Wednesday September 23, 2020 from 1:00-3:00 PM EDT

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Raquel Bahamonde 
IN3 (Indiana Innovation Institute) 

NavalX Midwest Tech Bridge Small Business Event

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Please join us for a NavalX Midwest Tech Bridge Connecting Businesses to Opportunities event on Wednesday, September 23, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (EDT)


Many small businesses throughout Indiana and the Midwest are developing emerging technologies that will help advance the defense sector. Assisting those businesses in furthering their mission are a number of organizations providing a wide variety of resources. During this event, you will hear from speakers who will provide an overview of their organizations and the resources they have available for small businesses to better connect with opportunities at the Department of Defense or with other military entities including Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane).


  • Anne Fields, Regional Director, NavalX Midwest Tech Bridge
  • Vernice Mathis, Business Opportunity Specialist, U.S. Small Business Administration, Indiana District Office
  • Mike Fritsch, Senior Entreprenuer in Residence, Director of Revenue Development, Northeast Indiana Innovation Center
  • Lawrence Walter, Vice President of Entrepreneurship, Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC)
  • Shadi Azoum, Project Manager, NAVWAR Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
  • Christine Jeffers, State Director, PTAC (Procurement Technical Assistance Center)
  • Matt Burkett, Director of Small Business Programs, NSWC Crane


This informative virtual event will use Microsoft Teams. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email that will include the link to Teams and a call-in number.


If you have any questions, please contact Julie Griffith, EVP of Strategy, Partnerships and Outreach for IN3 at jgriffith@in3indiana.com.

On the day of the event, if you have any questions about logging in, please contact Raquel Bahamonde, Director of Communications for IN3 at rbahamonde@in3indiana.com or 317-319-6875.

Please Register by Tuesday, September 22, 2020