NITEC is NCI Agency's flagship industry conference, bringing together over 600 senior government, military and industry leaders, as well as defence and security experts.

The conference programme features interactive events to connect NATO, Allies, entrepreneurs, SMEs, tech start-ups, and commercial technology companies and other technology hubs across Alliance to increase NATO access to leading edge commercial technologies and technical talent. 

It also provides a platform for practical engagement with industry to discuss capability priorities and technological solutions needed to support NATO's mission and to present upcoming business opportunities.


  • Preview of upcoming Business Opportunities
  • Direct access to NATO programme managers
  • Venue to team up with industry partners for subcontracting opportunities
  • Specific opportunities for small and medium enterprises, academia, not for profit, including small business mentoring sessions and B2B 'speed dating'
  • Defence Innovation Challenge
  • Workshops on NATO Agency procurement procedures, how to be successful in bids