The Army xTech Program is creating a path for non-traditional international businesses in the areas of water, power & energy, and synthetic biology to break down barriers in doing business with the Department of Defense while awarding up to $480K in cash prizes.

The U.S. Army invites interested entities to participate in the xTechInternational Competition, a forum for eligible international small businesses to engage with the Army, earn prize money and investigate funding opportunities to tackle Army challenges across three key technology areas: Energy; Water; and Synthetic Biology.

Key Benefits

  • Access- Direct access to DoD and international stakeholders
  • Feedback- Transparent and detailed feedback from multidisciplinary expert networking
  • Education & Mentoring- Mentoring through accelerator programming
  • Cash prizes- Up to $480K

Problem Statements

  • Electric Power and Energy Technologies
  • Water Technologies
  • SynBio Technologies


15 Apr 22     White Papers due
June 22        Virtual Technology Pitches
July 22          Winners announced

How to enter

White papers must be submitted by 13.00 GMT on 15 April 2022 using the white paper template provided on the XTech website.


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