JUNE 13-15, 2022


Delivering your innovations to top industry partners.




TechConnect Innovation Partner

Find your next Partner or Funder: Join the world's largest multi-sector technology commercialization program offering a unique and vetted pipeline for corporate, federal and VC prospectors to discover emerging technologies. As a TechConnect Innovation Partner, we will help commercialize your innovations and build your business development pipeline. If you represent an innovation community or have three (3) or more technologies 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 - Submissions Closed

    • Early Submission Deadline:  Submissions Under Review
      • Submission Notifications (10% discount): Friday, February 11, 2022
      • Deadline to confirm: Friday, February 25, 2022
    • Final Deadline: Friday, March 11, 2022
      • Submission Notifications: Monday, March 28, 2022
      • Deadline to confirm: Friday, April 22, 2022

  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.
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 1on1 matchmaking program
  • Submit up to five (5) 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 Denise Lee at or +1 203.494.5412.
Sponsors & Partners
SBIR/STTR Agency Partners