Bridging
Innovation

Building pathways to discover, accelerate, and deliver innovation from nontraditional sources to solve national problems.

Bridging Innovation Framework

Define

Develop an intentional and comprehensive strategic plan for successful transition.

Immerse

Embed into and convene at regional technical centers of gravity to build trusted community relationships and greater understanding of national problems.

Scout & Match

Leverage our networks to identify sources and capabilities that address national problems.

Incubate

Accelerate identified capabilities by applying our deep technical domain knowledge, unique resources, and expansive Government and industry network.

Transition

Deliver capabilities rapidly through streamlined contracting.

In the News

Mentoring Six SportsTech Startups

Mentoring Six SportsTech Startups

NewsLast month, we shared news about our partnership with Stadia Ventures to tap into their rich ecosystem for sports and e-sports innovations. Through MITRE’s Bridging Innovation program, technical and domain experts from across MITRE are mentoring six SportsTech...

Getting Personal with a Privacy Expert

Getting Personal with a Privacy Expert

Cathy Petrozzino is a long-time contributor to the Cybersecurity and Privacy communities both inside and outside of MITRE. A subject matter expert in privacy and Artificial Intelligence ethics, she navigates complex discussions surrounding policy and best practices; coaches startups, particularly those in healthcare, who are trying to enter an extremely regulated market. She strives to be a Privacy and Security catalyst, breaking down barriers to entry. Originally from Maryland, Cathy continues to bring her independent perspectives and positive energy to the Boston Community and beyond.

Fresh Off the Press – The Toolbox of Innovation

Fresh Off the Press – The Toolbox of Innovation

Can a diverse group of seven engineers and designers write a book? Can they write a book about innovation, teamwork, and problem solving, in a collaborative fashion, while working in a virtual environment?

The answer is yes.

Events

Defense Innovation Unit has 2 Open Solicitations for DoD

Defense Innovation Unit has 2 Open Solicitations for DoD

EventsSubmit your commercial solutions to solve national security challenges with the help from the Defense Innovation Unit.  DIU has 2 open solicitations for Department of Defense. Field Portable Ultrasound: seeking commercial medical imaging solutions to integrate...

Smart Cities Connect, April 13-14, 2021

Smart Cities Connect, April 13-14, 2021

Smart Cities Connect Conference and Expo offers the most comprehensive conference, exposition, and accelerator of smart city innovation in North America. We deliver premium networking and educational opportunities with a keen focus on city leaders and their priorities. Working closely with the technology community, we bring together the largest collection of intelligent systems providers for energy, infrastructure, networks, data management, urban mobility, citizen engagement and governance solutions.

Deep Tech Prototyping Virtual Conference, April 8, 2021, 1:30-5:00 PM

Deep Tech Prototyping Virtual Conference, April 8, 2021, 1:30-5:00 PM

Deep Tech Prototyping is a unique opportunity for small businesses and industry partners to do business with MIT Lincoln Laboratory and build collaborations in potential areas including: artificial intelligence, biotechnology, air traffic control, supply chain logistics, weather forecasting, climate change, information and cyber security, communication systems, advanced sensors, and test facilities.

For more information on Bridging Innovation, contact us at bridge@mitre.org.

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