NASA iTech is a program within NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate working in collaboration with the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) in support of the Agency’s Mission. This collaborative effort identifies and fosters innovative solutions that aim to solve challenges on Earth and also have the potential to solve some of NASA’s challenges agency-wide.
HOW IT WORKS:
Note: No official U.S. Government or NASA endorsement of non-Federal organizations, products, or services is intended or implied.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who can participate in NASA iTech?
Who owns the Intellectual Property for the idea(s) I submit?
NASA iTech is open to U.S. citizens and U.S.-based companies and is subject to all current International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) guidelines. NASA employees are not eligible, but are encouraged to participate in existing programs and opportunities within the agency aimed at fostering emerging technologies.
By participating in NASA iTech, you agree that the idea you submit is your own and/or that you have the legal right to submit the idea. NASA iTech, its partners, including but not limited to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA), do not claim rights to intellectual property submitted through this initiative.
Idea submission/narrative formatting guidelines can be found below. Entries must be submitted through the NASA iTech website during an advertised "Call for Ideas" period. Emailed or mailed entries are not accepted and will not be evaluated.