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

Accelerating the Commercialization of

Global Innovation

TechConnect Innovation Challenge

Pitch & Showcase Your Technology

TechConnect is pleased to host 2017 TechConnect World, May 14-17 in Washington DC. The event, co-located with the 2017 National Innovation Summit the 2017 National Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Conference, delivers the world’s largest showcase and accelerator for industry-vetted emerging-technologies ready for commercialization.

Don’t miss this opportunity to place your technology, your company, or your agency’s awardee portfolio into the TechConnect Innovation Showcase and Accelerator program to be matched with the world’s largest gathering of potential investment and corporate partners.

   Submit your Innovation »   

Submissions due January 27, 2017

How to participate?

Submit your detailed innovation description through the online submission form for review by the TechConnect Accelerator Committee.There is no fee to submit your innovation. If accepted, there is a $1,000 showcase fee that includes one (1) conference registration and showcase booth. All showcasing innovations will be included in the TechConnect Corporate Matching program.

» View the 2016 Innovation Showcase Participants

Who submits technologies?

  • Universities (TTOs, TLOs)
  • National & Federal labs
  • SBIR Phase II Awardees
  • Public & Private Research Institutions
  • Corporate Research Divisions
  • Early-Stage Companies

What are we looking for?

Breakthrough technologies that are ready for licensing, corporate partnering, or investment opportunities. Selected innovations pitch their technologies to the world’s largest gathering of corporate prospectors.

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We are always searching for innovative solutions to difficult problems. We come back to TechConnect World because our search for solutions never ends. The conference provides us the opportunity to meet with innovators across many areas of technology all in one location.
— Lockheed Martin
I appreciated the strong showing of industrial partners at TechConnect. I thought it was a healthy balance of academic work all the way up to industrial projects, a solid venue to find potential partners, funders, customers.
— Svaya Nanotechnologies
TechConnect is unique in specifically bringing together the creators of breakthrough technologies with corporations who can help commercialize, adopt, buy, re-sell and invest in those technologies.
— Atrium Capital
TechConnect draws out the executives and investors from leading companies in our market.
— NanoPhotonicat
The event provided a unique interface where you could see how leading corporations were seeking cutting edge technologies.
— Montana State University
TechConnect World is an excellent opportunity to meet all key innovation players and stakeholders all in one place — at the premier innovation commercialization and networking event in the US this year. We commend the visionary thinking of the conference production team and this is why we continue to support TechConnect World.
— BASF
It is a privilege for us to attend your event. Thanks again for putting on such a great show with so many interesting people.
— Honda
Thanks again for a fantastic event. We received a lot of positive feedback. Having the support of TechConnect is a great partnership that benefits both sides.
— US Navy SBIR/STTR
We wanted to congratulate TechConnect for the event. Thank you for what you have done for Univalor. This year again has been an opportunity to make great contacts.
— Univalor, Canada
 

For more information on participating in the Showcase, please contact Derek Mayer at (512) 800-9796 or .


Platinum Sponsors
Korusip
NSTXL
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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

TechConnect World 2017

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