JUNE 19-21, 2023
WASHINGTON, DC

 

 

Your gateway to top partners and funders from industry, investment and government

 

 


TechConnect Innovation Partner

TechConnect World Innovation 2023 is the largest dedicated technology and innovation commercialization program in the world. As an Innovation Partner, you gain access to our unmatched, vetted pipeline of corporate, federal and investment scouts seeking emerging technologies, research and innovations like yours! Contact our Partnership team today and let us build a package that will drive impact and meet your needs!

 
   

NETWORK

>500

investors and scouts

35+

strategic technical symposia

PITCH

>700

industry matches

1,500+

meetings w/ stakeholders

FUNDING

$4B+

sbir/sttr seed funding

$25B+

sourced industry funds

$50B+

federal innovation funding

 
Focus Sectors
  • Materials & Chemicals
  • Life Sciences
  • Deep Tech
  • Manufacturing
  • AI/ML
  • Data & Analytics
  • Manufacturing
  • Micro- & Nanotech
  • Electronics & Sensors
  • Resilience
  • Sustainability
  • Cleantech & Green Tech
  • Digital Transformation
  • Aerospace
  • Biotech & Pharma
  • Healthcare & Medical
  • Security & Cyber
  • Power & Energy
  • Automotive
  • Instrumentation
  • Mobility & Transportation
  • Agriculture
  • Consumer Goods
  • Personal & Home Care
  • Packaging
  • Space & Defense
 
How it Works:
  1. Sign up for your Innovation Partnership.
  2. Submit your innovations on-line for review

    • Early Submission Deadline: Friday, December 16, 2022
      • Notifications to accepted submissions: Friday, February 10, 2022
      • Deadline to confirm your participation (10% discount): Friday, February 24, 2022
    • Final Deadline: Friday, March 10, 2022
      • Notifications to accepted submissions: Monday, March 27, 2022
      • Deadline to confirm your participation: Friday, April 21, 2022

  3. Experience the TechConnect conference in June
    • Get early access to the conference networking app.
    • Have your technology featured in Opportunity Reports.
    • Pitch directly to industry stakeholders, investors and funders
    • Present your innovations during the expo or showcase.
    • Match and meet with industry scouts, investors, VCs and more
    • Match and meet with federal funders and contract managers
 
Innovation Partnerships are Perfect for:
  • University Research & Development
  • Technology Transfer & Commercialization Offices
  • Research Centers
  • Government Labs
  • Private Research Organizations
  • Portfolio Managers
  • New Business Development Leaders
  • Regional Economic Development Reps
  • Science & Technology Hubs
  • Incubators & Accelerators
 
Who You'll Meet
  • Technology Scouts (Industry & Government)
  • Federal R&D Consortia Funders
  • Agency SBIR Representatives (all offices)
  • SBIR/STTR Partners & Collaborators
  • Industry Innovation Managers
  • Industry R&D Leaders
  • Corporate Venture Capital Teams
  • Investors & Venture Capitalists
 
Customized Partnership Packages start at $5k

Accelerate your pathway to commercialization and build a more robust business development pipeline. 

Technical Content

  • Three (3) Full Conference Passes
    • Discounts on additional passes 
  • Up to five technologies featured in the Industry Matchmaking Program 
  • Technologies featured in TechConnect Opportunity Reports 
  • Eligible for 2023 TechConnect Innovation Awards 
  • Eligible for selection to pitch at 2023 TechConnect Innovation Spotlights 

Networking

  • Access to the conference mobile networking app 
  • Inclusion in the TechConnect Online Innovation Platform 
  • Access to the SBIR Pavilion 
  • Invitation to Innovation Partner networking reception 
  • Complimentary open innovation workshop with a TechConnect program manager 

Marketing & Promotion

  • Branding and logo recognition on all Innovation Partner event media 
  • Dedicated 10' x 10' booth space within the Expo Hall 
 
For more information on becoming a partner, please contact Kaara Brown at or 803-636-0231.
 
Sponsors & Partners
 
2022 SBIR/STTR AGENCY PARTNERS
SBIR/STTR Agency Partners