Here is how it works:
Step 1 - Refer to Beta.SAM.gov for the Commercial Solutions Opening and more info. Companies must submit a white paper and a pitch deck for evaluation via email. A government evaluation team will evaluate the proposals and invite companies to Pitch Day in Cocoa, Fl.
Step 2 - Selected companies, with an invite, will pitch their solutions to 45th Space Wing leadership. Companies whose solutions are selected will sign a contract and receive an initial payment at the Pitch Day event via a credit card. Immediately following the Pitch Day event, we will begin partnering with companies to deliver their solutions.
Jan 6 Challenges are posted on Beta.SAM.gov
Jan 6 - Feb 5 Industry submits solutions
Feb 6 Solutions are evaluated
Feb 21 Selectees are invited to attend Pitch Day
Mar 4 Industry pitches solutions to the 45th Space Wing
We are looking to partner with small businesses that may have innovative solutions to 45th Space Wing challenges.
Companies invited to attend Pitch Day will be notified separately of the time and location for the event.
More information and the solicitation can be found on Beta.SAM.gov.
For more information contact the Pitch Day team at 45CONS.PK.PitchDay@us.af.mil.