TechConnect Summit 2011

Summit Program

Summit-At-A-Glance

Monday, June 13
9:00 - 5:00 TechConnect Technology & Industry Short Courses (registration required)
Tuesday, June 14
8:15 TechConnect World Opening Joint Keynotes
10:00 Networking Coffee Break
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Corporate Partnering: Pharma & Biotech: Merck, Novartis, Sanofi Aventis
12:00 Expo Opening & Networking Lunch
1:30 Harvard and MIT Technology Showcase
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TechConnect IP Forum
1:30 IP Partnering: Advanced Materials/Chemicals IP Partnering: Transportation  
3:10 IP Partnering: Sensors & Microsystems IP Partnering: Solar Power  
4:30 Innovation Showcase, Harvard & MIT Poster Presentations, and Reception: TechConnect Expo Hall
Wednesday, June 15
10:00 Networking Coffee Break
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Corporate Partnering: Cleantech and Nanotech: Dow, Omron, Kodak, Applied Materials, Toray
12:00 Expo & Networking Lunch
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TechConnect IP Forum
1:30 IP Partnering: Advanced Materials/Chemicals IP Partnering: Energy & Efficiency IP Partnering: Biotech & Medical
2:00 Fraunhofer presents: The German High Tech Champions Award 2011 - in Photovoltaics
3:00 IP Partnering: Semiconductors, Sensors & Microsystems IP Partnering: Water Technologies IP Partnering: Pharmaceuticals
4:30 Innovation Showcase, Harvard & MIT Poster Presentations, and Reception: TechConnect Expo Hall
Thursday, June 16
8:30 Cleantech Capital: VC, PE & M&A Markets
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Corporate Venture Partnering: BASF, BP, Panasonic, Cabot, and Honda
12:00 Lunch
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TechConnect Venture Forum
1:00 Ventures: Advanced Materials/Chemicals Ventures: Biotech & Medical Ventures: Energy & Efficiency
2:30 Ventures: Energy & Efficiency Ventures: Semiconductors, Sensors & Microsystems Ventures: Transportation and Novel Technologies
4:00 Ventures: Energy & Efficiency Ventures: Solar Ventures: Water
5:00 TechConnect Closing Networking, Partnering & Investment Reception, 3rd Floor, Boylston Hallway

Track Sessions

Tuesday June 14

8:30 Opening TechConnect World Keynotes - Innovation Impact - Nanotech, Cleantech, Microtech, Biotech 2011
10:30 TechConnect Corporate Partnering: Pharma & Biotech
1:30 TechConnect IP Partnering: Advanced Materials/Chemicals
1:30 TechConnect IP Partnering: Transportation
1:30 Harvard and MIT Technology Showcase
3:10 TechConnect IP Partnering: Sensors & Microsystems
3:10 TechConnect IP Partnering: Solar Power
3:15 Harvard and MIT Technology Showcase
4:00 Harvard & MIT Technology Innovation Poster Presentations, Exhibit Hall, Booth 1030
4:00 Italian Trade Commission Reception - Nanotech booth 1607, Cleantech booth 707
5:00 CTSI Utility Technology Challenge Awards and Reception (5:00 - 6:00)
4:00 Innovation Showcase & Poster Session - Reception (4:00 - 6:00)

Wednesday June 15

8:30 Canada Innovates! - Canadian Breakthroughs in Cleantech
10:30 TechConnect Corporate Partnering: Cleantech and Nanotech
2:00 Fraunhofer presents: The German High Tech Champions Award 2011 - in Photovoltaics
1:30 TechConnect IP Partnering: Advanced Materials/Chemicals
1:30 TechConnect IP Partnering: Biotech & Medical
1:30 TechConnect IP Partnering: Energy & Efficiency
3:00 TechConnect IP Partnering: Pharmaceuticals
3:00 TechConnect IP Partnering: Semiconductors, Sensors & Microsystems
3:00 TechConnect IP Partnering: Water Technologies
1:30 Canada’s Hottest Innovative Cleantech Companies - Showcase
1:30 US-China Nanotech Connect
3:30 US-China Nanotech Connect - Networking Reception - Booth 930 Expo Hall C (3:30 - 4:00)
4:00 Piemonte Agency For Investments, Export And Tourism Reception - Nanotech booth 1607, Cleantech booth 707
6:00 Canada Networking Reception (6:00 - 8:00)
4:00 Innovation Showcase & Poster Session - Reception (4:00 - 6:00)
 Harvard and MIT Technology Innovation Poster Presentations, Exhibit Hall, Booth 1030

Thursday June 16

10:30 TechConnect Corporate Partnering: Venture Partnering
1:00 TechConnect Ventures: Advanced Materials/Chemicals
1:00 TechConnect Ventures: Biotech & Medical
1:00 TechConnect Ventures: Energy & Efficiency
2:30 TechConnect Ventures: Energy & Efficiency
2:30 TechConnect Ventures: Semiconductors, Sensors & Microsystems
2:30 TechConnect Ventures: Transportation and Novel Technologies
4:00 TechConnect Ventures: Energy & Efficiency
4:00 TechConnect Ventures: Solar
4:00 TechConnect Ventures: Water
5:00 TechConnect Closing Networking, Partnering & Investment Reception (3rd Floor, Boylston Hallway)

Track Program

Tuesday June 14

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8:30Opening TechConnect World Keynotes - Innovation Impact - Nanotech, Cleantech, Microtech, Biotech 2011Ball Room A
Session chair: Matthew Laudon, NSTI/CTSI, US
8:30Welcome and Opening
M. Laudon, TechConnect World Co-Chair, US
8:40Cross Sector Perspective on Nanotech to Cleantech Innovation
T. Earles, Lockheed Martin & Former OSTP, US
9:10No Small Matter: Scaling the Business of Materials Science
T. Taber, CTO, Eastman Kodak Company, US
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10:30TechConnect Corporate Partnering: Pharma & BiotechRoom 309
Session chair: Didier Leconte, MSBi Valorisation, CA
10:30Merck TechConnect Partnering
R. Leonard, Merck, US
10:50Novartis TechConnect Partnering
B. Thorner, Novartis, US
11:30Sanofi Aventis TechConnect Partnering
S. Natesan, Sanofi Aventis, US
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1:30TechConnect IP Partnering: Advanced Materials/ChemicalsRoom 303
Session chair: Brian Johnston, Eastman Kodak
1:30Segmented Flow Through Reactor for Tailored Particle Production
H. Hofmann, EPFL, CH
1:40Portfolio of Bio-Based Functional Resins and Thermoset Materials
J. Tolstedt, NDSU Research Foundation, US
1:50Biocidal Additives-Free Polymers
N. Gadoury, Univalor, CA
2:00A bio-based renewable route to the commodity chemical Isobutyric Acid
A. Hall, University of Minnesota, US
2:10CondAlign advanced conductive materials technology
M. Buchanan, CondAlign AS, NO
2:20Biobased Latex Pressure Sensitive Adhesive (PSA)
E. Hockert, University of Minnesota, US
2:30Adhesive compostion based in natural solvents for tire retreading and shoes manufacture
M. Seferin, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul-PUCRS, BR
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1:30TechConnect IP Partnering: TransportationRoom 301
Session chair: Keith Ritala, University of Washington, US
1:30Radio-Radar Fusion System for Intelligent Vehicles and Road Infrastructures
T. Martinuzzo, Univalor, CA
1:40Miniature Multimodal MEMS based 77 GHz solid state Automotive Radar System using Rotman lens beam forming.
H. Schmidt, University of Windsor, CA
1:50Fluid Dynamical Fractals
A. Commito, Imperial Innovations Ltd, UK
2:00Excitelet Imaging technique using dispersive correlation for Structural Health Monitoring
P. Lapierre, SOCPRA/MSBIV, CA
2:10Universal Utility Interface for Hybrid-Electric and Electric Vehicles and the Smart Grid
E. Olson, University of Minnesota, US
2:20Method of Eliminating Galvanic Corrosion of Magnesium
H. Schmidt, University of Windsor, CA
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1:30Harvard and MIT Technology ShowcaseRoom 306
Session chair: Bob Benson, Harvard University
1:30Introduction
B. Benson, Harvard University, US
1:35Nanotechnology Meets Biology (invited presentation)
C. Lieber, Harvard University, US
2:00Ultra-Sensitive, Label-Free Biosensor For Diagnostic Applications (invited presentation)
M. Loncar, Harvard University, US
2:15Extracting value from biomedical images using human and machine intelligence (invited presentation)
S. Seung, MIT, US
2:30Nanowire Platform for Biomolecule Delivery (invited presentation)
H. Park, Harvard University, US
2:45Convergence of medical procedures with drugs and diagnostics (invited presentation)
M. Cima, MIT, US
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3:10TechConnect IP Partnering: Sensors & MicrosystemsRoom 303
Session chair: Tom O’Donnell, Product Genesis
3:10Computational Method for Improved Forewarning of Critical Events
D. Sims, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
3:20LABRADOR(Lightweight Analyzer for Buried Remains And Decomposition Odor Recognition)
R. Speck, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
3:30Light-directed, in situ synthesis of RNA microarrays
M. Beaulieu, McGill University, CA
3:40Method Of Applying A Lubricant To A Micromechanical Device
CW Su, National University of Singapore, SG
3:50Novel Measuring Technologies and Series of Universal Sensors and Transducers Interfaces (USTI) ICs on its basis
S. Yurish, Technology Assistance BCNA 2010, S.L., ES
4:00A software to develop low cost and highly efficient self-adaptive grippers
T. Martinuzzo, Univalor, CA
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3:10TechConnect IP Partnering: Solar PowerRoom 301
Session chair: Cheemin Bo- Linn, Peritus Partners
3:10A Single-Phase PV Inverter with Reduced Size Passive Components and Improved Energy Yield
B. Loux, AzTE, US
3:20Novel method of silicon production
A. Sukhochev, Voronezh State University, RU
3:30Novel Electrospinning Spinneret for the Direct Production of Multi-Core/ Shell NanoFibrous Materials in Single Technological Step
T. Chong, NUS Enterprise, SG
3:40Formation of the metal electrodes of silicon wafer solar cells using high-energy metal ions.
T. Chong, NUS Enterprise, SG
3:50Nanostructured Transparent Polymer Materials for Replacing Glass and Producing High Efficient PV Modules
E. Shembel, Enerize Corporation, US
4:00Hybrid solar module and charging system(PZT solar system)
H.H. Ham, SINBI & SUN Co., Ltd., KR
4:10Self Cleaning Solar Panels
J. Jensen, Boston University, US
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3:15Harvard and MIT Technology ShowcaseRoom 306
Session chair: Chris Noble, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
3:15Introduction
C. Noble, MIT, US
3:20Key Semiconductor Advances in Electronics and Optoelectronics (invited presentation)
G. Fitzgerald, MIT, US
3:35New versatile nano/microstructured surfaces: Applications in anti-icing, prevention of biofouling and self-cleaning oleophobic materials (invited presentation)
J. Aizenberg, Harvard University, US
3:50Nanoengineered Surfaces for Efficiency Enhancements in Energy and Water (invited presentation)
K. Varanasi, MIT, US
4:05Filtration System for Small-Medium Scale Wastewater and Water Treatment (invited presentation)
C. Vectis, Harvard University, US
4:20Smartphone control of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) (invited presentation)
M. Cummings, MIT, US
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4:00Harvard & MIT Technology Innovation Poster Presentations, Exhibit Hall, Booth 1030Expo Hall
-Rapid and Effective Cell Separations Using Multiphase Systems of Aqueous Polymers
G. Whitesides, C. Mace, Harvard University, US
-Nanowire Delivery of Biomolecules to Cells
H. Park, A. Shalek , Harvard University, US
-Robust Slippery Surfaces as Optically Transparent, Oleophobic, and Anti-icing Materials
J. Aizenberg, T.S. Wong, S.H. Kang, Harvard University, US
-Ultrasensitive, Handheld, Real-Time Biomedical Sensor For Diagnostics and Food Safety
M. Loncar, Q. Quan, Harvard University, US
-Micro-spectrometer for Real-Time Diagnostics and Quality Control
M. Loncar, P.B. Deotare, O. Quan, Harvard University, US
-Nanopore Sequencing by Nano-FET from Local Electrical Potential Measurement
C. Lieber, P. Xie, Harvard University, US
-A new chemical for low-temperature deposition of transparent conductors and semiconductors for applications to solar cells and to transparent electronics
R. Gordon, J. Heo, P. Sinsermsuksakul, Harvard University, US
-Electrochemical Carbon Nanotube Filter for Water Treatment Applications
C. Vectis, Harvard University, US
-Nanowire Investigations of Cells and Tissues
C. Lieber, T. Cohen-Karmi, Harvard University, US
-Repelling Water Droplets to Prevent Ice Formation
J. Aizenberg, L. Mishchenko, Harvard University, US
-Chemically Encoded 3D Photonic Crystals: From Multilevel Encryption to Colorimetric Fluid Identification
M. Loncar, J. Aizenberg, I. Burgess, Harvard University, US
-Mechano-responsive buckled surfaces for switchable privacy screens and decoration
J. Aizenberg, P. Kim, Harvard University, US
-Coating Plastics and Other Soft Materials with Silica Using a Room Temperature and Atmospheric Pressure Process: A Poor Man’s ALD
J. Aizenberg, B. Hatton, Harvard University, US
-MIT Technology Available for Licensing Poster Session will include posters highlighting research in the area of energy efficient networking, biomedical glucose sensors, medical devices, thermopower wave portable energy sources, and antifogging and hydrophilic surfaces to name a few. Over 20 technologies will be highlighted on posters located adjacent to booth #1031.
TBA, MIT, US
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4:00Italian Trade Commission Reception - Nanotech booth 1607, Cleantech booth 707Expo Hall
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5:00CTSI Utility Technology Challenge Awards and Reception (5:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall
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4:00Innovation Showcase & Poster Session - Reception (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall

Wednesday June 15

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8:30Canada Innovates! - Canadian Breakthroughs in CleantechRoom 206
8:30Welcome to Canadian Innovation
C. Denter, Technology Partnering Officer, Consulate General of Canada to New England, CA
8:40Opening Remarks
P. Binns, Consul General, Consulate General of Canada to New England, CA
9:00Canadian Energy RD&D and Clean Technology Developments
P. St-Jean, Natural Resources Canada, Energy Technology Policy, CA
9:15Canada-US CleanTech collaboration Opportunities
G. Murphy, Director, Natural Resources Canada, CA
9:30On the Rise – Conversion Efficiency in Organic Photovoltaics
Y. Tao, National Research Council (NRC), CA
9:45Utilizing Renewable Energy Resources for Distributed Power
K. Kassam, Ballard Power, CA
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10:30TechConnect Corporate Partnering: Cleantech and NanotechRoom 306
Session chair: Catherine Ives, Boston College
10:30Dow TechConnect Partnering
P. Ansems-Bancroft, Dow, US
10:50Omron TechConnect Partnering
D. Uchida, Omron, US
11:10Kodak TechConnect Partnering
B. Johnston, Eastman Kodak, US
11:30Applied Materials TechConnect Partnering
A. Kamannavar, Applied Materials, US
11:50Toray TechConnect Partnering
T. Yamashiki, Toray, US
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2:00Fraunhofer presents: The German High Tech Champions Award 2011 - in PhotovoltaicsRoom 309
2:00PV Technology from Basic Science to Application
R. Schindler, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems, US
2:20Business Case Ion Layer Gas Reaction
R. S. Araoz, H. Zentrum, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, DE
2:40Business Case Protective PV Module Coating
U. Lommatzsch, Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials, DE
3:00Business Case Time Resolved Photoluminescence Imaging
D. Kiliani, University of Konstanz, DE
3:20Business Case Direct Laser Interference Patterning
A. Lasagni, Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology, DE
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1:30TechConnect IP Partnering: Advanced Materials/ChemicalsRoom 305
Session chair: Keith Ritala, Washington Technology Center, US
1:30Carbon-coated Magnéli Phase Nanoparticles
K. Elcess, Brookhaven Science Associates/Brookhaven National Laboratory, US
1:40(withdrawn) Suspensions of barium titanate nanopowder
A. Ragulya, Frantsevich Institute for problems in Materials Science, UA
1:50Magnesium alloy and Production Method
S.K. Kim, KOREA INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY (KITECH), US
2:00Superhydrophobic Coatings
A. Detrana, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
2:10High quality plastic optical fiber manufacturing process
T. Martinuzzo, Univalor, CA
2:20RAFT Polymerisation for Agricultural applications
P. Stasinos, CSIRO-Australia, AU
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1:30TechConnect IP Partnering: Biotech & MedicalRoom 303
Session chair: Lynn Foster, BPT Pharma, US
1:30Cellular Gradient Polymer Composites
P. Bourban, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), CH
1:40Magnetic nanoparticles for drug targeting
M. Kempe, Lund University, SE
1:50Novel biomarker signature as a predictor of breast cancer outcome
O. Novac, McGill University, CA
2:00Portfolio of Scaffolds and Biomaterials for Multiple Orthopaedic and Medical Applications
S. Hartford, University of Notre Dame, US
2:10Microfluidic Lab-on-Chip Platform for Point of Care Testing
P. Koonjul, VALEO MANAGEMENT, CA
2:20New Technology for Micro- and Nanonization & Encapsulation of Molecular Compounds of Interest
J. Reverter, ICN - INSTITUT CATALA DE NANOTECNOLOGIA, ES
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1:30TechConnect IP Partnering: Energy & EfficiencyRoom 301
Session chair: Purnesh Seegopaul, Pangaea Ventures, US
1:30Buckled Silicon Nanostructures on Elastomeric Substrates for Rechargeable Lithium Ion Batteries
B. Loux, AzTE, US
1:40Enhancement of biogas production in anaerobic digestors using iron oxide nanoparticles.
J. Reverter, ICN - INSTITUT CATALA DE NANOTECNOLOGIA, ES
1:50Non-equilibrium Synthesis of High Efficiency Thermoelectrics
K. Elcess, Brookhaven Science Associates/Brookhaven National Laboratory, US
2:00Aluminum-Ion Battery to Transform 21st Century Energy Storage
J. Caldwell, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
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3:00TechConnect IP Partnering: PharmaceuticalsRoom 303
Session chair: Belen Martinez, CaramelTech, MX
3:00New Strategies For Secure, Non-Invasive Transitional for Brain Cancer Treatment
C. Michel, SOCPRA, CA
3:10Treatment of Influenza Virus-Mediated Lung Injury: Blocking the A1-Adenosine Receptor
I. Davis, The Ohio State University, US
3:20High-Throughput Label-Free Nanoparticle Detection And Size Assay
F. Caporale, University of California Santa Barbara, US
3:30Radionuclide-Loaded Liposome
C. Burke, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, US
3:40Cerium oxide nanoparticles for treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and disorders associated with free radical production and/or mitochondrial dysfunction.
B. Rzigalinski, Virginia Coll. of Osteopathic Medicine, US
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3:00TechConnect IP Partnering: Semiconductors, Sensors & MicrosystemsRoom 305
Session chair: Ryan Williams, Fraunhofer, US
3:00High-speed feedback controller
P. Lamoureux, Valeo Management, CA
3:10Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Optical Amplifier with Wavelength Conversion
L. Loerchner, University of Waterloo, CA
3:20Inertial Sensors Based on Magnetic Levitation
F. Barrot, CSEM SA, CH
3:30Low cost production of single crystal-like films
S. Lux, ETH Zurich - ETH transfer, CH
3:40Tunable High Sensitivity or Low Cost Gas Detectors
D. Nugent, University of Minnesota, US
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3:00TechConnect IP Partnering: Water TechnologiesRoom 301
Session chair: Didier Leconte, MSBi Valorisation, CA
3:00Direct Electric Liquid Heater
J. Callahan, ISI Technology LLC, US
3:10A tubular solar still: simple, elegant, inexpensive, even revolutionary, distillation.
W. Possidento, Self, US
3:20Sub-Surface Evaporative Lift Irrigation System
C. Pianta, AgroSci Inc., US
3:30Chemically Modified Nanofiltration Hollow Fiber Membranes
T. Chong, National University of Singapore, SG
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1:30Canada’s Hottest Innovative Cleantech Companies - ShowcaseRoom 206
Session chair: Sean Wise, Ryerson University, CA
1:30Intoduction to Innovation Showdcase
S. Wise, Ryerson University, CA
1:40Hydrostor (Grid Scale Storage)
C. VanWelleghem, Hydrostor, CA
1:50ProDalG (Bio Fuels - Algae)
M. Sales, ProDalG, CA
2:00Sine Slice (Energy Efficiency & Management)
C. Webb, Sine Slice, CA
2:10Grid Co (Energy Efficiency & Management)
C. Napior, Grid Co, CA
2:20Odotech (Emissions Management)
T. Pagé, Odotech, CA
2:30VBINE (Wind Energy)
D. Siman, VBINE, CA
2:40BDR Technol (Bio Fuels)
K. Lawless, BDR Technol, US
2:50Free Breeze (Wind Energy)
S. Labus, Free Breeze, CA
3:20Enviro Save (Transportation)
B. Ingebrigston, Enviro Save, CA
3:30Corvus Energy (Energy Storage)
G. Brown, Corvus Energy, CA
3:40Carbon Sense Solutions
R. Niven, Carbon Sense Solutions, CA
3:50Refficient (Recycle)
S. McLarty, REfficient, CA
4:00SWITCH Materials Inc. (Smart Windows)
J. Sargent, SWITCH Materials Inc., CA
4:10Zero Waste
B. Coxhead, Zero Waste, CA
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1:30US-China Nanotech ConnectExpo Hall Theater
1:30Introducing Suzhou Industry Park- a Vibrant and Progressive High-tech Hub in China
D. Zhang, Technology and Development Bureau, Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP), CN
1:45Overview of Suzhou Nano-manufacturing Capabilities
L. Liu, NanoGlobe, CN
2:00Printed electronics R&D in China and collaboration opportunities
Z. Cui, Suzhou Institute of Nanotech and Nanobionics (SINANO), CN
2:15Intradermal Drug Delivery Devices Based on Proprietary Functional Micro Array (FMA) Technology
B. Xu, Suzhou Natong Bionanotechnology Ltd. (Nanomed), CN
2:30Experience Sharing: Growing Venture Businesses in China
N. An, New England Chinese Information and Networking Association, CN
2:45Technology Partnership and Business Development Opportunities in Nanopolis Suzhou Q&A
L. Liu, NanoGlobe, CN
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3:30US-China Nanotech Connect - Networking Reception - Booth 930 Expo Hall C (3:30 - 4:00)Expo Hall Theater
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4:00Piemonte Agency For Investments, Export And Tourism Reception - Nanotech booth 1607, Cleantech booth 707Expo Hall
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6:00Canada Networking Reception (6:00 - 8:00)Sheraton Hotel, Back Bay Room D
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4:00Innovation Showcase & Poster Session - Reception (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall
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Harvard and MIT Technology Innovation Poster Presentations, Exhibit Hall, Booth 1030Expo Hall
-Rapid and Effective Cell Separations Using Multiphase Systems of Aqueous Polymers
G. Whitesides, C. Mace, Harvard University, US
-Nanowire Delivery of Biomolecules to Cells
H. Park, A. Shalek , Harvard University, US
-Robust Slippery Surfaces as Optically Transparent, Oleophobic, and Anti-icing Materials
J. Aizenberg, T.S. Wong, S.H. Kang, Harvard University, US
-Ultrasensitive, Handheld, Real-Time Biomedical Sensor For Diagnostics and Food Safety
M. Loncar, Q. Quan, Harvard University, US
-Micro-spectrometer for Real-Time Diagnostics and Quality Control
M. Loncar, P.B. Deotare, O. Quan, Harvard University, US
-Nanopore Sequencing by Nano-FET from Local Electrical Potential Measurement
C. Lieber, P. Xie, Harvard University, US
-A new chemical for low-temperature deposition of transparent conductors and semiconductors for applications to solar cells and to transparent electronics
R. Gordon, J. Heo, P. Sinsermsuksakul, Harvard University, US
-Electrochemical Carbon Nanotube Filter for Water Treatment Applications
C. Vectis, Harvard University, US
-Nanowire Investigations of Cells and Tissues
C. Lieber, T. Cohen-Karmi, Harvard University, US
-Repelling Water Droplets to Prevent Ice Formation
J. Aizenberg, L. Mishchenko, Harvard University, US
-Chemically Encoded 3D Photonic Crystals: From Multilevel Encryption to Colorimetric Fluid Identification
M. Loncar, J. Aizenberg, I. Burgess, Harvard University, US
-Mechano-responsive buckled surfaces for switchable privacy screens and decoration
J. Aizenberg, P. Kim, Harvard University, US
-Coating Plastics and Other Soft Materials with Silica Using a Room Temperature and Atmospheric Pressure Process: A Poor Man’s ALD
J. Aizenberg, B. Hatton, Harvard University, US
-MIT Technology Available for Licensing Poster Session will include posters highlighting research in the area of energy efficient networking, biomedical glucose sensors, medical devices, thermopower wave portable energy sources, and antifogging and hydrophilic surfaces to name a few. Over 20 technologies will be highlighted on posters located adjacent to booth #1031.
TBA, MIT, US

Thursday June 16

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10:30TechConnect Corporate Partnering: Venture PartneringRoom 306
Session chair: Dina Lozofsky, University of California Santa Barbara, US
10:30BASF Corporate Partnering
P. Mukherjee, BASF Venture Capital America, US
10:50Panasonic TechConnect Partnering
I. Nydick, Panasonic, US
11:10Cabot TechConnect Partnering
T. Kodas, Cabot Corporation, US
11:30Honda TechConnect Partnering
N. Sugimoto, Honda, US
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1:00TechConnect Ventures: Advanced Materials/ChemicalsRoom 305
Session chair: Purnesh Seegopaul, Pangaea Ventures, US
1:00Aeonian Bricks
D. Blalock, Aeonian Bricks, US
1:10Catacel Corp.
W. Whittenberger, Catacel Corp., US
1:20Cline Technologies
N. Holmquist, Cline Technologies, SE
1:30CondAlign AS
M. Buchanan, CondAlign AS, NO
1:40Pixelligent Technologies
C. Bandes, Pixelligent Technologies, US
1:50Opalux Incorporated
A. Arsenault, Opalux Incorporated, CA
2:00SixPoint Materials, Inc.
T. Hashimoto, SixPoint Materials, Inc., US
2:10MesoCoat Inc.
A. Sherman, MesoCoat Inc., US
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1:00TechConnect Ventures: Biotech & MedicalRoom 303
Session chair: Belen Martinez-Lopez, CaramelTech
1:00Cellanyx Diagnostics
C. Ashok, Cellanyx Diagnostics, US
1:10Quegen Biotech Co.
J.D. Lee, Quegen Biotech Co., US
1:20BIO-FD&C Co., Ltd.
S.H. Moh, BIO-FD&C Co., Ltd., KR
1:30Sharklet Technologies, Inc.
M. Spiecker, Sharklet Technologies, Inc., US
1:40NanoMedical Systems, Inc.
R. Goodall, NanoMedical Systems, Inc., US
1:50Cosmas Therapeutics Development Inc.
M. Atkin, Cosmas Therapeutics Development Inc., CA
2:00WaveGuide Corporation
L. Fritzemeier, WaveGuide Corporation, US
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1:00TechConnect Ventures: Energy & EfficiencyRoom 301
Session chair: Cheemin Bo- Linn, Peritus Partners, US
1:00Angstron Supercapacitor Co.
R. Beech, Angstron Supercapacitor Co., US
1:10BioDiesel Reactor Technologies Inc.
K. Lawless, BioDiesel Reactor Technologies Inc., CA
1:20Cube Catalytics
W. Majek, Cube Catalytics, US
1:30Energy Compression Inc.
T. Havel, Energy Compression Inc., US
1:40I.OP
M.S. Oh, I.OP, US
1:50MountainLogic
S. Elliott, MountainLogic, US
2:00Advanced Biomimetic Sensors, Inc
E. Chen, Advanced Biomimetic Sensors, Inc, US
2:10Rolith, Inc.
B. Kobrin, Rolith, Inc., US
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2:30TechConnect Ventures: Energy & EfficiencyRoom 301
Session chair: Anand Kamannavar, Applied Ventures
2:30Penn State University and IL Fuels LLC
P. Painter, Penn State University and IL Fuels LLC, US
2:40Phononic Devices, Inc.
A. Atti, Phononic Devices, Inc., US
2:50(withdrawn) Polyflow
J. Hensel, Polyflow, US
3:00Simpleafy
A. Badruddin, Simpleafy, CA
3:10Paper Battery
S. Mehta, Paper Battery, US
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2:30TechConnect Ventures: Semiconductors, Sensors & MicrosystemsRoom 303
Session chair: Bill Byun, 7Capital, US
2:30Linear Signal, LLC
G. Mockett, Linear Signal, LLC, US
2:40mc10
G. Callsen, mc10, US
2:50Nanofab3D Inc.
D. Diesk, Nanofab3D Inc., US
3:00Arkansas Power Electronics International, Inc.
T. McNutt, Arkansas Power Electronics International, Inc., US
3:10nanoLambda
B. Choi, nanoLambda, US
3:20VERSATILIS LLC
G. Powch, VERSATILIS LLC, US
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2:30TechConnect Ventures: Transportation and Novel TechnologiesRoom 305
Session chair: Neil Cameron, Emerald Technology Ventures
2:30BRASH Engines
M. Bookman, BRASH Engines, US
2:40Electric Pipeline Corporation
R. Faulkner, Electric Pipeline Corporation, US
2:50Progen Energy, LLC
S. Telleen, Progen Energy, LLC, US
3:00NthDegree Technologies Worldwide Inc
N. Shotton, NthDegree Technologies Worldwide Inc, US
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4:00TechConnect Ventures: Energy & EfficiencyRoom 301
Session chair: Bill Byun, 7Capital, US
4:00Solution Dynamics, LLC
C. Wohlert, Solution Dynamics, LLC, US
4:10MTPV LLC
D. Mather, MTPV LLC, US
4:20CellTech Power
J. Bentley, CellTech Power, US
4:40Wifinity Tech
J. Krishnan, Wifinity Tech, IN
4:30May-Ruben Technologies, Inc.
P. Ruben, May-Ruben Technologies, Inc., US
4:40Gridco Ltd
Y. Webb, Gridco Ltd, CA
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4:00TechConnect Ventures: SolarRoom 303
Session chair: Dhiraj Malkani, Rockport Capital, US
4:00Teleos Solar
M. McGonigle, Teleos Solar, US
4:10Enerize
E. Shembel, Enerize, US
4:20Ideal Power Converters
P. Bundschuh, Ideal Power Converters, US
4:30Epik Srl
A. Caraglio, Epik Srl, IT
4:40Prism Solar Technologies, Inc.
R. Lewandowski, Prism Solar Technologies, Inc., US
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4:00TechConnect Ventures: WaterRoom 305
Session chair: Neil Cameron, Emerald Technology Ventures
4:00AgroSci
C. Pianta, AgroSci, US
4:10Algal Scientific Corporation
P. Horst, Algal Scientific Corporation, US
4:20Blue Planet Environmental Inc.
R. Lonetto, Blue Planet Environmental Inc., CA
4:30SecureWaters, Inc.
R. Slatton, SecureWaters, Inc., US
4:40Hydrovolts
B. Hamner, Hydrovolts, US
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5:00TechConnect Closing Networking, Partnering & Investment Reception (3rd Floor, Boylston Hallway)Boylston Hallway
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