TechConnect World 2017
National SBIR/STTR Conference National Innovation Summit & Showcase Nanotech 2017

Accelerating the Commercialization of

Global Innovation

About TechConnect World

The TechConnect World Innovation Conference is an annual event uniquely designed to accelerate the commercialization of innovations out of the lab and into industry. The Technical Program spotlights applications focused innovations, materials and devices emerging from industrial, government and academic laboratories worldwide. The Innovation Partnering Program gathers market-ready, commercially-viable, innovations into the largest global technology accelerator program.

Early-stage companies are reviewed and selected by our board of corporate and investment partners. Technical submissions are reviewed and selected by our symposium chairs and program review committee.

The 2017 TechConnect World Innovation event encompasses the 2017 SBIR/STTR National Conference, the 2017 National Innovation Summit and Showcase, and Nanotech2017 – the world’s largest nanotechnology event.

Join the brightest and most productive innovators, funding agencies, national and federal labs, international research organizations, universities, tech transfer offices and investment and corporate partners in Washington D. C. We look forward to your participation.


About TechConnect

TechConnect is a global technology outreach & development organization. We vet and deliver the world’s most promising technologies to the world’s top corporate, government and investment developers.

TechConnect produces publications and conferences founded upon the action of matching emerging technology with corporate and investment development partners through peer-review, mentorship and direct corporate-need to technology-solution matchmaking programs. With extensive knowledge in industry, academia, and business development, TechConnect brings only the best ideas and companies to its audience.

TechConnect is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with offices in Austin, Texas and Danville, California. www.techconnect.org.

TechConnect Community Profile

Job Function:

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     Management & Business Development 24%
     Tech R&D - Academic/Government 18%
     Tech R&D - Corporate 16%
     Tech Transfer/Scouting/In-Out Licensing 15%
     Investment - Angel, VC & Corporate VC 12%
     Professional Services/Legal 7%
     Government/NGO Economic Development 8%

Industry Focus:

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     Materials & Chemicals 24%
     Cleantech & Energy 23%
     Biotech & Pharma 21%
     Electronics & Microtech 16%
     Defense & Government 11%
     IT & Software 5%

Platinum Sponsors
Korusip
Lockheed Martin
NSTXL

Silver Sponsors
Fujifilm
TechOpp

Corporate Acceleration Partners
Aerojet
Arkema
Boeing
Church & Dwight
Corning
Cummins
Eastman Chemical
Evonik
Henkel
Huntsman
Ingersoll_Rand
LG
Lockheed Martin
LOreal
Magna
Michelman
Owens Corning
Panasonic
Praxair
Sabic
SAINT-GOBAIN
Shell
Sherwin Williams
UTC

Technology Development Partners
 
Argonne
Business Sweden
ceatech
Clemson University
Innovate Hawaii
InvestInSkane
Iowa State University
korusip
KYUNGPOOK National University
NASA
New Jersey Innovation Institute
PolyU
SungKyunKwan University
UCI
University Of Melbourne
University Of Minnesota
University Of Vermont
UCSB

Supporting Partners
ACCT
American Elements
Angel Capital Associates
AOCS
Arrowhead Center
Asia Nano Forum
AURP
AUTM
Coatings
Diplomacy Matters
Explore Nano
FCHEA
FLC
Graphene Council
InterNano
Journal of Nanobiotechnology
LES
NVCA
NCURA
NECEC
SBIR
SBDC
Taylor Francis CRC
Texas Nanotech Initiative
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UIDP

TechConnect World 2017

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