The North Carolina Defense Technology Transition (DEFTECH) Office seeks organizations with innovative technologies related to national critical and emerging technology requirements.  For more information review the defense technology areas of interest and the latest DEFTECH TIDE Request For Information (RFI) at the following link: DEFTECH TIDE Program Google Drive.

By participating in this program, selected TIDE quad charts will have the opportunity to exhibit at the Defense Technology Summit (limited exhibit spaces available) at a discounted exhibit rate of $250 which includes a complimentary table-top display (with chairs and electricity) and two (2) tickets for the Summit.


  • Review the DEFTECH TIDE Request For Information (RFI) at: DEFTECH TIDE Program
  • Submit a quad chart (use the template provided) and one-page white paper focusing on the technology area of interest in the RFI.
  • Submissions are due by Friday, June 23, 2023 at 5:00 PM EST for consideration.
  • Submissions not utilizing the quad chart template and/or after the submission deadline will not be reviewed.
Target technologies include but are not limited to: biotechnology, quantum science, future generation wireless technology (FutureG), advanced materials, trusted AI and autonomy, integrated network systems-of-systems, microelectronics, space technology, renewable energy generation and storage, advanced computing and software, human-machine interfaces, directed energy, hypersonics, integrated sensing and cyber.