Wednesday June 17

  • 08:30

    SBIR/STTR Agency 1-1 Meetings (8:30 - 4:30)

  • Potomac C
  • 09:15

    SBIR Agency Tabletops (9:00 - 2:00)

  • Potomac Registration Hall
  • 09:15

    Commercialization Best Practices: Agencies and Support Services They Provide

  • Potomac 3-4
  • B. Schrag, NSF, US
  • M. Portnoy, NIH, US
  • R. Smith, US Navy, US
  • J. Gordon, Ag Squared, US
  • 09:15

    Going to Market: Selling Technology to Government and Private Sector

  • Potomac 5-6
  • C. Thorp, Hatteras Ventures, US
  • T. Mulligan, Hydronalix, US
  • M. Pobloske, Raytheon-Sensintel, US
  • T. Barnhill, MDA, US
  • D. Jones, Intuitive Surgical, US
  • 09:15

    SBIR Agency Briefings: DOD-SOCOM

  • Chesapeake 12
  • 08:30

    Innovation Spotlights: Medical Devices - Medtronic & Integra LifeSciences

  • Chair: Lynn Foster, BPT Pharma, US
    Potomac 2
  • 08:30
    Medtronic - Innovation Interests
    J. McCarty, Medtronic, US
  • 08:45
    Integra-Innovation Interests
    S. Archibald, Integra, US
  • 09:00
    Prosthetic Electromechanical Clutch for energy efficient Exoskeletons
    C. Boutwell, North Carolina State University Office of Technology Transfer, US
  • 09:07
    Occlusive central venous catheter securement dressing
    A. Betha, University of Kansas, US
  • 09:14
    Tactile Imaging
    V. Egorov, Advanced Tactile Imaging, Inc., US
  • 09:21
    Blood Test for Early Detection of Cancer and Autoimmune Diseases
    Q. Huo, Nano Discovery Inc., US
  • 09:28
    Ceramic Antimicrobial Coatings -Pulsed Pressure CVD
    S. Davies Talwar, Koti Technologies, NZ
  • 09:35
    CAPE System: “Computer-Assisted Craniomaxillofacial Surgery”
    C. Gordon, Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures, US
  • 09:42
    I-PASS: Intracranial Pressure Assessment and Screening System
    A. Galea, CranioSense, US
  • 09:49
    Novel 3D-Printing on the Nanoscale for Tailored Sensors and Electronics
    R. Fernandes, NanoScale Systems (Nanoss) GmbH, DE
  • 08:45
    Integra - Innovation Interests
    S.J. Archibald, Integra LifeScience, US
  • 09:56
    Medtronic & Integra LifeScience - Q&A
  • 10:00

    Coffee Break

  • Potomac Registration Hall
  • 10:30

    Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials - Evonik & Saint-Gobain

  • Chair: Neil Cameron, Emerald Technology Ventures, CA
    Potomac 1
  • 10:30
    Evonik - Innovation Interests
    S. Gupta, Evonik, US
  • 10:45
    Saint-Gobain - Innovation Interests
    D. Martin, Saint-Gobain, US
  • 11:00
    Improved Hollow-Fiber Microfiltration Membranes
    O. Messemberg, Tecnológico de Monterrey, MX
  • 11:07
    Sonic Electrospinning Technology
    I. Hosie, Revolution Fibres Ltd, NZ
  • 11:14
    Lignin-based plastics: High Strength and Biodegradable
    E. Hockert, University of Minnesota, US
  • 11:21
    Electrochemical carbon dioxide conversion to fuels and chemicals
    E. Cave, Obtainium, US
  • 11:28
    Evonik & Saint-Gobain - Q&A
  • 10:30

    Innovation Spotlights: Medical Devices - Dept. of Defense

  • Chair: Camille Blanckaert, Univalor, CA
    Potomac 2
  • 10:30
    DOD - Innovation Interests
    T. Bennett, US Army Medical Materiel Agency, US
  • 10:50
    Microfluidic hemoperfusion device for treatment of sepsis
    A. Higgins, Oregon State University, US
  • 10:57
    A Wavy Micropatterned Microfluidic Device for Capturing Circulating Tumor Cells
    Y. Liu, Lehigh University, US
  • 11:04
    BaDx (Bacillus Anthracis Diagnostics)
    T. Edwards, Sandia National Laboratories, US
  • 11:11
    Use of Titanium-Based Materials as Bactericides
    D. Haas, Savannah River National Laboratory, US
  • 11:18
    Treatment for Alopecia
    A. Betha, University of Kansas, US
  • 11:25
    Nanoparticle Matrix for Delivery of Natural Bioactive Components
    D. Benedict, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, US
  • 11:32
    LIGHT: Immunotherapy for treatment of primary tumors and metastatic disease
    E. Ginsburg, University of Chicago, US
  • 11:39
    Traumatic brain injury repair with neurotropic factors and coral scaffold
    L. Loev, Ariel University R&D Co., IL
  • 11:46
    Medical Devices - DOD Medical Spotlight - Q&A
  • 10:30

    Follow On-“Seed Funding” for Success: VC’s, Incubators, & Accelerators

  • Potomac 3-4
  • M. Scheffel, Silicon Valley Bank, US
  • D. Ihre, CIT, US
  • M. Rockefeller, StreetShares, US
  • D. Colla, Cooley LLP, US
  • 10:30

    SBIR Agency Briefings: NSF and USDA

  • Chesapeake 12
  • 12:00

    Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Potomac Lobby

  • Potomac Registration Hall
  • 12:30

    Making the Sales Pitch: Selling Your Science vs. Selling Your Technology

  • Chair: Clay Thorp, Hatteras Ventures, US
    Potomac 5-6
  • E. Byler, BioHealth Innovation, US
  • G. McIntyre, Ecovative Design, US
  • S. Scott Marietta, IBM, US
  • W. Miller, Shell International Exploration & Production, Inc., US
  • 12:30

    Small Firms Partnering with Federal Labs and Major Corporates

  • Chair: Jetta Wong, DOE, US
    Potomac 3-4
  • T. Mulkern, DOD-ARL, US
  • M. Snyder, Made in Space, US
  • P. Christensen, DOE-PNNL, US
  • I. Shum, Samsung Open Innovation, US
  • 12:30

    SBIR Agency Briefings: USPTO and Army STTR

  • Chesapeake 12
  • 01:30

    Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials- Pangaea Ventures & Armstrong

  • Chair: Goran Matijasevic, UC Irvine, US
    Potomac 1
  • 01:30
    Pangaea Ventures - Investment Interests
    P. Seegopaul, Pangaea Ventures Ltd., US
  • 01:45
    Armstrong - Innovation Interests
    K. Kehrer, Armstrong, US
  • 02:00
    New Reagents for Octafluorocyclobutane Transfer that Eliminate the Use of Hazardous Tetrafluoroethylene
    D. Vicic, Lehigh University, US
  • 02:07
    Smart Self Healing Coatings for Corrosion Protection in Marine Environment
    S. Dhawan, National Physical Laboratory, IN
  • 02:14
    Aeroplastic, New Composite Materials with Reduced Heat Transfer and Increased Flame Retardancy
    J. Kohler, NASA Kennedy Space Center, US
  • 02:21
    Ceramic Fibres
    M. McCurdy, Nuenz, NZ
  • 02:28
    Pangaea Ventures Ltd. & Armstrong - Q&A
  • 01:30

    Innovation Spotlights: Electronics II

  • 01:30
    LG - Innovation Interests
    K. Patel, LG Electronics, SK
  • 01:45
    GE- Innovation Interests
    L. Tsakalakos, General Electric, US
  • 02:00
    Aqueous carbon nanotube (CNT) inks for paper-electronics and sensors with home/office inkjet printers
    J. Choi, Sogang University Research Foundation, KR
  • 02:07
    Flexpower
    J. Cruz-Campa, mPower Technology Inc, US
  • 02:14
    Nanoscale Offset Printing System (NanoOPS)
    E. Howard, Northeastern Univ. Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing, US
  • 02:21
    Non-cooperative source mobile device locator
    O. Messemberg, Tecnológico de Monterrey, MX
  • 02:28
    IMECS (Inline Material Electrical Characterization Sensor)
    Y. Bayram, PaneraTech, Inc, US
  • 02:35
    Refuelable carbon/air battery for off-grid power
    J. Cooper, Direct Energy, Inc. (Montana), US
  • 02:42
    3D Semiconductor Interposers
    T. Mobley, Triton Microtechnologies, US
  • 02:49
    Advanced Electronics - LG & GE Q&A
  • 01:45

    SBIR Agency Briefings: USPTO

  • Chesapeake 12
  • 03:00

    Innovation Spotlights: Environmental, Water & Waste - DOD

  • Chair: Sophia Kim, NSTXL, US
    Potomac 1
  • 03:00
    USMC-DOD - Innovation Interests
    Colonel J. Caley, US Marine Corps, US
  • 03:15
    DoD - Innovation Interests
    D. Becker, NPS Star-Tides, US
  • 03:30
    BioTiger™: An Environmental Biocatalyst
    D. Haas, Savannah River National Laboratory, US
  • 03:37
    High-value chemicals from any biodegradable waste or organic feedstock
    C. Granda, Earth Energy Renewables, US
  • 03:44
    Carbon Nanotube Membrane for Sea, Brackish and Frack Water Desalination
    C. Georgeson, New Jersey Institute of Technology, US
  • 03:51
    Membrane-Based Dehydration System
    L. DiNetta, Compact Membrane Systems, Inc., US
  • 03:58
    Real Time Monitoring System for trace analytes e.g. phosphate in Water
    MT Ma, National University of Singapore, SG
  • 04:05
    Hydrogen from Wastewater: Fermentation Membrane
    E. Hockert, University of Minnesota, US
  • 04:12
    Environmental, Water & Waste - DOD Q&A
  • 03:00

    Enabling Global Research Collaboration & Investments

  • Chair: Giulio Busulini, Italian Embassy, IT
    Potomac 3-4
  • P. Philbin, SelectUSA, US
  • G. Scheider, Natel Energy, US
  • C. Cenalmor, EIB, US
  • G. Delgado, US State Dept/LAUNCH, US
  • 03:00

    SBIR Agency Briefings

  • Chesapeake 12
  • 04:00

    TechConnect Innovation Leaders Networking Reception - Poster Session II

  • Potomac Registration Hall

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