Liberty Tech Bridge Pitch Day

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Manufacturers are invited to join us on September 21st for our second Liberty Tech Bridge Pitch Day, a pioneering event spotlighting the potential of naval innovation for commercial use.

This event promises in-depth insights into market opportunities, the competitive landscape, technology readiness, and manufacturing requirements, charting the course from patent to product for each groundbreaking technology.

What to Expect:

  • Explore U.S. Navy-developed patents for potential commercialization, providing immediate revenue opportunities for your company.
  • Network with influential US Navy decision-makers, opening doors to future business prospects and partnerships.
  • Gain insights on expanding your business with the DoD, US Navy, and new commercial markets, uncovering new avenues for growth.


  • 8:30-9:00am | Breakfast and Networking
  • 9:00-9:15am | Welcome and Opening Remarks from Eugene Golda, PhD, Chief Technology Officer for the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD)
  • 9:15-9:30am | Liberty Tech Bridge Introduction from Michael Lavery, NSWCPD Liberty Tech Bridge Director
  • 9:30am-12:00pm | Invention Pitches from NSWCPD Inventors and DVIRC’s Advanced Technology Research Team.
  • 12:00pm | Lunch Buffet

Manufacturers in attendance will be given the opportunity to sign up to meet with inventors and explore commercialization opportunities.

Disclaimer: With special exceptions, this event is only open to manufacturers, distributors, and labs.

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Together, NSWCPD and DVIRC are accelerating and expanding competitiveness among America’s warfighters.

Pitch Day will include the presentation of these findings, including:

  • Technology Overview – a description of each patent, its capabilities, and benefits;
  • Market Opportunities – the size, trends, barriers to entry, and outlook for end-use industries and applications (commercial and defense-related);
  • Competitive Landscape – an overview of direct competitors and potential substitutes;
  • Technology Readiness – the current state of each technology, along with the steps needed to ready it for manufacture; and
  • Manufacturing Readiness – the current state of manufacturability and tasks required to reach full-scale production.


Chris Scafario

President & CEO

E. Michael Golda, PhD

Chief Technology Officer

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD)

Michael J. Lavery

NSWCPD Liberty Tech Bridge

Sylvia Wower

Vice President of Consulting and Advanced Technology Research

Engineering Team / Patent Creators

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD)


NSWCPD and DVIRC will share these assessments with the region’s industrial base in hopes of making connections and transferring technologies in hopes of simultaneously benefitting our warfighters and expanding the region’s manufacturing base.

Available Patents

Patent #10,591,094

Replaceable Union Nut

Patent #10,508,917

Spring-Loaded Target Carrier for Laser Tracking

Patent #10,168,421

Weight-Loaded Target Carrier For Laser Tracking

Patent #9,622,294

Device for Simulating Thermal Characteristics of a Lithium-Ion Battery

Patent #8,225,553

Firezone Fumetight Seal

Patent #9,793,669

Slip Ring Assembly for Electrical Power Transfer to Centrifugal Turbomachinery

Patent #10,109,970

Slip Ring Assembly Having a Brush Assembly Axially Applied to a Conductive Busbar Ring

Patent #10,033,145

Slip Ring Having Multiple Brushes Axially Applied to a Segmented Busbar

Patent #10,164,304

Thermally Dissipative Electrochemical Cell

Patent #11,585,227

Flow Control Device For Axial Flow Turbomachines in Series

Patent #7,430,866

Air-Independent Fuel Combustion Energy Conversion

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