America’s First Business Accelerator Dedicated to Serving the Department of Defense,

Drexel University's ACIN Camden Technology Center commercializes new technologies and fosters growth in private-sector companies developing new technologies and products for military and commercial applications. The Drexel ACIN Camden Center for Entrepreneurship in Technology is a full-service technology accelerator program designed to assist small companies exploit opportunities within the military through delivering products and services based on emerging technologies that meet an immediate need.

What We Do

Drexel University's ACIN Camden Technology Center is America’s first small business accelerator dedicated to serving the US Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security. Located in Camden, New Jersey and established in 2001 through a contract between the US Army and Drexel University.

ACIN is focused on Applied Communications and Information Networking technology that provides benefits to the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security – either leveraging COTS technology or with the potential for commercial development.

Drexel University's ACIN Camden Technology Center is interested in for-profit technology firms producing products or services that can enter or grow in the government or commercial marketplace rapidly. Small businesses must involve telecommunications, wireless and mobile data applications, information assurance and network integrity, intelligent systems, or C4ISR technologies.

We are looking for:

  • Telecommunications, wireless and mobile data applications
  • Information assurance and network integrity
  • Intelligent systems
  • C4ISR technologies
  • Location awareness
  • Network security, authentication and identification
  • Wireless security
  • Self-organizing networks
  • Signal intelligence
  • Knowledge management
  • Sensors and surveillance
  • Modeling and simulation
  • Interoperability
  • Data mining