FASTLANE 2016 NASA Tech Connect

April 22, 2016

UPDATE: Deadline for application submission has been extended to May 25, 2016!

Get Expert Advice From NASA

to Grow Your Business


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

FASTLANE – 2016 NASA Tech Connect offers manufacturers located in the Greater Dayton region the opportunity to spend one full day receiving one-on-one technical advice from a 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.

Click here to submit your application.


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 have 25 or more employees.

Applicants will need to have a technical challenge, that once solved, will generate revenue for their business and create additional jobs for the Dayton area.

FASTLANE – 2016 NASA Tech Connect is an invitation only event and will be held on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

Interested manufacturers will need to apply.  All applications must be submitted by Friday, May 6, 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.


Apply Now


Additional resources:

Frequently Asked Questions

Press Release

Application Worksheet

NASA Glenn Research Center Core Competencies


For additional information, please contact Todd Brown with FASTLANE at [email protected].