Launch into Technology: How & why doing business with NASA can help your business

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Start Date

March 18, 2024 12:00 pm

End Date

March 18, 2024 01:00 pm




Polaris MEP



Blast off into innovation with access to NASA’s technology!

Polaris MEP is proud to have signed a Space Act Agreement with NASA, which makes it easier to bring the NASA Tech Transfer program and its benefits directly to our Rhode Island Manufacturing community.


In this webinar, you’ll learn what the Space Act Agreement is, how it will benefit you, and how you can access it. You’ll hear about the extensive catalog of technologies available and how they may be applied to solve a variety of challenges.


  • CEOs and Business Owners


Jeanne King

Jeanne King is an Innovation Partnership Specialist and the Software Release Authority at NASA’s Glenn Research Center Technology Transfer Office in Cleveland Ohio. In her roles, Jeanne evaluates new technologies for commercial potential, manages the Center software, assists entrepreneurs in exploring NASA’s intellectual property and resources, and guides licensees down the path to commercialization. Jeanne earned her Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Degree from the University of Dayton and has been part of NASA’s Technology Transfer Office for over seven years.

Kayla Vivieros

Kayla Viveiros is the Supply Chain Optimization Program Manager for Polaris MEP. She leads the administration the supply chain solutions portfolio, expanded with funding authorized by the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022. Kayla helps Rhode Island’s smaller manufacturers reduce the cost and friction in their supply chain through a variety of services. Drawing on her years of experience in manufacturing and from her previous role as Polaris MEP’s specialist network manager, Kayla leads technology scouting, acceleration and deployment support to improve production. She also provides education, awareness and resources for identifying, validating and incorporating alternative or advanced materials. Kayla is a graduate of the NIST MEP Tab Wilkins Emerging Leaders Program and is currently pursuing her master’s degree in Supply Chain.

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