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

Industry Focus Area

Biotech & Medical

Biotech & Medical

Some of the greatest opportunities and challenges in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries are dependent on innovations in materials development using both synthetic and biological sources: sensors and diagnostics, drug and gene delivery, novel devices, scaffolds, and biomimetics, materials for biotech processing.

Join industry partners and applied research leadership accelerating the development and deployment of new material solutions into products and society.


Featured Speakers:

Lisa Friedersdorf
Lisa Friedersdorf
National Nanotechnology Coordination Office
Mauro FerrariMauro Ferrari
Houston Methodist Research Institute
Philip DemokritouPhilip Demokritou
Harvard School of Public Health
Thomas AnchordoquyThomas Anchordoquy
University of Colorado School of Pharmacy
Thomas E. TwardowskiThomas E. Twardowski
Integra Life Sciences Corporation


Shanta DharShanta Dhar
University of Miami



Jeff Tza-Huei WangJeff Tza-Huei Wang
Johns Hopkins University


Radislav A. PotyrailoRadislav A. Potyrailo
GE Global Research, US


Kenneth J. LohKenneth J. Loh
University of California, San Diego


Martin E. PoitzschMartin E. Poitzsch
Aramco Research Center


William (Cy) WilsonWilliam (Cy) Wilson
NASA Langley Research Center

Dorothy FarrellDorothy F. Farrell
National Cancer Institute


Puja Sapra Puja Sapra
Pfizer



Laurent LevyLaurent Levy
Nanobiotix SA, France


Anil PatriAnil Patri
U.S. Food and Drug Administration


Mansoor M. AmijiMansoor M. Amiji
Northeastern University

Scott TwaryScott Twary
Los Alamos National Laborator


Srinivas IyerSrinivas Iyer
Los Alamos National Laboratory


Aram ChungAram Chung
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Jeff Tza-Huei WangJeff Tza-Huei Wang
Johns Hopkins University




Jean BerthierJean Berthier
CEA-LETI-Minatec, France

Edward FurlaniEdward Furlani
University at Buffalo (SUNY)


Kwang W. OhKwang W. Oh
University at Buffalo (SUNY)


Richard B. FairRichard B. Fair
Duke University


Steven ZulloSteven Zullo
NIH/NIBIB

HaugstadGreg Haugstad
University of Minnesota


Ryan WagnerRyan Wagner
National Institute of Standards and Technology

Pierre PaninePierre Panine
Xenocs SA, France



Dalia YablonDalia Yablon
SurfaceChar LLC

HaugstadGreg Haugstad
University of Minnesota


Ryan WagnerRyan Wagner
National Institute of Standards and Technology

Pierre PaninePierre Panine
Xenocs SA, France




Key Speakers Include:

  • Alex Aimetti, InVivo Therapeutics Corporation
  • Anil Patri, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Aram Chung, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
  • C. Rebecca Locker, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co
  • Corry Schuyler, Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Dalia Yablon, SurfaceChar LLC
  • Daniel L. Alge, Texas A&M University
  • David Rampulla, National Inst. for Biomedical Imaging & Bioengineering (NIBIB)
  • Kristy Wood, Intellia Therapeutics, Inc.
  • Dorothy F. Farrell, National Cancer Institute
  • Elisabeth (Sabeth) Verpoorte, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Greg Haugstad, University of Minnesota
  • Gregory Lanza, Washington University School of Medicine
  • Hamid Ghandehari, University of Utah
  • Ibrahim Tarik Ozbolat, Penn State
  • Jean Berthier, CEA-LETI-Minatec, France
  • Jeff Tza-Huei Wang, Johns Hopkins University
  • Kenneth J. Loh, University of California, San Diego
  • Laurent Levy, Nanobiotix SA, France
  • Mansoor M. Amiji, Northeastern University
  • Mauro Ferrari, Houston Methodist Research Inst.
  • Michelle Bradbury, Cornell University
  • Murat Guvendiren, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)
  • Nathan Gianneschi, UCSD
  • Phil Demokritou, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Puja Sapra, Pfizer
  • Radislav A. Potyrailo, GE Global Research, US
  • Roger Proksch, Asylum Research
  • Ryan Roeder, University of Notre Dame
  • Samuel Achilefu, Washington University School of Medicine
  • Schuyler Corry, Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Scott Twary, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Shanta Dhar, University of Miami
  • Sindy KY Tang, Stanford University
  • Srinivas Iyer, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Steven Zullo, NIH/NIBIB
  • Thomas E. Twardowski, Integra Life Sciences Corporation
  • Vicki Stone, Heriot-Watt University, Scotland
  • Zhihong Nie, University of Maryland


Platinum Sponsors
Korusip
KIAT
Lockheed Martin
NSTXL

Silver Sponsors
Fujifilm
TechOpp
Park Systems
Penn State
tekna

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

Technology Development Partners
 
AirForce Technology Transfer
Argonne
Business Sweden
ceatech
Fermilab
GLEAMM
Idaho National Laboratory
Innovate Hawaii
InvestInSkane
Iowa State University
Jefferson Lab
Kansas City National Security Campus
korusip
KYUNGPOOK National University
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
NASA
NETL
NREL
New Jersey Innovation Institute
University of Buffalo NYSCEMI
OakRidgeNatLab
PolyU
PPPL
Sandia National Laboratories
SungKyunKwan University
Texas Tech Research Commercialization
UCI
University Of Melbourne
University Of Minnesota
University Of Vermont
UCLA Technology Development Group
UCSB
Vermont Department Economic Development
Vermont Technology Council

Supporting Partners
ACCT
American Elements
Angel Capital Associates
AOCS
Arrowhead Center
Asia Nano Forum
AURP
AUTM
BILAT USA 4.0
Coatings
Diplomacy Matters
European Commission
European Cluster Collaboration Platform
Explore Nano
FCHEA
FLC
Graphene Council
Graphene Entrepreneur
INNO
InterNano
Journal of Nanobiotechnology
LES
NVCA
NCURA
NECEC
SBIR
SBDC
Taylor Francis CRC
Texas Nanotech Initiative
UIDP

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