• Focus Areas

    Take a look at the topics below and submit an idea to one of our events!

    2020 Cycle I Focus Areas

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning

    Systems designed to leverage AI, increase learning, and change future behaviors to enable more efficient, effective and independent operations.


    Breakthrough technologies developed to address a wide array of biological system solutions related to agriculture, food production, and health care.

    System Autonomy

    Technologies designed to perform behaviors or tasks that extend and complement human capabilities, increasing the size, speed, maneuverability, or reaction time while also reducing risk to human life.

    Advanced Manufacturing

    Manufacturing methods that integrate advancements in technologies to enable intelligent and efficient manufacturing production processes.

    X-Factor: Innovations so compelling NASA should know

    You have something - you know you do. Something so cool, so revolutionary that we didn't even know to ask for it, "but NASA has got to know!” If that’s your response, and your innovation doesn't fit in another Cycle category, this one is for you!

  • Innovators Wanted.

    Submit an idea to one of our NASA iTech events.

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