TechConnect World 2018
 

2017 Business Program: Joint National Innovation & National SBIR Programs

Time National Innovation
Program
National SBIR/STTR
Program
Monday, May 15, 2017
8:00 TechConnect World Innovation Conference & National Innovation Summit - Keynotes

Pre-Conference Training Workshops, Additional Registration Required (9:00)

10:00 Coffee Break Potomac Registration Hall
10:30 Automotive Innovation Spotlights: Magna, Cummins Materials Innovation Spotlights: Arkema, Praxair
12:00 Ice Cream & Coffee Social, Lunch (on own), Expo Hall Opens ExpoHall
1:30 Biomed Innovation Spotlights: Medtronic, GE Healthcare Materials Innovation Spotlights: Sherwin Williams, Owens Corning Pre-Conference Training Workshops, Additional Registration Required (1:00)
3:00 Materials & Personal Care Innovation Spotlights: L'Oreal, Church & Dwight Energy Innovation Spotlights: Shell, Ingersoll Rand
4:00 Joint Networking Reception: TechConnect, National Innovation Summit, National SBIR/STTR Conference Expo Hall
 
Time National Innovation
Program
National SBIR/STTR
Program
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
8:15 Joint SBIR/STTR-TechConnect World Keynotes Potomac A
10:00 Coffee Break Potomac Registration Hall

Coffee Break (10:15) Potomac Registration Hall

 

SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One Meetings (10:15) Potomac C/D
10:30 Electronics Innovation Spotlights: Panasonic, LG, Energizer Aerospace/Defense Innovation Spotlights: Aerojet, Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin, Boeing SBIR 101: The Basics Leaving the SBIR Nest- How to Leveraged SBIR Funding
12:00 Expo Hall: Ice Cream & Coffee Social (lunch not provided)Expo Hall R&D for a Public Purpose—The Granting Agencies (11:40) Engaging Innovation Ecosystems (11:40)
Networking Lunch (on own). Expo Hall Opens (12:20)
SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One Meetings (1:20) Potomac C/D
1:30
Materials Innovation Spotlights: Henkel, SABIC Federal & Venture Investments: SOCOM, Saint Gobain EPA P3 Spotlight: Inspiring the Next Generation of Innovative Thinkers
Show Me the Money—The Contracting Agencies (1:25) Accepting Government Funding—Setting up an Auditing System, Accounting, and Avoiding Fraud Waste and Abuse (1:25)
Innovating in Education Technology—Opportunities and Priorities Across SBIR Agencies (2:15) Prime Time— Partnering with DoD Contractors (2:15)
3:00 Materials Innovation Spotlights: Eastman, Corning, Huntsman Innovation Spotlights: DOE and Federal Labs Seed Funding Health Technologies (3:05) Patenting High Tech: Domestic and Global (3:05)
DoD—Working with the Warfighter (3:50) Recent Winners—If I Only Knew Then, What I Know Now (3:50)
4:00 Joint Networking Reception: TechConnect, National Innovation Summit, National SBIR/STTR ConferenceExpo Hall
 
Time National Innovation
Program
National SBIR/STTR
Program
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
8:30 Biotech Innovation Spotlights: Baxter, DOD Medical SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One Meetings Potomac C/D SBIR/STTR Agency Tabletop Displays Potomac Registration Hall
9:00 SBIR/STTR Agency Tabletops (9:00-2:30) Potomac Registration Hall Agency Briefings: Department of Defense (DOD) Making the Sales Pitch—Insight & Best Practices Around Pitching Your Business Plan
10:00Coffee Break Potomac Registration Hall Agency Briefings: Health and Human Services (HHS) (9:50-10:40) Encouraging Innovation: Raising Awareness of SBIR/STTR on University Campuses
10:30 Materials Innovation Spotlights: Evonik, Michelman, SABIC
10:40 Agency Briefings: National Science Foundation (NSF)
11:00 Agency Briefings: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) When & How to go Global with Your High Tech Startup
11:20 Agency Briefings: Department of Energy (DOE)
11:45 Agency Briefings: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
12:00Lunch (on own)
12:45   Agency Briefings: Department of Commerce SBIR: A Driver of Innovation, Jobs, and American Competitiveness
1:00   Agency Briefings: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
1:15   Agency Briefings: Department of Transportation
1:30 IoT/Cyber/Grid Innovation Spotlights: DharmaGrowth, NSTXL Agency Briefings: Department of Education
1:45 Agency Briefings: Department of Homeland Security (DHS) (1:45)
2:10 Access to Capital & Surviving the Proverbial “Valley of Death" (2:10)
3:30 TechConnect Innovation Leaders Networking Reception - Poster Session II. Closing Reception, National SBIR/STTR Conference


Abstracts Due: January 19, 2018

Sessions

Monday May 15

8:15TechConnect World Innovation Conference & National Innovation Summit - Keynotes
9:20Keynote Panel: Innovating in Innovation Prospecting
9:00Phase I SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation - Workshop
9:00Phase II SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation - Workshop
9:00SBIR Cost Accounting - Workshop
10:30Automotive Innovation Spotlights: Magna, Cummins
10:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: Corning, Praxair
1:30Biomed Innovation Spotlights: Medtronic, GE Healthcare
1:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: Sherwin Williams, Owens Corning
3:00Materials & Personal Care Innovation Spotlights: L'Oreal, Church & Dwight
3:00Energy Innovation Spotlights: Shell, Ingersoll Rand
4:00TechConnect National Innovation Showcase Reception (4:00 - 6:00)
4:00Federal Agency Booths & Pavillion - ALL Attendees Encouraged to Join

Tuesday May 16

8:15Joint SBIR/STTR-TechConnect World Keynotes
9:15Fireside Chat: Furthering the Role of Women as Leaders in High Tech
8:30Student Leaders Conference Panel Discussion
10:00Coffee Break
10:30SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One Meetings
10:30SBIR 101: The Basics
10:30Leaving the SBIR Nest- How to Leverage SBIR Funding
11:40R&D for a Public Purpose - The Granting Agencies
11:40Engaging Innovation Ecosystems
10:30Electronics Innovation Spotlights: Panasonic, LG, Energizer
10:30Aerospace/Defense Innovation Spotlights: Aerojet, Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin
12:00Expo Hall: Ice Cream & Coffee Social (lunch not provided)
1:20SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One Meetings
1:25Show Me the Money - The Contracting Agencies
1:25Accepting Government Funding - Setting up an Auditing System, Accounting, & Avoiding Fraud, Waste, & Abuse
2:15Innovating in Education Technology - Opportunities and Priorities Across SBIR Agencies
2:15Patenting High Tech: Domestic & Global
3:05Prime Time - Partnering with DoD Contractors
3:05Seed Funding Health Technologies
3:50Phase 3 Opportunities in the DoD 
3:50Recent Winners - If I Only Knew Then, What I Know Now
1:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: Henkel, SABIC
1:30Federal & Venture Investments: SOCOM, Saint Gobain
1:30EPA P3 Spotlight: Inspiring the Next Generation of Innovative Thinkers
3:00Materials Innovation Spotlights: Eastman, Huntsman
3:00DOE Lab Innovations for Industry: Spotlight Session
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase & Networking Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Poster Session I

Wednesday May 17

8:30SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One Meetings
9:30SBIR/STTR Agency Tabletop Displays
9:00Agency Briefings: Department of Defense (DOD)
9:00Making the Sales Pitch - Insight & Best Practices Around Pitching Your Business Plan
9:50Agency Briefings: Health and Human Services (HHS)
10:00Encouraging Innovation: Raising Awareness of SBIR/STTR on University Campuses
10:40Agency Briefings: National Science Foundation (NSF)
11:00Agency Briefings: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
11:00When & How to go Global with Your High Tech Startup
11:20Agency Briefings: Department of Energy (DOE)
11:40Agency Briefings: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
8:30Biotech Innovation Spotlights: Baxter, DOD Medical
10:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: Evonik, Michelman
1:30IoT/Cyber/Grid Innovation Spotlights: DharmaGrowth
12:45Agency Briefings: Department of Commerce
12:45SBIR: A Driver of Innovation, Jobs, and American Competitiveness
1:00Agency Briefings: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
1:15Agency Briefings: Department of Transportation
1:30Agency Briefings: Department of Education
1:45Agency Briefings: Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
2:05Access to Capital & Surviving the Proverbial “Valley of Death"
3:30TechConnect Innovation Leaders Networking Reception - Poster Session II
 

Program

Monday May 15

8:15TechConnect World Innovation Conference & National Innovation Summit - KeynotesPotomac A
Session chair: Matthew Laudon, TechConnect, US
8:15Welcome and Keynotes
M. Laudon, TechConnect, US
8:20National Nanotechnology Initiative
L. Friedersdorf, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, US
8:30Post-Nanomedicine
M. Ferrari, Houston Methodist Research Institute, US
8:55Academic-Industry Partnerships in Nanotechnology: Stories from the Trenches
R. Carpick, University of Pennsylvania, US
9:20Keynote Panel: Innovating in Innovation ProspectingPotomac A
Session chair: Jennifer Rocha, TechConnect, US
G. Nagesh Rao, SBA, US
R. Dirkx, Arkema, US
J. Magnuson, Boeing, US
K. Scott, Magna International, US
C. Skinner, Owens Corning, BE
9:00Phase I SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation - WorkshopNational Harbor 6
Session chair: J. Greenwood, Greenwood Consulting Group, US
9:00Phase II SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation - WorkshopNational Harbor 14
Session chair: B. Aistrup, BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting, US
9:00SBIR Cost Accounting - WorkshopNational Harbor 15
Session chair: E. Jameson, Jameson & Company, CPAs, US
10:30Automotive Innovation Spotlights: Magna, CumminsNational Harbor 12
Session chair: Bernice Glenn, NSTXL, US
10:30Magna: Innovation Spotlight
G. Benninger, Magna, US
10:45Cummins: Innovation Spotlight
R. England, Cummins, US
11:00Bi-layer Multifunctional Coating for the Prevention of Icing
B. Loux, Arizona Technology Enterprises, US
11:07Kinetic Energy Recapture System for trucks
A. Amigo, Blackburn Energy, US
11:14An Additive Manufacturing Solutions Provider
B. Johnston, Sensor Films Inc, US
11:21Active Noise Control Systems for Airplanes and Automobiles
F. Nelms, The Australian National University, AU
11:28Passive anti-vibration structures
X. Jing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
11:35Highly accurate long-term navigation without GPS using only on-board sensors
S. Agarwal, Texas A&M University, US
11:42Chost Train Generator
D. Plant, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, US
11:49Magna, Cummins: Q&A
10:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: Corning, PraxairNational Harbor 13
Session chair: Paul Lee, Korus IP, KR
10:30Corning: Innovation Spotlights
R. Faris, Corning, US
10:45Praxair: Innovation Spotlights
J. Sirman, Praxair, US
11:00Flexible Surface Heating Materials
H.U. Moon, Korea Electronics Technology Institute(KETI), KR
11:07Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis using Spontaneously Activatable Catalysts
E. Kim, Korea Institute of Energy Research(KIER), KR
11:14Smart Coatings with Controlled Release of Active Agents for Corrosion Detection, Corrosion Prevention and Antifouling
X. Zhang, SynMatter LLC, US
11:21Inorganic and Polymeric Nanofiber Development and Production
J. Buk, PARDAM s.r.o., CZ
11:28Metal Organic Frameworks for gas storage and separation, sensors, and catalysis
S. Davis, UCLA Technology Development Group, US
11:35Corning, Praxair: Q&A
1:30Biomed Innovation Spotlights: Medtronic, GE HealthcareNational Harbor 12
Session chair: Conrad Clyburn, MedForeSight, US
1:30Medtronic: Innovation Spotlights
N. Virag, Medtronic, US
1:45GE Healthcare: Innovation Spotlights
M. Brown, GE Healthcare, US
2:00Nanobiomimetic reagent-free sensing and energy storage
E. Chen, Advanced Biomimetic Sensors, Inc., US
2:07Aereus Shield Antimicrobial Copper Alloy Coating
D. Anonychuk, Aereus Technologies Inc, CA
2:14Point-of-Care Micro Biochip for Cancer Diagnostics
E.S. Lee, New Jersey Institute of Technology, US
2:21Rijuven Patient Care Platform
T. Silecky, Rijuven Corporation, US
2:28Highly Stretchable Electronic Tactile Sensors
L. Dobis, University of California, Santa Barbara Office of Technology & Industry Alliances, US
2:35Polymers for the capture of volatile anaesthetics
T. Spencer, University of Melbourne, AU
2:42Integrated Photonic Devices for ultrahigh-speed, space-division multiplexing optical coherence tomography
C. Zhou, Lehigh University, US
2:49Novel Therapy for Bone Regeneration
F. Safadi, Northeast Ohio Medical University, US
2:56Medtronic, GE Healthcare: Q&A
1:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: Sherwin Williams, Owens CorningNational Harbor 13
Session chair: Lynn Foster, BPT Pharma, US
1:30Sherwin Williams: Innovation Spotlights
B. Makowski, Sherwin Williams, US
1:45Owens Corning: Innovation Spotlights
C. Skinner, Owens Corning, US
2:00Hybrid Hollow Silica Particles with Unprecedentedly Low Thermal Conductivity
D. Sims, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
2:07Acoustic foam with structural properties
A. Some, univalor, CA
2:14Safer Paint Stripper Alternatives
R. Kaushik, University of Massachusetts Lowell, US
2:21Sherwin Williams, Owens Corning: Q&A
3:00Materials & Personal Care Innovation Spotlights: L'Oreal, Church & DwightNational Harbor 12
Session chair: Lynn Foster, BPT Pharma, US
3:00L'Oreal: Innovation Spotlights
S. Amin, L'Oreal, US
3:15Church & Dwight: Innovation Spotlights
C. Oryniak, Church & Dwight, US
3:30Novel Marine Antifouling and Antimicrobial Paints
E. Tate, Inhibit Coatings Limited, NZ
3:37Paraffin and Carnauba Wax Substitutes Derived from Soybean Oil
M. Juetten, Iowa State University, US
3:44Bisphenol A (BPA) Free Epoxies Useful in Making Safer Food and Beverage Can Coatings
R. Kaushik, University of Massachusetts Lowell, US
3:51Oil-in-Water-in-Oil Multinanoemulsions for Templating Complex Nanoparticles
L. Dobis, University of California, Santa Barbara Office of Technology & Industry Alliances, US
3:58Durable Icephobic and Superhydrophobic Coating Systems
C. Lepont, UMass Lowell Nanomanufacturing Center, US
4:05L'Oreal, Church & Dwight: Q&A
3:00Energy Innovation Spotlights: Shell, Ingersoll RandNational Harbor 13
Session chair: Bernice Glenn, NSTXL, US
3:00Shell: Innovation Spotlights
J. Unterreiner, Shell, US
3:15Ingersoll Rand: Innovation Spotlights
L. Adifon, Ingersoll Rand, US
3:30Heat Integrated Reactive Distillation Process for Synthesis of Bio-Based Chemicals and Conversion of CO2 to Alkyl Carbonate
C. Panchal, E3Tec Service, LLC, US
3:37Falling Particle Receiver for Concentrated Solar Energy
C. Ho, Sandia National Laboratories, US
3:44Multi-functional transparent nano-coating for glass
L. Lu, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
3:51Smart restorative coating from two-sided flat nanoparticles
P. Rudenko, TriboTEX, US
3:58Solid-State Ultracapacitor for Improved Energy Storage
P. Hale, NASA Technology Transfer Program, US
4:05Light Activated Hydrogen Energy System
J.R. Song, KorusIP, US
4:12Shell, Ingersoll Rand: Q&A
4:00TechConnect National Innovation Showcase Reception (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall D & E
4:00Federal Agency Booths & Pavillion - ALL Attendees Encouraged to JoinExpo Hall D & E

Tuesday May 16

8:15Joint SBIR/STTR-TechConnect World KeynotesPotomac A
Session chair: John Williams, SBA, US
8:15C. Moran, Lockheed Martin Ventures, US
8:30J. Williams, Small Business Adminstration (SBA), US
9:00L. McMahon, Small Business Adminstration (SBA), US
9:15Fireside Chat: Furthering the Role of Women as Leaders in High TechPotomac A
J. Uzzell, General Electric, US
H. Parthasarathy, Breakout Labs, US
J. Muir, University of Florida, US
J. Shieh, Small Business Adminstration (SBA), US
8:30Student Leaders Conference Panel DiscussionPotomac 4
Session chair: Amirah Mathin, University of Central Florida & BlackMINE Technologies, US
A. Behr, Panasonic Electronic Materials Division, US
S. Brenner, SUNY Polytechnic, US
B.A. Cola, Carbice Nanotechnologies, Inc., US
T.L. Albers, Rapid Prototype and Manufacturing, LLC, US
10:00Coffee BreakPotomac Registration Hall
10:30SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One MeetingsPotomac C
10:30SBIR 101: The BasicsNational Harbor 4
Session chair: John Williams, SBA, US
10:30Leaving the SBIR Nest- How to Leverage SBIR FundingNational Harbor 5
Session chair: Jennifer Shieh, SBA, US
A. Lacaze, Robotics Research, US
T. Wavering, University of Oklahoma Innovation Hub, US
E. Cave, Opus 12, US
11:40R&D for a Public Purpose - The Granting AgenciesNational Harbor 4
Session chair: Becky Aistrup, BBC Entrepreneurial Training, US
R. Melnick, USDA, US
C. O'Gwin, DOE, US
R. Shuman, NSF, US
JP Kim, HHS, US
11:40Engaging Innovation EcosystemsNational Harbor 5
Session chair: Julie Lenzer, UM Ventures, US
M. Waite, Village Capital, US
P. Weilerstein, Venture Well, US
M. Stevens, SBA, US
T. Kaarsberg, Department of Energy, US
10:30Electronics Innovation Spotlights: Panasonic, LG, EnergizerNational Harbor 12
Session chair: Saeed Bagheri, University of Waterloo, CA
10:30Panasonic: Innovation Spotlights
I. Nydick, Panasonic, US
10:45LG: Innovation Spotlights
K. Patel, LG, US
11:00Energizer: Innovation Spotlight
E. Riley, Energizer, US
11:15Distributed multi-parameter fiber optic sensor for harsh environment sensing
H. Alemohammad, AOMS Technologies Inc., CA
11:22Electric Field Imaging System
D. Beals, NASA Langley Research Center, US
11:29Pristine Low-Cost Large-Area Graphene Sheets
G. Botte, Ohio University - Center for Electrochemical Engineering Research, US
11:36Electric Current and Magnetic Field Imaging System
C. Smith, Texas Tech University, US
11:43Graphene research and innovation
K. Hjelt, Chalmers Industrial Technology, SE
11:50Direct method to grow single and multilayer graphene on insulting substrate at wafer-scale in 1 min
A. Sumant, Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, US
11:57Panasonic, LG, Energizer: Q&A
10:30Aerospace/Defense Innovation Spotlights: Aerojet, Sikorsky/Lockheed MartinNational Harbor 13
Session chair: Joe Bryan, US Navy (former), US
10:30Aerojet: Innovation Spotlights
B. Green, Aerojet, US
10:45Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin: Innovation Spotlights
J. Hartman, Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin, US
11:00Fourth Generation Situation Awareness
S. Fernandez, Almeria Analytics, US
11:07Radioisotope Battery and Portable Nuclear Power for Space, Military, and Remote Applications
I. Hamilton, Atlas Energy Systems, LLC, US
11:14Small fuel cell system with hydrogen cartridge
R. Botalla-Gambetta, CEA Tech, FR
11:21Small Satellite Chemical Propulsion System
R. McDevitt, GreenScale Technologies, US
11:28mini Low Cost Control Electronics
K. Frohling, Iris Technology, US
11:35Unique Chip Identification Using the Material Properties of Semiconductor Substrates
D. Ewing, Kansas City National Security Campus, US
11:42Aerojet, Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin: Q&A
12:00Expo Hall: Ice Cream & Coffee Social (lunch not provided)Expo Hall D & E
1:20SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One MeetingsPotomac C
1:25Show Me the Money - The Contracting AgenciesNational Harbor 4
Session chair: Jim Greenwood, Greenwood Consulting Group, Inc., US
M. Wong, DOT, US
J. Gustetic, NASA, US
D. Lang, DHS, US
D. Shahady, US Air Force, US
1:25Accepting Government Funding - Setting up an Auditing System, Accounting, & Avoiding Fraud, Waste, & AbuseNational Harbor 5
Session chair: Ed Jameson, Jameson & Company LLC, US
S. Kobus, DCAA, US
D. Kim, Kim & Baum, LLP, US
H. Virkar, NIH, US
D. Milstead, NIH, US
2:15Innovating in Education Technology - Opportunities and Priorities Across SBIR AgenciesNational Harbor 4
Session chair: Ed Metz, Dept of Education, US
S. Dockum, USDA, US
T. Beck, NIH, US
C. Vinopol, IDRT, US
2:15Patenting High Tech: Domestic & GlobalNational Harbor 5
Session chair: Elizabeth Dougherty, USPTO, US
D. Metzger, Attorney (Ret), US
A. Mousa, Pieris Pharmaceuticals, Inc., US
E. Blatt, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C., US
3:05Prime Time - Partnering with DoD ContractorsNational Harbor 5
Session chair: Doug Deason, MDA, US
C. Owens, Lockheed Martin, US
A. Carroll, Raytheon, US
M. McComas, BAE Systems, US
J. Cassady, Aerojet, US
3:05Seed Funding Health TechnologiesNational Harbor 4
Session chair: Matt Portnoy, NIH, US
J. Soriano Molla, NSF, US
L. Pollack, DoD, US
S. Hu, DoD, US
K. Woodman, NASA, US
S. Dockum, USDA, US
3:50Phase 3 Opportunities in the DoD National Harbor 4
Session chair: John Williams, SBA, US
D. McNamara, PEO Acquisitions, US
E. Purdy, RIF, US
D. Deason, MDA, US
3:50Recent Winners - If I Only Knew Then, What I Know NowNational Harbor 5
C. Teolis, TRX Systems, US
E. Bigelow, Diagnostic Biochips, US
A. Martin, Accelevir Diagnostics, US
1:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: Henkel, SABICNational Harbor 12
Session chair: Purnesh Seegopaul, Pangaea Ventures, US
1:30Henkel: Innovation Spotlights
P. Bavaj, Henkel, DE
1:45SABIC: Innovation Spotlights
J. Amaresekera, SABIC, US
2:00Improving Bulk copper Mechanical Properties with Nanoparticles
L. Loev, Ariel Scientific Innovations, Ltd., IL
2:07MagnaShield Durable Sealcoat for Magnesium Alloys
D. Battocchi, Elinor Specialty Coatings, US
2:14Membranes for Harsh Environments
G. Newbloom, Membrion, Inc. (formerly Ionic Windows LLC), US
2:21xPAO Functional Polyolefins
J. Reeds, Precision Polyolefins, LLC, US
2:283D printing conductive ink
A. Some, univalor, CA
2:35Henkel, SABIC: Q&A
1:30Federal & Venture Investments: SOCOM, Saint GobainNational Harbor 13
Session chair: Patricia Ansems-Bancroft, Dow, US
1:30SOCOM: Innovation Spotlights
T. Piazza, SOCOM, US
1:45Saint Gobain: Innovation Spotlights
L. Lesker, Saint Gobain, US
2:00Recyclable Thermoset Chemistry for Economical Recycling of Wind Turbine Blades
B. Liang, Adesso Advanced Materials Inc., US
2:07Hands free bio-sensor
Z. Zalevsky, ContinUse Biometrics, IL
2:14Rapid bacterial capture for filtration and identification
X. Simon, Fluid-Screen, Inc, US
2:21Systematic Expert Risk Assessment for Suicide™ (SERAS™)
W. Cats-Baril, WISER Systems, LLC, US
2:28A Device and A Method to Estimate the Tension of Torque-Shear High Strength Bolts
H.S. Nah, KEPCO (Research Institute), KR
2:35SOCOM, Saint Gobain: Q&A
1:30EPA P3 Spotlight: Inspiring the Next Generation of Innovative ThinkersChesapeake 10-12
Session chair: April Richards, EPA, US
B.L. Ramakrishna, NAE, US
D. Tull, ASEE, US
L. Zuo, Virginia Tech, US
Z. Maisel, Cornell University, US
B. Febos, Appalachian State University, US
J. Noto, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, US
3:00Materials Innovation Spotlights: Eastman, HuntsmanNational Harbor 12
Session chair: Neil Cameron, Emerald Technology Ventures, CA
3:00Eastman: Innovation Spotlights
B. Boyd, Eastman, US
3:15Huntsman: Innovation Spotlights
D. Hatrick, Huntsman, US
3:30Asymmetric Flow Field Flow Fractionation, AF4
S. Hansson, SOLVE R&C, SE
3:37Underwater adhesives
K. Ahn, University of California, Santa Barbara, US
3:44Organic Blue Light Emitting Compounds
L. Besemann, University of Minnesota – Office for Technology Commercialization, US
3:51High―Efficiency Inorganic―Organic Hybrid Solar Cells and Method for Fabricating the Same
S. Seok, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology, KR
3:58Eastman Huntsman: Q&A
3:00DOE Lab Innovations for Industry: Spotlight SessionNational Harbor 13
Session chair: Brent Segal, Lockheed Martin, US
3:00Lockheed Martin: Opening Remarks
B. Segal, Lockheed Martin, US
3:10User Interface for a Tele-Operated Robotic Hand System
M Lynch, Department of Energy, US
3:17A Method and Device for Secure, High-density Tritium Bonded with Carbon
M Lynch, Department of Energy, US
3:24Energetic Materials for Sensitive Data Security
M. Kaczor, Idaho National Laboratory, US
3:31Solid State Li-ion Battery IP Bundle
S. Li, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, US
3:38PEM Fuel Cell Bundle (multi-lab IP bundle - LabBridge IP Bundling Program)
A. Sen, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, US
3:45In-Situ Production of Radionuclide Molybdenum 99
C. Gentile, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, US
3:52Boron Based Special Materials
D. Weisenberger, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, US
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase & Networking Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Poster Session IExpo Hall D & E

Wednesday May 17

8:30SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One MeetingsPotomac C
9:30SBIR/STTR Agency Tabletop DisplaysPotomac Registration Hall
9:00Agency Briefings: Department of Defense (DOD)National Harbor 4
D. Sikora, DoD, US
9:00Making the Sales Pitch - Insight & Best Practices Around Pitching Your Business PlanNational Harbor 5
Session chair: Brittany Sickler, SBA, US
C. Canaria, NIH, US
S. Chaturvedi, Propei(x), US
A. Qureshi, Surdak & Co, US
9:50Agency Briefings: Health and Human Services (HHS)National Harbor 4
R. Vinson, NIH, US
S. Griffiths, CDC, US
B. Bard, ACL, US
10:00Encouraging Innovation: Raising Awareness of SBIR/STTR on University CampusesNational Harbor 5
Session chair: Esther Morales, NWBC 
L. Blum, Carnegie Mellon University, US
K. Mereand-Sinha, DC Department of Small and Local Business Development , US
M. West, U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship , US
10:40Agency Briefings: National Science Foundation (NSF)National Harbor 4
H. Ahn, NSF, US
11:00Agency Briefings: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)National Harbor 4
R. Pisarski, NASA, US
11:00When & How to go Global with Your High Tech StartupNational Harbor 5
Session chair: Michelle Schimpp, SBA, US
S. Chandler, CTA, US
A. Healey, USAID DIV, US
T. Mulligan, Hydronalix, US
11:20Agency Briefings: Department of Energy (DOE)National Harbor 4
M. Oliver, DOE, US
11:40Agency Briefings: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)National Harbor 4
A. Richards, EPA, US
8:30Biotech Innovation Spotlights: Baxter, DOD MedicalNational Harbor 12
Session chair: Conrad Clyburn, MedForeSight, US
8:30Innovation Spotlights: Baxter
Y. Lo, Baxter, US
8:45Innovation Spotlights: DOD Medical
C. Clyburn, MedForeSight, US
9:00Noise suppression scheme based on phase locked loop for non-contact vital sign detection
R. Meadors, Georgia Tech, US
9:07Continuous Polymer Coating of Drug Crystals, Particles and Nanoparticles
K. Sirkar, New Jersey Institute of Technology, US
9:14Novel Drugs Targeting Inflammatory Pathologies Based on a Core-Technology-Platform
D. Chevion, Silkim Ltd. / Concenter BioPharma, IL
9:21Novel HIV vaccine
F. Nelms, The Australian National University, AU
9:28Traumatic brain injury induced Alzheimer’s disease is thwarted by co-administration of nanowired neprilysin and cerebrolysin
H. Sharma, Uppsala University, SE
9:35Selenbact
M. Vaculovicova, Mendel University in Brno, CZ
9:42Baxter, DOD Medical: Q&A
10:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: Evonik, MichelmanNational Harbor 12
Session chair: Saeed Bagheri, University of Waterloo, CA
10:30Innovation Spotlights: Evonik
S. Gupta, Evonik, US
10:45Innovation Spotlights: Michelman
M. Clark, Michelman, US
11:00Isomax™
J. Berger, Nama Development LLC, US
11:09Negative Photochromic Material with Tunable Properties
L. Dobis, University of California, Santa Barbara Office of Technology & Industry Alliances, US
11:18High Strength Lignin Based Plastics
L. Micek, University of Minnesota – Office for Technology Commercialization, US
11:27Evonik, Michelman: Q&A
12:00Lunch Break (on own)
1:30IoT/Cyber/Grid Innovation Spotlights: DharmaGrowthNational Harbor 12
Session chair: Svetlana Dimovski, DharmaGrowth, US
1:30Innovation Spotlights: DharmaGrowth
S. Dimovski, DharmaGrowth, US
1:45The ART (automated relational technology) Studio
H.P. Zellweger, ArborWay Labs, US
1:52Human-friendly distribute energy resource coordination for the electricity industry
P. Hines, Packetized Energy, US
1:59Robust Droop Control for Parallel Operated Inverters
C. Smith, Texas Tech University, US
2:06A Scalable Personalized Thermal-Comfort Platform for Building Energy Conservation
D. Wang, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
2:13United Motion Ideas
X. Levesy, United Motion Ideas, FR
2:20Coding educational textbooks and materials using augmented reality(AR)
J.S. Kim, Sungkyunkwan University Research & Business Foundation, KR
2:27Electronic Power-Measurement Device with Intelligent Agent
M. Jang, KEPCO (Research Institute), KR
2:34DharmaGrowth: Q&A
12:45Agency Briefings: Department of CommerceNational Harbor 4
M. Clague, NIST, US
V. Garcia, NOAA, US
12:45SBIR: A Driver of Innovation, Jobs, and American CompetitivenessNational Harbor 5
Session chair: John Williams, SBA, US
R. Friesenhahn, TechLink, US
J. Glover, SBTC, US
S. Shivakumar, NAS, US
R. Shindell, SBIR Insider, US
1:00Agency Briefings: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)National Harbor 4
S. Dockum, USDA, US
C. Cleland, USDA, US
1:15Agency Briefings: Department of TransportationNational Harbor 4
M. Wong, DOT, US
1:30Agency Briefings: Department of EducationNational Harbor 4
E. Metz, Dept of Ed, US
1:45Agency Briefings: Department of Homeland Security (DHS)National Harbor 4
J. Pucci, DHS, US
D. Lang, DHS, US
2:05Access to Capital & Surviving the Proverbial “Valley of Death"National Harbor 5
Session chair: Joseph Shepard, SBA, US
B. Franklin, NVCA, US
3:30TechConnect Innovation Leaders Networking Reception - Poster Session IIPotomac Registration Hall
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