TechConnect World 2018
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TechConnect World 2018

May 13-16, 2018
Anaheim Convention Center
800 W Katella Avenue, Anaheim CA 92802
U.S.A.
www.TechConnectWorld.com/World2018/

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 2018?

The conference and exposition will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center.  The venue offers visitors to the 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.


2017 Platinum Sponsors
Korusip
KIAT
Lockheed Martin
NSTXL

2017 Silver Sponsors
Fujifilm
TechOpp
Park Systems
Penn State
tekna

2017 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

2017 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

2017 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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