TechConnect World 2018
 

TechConnect Innovation Business Program

 

TechConnect Business Program

SBIR/STTR Program

Monday, May 14, 2018
8:15 TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Nanotech 2018 - Keynotes SBIR/STTR Overview & Phase I Proposal Development
10:15 Coffee Break
10:30 Materials Innovation Spotlights: Owens Corning, Sherwin-Williams Energy Innovation Spotlights: Shell, Reliance Industries
12:00 Expo Hall Opens: Coffee Social (lunch on own)
1:30 Materials Innovation Spotlights: 3M, Energizer Defense/Aerospace Innovation Spotlights: Boeing, Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin SBIR/STTR Accounting Basics (1:00-3:00)
3:00 Automotive/Materials Innovation Spotlights: Magna, Ashland Biotech/Pharma Innovation Spotlights Phase II Proposal Development (3:00-5:00)
 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
8:30 Joint SBIR/TechConnect World Keynotes Joint DITAC/SBIR Keynotes
10:30 Materials Innovation Spotlights: Eastman, Henkel Defense/Energy Innovation Spotlights: DOD-USPACOM, United Technologies SBIR 101 (10:30-11:10) Follow on Funding: How to Commercialize Your Phase II (10:30-11:10)
10:40 One-on-One Meetings with Federal Agencies
11:20 Solving Specific Problems: Contract Agencies SBIR/STTR Support Organizations
12:00 Federal Agency Booths and TechConnect World Expo Hall Opens (12:00-6:00)
12:00 Lunch (on own)
1:20 One-on-One Meetings with Federal Agencies (1:20-5:00)
1:20 Materials Innovation Spotlights: SABIC, AGC (1:30) Defense/Space Innovation Spotlights: In-Q-Tel, SPAWAR (1:30) Grant Opportunities for a Public Purpose (1:00-2:00) Agency Briefings (1:20-2:50)
2:10 Staying on Track: Aligning Your Company for Success in the DoD (2:10-2:50)
3:00 Materials Innovation Spotlights: Carestream, Invista MedDevices Innovation Spotlights: Medtronic Accepting Government Funding (3:00-3:40)
4:00 Federal Agency Booths and TechConnect Expo and Innovatin Showcase Reception
 
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
8:30 Materials Innovation Spotlights: Guardian, Pangaea Ventures One-on-One Meetings with Federal Agencies (8:30-11:30)
9:00 Partnering with Universities & Labs Building Your Business
10:00 IP & Data Rights: What You Need to Know Access to Capital
11:00 Leveraging SBIR Funding Making the Sales Pitch: Insights Around Pitching Your Business Plan
12:00 Lunch (on own)
1:00 Working with Primes
1:20 One-on-One Meetings with Federal Agencies (1:00-4:00)
3:00 TechConnect-SBIR Networking Reception

Sessions

Monday May 14

8:15TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Nanotech 2018 - Keynotes
9:20Innovation Prospecting - Staking your claim and finding the gems
8:30SBIR/STTR Overview & Phase I Proposal Development (Requires Additional Registration)
10:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: Sherwin-Williams
10:30Energy Innovation Spotlights: Shell, Reliance Industries
1:00SBIR/STTR Accounting Basics
1:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: 3M, Energizer
1:30Defense/Aerospace Innovation Spotlights: Boeing, Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin
3:00Automotive/Materials Innovation Spotlights: Magna, Ashland
3:00Biotech/Pharma Innovation Spotlights: AstraZeneca, Army Medical
3:00Phase II Proposal Development
4:00TechConnect Expo & Innovation Showcase Reception (4:00 - 6:00)
4:00Federal Agency Booths & Pavillion - All Attendees Encouraged to Join

Tuesday May 15

8:30Joint SBIR/STTR-TechConnect World Keynotes
9:00Fireside Chat: Leaders in Innovation
9:30Fireside Chat: SBIR Company Spotlight
10:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: Eastman, Henkel, Owens Corning
10:30Defense/Energy Innovation Spotlights: DOD-USPACOM, United Technologies
10:30SBIR 101
10:30Follow on Funding: How to Commercialize Yoiur Phase II
10:40One-on-One Agency Meetings
11:20Solving Specific Problems: Contract Agencies
11:20SBIR/STTR Support Organizations
1:20One-on-One Agency Meetings
1:20Grant Opportunities for a Public Purpose
1:20Agency Briefings
2:10Staying on Track: Aligning Your Company for Success in the DoD
2:10Agency Briefings
3:00Accepting Government Funding
1:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: SABIC, AGC, Corning
1:30Defense/Space Innovation Spotlights: NASA, SPAWAR, Qualcomm
3:15Materials Innovation Spotlights: Carestream, Invista
3:15MedDevices Innovation Spotlights: Medtronic, GE

Wednesday May 16

8:30Materials & Energy Innovation Spotlights: Guardian, Pangaea Ventures
8:30One-on-One Agency Meetings
9:00Partnering with Universities & Labs
9:00Building Your Business
10:00IP & Data Rights: What You Need to Know
10:00Access to Capital
11:00Leveraging SBIR Funding
11:00Making the Sales Pitch: Insights Around Pitching Your Business Plan
10:30Technology Development Pathways: Continuing the Conversation
1:00Working with Primes
1:20One-on-One Agency Meetings
 

Program

Monday May 14

8:15TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Nanotech 2018 - Keynotes257
Session chair: Matthew Laudon, TechConnect, US
8:15Welcome and Keynotes
M. Laudon, TechConnect, US
8:30Global Opportunities in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
P. Weiss, University of California, Los Angeles, US
8:55TBA
A. Belz, University of Southern California, US
9:20Innovation Prospecting - Staking your claim and finding the gems257
Session chair: Andrea Belz, University of Southern California, US
M. O'Connor, Medtronic, US
C. Paul, Henkel, US
M. Brodeur, United Technologies, US
C. Thomas, 3M, US
8:30SBIR/STTR Overview & Phase I Proposal Development (Requires Additional Registration)261 A
Session chair: Jim Greenwood, Greenwood Consulting Group, US
10:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: Sherwin-Williams254 A
Session chair: Saeed Bagheri, University of Waterloo, CA
10:30Sherwin-Williams: Innovation Spotlight
A. Fensore, Sherwin Williams, US
10:45Materials Industry: Innovation Spotlight
11:00Novel Antimicrobial Coatings
E. Tate, Inhibit Coatings, NZ
11:07Portable instant test kit for detection of lead paint
J. Nelson, University of Michigan, US
11:14Nano-engineered silica: A non-halogenated flame retardant additive
R. Atluri, Infingent, SE
11:21A method to Initiate Radical Polymerisations Without Exogenous Initiators
S. Tan, The University of Melbourne, AU
11:28Selectively reduced titanium dioxide(Blue TiO2) photocatalyst having visible light sensitivity.
J. Park, Sungkyunkwan University Research & Business Foundation, KR
11:35Sherwin-Williams: Q&A
10:30Energy Innovation Spotlights: Shell, Reliance Industries254 B
Session chair: Goran Matijasevic, UC Irvine, US
10:30Shell: Innovation Spotlight
H. Cai, Shell, US
10:45Reliance Industries: Innovation Spotlight
A. Sapre, Reliance Industries, IN
11:00Bio-inspired catalyst for electrolytic hydrogen production
F. Nelms, The Australian National University, AU
11:07Lab Testing of Enhanced Oil Recovery Materials at Pore Scale
M. Steiner, IBM Research, BR
11:14Improved Natural Sorbents for Toxic Substance Remediation
R. Meadors, Georgia Tech, US
11:21Beyond Silicon Panels: Reducing the Cost of PV Generation at Utility Scale
R. Angel, REhnu Inc., US
11:28Novel Polymers for Polymer Solar Cells, Transistors, and Sensors
E. Beres, UCLA Technology Development Group, US
11:35Photo-Catalytic Conversion of CO2 to Hydorcarbon
M. Muthig, University of Adelaide, AU
11:42Steam Hydrogasification Reaction for Renewable Natural Gas Production
J. Sche, University of California, Riverside - Office of Technology Partnerships, US
11:49Longitudinally Joined Cavity
A. Sauers, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, US
11:56Shell & Reliance Industries: Q&A
1:00SBIR/STTR Accounting Basics261 A
Session chair: Ed Jameson, Jameson & Company CPAs, US
1:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: 3M, Energizer254 A
Session chair: Neil Cameron, Emerald Technology Ventures, CA
1:303M Innovation Spotlight
C. Thomas, 3M, US
1:45Energizer Innovation Spotlight
E. Riley, Energizer, US
2:00Substrate-free graphene platelets directly from natural gas
G. Skoptsov, H Quest Vanguard, Inc, US
2:07Portable Ultrananocrystalline Diamond based Field Emission Electron Sources for Linear Accelerators
A. Sumant, Argonne National Laboratory, US
2:14TRUE Multiscale Technology for Modeling and Simulation of Advanced Materials
L. Castro, MultiMechanics, US
2:21Increased Capacity Retention of Silicon Anodes for Lithium Batteries
J. Schwartz, Ecellix Inc., US
2:28Augmented Reality System for Power Rstoration Crews
S. Fernandez, Almeria Analytics, US
2:353M & Energizer: Q&A
1:30Defense/Aerospace Innovation Spotlights: Boeing, Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin254 B
Session chair: Brent Segal, Lockheed Martin, US
1:30Boeing: Innovation Spotlight
S. Reddy, Boeing, US
1:45Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin: Innovation Spotlight
C. Kuchta, Lockheed Martin, US
2:00Ultrahigh-rate supercapacitors with large capacitance based on edge oriented graphene coated carbonized cellulous paper as flexible freestanding electrodes
C. Smith, Texas Tech University, US
2:07(SMaLL): A Process for Rapid, Continuous 3D Printing and Long-Range Selective Curing
L. Dobis, University of California, Santa Barbara, US
2:14Room temperature 3D printing metallic material
A. Some, Univalor, CA
2:21Graphene-enhanced Thermal Interface Materials for Electronic Heat Removal
J. Sche, University of California, Riverside - Office of Technology Partnerships, US
2:28Self-Decontaminating Filter Medium or Materials
C. Childs, Naval Research Laboratory, US
2:35Boeing & Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin: Q&A
3:00Automotive/Materials Innovation Spotlights: Magna, Ashland254 A
Session chair: Saeed Bagheri, University of Waterloo, CA
3:00Magna Innovation Spotlight
D. Pascoe, Magna, US
3:15Ashland Innovation Spotlight
J. Fox, Ashland, US
3:30A highly efficient, titanium dioxide based, visible light photocatalyst
F. Nelms, The Australian National University, AU
3:37Automated-Track Electrospinning
D. Brennan, Rowan University, US
3:44Super Steel - A method for the fabrication of a super-strong and ductile multi-phase steel
E. Tam, The University of Hong Kong, HK
3:51Lane Keeping and Platooning for automated road transportation
S. Satyavolu, Sirab Technologies Inc., US
3:58The Zorb Platform: Enabling tactile communication
S. Bala, Somatic Labs, US
4:05Magnesium-Based Metal Composite
J. McKinley, University of Central Florida Office of Research & Commercialization, US
4:12Low Cost - High Corrosion Resistance Aluminum Heat Exchanger Implemented by Nano Particle Dispersion Control
J. Park, Sungkyunkwan University Research & Business Foundation, KR
4:19Magna & Ashland: Q&A
3:00Biotech/Pharma Innovation Spotlights: AstraZeneca, Army Medical254 B
Session chair: Dina Lozofsky, Biocom, US
3:00AstraZeneca Innovation Spotlight
P. Sanyogitta, AstraZeneca, UK
3:15Army Medical Spotlight
T. Bennett, US Army Medical Materiel (invited), US
3:30A Multipurpose Microfluidic Device for Recording Lifespan and Conducting Aging Investigations in Nematodes
C. Smith, Texas Tech University, US
3:37Co-administration of nanowired cerebrolysin with antibodies to nNOS and mesenchymal stem cells attenuated pathophysiology of spinal cord injury and behavioral dysfunction
H. S. Sharma, Uppsala University, SE
3:44Genetic incorporation of tetrazine amino acids and use in bioorthogonal ligations
D. Dickson, Oregon State University, US
3:51PolyProtek: Platform for Delivering and Stabilizing Therapeutic Biologics, Vaccines, and Industrial Enzymes
H. Maynard, UCLA Technology Development Group, US
3:58Methods and products for reducing adhesions post surgery
M. Muthig, The University of Adelaide, AU
4:05Novel formulation for treatment of bacterial biofilms
M. Muthig, University of Adelaide, AU
4:12An innovative 3D tissue matrix scaffold system for tumor modeling
N. Ong, Washington State University, US
4:19Nebulisation Platform Technology
M. Sridhar, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, AU
4:26AstraZeneca, US Army Medical Q&A
3:00Phase II Proposal Development261 A
Session chair: Becky Aistrup, BBC Entrepreneurial Training and Consulting, US
4:00TechConnect Expo & Innovation Showcase Reception (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall
4:00Federal Agency Booths & Pavillion - All Attendees Encouraged to JoinExpo Hall
DARPA SBIR/STTR Program, Booth 325
Fermilab, Booth 627
NASA SBIR/STTR, Booth 324
National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure, Booth 316
Navy SBIR/STTR, Booth 330
NOAA, Booth 331
Sandia National Laboratories, Booth 623
US Department of Energy - SBIR, Booth 322
US Missile Defense Agency, Booth 336
US Naval Research Laboratory, Booth 625
US Small Business Adminstration, Booth 327
US Special Operations Command, Booth 334
USDA SBIR, Booth 329

Tuesday May 15

8:30Joint SBIR/STTR-TechConnect World Keynotes257
Session chair: Jennifer Rocha, TechConnect, US and John Williams, SBA, US
8:30White House Science and Technology Priorities
L. Whitman, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, US
9:00Fireside Chat: Leaders in Innovation257
Session chair: John Williams, SBA, US
E. Gore, Alice, US
C. Gulbranson, University of California (invited), US
A. Mason, Rise of the Rest (invited), US
9:30Fireside Chat: SBIR Company Spotlight257
Session chair: John Williams, SBA, US
A. Schmeder, Enchroma, US
G. Schneider, Natel Energy (invited), US
A. Rush, Made in Space (invited), US
J. Tung, 23andMe (invited), US
10:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: Eastman, Henkel, Owens Corning254 A
Session chair: Neil Cameron, Emerald Technology Ventures, CA
10:30Eastman Innovation Spotlight
K. McCreight, Eastman, US
10:45Henkel Innovation Spotlight
P. Bavaj, Henkel, DE
11:00Owens Corning: Innovation Spotlight
C. Skinner, Owens Corning, US
11:15Rapid enrichment of Viable Bacteria Using Magnetic Ionic Liquids for PCR Amplification and Culture-Based Diagnostics
M. Juetten, Iowa State University Research Foundation, US
11:22Versatile Biocatalyst Technology for Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Food Ingredient Synthesis
L. Micek, University of Minnesota – Office for Technology Commercialization, US
11:29Autonomously self-healing and self-strengthening polymer-metal composites
M. Juetten, Iowa State University Research Foundation, US
11:36Smart surface coatings material and process
J. Thurgood, Monash University, AU
11:43Stretchable Electronic Materials and Devices
R. Meadors, Georgia Tech, US
11:50Natural based coating for food packaging
A. Some, Univalor, CA
11:57Eastman, Henkel, Owens Corning: Q&A
10:30Defense/Energy Innovation Spotlights: DOD-USPACOM, United Technologies254 B
Session chair: Jennifer Rocha, TechConnect, US
10:30DOD-USPACOM Innovation Spotlight
R. Roley, USPACOM, US
10:45United Technologies Innovation Spotlight
J. Sharon, United Technologies, US
11:00Advanced anode for rechargeable batteries
T. Paronyan, Hexalayer, LLC, US
11:07Nanobiomimetic Reagent-free sensing and energy storage
E. Chen, Advanced Biomimetic Sensors, Inc., US
11:14ThinMet membranes for energy efficiency and environmental emission control
W. Liu, Molecule Works Inc., US
11:21Ultrahigh safety battery separator
X. Zhang, Novarials Corporation, US
11:28Photochromic Color Changing Window, The Chameleon Glass
C.H. Han, Korea Institute of Energy Research(KIER), KR
11:35Microgrid Design Toolkit (MDT)
J. Eddy, Sandia National Laboratories, US
11:42DOD & United Technologies: Q&A
10:30SBIR 101258 B
Session chair: Christopher Earl, RCC, US
D. Deason, DoD-MDA (invited), US
M. Portnoy, NIH, US
M. Ramey, WI CTC, US
D. Catron, New Mexico FAST Program, US
10:30Follow on Funding: How to Commercialize Yoiur Phase II261 A
Session chair: Ben Schrag, NSF, US
L.A. Boyer, DoD-Navy, US
R. Shie, Physical Optics, US
J. Wasson, SC SBDC, US
10:40One-on-One Agency Meetings256
11:20Solving Specific Problems: Contract Agencies258 B
Session chair: Jim Greenwood, Greenwood Consulting Group, US
M. Davidson, NASA, US
TBA, DoD, US
A. Richards, EPA (invited), US
11:20SBIR/STTR Support Organizations261 A
Session chair: Christopher Lorenzana, SBA District Office Santa Ana, US
M. Madero, UCR, US
R. Shukla, Larta Institute, US
M. Ailstock, AURP, US
G. Baranano, Tech Futures Group, US
1:20One-on-One Agency Meetings256
1:20Grant Opportunities for a Public Purpose258 B
Session chair: Becky Aistrup, BBC Entrepreneurial Training and Consulting, US
M. Portnoy, NIH (invited), US
R. Shuman, NSF, US
R. Melnick, USDA, US
C. O'Gwin, DOE, US
M. Clague, NIST (invited), US
1:20Agency Briefings261 A
Session chair: Chris McNeal, SBA, US
1:20B. Smith, DoD-Navy, US
1:25J. Smith, DoD-Army, US
1:30A. Aldrich, DoD-USSOCOM, US
1:35D. Deason, DoD-MDA, US
1:40J. Stewart, FLC, US
1:45H. Ahn, NSF, US
1:50E. Hawkes, USDA, US
2:10Staying on Track: Aligning Your Company for Success in the DoD258 B
Session chair: Jordan Reynolds, MDA, US
J. Smith, DoD-Army (invited), US
M. Williams, DoD-Navy, US
A. Aldrich, DoD-USSOCOM (invited), US
S. Celis, DoD-DARPA, US
2:10Agency Briefings261 A
Session chair: Chris McNeal, SBA, US
2:10M. Oliver, DOE, US
2:15M. Portnoy, NIH, US
2:20D. Forrest, CDC, US
2:25CAPT Cohn, DoD-DHA, US
2:30S. Celis, DoD-DARPA, US
2:35C. Lewis, NASA, US
2:40V. Garcia, NOAA, US
2:45A. Richards, EPA, US
2:50S. Koziol, USPTO, US
2:55L. Pollack, DoD-CBD, US
3:00M. Flohr, DoD-DTRA, US
3:00Accepting Government Funding258 B
Session chair: Ed Jameson, Jameson & Company CPAs, US
TBA, DCAA, US
D. Kim, Kim & Galstad, US
D. Milstead, NIH-DFAS (invited), US
1:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: SABIC, AGC, Corning254 A
Session chair: Purnesh Seegopaul, Pangaea Ventures, US
1:30SABIC Innovation Spotlights
R. Singh, SABIC Ventures, US
1:45AGC Innovation Spotlights
Y. Kaida, AGC North Americas, US
2:00Corning Innovation Spotlights
D. Walton, Corning Technology Center, US
2:15A photo-catalytic air purifying technology
A. Polliack, Diatomix, US
2:22Electric field structured anisotropic polymer films - technology, applications and markets
P.M. Lindberget, CondAlign AS, NO
2:29Ultra-high Performance Thermal Interface Materials for Electronic Cooling
C. Yegin, Incendium Technologies LLC, US
2:36Environmental Friendly Smart Coating with Endless Applications
A. Chaturvedi, Flora Coatings, US
2:43Isomax
J. Berger, Nama Development LLC, US
2:50Ecovia™ Biopolymers for Personal Care Products & Formulations
J. Minty, Ecovia Renewables Inc., US
2:57SABIC, AGC & Corning: Q&A
1:30Defense/Space Innovation Spotlights: NASA, SPAWAR, Qualcomm254 B
Session chair: Brent Segal, Lockheed Martin, US
1:30NASA Innovation Spotlight
R. Terrile, NASA, US
1:45US SPAWAR Innovation Spotlight
C. Raney, SPAWAR, US
2:00Qualcomm Innovation Spotlight
S. Lundby, Qualcomm, US
2:15Accurate & Enhanced 3D Imaging Through Walls Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
L. Dobis, University of California, Santa Barbara, US
2:22Transparent Conducting Oxide Film – Indium Tin Oxide Alternative
L. Besemann, University of Minnesota, US
2:29Quartz Microelectromechanical Systems (Q-MEMS) Oven-Controlled Crystal Oscillator (OCXO)
A. Dhuria, Bliley Technologies, US
2:363D Printed Optics with Nanometer Scale Surface Roughness
S. Elrod, Stanford University Office of Technology Licensing, US
2:43Nanotechnology Vinyl Wrap Material
E. Musselwhite, Military Wraps, US
2:50BotFactory SV2 PCB Printer
J. Brandon, BotFactory, US
2:57NASA, SPAWAR, Qualcomm: Q&A
3:15Materials Innovation Spotlights: Carestream, Invista254 A
Session chair: Kathleen Jurman, Dow, US
3:15Carestream Innovation Spotlight
T. Arndorfer, Carestream, US
3:30Invista Innovation Spotlight
A. Johnson, Invista, US
3:45Particulate Absorbent Used to Lower Energy and Capital Requirements in Ammonia Production
L. Micek, University of Minnesota – Office for Technology Commercialization, US
3:52Omniphobic porous membrane and methods for preparing the same
E. Tam, The University of Hong Kong, HK
3:59Develop a low cost flame retardant treatment for cotton with co-catalyst system
C.W. Kan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
4:06Green chemicals derived from sugars for the production of bioplastics
A. Some, Univalor, CA
4:13Carestream & Invista: Q&A
3:15MedDevices Innovation Spotlights: Medtronic, GE254 B
Session chair: Anthony Gonzales, Biocom, US
3:15Medtronic Innovation Spotlight
K. Chaffin, Medtronic, US
3:30GE Innovation Spotlight
L. Tsakalakos, GE Global Research, US
3:45Microdevice for Cell Separation Based on Activation Phenotype
C. Smith, Texas Tech University, US
3:52Urea Electrolysis as a Medical Devices Platform
G. Botte, Ohio University - Center for Electrochemical Engineering Research, US
3:593D Printing Embedded Nanofibers with an Automated On-the-fly Manual Pull Post-drawing System
D. Jao, Rowan University, US
4:06Bioprinting of Hybrid Tissue Engineering Constructs
S. Elrod, Stanford Office of Technology Licensing, US
4:13A transparent, stretchable, wearable sensor
A. Hunter, RMIT, AU
4:20Contact Lens with Transparent Biosensor Array
D. Dickson, Oregon State University, US
4:273D Printed Meta-material Tissue-Mimicking Phantoms
R. Meadors, Georgia Tech, US
4:34Surface-Tethered Antimicrobial Peptides
L. Lozeau, AMProtection, LLC, US
4:41Medtronic & GE Q&A

Wednesday May 16

8:30Materials & Energy Innovation Spotlights: Guardian, Pangaea Ventures254 B
Session chair: Purnesh Seegopaul, Pangaea Ventures, US
8:30Guardian Innovation Spotlight
B. Boyce, Guardian, US
8:45Pangaea Ventures Innovation Spotlight
P. Seegopaul, Pangaea Ventures, US
9:00Composite multilayers capacitors with colossal permittivity for electronics and energy storage applications
J. Hao, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
9:07A wearable IoT multi-sensors bio-processor platform based on a novel electrode and predictive data management systems
R. Islam, Cactus Materials, Inc., US
9:14Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis using KIER SponCat Technology for Flexible Production of Liquid Fuels and Chemicals from Syngas
D.H. Chun, Korea Institute of Energy Research(KIER), KR
9:21Scalable, Low-Cost Electrospinning of Metal and Ceramic Nanofibers
S. Bidhar, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, US
9:28VAST Cycle Turbines and Combined Heat and Power systems
G. Ginter, VAST Power Systems, Inc., US
9:35Guardian & Pangaea Ventures: Q&A
8:30One-on-One Agency Meetings256
9:00Partnering with Universities & Labs261 A
Session chair: Matt Portnoy, NIH-HHS, US
J. Stewart, FLC-Navy, US
N. Muzzio, Stanford University, US
M. Ailstock, AURP, US
B. Suh, UCR, US
9:00Building Your Business258 B
Session chair: Brittany Sickler, SBA, US
P. Smith, Santa Ana District Office, SBA, US
N. Miller, SBA, US
R. Ochoa, UCR, US
S. Mah, Hera Labs, US
10:00IP & Data Rights: What You Need to Know261 A
Session chair: John Williams, SBA, US
S. Koziol, USPTO, US
N. Nodianos, UCI, US
J. Glover, SBTC, US
10:00Access to Capital258 B
Session chair: Heather Luzzi, Sacramento District Office SBA, US
D. Kenney, Oregon Best, US
I. Nery, Los Angeles District Office SBA, US
11:00Leveraging SBIR Funding261 A
Session chair: Henry Ahn, NSF, US
C. Bell, MT Technology Innovation Partnership, US
T. Mulligan, Hydronalix (invited), US
M. Burns Ortiz, 7 Generation Games, US
S. Chaturvedi, Propel(x) (invited), US
11:00Making the Sales Pitch: Insights Around Pitching Your Business Plan258 B
Session chair: Sudershan Shaunak, MiraCosta College, US
J. Reynolds, DoD-MDA (invited), US
N. Washington, OCTane (invited), US
10:30Technology Development Pathways: Continuing the Conversation254 B
Session chair: Lisa E. Friedersdorf, Director of the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, US
E. Polyakova, Graphene 3D Lab Inc, US
A. Zaretski, Grolltex Inc, US
A. Wang, Ocean NanoTech LLC, US
1:00Working with Primes258 B
Session chair: Bob Smith, DoD Navy, US
L. Kearney, Raytheon, US
M. McComas, BAE Systems, US
C. Owens, Lockheed Martin, US
1:20One-on-One Agency Meetings256
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