The Defense Tech Podcast: Behind the Scenes of Innovation with Mike Brockly

December 13, 2023
Behind the Scenes of Innovation

Join Host Civilian Sydney for Episode 4 of The Defense Tech Podcast for the final episode of the Behind the Scenes of Innovation series, as she sits down with Mike Brockly, Director of Program Management at NTSXL, to take a look at security measures in the United States, security implications of the Chips Crisis and project success and evaluation for Microelectronics Commons. Using his holistic security background, Mike breaks down the status of security in the U.S. and what he looks forward to seeing come to life with the Commons project.

Stay tuned for future episodes, and click here to watch last week’s episode where we take another look Behind the Scenes of Innovation with enlightening conversation about U.S. security development with Mike Dodd, VP of Strategic Partnerships at NSTXL.

About Microelectronics Commons

The Microelectronics Commons program was awarded in 2023, after Congress passed the CHIPS and Science Act to strengthen American manufacturing, supply chains, and national security. By investing in research and development, science and technology, and the future workforce, the United States is maintaining its position as the leader in the industries of tomorrow. The Microelectronics Commons was awarded through the The Strategic & Spectrum Missions Advanced Resilient Trusted Systems (S²MARTS), managed by NSTXL, which is the premier rapid OT contracting vehicle for the Department of Defense (DoD) in trusted microelectronics, strategic & spectrum mission, and other critical mission areas.


NSTXL is focused on building a network of innovators and creators across the most sought-after emerging technology fields. As an open-source platform, our approach was designed to encourage network growth and collaboration without stifling change. We support our network by providing commercial-term contracting, open-source technology discovery, modern-day marketing outreach, a strongly interconnected network for easy teaming and cybersecurity compliance support.

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