron Systems – Paterna-Valencia, Spain
Molecular Mutation Burden Analysis

LightSpace Technologies – Marupe, Latvia
Multi-Focal 3D AR VR Image Displays

Modularity Space – Daytona Beach, Florida

PolyMaterials App LLC – Tampa, Florida

Rake Technologies – Winter Garden, Florida
An Unpowered Passive Exoskeletal Actuator System for Muscle Strength Augmentation

SpaceWave LLC – Melbourne, Florida
The Magnetoshell

SurgePower Materials Inc. – San Marcos, Texas
SurgePower Materials

The top Innovator from Ignite the Night ORLANDO earns a position as one of the 25 Semifinalists for the current cycle where their technology will be evaluated and has a chance to be selected as one of the Top 10 Finalists to present at the 2019 NASA iTech Cycle II Forum in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on Oct. 7-8.

NASA iTech is an initiative by NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate, is managed by the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) in Hampton, Virginia, and presented in collaboration with the Central Florida Tech Alliance and Space Florida.

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Harla Sherwood
National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, Va.