TechConnect World 2019

Delivering your innovations to top industry partners.




TechConnect Innovation Partner

Find your next Partner or Funder: Join as a TechConnect Innovation Partner, and we will help commercialize your innovations and build your business development pipeline. If you have three (3) or more innovations to promote, this program is for you. Please contact our partnership team for a custom package.







industry matches


agency one-on-ones



sbir/sttr seed funding


sourced industry funds


Focus Sectors

  • Advanced Materials
  • Biotech & Pharma
  • Cyber, AI & Big Data
  • Energy, Efficiency, Resilience
  • Electronics, Sensors, Coms
  • Manufacturing, Instrumentation
  • Medical Devices
  • Mobility & Transportation
  • Personal & Home Care
  • Space & Defense

How it Works:

  1. Confirm your Innovation Partnership.
  2. Submit your innovations on-line for review.
  3. Pitch to industry/investment scouts.
  4. Showcase your innovations during expo.
  5. Meet one-on-one with industry scouts.
  6. Meet one-on-one with federal funders.

Submit Innovation

Who Participates:

  • Tech Transfer & Commercialization Offices
  • Universities & Research Centers
  • Government & Private Research Labs
  • Regional Economic Tech Hubs
  • S&T Incubators & Accelerators

Customized Partnership Packages start at $5k

Promote your innovation portfolios to our community of corporate and investment partners.

Innovation Partnerships Include:

  • Full Conference registrations for all co-located programs
  • Access to Agency & Corporate 1v1 matchmaking program
  • Submit up to five innovations for corporate matchmaking
  • Prominent booth space within the Innovation Showcase
  • Innovation Award(s) for top ranked technologies
  • Brand / program exposure online and print media
  • Inclusion into TechConnect Online Innovation Platform
  • Inclusion into TechConnect Innovation Opportunity Report
For more information on becoming a partner, please contact Derek Mayer at 512.800.9796 or .
2019 Sponsors & Partners

SBIR/STTR Agency Partners:

SBIR/STTR Agency Partners