What We Offer
The ACIN Center provides a set of valuable programs and services to accelerate the formation and growth of early stage technology ventures, which increases the likelihood of success. We provide participating companies with critical expertise at the right time in order to forge a clear path to commercialization and business success. Benefits to Small Businesses:
Plug & Play Environment – The floor plan is designed to accommodate the flexibility issues of emerging fast-growth companies. Amenities include telephone system, broadband Internet access, teleconferencing, and shared equipment, meeting rooms, and 7×24-hour, secure access.
Mentoring, Coaching & Management – The ACIN Accelerator staff supports companies in strategic planning, business development and government contracting. The ACIN team provides direction to emerging companies regarding business strategy, intellectual property management, investor and government relations, and marketing using staff members, mentors and professional service providers.
Efficient Access to Capital – The ACIN Accelerator maintains an active network of private investors, venture capital firms, and investment banks.
Access to Knowledge Workers– The ACIN Center has strong relationships with leading local universities such as Drexel University, Rutgers University, University of Pennsylvania, Rowan University and other leading academic institutions. These highly esteemed institutions offer unequalled access to intellectual capital including professors, researchers, and students in technology, engineering, and management.
Influential Network – The ACIN Center has access to a strategic network of major corporations, government entities, and academic institutions including:
- Access to Major Defense Contracting Partners
- Speed to Federal and Commercial Markets
- Assistance in Achieving Strategic Business Goals
- Access to Funding Sources
Benefits to Military and Government Agencies:
- Advanced Technology Discovery
- Earlier Technology Adoption
- Private Market Intelligence
Benefits for Defense Contractors:
- Introduction to New Technologies
- Strategic, Investment and M&A Opportunities
- Teaming with Small Businesses