TechConnect World 2017
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TechConnect World 2017

May 14-17 2017
Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD
U.S.A.
www.TechConnectWorld.com/World2017/

What is TechConnect World?

TechConnect World is one of the largest multi-sector gathering of technology IP, technology ventures, industrial partners, and investors in the world.  The purpose of TechConnect World is to bring together the world’s top technology transfer offices, companies, and investment firms to locate the most promising technologies and early stage companies from across the globe.  All technology and venture presentations are pre-vetted by the TechConnect Advisory Committee, which includes more than 40 individuals representing leading universities, companies, and investment firms worldwide.  View the current committee.

Who attends TechConnect World?

Attendees include, but are not exclusive to: Mid-to-large size companies (research and business development executives), federal and international government agencies, professional services firms, venture capitalists, university TTOs or TLOs, federal laboratories, start-up companies, and investment banking firms.  Last year’s attendees represented companies and organizations from North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Who presents at TechConnect World?

TechConnect World presenters include individuals representing universities, university TTOs and TLOs, research institutions, international research organizations, and start-ups (primarily pre-seed, seed, and early stage).  Presenters are looking for funding, partnerships, or a combination of both.

What activities will take place at TechConnect World?

The three-day program will include IP and Venture Presentations, Networking Receptions, Marketplace Expo Hall, and Corporate Partnering Presentations, which include executives discussing with attendees their company’s technology and investment areas of interest.

Where is TechConnect World being held in 2017?

The conference and exposition will be held at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center.  Just minutes outside of Washington, DC, the venue offers visitors to the Capital region a convenient and professional business environment.

Who organizes TechConnect World?

TechConnect is a global technology outreach organization, dedicated to locating the world’s most promising IP and start-up companies across all industries and technology focus areas.  TechConnect is founded upon the application of the academic Peer-Review process towards the evaluation of emerging technologies and early stage venture companies.

With extensive knowledge in industry, academia, and business development, TechConnect brings only the best ideas and companies to its audience through publications, events, and outreach activities.


Platinum Sponsors
Korusip
NSTXL
nst

Silver Sponsors
Fujifilm
TechOpp

Corporate Acceleration Partners
Aerojet
Arkema
Church & Dwight
Corning
Cummins
Eastman Chemical
Evonik
Henkel
Huntsman
Ingersoll_Rand
LOreal
Magna
Michelman
Owens Corning
Panasonic
Praxair
Sabic
SAINT-GOBAIN
UTC

2016 Technology Development Partners
 
American University Ciaro
Argonne
Australian Nationa lUniversity
ceatech
Clemson University
Giant
Innovate Hawaii
Iowa State University
korusip
KYUNGPOOK National University
Lehigh University
LSU
MUSC
NASA
National University of Singapore
New Jersey Innovation Institute
Onami
Oregon Best
Oregon State University
SungKyunKwan University
UCI
University Central Florida
University Of Illinois
University Of Minnesota
University Of Southern Carolina
UCSB
Wilmington University

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

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