Innovation Challenge Winner
On 30 May 2019 the 7 finalists of the NATO innovation Challenge pitched their solutions to a jury composed of experts and authorities from the Czech Ministry of Defence, NATO Transformation Command, NATO Science and Technology Organization, Old Dominion University and the Czech Academy of Science.
Four pitched were provided online and three onsite in Brno, Czech Republic.
The Challenge Topic was to prevent, mitigate or recover from Electro Magnetic Pulse effects. The US based company Electronics Service won the Challenge, and was granted the NATO prize and ODU prize during the Award Ceremony, the same day, at the International Defence and Security Technologies Fair (IDET),
The NATO prize consists of stage time at NATO-wide events, such as the Chiefs of Transformation Conference and the NATO-Industry Forum, at NATO expense.
The ODU prize consist of business development support.
All finalists are considered for solution development within NATO and nations.