We know innovation doesn’t happen in isolation, and we’re here to connect you with the entrepreneurial community engaging the first responder and military markets. Our ecosystem will help you connect with the resources you need to make your dream a reality. All memberships include:

  • Use of our FABLab and Makers’ Space
  • Private conference room space through reservations
  • Access to our expert mentors, coaches and advisors
  • Discounted commercialization support services
  • Safe Tech Insights Monthly Newsletter
  • Constant caffeination through What’s the Buzz Coffee and Roastery (on-site only)


$75/month ($900/year)

Startups (Up to 4 Team Members)

$250/month ($3,000/year)

First Responder/Armed Forces Discount:
$50/month ($600/year)

First Responder/Armed Forces-Owned Enterprise Discount:
$166/month ($2,000/year)


Take full advantage of your Safe Tech membership by adding one of our Conference Kits and joining us in our exhibit area at industry-leading conferences throughout the country. Annually, we will be heading to events such as FDIC, National Sheriff Association, FRI, and IACP. With one of our conference kits, you can join us to be one of the companies we highlight in our exhibit area, and we’ll handle all logistics, exhibit setup, lead-up, and on-site and follow-up marketing for your venture.

Two-Conference Kit


Four-Conference Kit



Our Industry Partners are select public safety departments, government agencies, economic developers, product manufacturers, and the industry’s leading distributors working with us to bring advanced technology to those who keep us safe and secure. By joining our team, you’ll become an integral part of the public safety and defense technology innovative ecosystem we are building.

As an Industry Partner, you’ll receive:

  • Call for Solutions and Dedicated Hackathons where we’ll gather entrepreneurs, innovators, and SMEs to create a functioning, cutting-edge tech prototypes directly addressing the needs of the first responder and military communities
  • Promotion through all Make Safe Tech marketing channels, including print media and at our FABLab and Makers’ Space
  • Recognition as a “Powered by Partner” at our major conferences
  • Sponsor Safe Tech memberships for up to five public safety or defense innovation startups

First Responders/Armed Forces Program

Our program for first responders and military personnel comes without charge, plugging those who serve in our innovation ecosystem. Connect with us to receive our E-Newsletter, Safe Tech Insights, and regular updates on the technology changing the face of public safety and defense.


Make Safe Tech, Inc. is a nonprofit dedicated to working to bring game-changing technologies to our first responders and armed forces. We don’t know what the next innovation is or where it will come from, but with your donation, we can be ready for it. Additionally, we’re committed to giving back to the communities that keep us safe and secure. As such, all Safe Tech donations and Swag Store purchases go directly to: 

1.    Testing and evaluation grants for safe technologies
2.    Training Grants
3.    Department resiliency grants addressing Line of Duty Deaths (LODDs) and suicide prevention  
4.    First responder and armed forces support programs as identifiedLearn more about our contribution and the groups we are working with to tackle these challenges.