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Investment & Partnering Speakers

  • Applied Ventures
  • BASF Venture Capital
  • BP
  • Chevron
  • DE Shaw & Co.
  • Dow
  • Draper Fisher Jurvetson
  • Fuji Electric
  • GE Healthcare
  • Honda
  • Khosla Ventures
  • Kodak
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Medtronic
  • Merck
  • Omron
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Sanyo
  • Panasonic Ventures
  • Rockport Capital
  • Sail Ventures
  • Samsung Ventures
  • Siemens
  • Solar Power Partners
  • Standard Bank
  • Toray Industries
  • US Bancorp
  • US Venture Partners
  • Venrock
 

Track Sessions

Tuesday June 22

8:15 TechConnect World Welcome and Keynotes
9:00 Transformational Techonlogy Visions, Keynote-Forum
10:00 Networking Coffee Break
12:00 Expo Hall Opens - Lunch (available for purchase in Expo Hall)
2:15 TechConnect IP Partnering: Electronics & Semiconductors
2:15 TechConnect IP Partnering: Biotech & Medical
2:15 TechConnect IP Partnering: Cleantech, Solar & Storage
4:00 Poster Session and TechConnect Expo (4:00 - 6:00)

Wednesday June 23

8:30 Government & Alternative Commercialization Funding - DOD, NASA, DOE, SBIR & RIC
10:00 Networking Coffee Break
12:00 Expo Hall Opens - Lunch (available for purchase in Expo Hall)
1:00 TechConnect IP Partnering: Advanced Materials
1:00 TechConnect IP Partnering: Biotech & Pharma
1:00 TechConnect IP Partnering: Sensors & Microsytems
2:15 TechConnect IP Partnering: Sensors & Microsystems
2:15 TechConnect IP Partnering: Cleantech Power, Storage & Efficiency
2:15 Global IP Practices, Protection and Value
4:30 Corporate Partnering Network Reception (4:30 - 6:00) TechConnect Marketplace - Expo Hall
4:00 Poster Session and TechConnect Expo Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Expo Hall
6:00 TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception (6:00 - 8:00) - Ballroom 3rd Floor

Thursday June 24

10:00 TechConnect Innovation Showcase Coffee Break - Ballroom 3rd Floor
12:00 Lunch (TechConnect Innovation Showcase - Ballroom BC, lunch for purchase)
1:30 TechConnect Ventures: Advanced Materials/Chemical
1:30 TechConnect Ventures: Biotech & Pharma
1:30 TechConnect Ventures: Cleantech Storage & Power
3:00 TechConnect Ventures: Sensors & Microsystems
3:00 TechConnect Ventures: Cleantech Materials, Chemicals & Processes
3:00 TechConnect Ventures: Cleantech Efficiency, Grid & Transportation
3:00 Break
4:00 TechConnect Ventures: Cleantech Remediation, Purification & Alternative Fuels
4:00 TechConnect Ventures: Cleantech Renewable Power
5:00 TechConnect Investment Networking Reception - Second Floor

Track Program

Tuesday June 22

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8:15TechConnect World Welcome and KeynotesBallrooms ABCD
Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
8:15Welcome - TechConnect World
P. Glaza, Clean Technology & Sustainable Industries Organization, US
8:30Global sustainability and technology surprise
J. Kohlhaas, Lockheed Martin, US
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9:00Transformational Techonlogy Visions, Keynote-ForumBallrooms ABCD
Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
9:00M. Urban, University of Southern Mississippi, US
9:15A. Stieg, University of California Los Angeles, US
9:30J. Heath, California Institute of Technology, US
9:45D. Paul, University of Southern California Energy Institute, US
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10:00Networking Coffee BreakFoyer 2nd Floor
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12:00Expo Hall Opens - Lunch (available for purchase in Expo Hall)Expo Hall
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2:15TechConnect IP Partnering: Electronics & SemiconductorsRoom 207 A
Session chair: Kenichi Mori, Fuji Electric, US
2:15Cooling electronics by liquid submersion and heat exchanger
C. Hanson, Venture Isles, LLC, US
2:25A Novel MOCVD Technology in LED and Solar Cell Applications
C. Byun, KOREA INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY(KITECH), US
2:35Multilayer Heterostructures for Application in OLEDs and Photovoltaic Devices
T. Chong, National Universtiy of Singapore, SG
2:45Low-voltage field emission scanning electron microscope
T. Kirk, Swiss federal institute of technology, Zurich (ETH Zurich), CH
2:55AFM Method for Fast Mapping of Materials Properties
L. Besemann, University of Minnesota, US
3:05SimpleSilence: Method and apparatus for controlling tonal noise from subsonic fans
F. DesRosiers, SOCPRA, CA
3:15Barium titanate nanopowder
A. Ragulya, Frantsevich Institute for Problems in Materials Science, UA
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2:15TechConnect IP Partnering: Biotech & MedicalRoom 207 B
Session chair: Lynn Foster, BPT Pharmaceuticals, US
2:15New metal-organic system for encapsulation and delivery of compounds of interest
J. Reverter, INSTITUT CATALA DE NANOTECNOLOGIA, ES
2:25Heart Attack and Stroke Vibrator
R. Patterson, Simon Fraser University, CA
2:35Multifunctional Nanoparticles for Atherosclerotic Plaque Detection
F. Caporale, University of California, Santa Barbara, US
2:45Caries Map – Imaging device for the early detection of dental decay
E. Crawford, University of Manchester Intellectual Property, UK
2:55Rapid, Very High Sensitivity, Cost-Effective Multi-plexing GMR Sensor for Diagnosing Hospital Superbug Infections at Point-of-Care
J. Hofmeister, University of Minnesota, US
3:05PEGylated Fibrin-based Biomatrix
J. Hofmeister, University of Minnesota, US
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2:15TechConnect IP Partnering: Cleantech, Solar & StorageRoom 207 C
Session chair: Tomoya Yamashiki, Toray Industries, JP
2:15Inorganic Bulk Heterojunction Photovoltaics
K. Elcess, Brookhaven Science Associates, US
2:25A novel and very efficient concentrated solar power engine that operates at extremely high temperatures
S. Lux, ETH Zurich - ETH transfer, CH
2:35Automatically Adaptable Light Shelf
M. Mun Thoh, National University of Singapore, SG
2:45Bioelectricity from Direct Carbon Fuel Cells
C. Lantman, SRI International, US
2:55High-Yield Chemical Conversion of Biomass into Biofuels and Value-Added Products
M. Mascal, University of California Davis, US
3:05Carbon Dioxide Sequestration Based Geothermal Power Plant
L. Besemann, University of Minnesota, US
3:10Novel Fabrication Method Of Nanoscale Fibers And Tubes
S. Webster, Florida International University, US
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4:00Poster Session and TechConnect Expo (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall

Wednesday June 23

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8:30Government & Alternative Commercialization Funding - DOD, NASA, DOE, SBIR & RICRoom 207 D
Session chair: Kelly Carnes, TechVision21, US
8:30DOE SBIR Funding Opportunities
D. Goodwin, US Department of Energy, US
8:50DOD Commercialization Funding Opportunities
F. Barros, US Department of Homeland Security, US
9:10NASA Commercialization Funding Opportunities
R. Pisarski, NASA/Ames, US
9:30Renewable Energy Commercialization
J. Croce, Nevada Institute for Renewable Energy Commercialization, US
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10:00Networking Coffee BreakFoyer 2nd Floor
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12:00Expo Hall Opens - Lunch (available for purchase in Expo Hall)Expo Hall
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1:00TechConnect IP Partnering: Advanced MaterialsRoom 207 A
Session chair: Brian Johnston, Eastman Kodak, US
1:00Supertough polymers from renewable sources
E. Hockert, University of Minnesota, US
1:10Versatile Peptide Nanostructures
L. Loev, Ramot at Tel Aviv University, Ltd., IL
1:20Conductive Inorganic Fullerenes and Nanotubes
S. Marcus, Yeda R&D Co. Ltd., IL
1:30Systems and Methods Based on Radiation Induced Heating and Ignition of Functionalized Fullerenes
V. Krishna, University of Florida, US
1:40Nanogold Wool for Fashion Apparel, Luxury Textiles and Premium Carpets
J. Johnston, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ
1:50Core-Shell Particle Technology
P. Li, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, CN
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1:00TechConnect IP Partnering: Biotech & PharmaRoom 207 B
Session chair: Sarah Audet, Medtronic, US
1:00An Improved Implantable Heart Failure Monitor
J. Hofmeister, University of Minnesota, US
1:10Method of fabricating 1.5T MgB2-magnet based MRI
YJ Kim, University of Puerto Rico, US
1:20Method and Apparatus for Measuring Locally and Superfi¬cially the Scattering and Absorption Properties of Turbid Media
C. Depeursinge, EPFL, CH
1:30Needle free intradermal injection
F. DesRosiers, SOCPRA, CA
1:40CisPlatinum gold nanoparticles with a pH sensitive linker for intracellular delivery and the use of nanoparticle conjugate
J. Reverter, INSTITUT CATALA DE NANOTECNOLOGIA, ES
1:50Robotic Serum Extractor
N. Pattrick, IP Pragmatics/InterAct, UK
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1:00TechConnect IP Partnering: Sensors & MicrosytemsRoom 207 C
Session chair: Brent Segal, Lockheed Martin, US
1:00High-Resolution Microscopy and Photolithography Devices Using Focusing Micromirrors (PCT/IB2010/050300)
B. Rachet, Ecole Polytechnique de Lausanne (EPFL), CH
1:10Electrocatalytic quantification of gold nanoparticles based on the hydrogen reduction and application for DNA, proteins and cells analysis
J. Reverter, INSTITUT CATALA DE NANOTECNOLOGIA, ES
1:20Synthesis of Specific Number of Graphene Layers by Thickness Selective Laser Ablation
T. Chong, National Universtiy of Singapore, SG
1:30Optical Scanning using Vibratory Diffraction Grating
J. Koh, National Universtiy of Singapore, SG
1:40Low light image enhancer
L. Loev, Ramot at Tel Aviv University, Ltd., IL
1:50Clog-free inkjet printhead
J. Kwon, University of Missouri-Columbia, US
2:00Self-Sustainable Magnetoelectric Smart Sensors
D. Or, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
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2:15TechConnect IP Partnering: Sensors & MicrosystemsRoom 207 B
Session chair: Brent Segal, Lockheed Martin, US
2:153D MEMS Antenna
E. Sum, Simon Fraser University, CA
2:25Real-time detection of known files over a network
T. Martinuzzo, Univalor, CA
2:35Waveguide Based Biosensors
N. Gadoury, Univalor, CA
2:45Method for simultaneous measurement of gaseous or liquid species concentration and solids fraction
N. Gadoury, Univalor, CA
2:55Miniature Transforming Robot with Ground and Air Locomotion
D. Nugent, University of Minnesota, US
3:05Novel Bioelectronic Photodetector
J. Bindra, WORLDiscoveries, CA
3:15Novel Light-based Micro-Pressure Sensor
J. Bindra, WORLDiscoveries, CA
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2:15TechConnect IP Partnering: Cleantech Power, Storage & EfficiencyRoom 207 C
Session chair: Patricia Ansems, Dow, US
2:15Modified cathode LiFePO4 with ultrafast charge rate and ultrahigh power density for high performance Li rechargeable batteries
T. Chong, National Universtiy of Singapore, SG
2:25Mesoporous TiO2 with High Packing Density for Superior Lithium Storage Capacity
T. Chong, National Universtiy of Singapore, SG
2:35A highly ordered nanostructured carbon–sulphur cathode for lithium–sulphur batteries
S. Bagheri, University of Waterloo, CA
2:45Real-Time 3D Video Capture system
R. Broadbridge, 4D View Solutions, FR
2:55Low Cost Hybrid Substrates for Solid State Lighting Applications
P. Dowd, AzTE, US
3:05Membranes for Electrochemical Devices and Materials (Fuel cells, Photovoltaic, Batteries)
F. Caporale, University of California, Santa Barbara, US
3:10Energy-Efficient Driver System for Light-Emitting Diodes
E. Lam, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
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2:15Global IP Practices, Protection and ValueRoom 207 D
Session chair: David Novak, Inventis Group, US
2:15Filing for Global Protection of your Nanotech or Cleantech Inventions: What you Need to Know
V. Veefkind, C. Kallinger, European Patent Office, NL
2:50Global Patenting Strategies and Tactics
S. Cummings, Buchanan Ingersoll, US
3:10Connecting Mexico with the United States using the Redspan Innovation Network to Accelerate Opportunity Assessment, Technology Commercialization and Innovation through the Power of Community
M. Masquelier, J.A. Peralta, B.M. Lopez, Redspan Inc., US
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4:30Corporate Partnering Network Reception (4:30 - 6:00) TechConnect Marketplace - Expo HallTechConnect ME
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4:00Poster Session and TechConnect Expo Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Expo HallExpo Hall
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6:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception (6:00 - 8:00) - Ballroom 3rd FloorBallroom BC

Thursday June 24

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10:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Coffee Break - Ballroom 3rd FloorBallroom BC
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12:00Lunch (TechConnect Innovation Showcase - Ballroom BC, lunch for purchase)Ballroom BC
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1:30TechConnect Ventures: Advanced Materials/ChemicalRoom 207 A
Session chair: Kitu Bindra, Crowell & Moring, LLP, US
1:30E&B Nanotech Co. Ltd
K.J. Kil, E&B Nanotech Co. Ltd., KR
1:40NanoDiax
F. Caporale, NanoDiax, US
1:50Svaya Nanotechnologies
S. Whiite, Svaya Nanotechnologies, US
2:00Pixelligent Technologies, LLC
C. Bandes, Pixelligent Technologies, LLC, US
2:10Tantalum Surface Alloys: Next Gen Corrosion Protection
D. Gambale, Tantaline, US
2:20Angstron Materials Inc
R. Beech, Angstron Materials Inc., US
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1:30TechConnect Ventures: Biotech & PharmaRoom 207 B
Session chair: Lynn Foster, BPT Pharmaceuticals, US
1:30Adjuvance Technologies, Inc
J. Gardner, Adjuvance Technologies, Inc., US
1:40FluimediX
T. Ussing, FluimediX, DK
1:50MITI Systems
B. Sul, MITI systems, KR
2:00BioMers Pte Ltd
M. Fathianathan, BioMers Pte Ltd, SG
2:10Curapel Ltd
S. France, University of Manchester/ Curapel Ltd, UK
2:20NanGenex Inc
G. Heltovics, NanGenex Inc., HU
2:30Bilcare Technologies Singapore Pte Ltd
A. Burden, Bilcare Technologies Singapore Pte Ltd, SG
2:40Diomics Corporation
J. Morhet, Diomics Corporation, US
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1:30TechConnect Ventures: Cleantech Storage & PowerRoom 207 C
Session chair: Dhiraj Malkani, Rockport Capital, US
1:30Paper Battery Company Inc
S. Mehta, Paper Battery Company, US
1:40Yunasko
A. Shnaydruk, Yunasko, UA
1:50Graphene Energy Inc
D. Agnihotri, Graphene Energy Inc, US
2:00Anzode
C. Officer, Anzode, US
2:10Angstron Supercapacitor Co
R. Beech, Angstron Supercapacitor Co., US
2:20NanoeXa, Inc
J. Chen, NanoeXa, Inc, US
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3:00TechConnect Ventures: Sensors & MicrosystemsRoom 207 A
Session chair: George Petracek, Atrium Capital, US
3:00P&E Automation,Inc
D. Bebb, P&E Automation, Inc., US
3:10nanoLambda
B. Choi, nanoLambda, US
3:20Blackrock Sensors Inc
J. Chance, Blackrock Sensors Inc., US
3:30MEMS Foundry Itzehoe GmbH
R. Dudde, MEMS Foundry Itzehoe GmbH, DE
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3:00TechConnect Ventures: Cleantech Materials, Chemicals & ProcessesRoom 207 B
Session chair: David Novak, Inventis Group, US
3:00ChemGreen Innovation Inc
M.N. Farooqi, ChemGreen Innovation Inc., CA
3:10GoNano Technologies
T. Kinkeade, GoNano Technologies, US
3:20MicroGREEN Polymers Inc
T. Malone, MicroGREEN Polymers Inc., US
3:30New Sky Energy
D. Little, New Sky Energy, US
3:40GraphicPak Corporation
J. Antongiovanni, GraphicPak Corporation, US
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3:00TechConnect Ventures: Cleantech Efficiency, Grid & TransportationRoom 207 C
Session chair: Cheemin Bo-Linn, Peritus Partners, Inc., US
3:00ThinkEco Inc
M. Shibata, ThinkEco, Inc., US
3:10EcoThermics Corporation
M. Rocke, EcoThermics Corporation, US
3:20Ener-G-Rotors, Inc
T. Eveleth, Ener-G-Rotors, Inc., US
3:30AC Research Lab, Inc
T. Vo, AC Research Lab, Inc., US
3:40Motiv Power Systems, Inc
J. Castelaz, Motiv Power Systems, Inc., US
3:50Tour Engine, Inc
O. Tour, Tour Engine, Inc., US
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3:00BreakFoyer 2nd Floor
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4:00TechConnect Ventures: Cleantech Remediation, Purification & Alternative FuelsRoom 207 A
Session chair: Armin Volkel, PARC, US
4:00Solegria Solutions, LLC
J. Black, Solegria Solutions, LLC, US
4:10EnerGreenCo
S.P. Sims, EnerGreenCo, US
4:20FlexEnergy LLC
P. Fukumoto, FlexEnergy LLC, US
4:30Natural State Research, Inc
M. Sarker, Natural State Research, Inc., US
4:40Power Ecalene Fuels, Inc
G. Jackson, Power Ecalene Fuels, Inc., US
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4:00TechConnect Ventures: Cleantech Renewable PowerRoom 207 B
Session chair: Purnesh Seegopaul, Pangaea Ventures, US
4:00Hawaii Oceanic Technology, Inc
P. Troy, Hawaii Oceanic Technology, Inc., US
4:10Hydrovolts
B. Hammer, Hydrovolts, US
4:20Windation Energy Systems
M. Sheihkrezai, Windation Energy Systems, US
4:30Sky WindPower
L. Shepard, Sky WindPower, US
4:40Sunsonix
H. Treichel, Sunsonix, US
4:50Prism Solar Technologies
J. Barry, Prism Solar Technologies, Inc., US
5:00SkyBuilt Power
D. Muchow, SkyBuilt Power, US
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5:00TechConnect Investment Networking Reception - Second FloorFoyer 2nd Floor
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