SOUTHWEST OHIO MANUFACTURERS INVITED TO APPLY FOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FROM NASA EXPERTS

CINCINNATI, OHIO — TechSolve, The Regional Economic Development Initiative (REDI) Cincinnati, and NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland are partnering to host the 2016 NASA Tech Connect event on Wednesday, June 15. U.S. owned manufacturing companies in Southwest Ohio can apply for one day of technical consulting with NASA Glenn experts.

To apply visit http://www.techsolve.org/NASAExpertise. Applications are due Monday, March 11.

Manufacturers who receive an invitation and attend the event will receive assistance from NASA Glenn experts to solve technical challenges with a new or existing product. Companies will also have the opportunity to apply for an additional 32 hours of technical assistance.

“This is a unique opportunity for manufacturers to access the intelligence, research capabilities and resources of NASA Glenn Research Center,” said TechSolve President Gary Conley. “TechSolve is excited to partner with NASA on this project – NASA Glenn has already completed similar programs in Northern Ohio and has helped over 30 small and mid-sized manufacturers solve their most complex problems and technical challenges.”

“Greater Cincinnati has a long history of making things,” said Kimm Coyner, managing director, projects team and JobsOhio for REDI Cincinnati. “From soap and candles in the 1800s to airplane engines and automotive parts today, our region is uniquely qualified to excel in manufacturing. This is a great opportunity for our local companies to find needed solutions and grow.”
Glenn’s expertise covers basic engineering disciplines as well as the specialty fields that support the center’s core competencies:

• Air-Breathing Propulsion
• Communications Technology and Development
• In-Space Propulsion and Cryogenic Fluids Management
• Power, Energy Storage and Conversion
• Materials and Structures for Extreme Environments
• Physical Sciences and Biomedical Technologies in Space
In April, TechSolve will send invitations to selected manufacturers.
To apply, visit:
http://www.techsolve.org/NASAExpertise

To learn more about NASA Glenn, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/centers/glenn

To learn more about The Regional Economic Development Initiative (REDI) Cincinnati, visit:
http://redicincinnati.com

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