Applications for the Fall 2021 Cohort are Closed!

Led by Starburst, in collaboration with UCLA, SCALE is a one-of-a-kind initiative for industry, government, innovators, academia, and investors to accelerate early-stage aerospace startups across the Los Angeles region.

An equity-free program, SCALE’s mission is to help companies push products to market and advance technology research and economic development in Los Angeles.

The program is focused on providing innovators the necessary resources to successfully create emerging technology companies that will drive innovation for future commercial space and national security use cases across the entire aerospace value chain. Everything from enabling sensors for autonomous systems to future spacecraft platforms. 

Backed by federal funding from the Department of Commerce and made possible with support from the State, Congress, LAEDC, the Cities of Los Angeles and El Segundo, and a coalition of federal labs including JPL, MITRE, RAND, and more.

June 21st - Open Cohort Applications
September 3rd - Applications Close
October 4th - Program Begins
Jan 2022 - Demo Day

If you’re an entrepreneur interested in joining the program, complete the form below

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