TechConnect World 2020
Co-Located with Nanotech 2021Co-Located with Nanotech 2021 SBIR/STTRSBIR/STTR AI TechConnectAI TechConnect

See you in Austin in 2021!

Connecting Research.
Accelerating Innovation.

Tech Funding




1-on-1 Meetings

2021 Key Speakers (Preliminary Program)

YuanQiao RaoYuanQiao Rao
The Dow Chemical Company, US
Puneet TyagiPuneet Tyagi
AstraZeneca, US
Nanci HardwickNanci Hardwick
MELD Manufacturing Corporation, US

Loucas Tsakalakos Loucas Tsakalakos
GE Global Research, US
Yiliang WuYiliang Wu
TE Connectivity, US
Imre GyukImre Gyuk
U.S. Department of Energy
Mandakini KanungoMandakini Kanungo
Corning, Inc., US

Edsger Smits, Edsger Smits
Holst Centre, Netherlands
Lijie Grace ZhangLijie Grace Zhang
George Washington University, US

Aaron D. FranklinAaron D. Franklin
Duke University, US
Michael JakubinekMichael Jakubinek
National Research Council, Canada

Marjorie Kiechel Marjorie Kiechel
Ingredion Incorporated, US
Helen LentzakisHelen Lentzakis
Kruger Biomaterials Inc., US

Valerio de AngelisValerio de Angelis
Urban Electric Power, US
Lydia SohnLydia Sohn
UC Berkeley, US

World L-S NiehWorld L-S Nieh
U.S. Forest Service

Jim JohnstonJim Johnston
Victoria University of Wellington, NZ

Xindi YuXindi Yu
The Dow Chemical Company, US
Namiko YamamotoNamiko Yamamoto
Penn State University, US
Slade H Gardner Slade H Gardner
Big Metal Additive, Inc. US
Thomas J. Webster Thomas J. Webster
Northeastern University, US

Maksim ShivokhinMaksim Shivokhin
ExxonMobil, US

Thomas LiThomas Li
NXP Semiconductor, US

Matthew Kanan Matthew Kanan
Stanford University, US

"TechConnect World is an excellent opportunity to meet all key innovation players and stakeholders all in one place — at the premier innovation commercialization and networking event in the US."


"TechConnect is unique in specifically bringing together the creators of breakthrough technologies with corporations who can help commercialize, adopt, buy, re-sell and invest in those technologies"

Atrium Capital

"We come back to TechConnect World because they provide us the opportunity to meet top innovators across many technology areas all in one location."

Lockheed Martin

2020 Sponsors & Partners

2019 SBIR/STTR Agency Partners:

SBIR/STTR Agency Partners