JUNE 17-19, 2024
WASHINGTON, DC    


Biotech & Medical

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Join industry partners and applied research leadership accelerating the development and deployment of new material solutions into products and society.


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2023 Sector Program - Biotech & Medical

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Sessions

7:00Registration
8:00TechConnect World Innovation Conference - Plenary Keynotes
9:00Tissue Engineering
9:00Army xTech Startup Summit (Private Meeting)
10:30Health Tech and Space Sprint - Sponsored by Brycetech
10:45TechConnect Innovation Pitches: Biotech, Pharma, Health
1:30Bio-based Nanomaterial
1:30Medical Device Technologies
1:30Biosensors & Medical Applications
1:30NSF Engineering Research Visioning Alliance (ERVA) - Partnering (Pre-Registration Required)
1:30Army xTech Startup Summit (Private Meeting)
3:00Legal Perspective: Strategic IP and Funding Considerations for Innovative Companies
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception, Corporate Scout Speed Dating, Army xTech Showcase, Poster Session I (4:00 - 6:00)
4:00TechConnect Business Team Meet & Greet
4:00TechConnect Corporate Scout Speed Dating
4:00Bio-based Materials - Posters
4:00Tissue Engineering - Posters
4:00Medical Devices - Posters
4:00Sensors & Lab-on-a-Chip - Posters

Tuesday June 20

8:30Joint TechConnect & SBIR/STTR Keynote Program
9:00Medical & WMD Countermeasures Summit - Keynote (CWMD/MCDC Members meeting)
10:30Industrial Decarbonization: Bioresources
10:30Bio-based & Bio-inspired Materials
10:30Army xTech Startup Summit (Private Meeting)
11:00Medical & WMD Countermeasures Summit - (CWMD/MCDC Members meeting)
1:30SPM in Biology & Medicine
1:30Innovations in Precision Health and Diagnostics for Health Wellness
1:30Micro & Bio Fluidics, Lab-on-a-Chip
1:00CBRN Defense Modernization Challenge - Protection (MCDC & CWMD Sponsored)
2:00CBRN Defense Modernization Challenge - Medical (MCDC & CWMD Sponsored)
3:00CBRN Defense Modernization Challenge - Medical (MCDC & CWMD Sponsored)
4:00CBRN Defense Modernization Challenge - Sensors (MCDC & CWMD Sponsored)
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception, SBIR/STTR Program Office Meetup, Army xTech Showcase, Poster Session II (4:00 - 6:00)
4:00TechConnect Business Team Meet & Greet
4:00EPA P3 National Student Design Competition Showcase
4:00SBIR/STTR Pavilion
4:00Precision Health - Posters
4:00Drug Delivery & Vaccines - Posters

Wednesday June 21

8:30Registration
9:00TechConnect Innovation Pitches: Biotech & Medical
10:30TechConnect Innovation Pitches: Medical Devices & Materials
7:30Medical & WMD Countermeasures Summit - (CWMD/MCDC Members meeting)
1:00Medical & WMD Countermeasures Summit - (CWMD/MCDC Members meeting)

Program

Monday June 19

7:00RegistrationConvention Center Pre-Function
8:00TechConnect World Innovation Conference - Plenary KeynotesMaryland A
Session chair: Matthew Laudon, TechConnect Division, ATI, US
8:00Welcome to TechConnect
M. Laudon, TechConnect ATI, US
8:05TechConnect Overview: Connecting Research, Accelerating Innovation
D. Yablon, J. Rocha, TechConnect ATI, US
8:15Army xTech - Innovation Acceleration
A. D'Agostino, Army xTech, US
8:30The Future of Biosensing: Detecting Emerging Properties that Signal Underlying Disease Susceptibilities
L. Sohn, University of California, Berkeley, US
9:00Tissue EngineeringChesapeake 12
Session chair: Thomas Webster, Interstellar Therapeutics, US
9:00A Novel, Biocidal and Permanent Surface Modification Technology to Protect Medical and Non-Medical Surfaces
H. Bouloussa, DeBogy Molecular, Inc., US
9:25Bacterial and human cell-synthesized metal nanomaterials: turning bacterial pathogens and human cells into clinical assets
D. Medina Cruz, SynCell Biotechnology, US
9:50Design of Biomimetic ECM-like Matrices for Guided Tissue Formation
H. Wang, Stevens Institute of Technology, US
10:15Break
10:25Converged Biofabrication Technologies for High-Content Tissue Model Engineering
Y. Shrike Zhang, Harvard Medical School, US
10:50Human Clinical Tissue Engineering Trials
T.J. Webster, Interstellar Therapeutics, US
11:10Gelatin Methacryloyl Granular Hydrogels: High-throughput Microgel Fabrication, Lyophilization, Chemical Assembly, and 3D Bioprinting
A. Sheikhi, The Pennsylvania State University, US
11:30Absolute Quantification of Genomic Targets for Cell Counting
M. Cauble, H-J He, J. Almeida, S. Sarkar, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
11:50Light Transmission Aggregometry Method to Measure Tumor Cell Cluster Dissociation
B. Schnoor, R.K. Kottana, A.L. Papa, George Washington University, US
9:00Army xTech Startup Summit (Private Meeting)Maryland 6
10:30Health Tech and Space Sprint - Sponsored by BrycetechMaryland 3
Session chair: Jonathan Jakischa & Katie Bornfleth, TechConnect Division, ATI, US
10:45Sprint Pitch: Neurxstem
Neurxstem, US
10:52Sprint Pitch: Ejenta
Ejenta, US
10:59Sprint Pitch: EverMind
EverMind, US
11:06Sprint Pitch: MelaTech
MelaTech, US
11:13Sprint Pitch: Nanoionix
Nanoionix, LLC, US
11:20Sprint Pitch: SiOxMed
SiOxMed, US
11:27Sprint Pitch: UC Berkeley
UC Berkeley, US
11:34Sprint Pitch: ViBo Health
ViBo Health, US
11:41Sprint Pitch: Massachusetts General Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital, US
Review Panelist
J. David, BryceTech, US
Review Panelist
C. Mullins, BryceTech, US
Review Panelist
A. Yuen, McKinsey & Company, US
Review Panelist
R. Pottathil, Zero Gravity Solutions, US
Review Panelist
T. Marshburn, Sierra Space, US
10:45TechConnect Innovation Pitches: Biotech, Pharma, HealthMaryland 1
Session chair: C. Clyburn, MedForeSight, US
10:45Trust-as-a-Service (TaaS) solution
R. Huber, Veridat, US
10:52Automating Rheumatoid Arthritis Assessment Via Deep Learning
J. Tan, National University of Singapore, SG
10:59Z-pods®
C. Hinkle, Zylo Therapeutics, Inc., US
11:06sam
A. Childress, 3 CulinaryMed Docs, US
11:13Human Brain Disease Models
R. Anand, Neurxstem Inc, US
11:20Carbon Monoxide Prodrug and Related Delivery Systems for Therapeutics
K. Franklin, Georgia State University, US
11:27NeuroRehab
V. Somareddy, Neuromersive Inc, US
Review Panelist
M. Stebbins, ATI - Medical & CBRN Defense Consortium (MCDC), Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Consortium (CWMD), CA
Review Panelist
A. Emondi, PionTier, LLC., US
Review Panelist
C. Clyburn, MedForeSight, US
Review Panelist
C. Clyburn, MedForeSight, US
1:30Bio-based NanomaterialChesapeake C
Session chair: Helen Zha, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, US
1:30Recent Development in Microfibrillated Cellulose and Mineral/Microfibrillated Cellulose Composite Materials
Y. Jin, D. Skuse, S. Ireland, FiberLean® Technologies Ltd., UK
1:55Sustainable composite development through use of different form and scale of cellulose fibers and their applications via additive manufacturing from a yacht roof mold to a 3D-printed house
H.L. Tekinalp, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
2:20Lignin - Potential Sources for Carbon Nagative Building Materials
Z. Cai, Q. Yan, Forest Products Laboratory, US
2:45Super Strong Wood Materials for A Sustainable Built Environment
J. Dai, InventWood, US
3:10Metal Cation Enabled Production of Hydrophobic and Water-resistant Lignocellulosic Packaging Materials and Tableware
X. Zhang, Mississippi State University, US
1:30Medical Device TechnologiesChesapeake 12
Session chair: Jeannine M. Coburn, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, US
1:30Immunoregulatory dendritic cells in tissue development after muscle trauma
K. Sadtler, National Institutes of Health, US
1:55A novel hemostatic matrix that provides multi-day hemostatic control of junctional, high-pressure, and non-compressible hemorrhagic injuries
A. Jorgensen, M. Loll, D. Hickerson, W. Rowe, W. Hickerson, SiOxMed, US
2:15Formulation and Optimization of Cosmetic Coating to Protect Skin from Thermal Injury
S. Taczak, Materic, US
2:35Supporting Translation of Novel Neurotechnology Medical Devices through the NIH Blueprint MedTech Initiative
Y. Kostov, N. Langhals, L. Angelone, S. Gutowski, J. Tilghman, M. Wolfson, National Institute on Drug Abuse, US
2:55Wearable Artificial Kidney
V. Gura, Wearable Artificial Organs Inc., US
3:15Hydro-Retractor
A.G. Loron, None, US
3:35Introducing MatriNova: A Paradigm Shift in Soft-Tissue Repair Using Nanofiber Technology
S. Soliman, Matregenix, US
1:30Biosensors & Medical ApplicationsChesapeake 11
Session chair: Sehoon Chang, Aramco Services Company, US
1:30Node-Pore Sensing: How a (Humble) Four-Terminal Measurement Can Measure the Mechanical Properties of Single Cells
L. Sohn, University of California, Berkeley, US
1:55A Diagnostic Device for Detecting Biomarkers of Organ Injury in Saliva
A.E. Saunders, R.K. Baldwin, S.J. Oldenburg, Fortis Life Sciences, US
2:15A Low-Cost Graphene Biosensing Platform for Multi-Analyte Point-of-Care Diagnostics
B. Fenech-Salerno, M. Holicky, C. Yao, F. Torrisi, Imperial College London, UK
2:35Nanosensor Coupling to Human and Plant Interfaces for Real Time Chemical Information Transfer
M. Strano, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
3:003D Nano-Printing Sensors for High-Fidelity Sensory Manikin Skin in Medical Simulation Training
X. Liu, T. Ko, J. Cai, A. Gnatt, L. Yeh, A. Hoffman, D. Summers, Nanobiofab, US
3:20Nanostructured Biomimetic ACE2 Memristive Electrochemical Sensors Speed up the Screening of a S1 SARS CoV-2 Inhibitor Candidate ABS02 Compared with the Performance of Remdesivir
E.T. Chen, J.T. Thornton, S-H. Duh, Advanced Biomimetic Sensors, Inc., US
1:30NSF Engineering Research Visioning Alliance (ERVA) - Partnering (Pre-Registration Required)Annapolis 1
Join ERVA and TechConnect for a Workshop and help us ideate engineering research priorities that advance U.S. R&D and solve society's most vexing problems.
1:30Army xTech Startup Summit (Private Meeting)Maryland 6
3:00Legal Perspective: Strategic IP and Funding Considerations for Innovative CompaniesMaryland 1
Innovation requires short-term and long-term vision, not to mention grit and stamina. It also requires strategic forethought to ensure your intellectual property is adequately protected throughout the journey from innovation to commercialization. Join attorneys from legendary Silicon Valley based law firm Fenwick & West as they shed light on IP strategy considerations - trademarks, copyrights, patents and trade secrets - you should have top of mind.  Then, dive into the similarities and differences between private funding and government funding, including parameters of SBIR Phase 1 and beyond.
D. Brownstone, Fenwick, US
P. Grilli, Fenwick, US
Z. Tejani, Fenwick, US
C. Schwartz, Palantir Technologies, US
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception, Corporate Scout Speed Dating, Army xTech Showcase, Poster Session I (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall AB
4:00TechConnect Business Team Meet & GreetExpo Hall AB
4:00TechConnect Corporate Scout Speed DatingExpo Hall AB
Arkema, US
BryceTech, US
Dundee Precious Metals, US
Henkel, DE
Linde, IE
Rio Tinto, US
TechLink, US
Resonac, US
Raytheon, US
Saint-Gobain, FR
Koch Modular Process, US
Dow, US
ATI - Innovation Funding Pipeline, US
ATI - Navy ManTech, US
ATI - Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Consortium, US
ATI - Medical & CBRN Defense Consortium, US
4:00Bio-based Materials - PostersExpo Hall AB
Universal Precursor for Efficient Sugar Synthesis
Z. Na, C.C. Keen, National University of Singapore, SG
Total value chain testing solutions for biodiesel and bioethanol production – from feedstock to final blend
C. Stephan, N. Lancaster, PerkinElmer Inc, CA
4:00Tissue Engineering - PostersExpo Hall AB
Developing Customizable Scaffolds with Antimicrobial Properties for Vascular Tissue Regeneration using Low Temperature Plasma (LTP)
K. Vig, Alabama State University, US
4:00Medical Devices - PostersExpo Hall AB
Evaluation of a Powered toothbrush new technology with saliva collection
B. Dasari, M. Strickland, Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, US
Novel Analytical Model for Medical Oxygen Production Equipment
H. Oyaisi, O. Abunumah, P. Ogunlude, E.B. Abunumah, A. Giwa, E. Gobina, R. Prabhu, Royal Cornhill Hospital, UK
Evaluation of the biocompatibility of SiOxD Wound Matrix
A. Jorgensen, M. Loll, D. Hickerson, W. Hickerson, SiOxMed, US
Analytical Methods for Implantable Medical Devices: Bioprosthetic Heart Valves and Hip Implants
C. Stephan, K. Neubauer, E. Pruszkowski, B. Yuan, K. Yadav, PerkinElmer Inc, CA
Handheld Point-of-Care Device for Rapid and Contactless Application of an Antibacterial Nanofiber Matrix for Wound Healing
S. Soliman, Matregenix, US
4:00Sensors & Lab-on-a-Chip - PostersExpo Hall AB
Quantum-based sensing of biomolecules using fluorescent nitrogen vacancy-center nanodiamonds
A. Rampersaud, I. Rampersaud, C. Fletcher, M. Slocum, L. Drummy, Columbus Nanoworks, US
A mechano-electrical and potentially biocompatible transduction platform for smart hydrogel-based sensors
B. Ahmed, C.F. Reiche, F. Solzbacher, J. Körner, Leibniz University Hannover, DE
A Novel Approach for Microplastic Detection Based on the Triboelectric Method in a Microfluidic Platform
M. Hoorfar, A. Motalebizadeh, S. Fardindoost, University of Victoria, CA
Viscometry of microliter biofluids
C. Kim, J. Shim, S. An, M. Lee, D. Weitz, W. Jhe, Seoul National University, KR
Fabrication and Performance Studies for Nanopillar Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosensors
R.L. Cromartie, Y. Zhao, K.D. Benkstein, K.L. Steffens, S. Semancik, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
OpiTracker for Universal Detection of Opioid
G. Zhang, J. Zhou, Zymeron Corporation, US
Developing a Plasmonic Sensor for Liquid-Phase Biomedical Applications
S. Sayin, Y. Zhou, K.D. Benkstein, K.L. Steffens, S. Xin, S. Semancik, M. Zaghloul, The George Washington University, US
Developing Biosensors for High Throughput Drug Screening against Muscular Dystrophy
R. Mahrat, R. Chaturvedi, Calico Biosciences, US
3D Micro-instrumentation for Organoid Intelligence (OI)
C. Acha, D. George, K. Murugesan, A. Pantula, D-M Alam El Din, D. Patel, L. Smirnova, D. Gracias, Johns Hopkins Univerisity, US
Remote, Non-Contact Monitor of Heart Rate, Respiratory Rate, Pulse Oximetry, Pain, Mood, Perfusion, and other parameters
A. Wallace, T. Heintz, A. Badathala, Atapir, US

Tuesday June 20

8:30Joint TechConnect & SBIR/STTR Keynote ProgramMaryland A
Session chair: Jennifer Rocha, TechConnect Division ATI
8:35Fast-tracking National R&D Opportunities
M. Stebbins, ATI, US
8:50Materials & Manufacturing Innovation Priorities
J. Sopcisak, Manufacturing Capability Expansion & Investment Prioritization (MCEIP), Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (OASD) for Industrial Base Policy (IBP), US
9:15SBIR/STTR Keynote Panel: Investment, Innovation, & Strategic Capital for Critical Technologies – SBIR/STTR, US
E. Page-Littleford, Office of Investment & Innovation, US
B. DeVries, Office of Investment & Innovation, US
J. Rathje, DoD, US
9:00Medical & WMD Countermeasures Summit - Keynote (CWMD/MCDC Members meeting)Maryland CD
10:30Industrial Decarbonization: BioresourcesChesapeake 3
Session chair: Tim Barckholtz, ExxonMobil, US & Carlos Quiroz-Arita, Sandia National Laboratories, US
10:30Welcome to the Post Pollution Future with LanzaTech
T. Dower, LanzaTech, US
10:55Renewable Methanol Conversion to Lower Emissions Fuels
A. Behkish, S.H. Brown, D.C. Dankworth, M.A. Deimund, M.T. Kapelewski, K.H. Kuechler, M.P. Lanci, L.R. Martens, J.M. McMullan, S. Li, B. O’Neill, A. Souvaliotis, K. Trivedi, S. Weigel, A. Wiersum, L. Zhang, ExxonMobil Technology and Engineering Company, US
11:20Decarbonization of Wastewater Treatment with Microalgae Processes.
J. Polle, S. Blackwell, C. Lesne, J. Coyne, B. Crowe, J. Benemann, T. Lundquist, MicroBio Engineering Inc., US
10:30Bio-based & Bio-inspired MaterialsChesapeake 11
Session chair: Helen Zha, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, US
10:30Biopolymers for materials, tissues and foods towards a sustainable future
D. Kaplan, Tufts University, US
10:55Bioengineering Protein Universe: Food, Feed, Materials
M. Demirel, The Pennsylvania State University, US
11:20Circular Biomaterials at Industrial Scales
S. Lomnes, Ecovative Design, US
11:45Sustainable Synthesis of Silk-Inspired Polymers
A. Connor, M. Koffas, R.H. Zha, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, US
10:30Army xTech Startup Summit (Private Meeting)Maryland 6
11:00Medical & WMD Countermeasures Summit - (CWMD/MCDC Members meeting)Maryland CD
1:30SPM in Biology & MedicineNational Harbor 4
Session chair: Christina Newcomb, Stanford University, US
1:30Multiplexed nanoscale viscoelastic mapping of melanoma cells as a biomarker of tumor progression and metastasis
A. Cartagena-Rivera, National Institutes of Health (NIH), US
1:55Malaria derived-EVs properties and function studied by Atomic force microscopy (AFM)
I. Rosenhek-Goldian, P.A. Karam, I. Azuri, E. Dekel, M.I. Morandi, S.R. Cohen, N. Regev-Rudzki, Weizmann Institute of Science, IL
2:15Evaluation of FluidFM for genome editing in single cells
S. Patange, S. Maragh, U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
2:40The Effect of Lipid Bilayer Dehydration on its Physical Properties
N. Kampf, Y. Dong, Y. Schilt, W. Cao, U. Raviv, J. Klein, Weizmann Institute of Science, IL
3:00Elucidating the pH-driven conformational shift of R-bodies, a force generator in bacteria, with in situ AFM
S. Zhang, University of Washington, US
1:30Innovations in Precision Health and Diagnostics for Health WellnessChesapeake 11
Session chair: Prakash Nallathamby, Notre Dame University, US
1:30NearWave Imager: The First Entirely Handheld Real-time Frequency-Domain Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Imaging System
R. Stillwell, Nearwave, US
1:55A Multimodal Approach To Prehabilitation, Rehabilitation and Mental Readiness with VR
V. Somareddy, Neuro Rehab VR, US
2:15Detection and treatment of endometriosis using a novel nanomedicine platform
Y. Park, A. Demessie, A. Luo, O.R. Taratula, A.S. Moses, P. Do, L. Campos, Y. Jahangiri, C.R. Wyatt, H.A. Albarqi, K. Farsad, O.D. Slayden, O. Taratula, Oregon State University, US
2:35Break
2:45Biomimetic, Antibiotic Free, Nanoparticles for Agent Agnostic Broad Spectrum Antimicrobial Action including ESKAPE Pathogens
J. Hopf, J. Olesk, C. Evans, J. Ross, D. Donahue, V. Ploplis, F. Castellino, S. Lee, P.D. Nallathamby, University of Notre Dame, US
3:05Stem Cell Precision Medicine Human Brain Disease Models
R. Anand, Neurxstem Inc, US
3:25Photo-Responsive Nanomedicine for Placenta Visualization and Photo-Hyperthermia for Potential Management of Ectopic Pregnancy
O. Taratula, A. Moses, L. Kadam, O. Taratula, L. Myatt, M.K. Baldwin, Oregon State University, US
3:45Small Molecule Drug to Treat Space Travel Induced Bone Reduction
J. Barnett, J. McCall, H. Blair, J. Soboloff, W. Geldenhuys, ExesaLibero Pharma, Inc, US
1:30Micro & Bio Fluidics, Lab-on-a-ChipChesapeake B
Session chair: Kwang W. Oh, University at Buffalo (SUNY), US
1:30Membrane displacement traps for deterministic droplet and cell manipulation
M. Yeh, J. Harriot, D.L. DeVoe, University of Maryland, US
1:55Sensitive POC (point-of-care) system to detect virus from the environmental and fecal samples using graphene oxide
J. Min, Chung-Ang University, KR
2:20Automated Acoustic Levitation Sample Delivery for Multiple Synchrotron and XFEL Beam Lines
P.T. Docker, D. Axford, V. Baker, F. Gueniat, A. Barnes, J. Drewitt, D. Crivelli, Diamond light Source, UK
2:40Soft, tissue-integrated microfluidics for self-powered, wireless biosensors and biofluid-activated batteries
A.J. Bandodkar, North Carolina State University, US
1:00CBRN Defense Modernization Challenge - Protection (MCDC & CWMD Sponsored)Maryland CD
Session chair: Katie Bornfleth & Nick Kacsandi, TechConnect Division, ATI, US
1:00Challenge Overview - MCDC & CWMD
M. Stebbins, ATI - CWMD & MCDC, US
1:10Advancing CBRN Protection with MOFs
P. Fuller, NuMat Technologies, US
1:17Electrospin/spray for production of high mitigant-loaded fabrics
R. Pawle, Akita Innovations, LLC, US
1:24Surface Ionization Noncontact Extended-Wear (SINEW) Mask
A. Mamishev, University of Washington, US
1:31A Negative Pressure Protective Barrier Enclosure: The STAT Enclosure
S. Venticinque, Olifant Medical, US
1:38Point of Use CBRN Filter
M. Knapke, Guild Associates Inc, US
1:45Self-Detoxifying Garment
R. Harding, Guild Associates Inc, US
Review Panelist
R.K. Batchelor, CWMD Program Manager JPEO, US
Review Panelist
L. Hess, MCDC Program Manager JPEO, US
Review Panelist
M. Stebbins, ATI - CWMD & MCDC, US
Review Panelist
J. Osborn, ATI - CWMD & MCDC, US
Review Panelist
J. David, Brycetech, US
Review Panelist
J.Yang, DMVBio, US
Review Panelist
C. Clyburn, Med4Site, US
2:00CBRN Defense Modernization Challenge - Medical (MCDC & CWMD Sponsored)Maryland CD
Session chair: Katie Bornfleth & Nick Kacsandi , TechConnect Division, ATI, US
2:00The Protein ProFiler™: A Microfluidic Solution to the Biomarker Complexity
J. Wiktorowicz, InnovaRegi, LLC, US
2:07Software to model immune biological responses across multiple biological scales
T. Helikar, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, US
2:14Next-generation protein sequencing for pathogen agnostic and massively parallel infectious disease diagnostics
J. Yang, Glyphic Bio, US
2:21An Orally Delivered Transuranic Element Nuclear Chelator Therapeutic
A. Sosica, Captura Biopharma, Inc, US
2:28Sensible PCR Platform
E. Templin, Sensible Diagnostics, Inc., US
2:35Rapid, low-cost, scalable biothreat response platform
B. Finrow, Lumen Bioscience, Inc., US
2:42Recognize- A first-in-class diagnostic platform
R. Khosravi-Far, InnoTech Precision Medicine, Inc, US
Review Panelist
R.K. Batchelor, CWMD Program Manager JPEO, US
Review Panelist
L. Hess, MCDC Program Manager JPEO, US
Review Panelist
M. Stebbins, ATI - CWMD & MCDC, US
Review Panelist
J. Osborn, ATI - CWMD & MCDC, US
Review Panelist
J. David, Brycetech, US
Review Panelist
J. Yang, DMVBio, US
Review Panelist
C. Clyburn, Med4Site, US
3:00CBRN Defense Modernization Challenge - Medical (MCDC & CWMD Sponsored)Maryland CD
Session chair: Katie Bornfleth & Nick Kacsandi, TechConnect Division, ATI, US
3:07Engineered protein for tissue protection
J. Way, General Biologics, Inc., US
3:14KWYN™ EFECTIVE
B. Bauchwitz, Charles River Analytics, US
3:21Vaccine Microarray Patch / VaxiPatch
A. Van Prooyen, Verndari, Inc., US
3:28Antibody Platform for Detection and Treatment of Bioterrorism Attacks
M. Martino, Northstar Emergency Management, LLC, US
3:35A New Drug for Traumatic Brain Injury
N. Simon, Azevan Pharmaceuticals, Inc, US
3:42ARN-75039: A small molecule broad-spectrum hemorrhagic arenavirus therapeutic
K. McCormack, Arisan Therapeutics, US
Review Panelist
R.K. Batchelor, CWMD Program Manager JPEO, US
Review Panelist
L. Hess, MCDC Program Manager JPEO, US
Review Panelist
M. Stebbins, ATI - CWMD & MCDC, US
Review Panelist
J. Osborn, ATI - CWMD & MCDC, US
Review Panelist
J. David, Brycetech, US
Review Panelist
J. Yang, DMVBio, US
Review Panelist
C. Clyburn, Med4Site, US
4:00CBRN Defense Modernization Challenge - Sensors (MCDC & CWMD Sponsored)Maryland CD
Session chair: Katie Bornfleth & Nick Kacsandi, TechConnect Division, ATI, US
4:00Sensor-integrated proteome on-chip (SPOC™): a multiplexed pan-pathogen detection platform
B. Takulapalli, INanoBio, Inc., US
4:07Universal Protocol Adapter (UPA)
C. Oneil, Domenix, US
4:14Machine Learning for Multi-modal CBRN Threat Classification and Localization
F. Kitchell, KEF Robotics Inc, US
4:21A Wearable Diamond Sensor of Ionizing Radiation
S. Kuzikov, Euclid Techlabs, LLC, US
4:28A Field Rugged and Mobile Aerosol Particulate Analytical Laboratory with Aerial Drone Sampling Capability
D. Dikken, Measurement Technology Laboratories, US
4:35MIDNIGHT: Monitoring and Inspecting Dirty Nukes Including Generating Heat Maps of Terrain
D. Stouch, Charles River Analytics, Inc., US
Review Panelist
R.K. Batchelor, CWMD Program Manager JPEO, US
Review Panelist
L. Hess, MCDC Program Manager JPEO, US
Review Panelist
M. Stebbins, ATI - CWMD & MCDC, US
Review Panelist
J. Osborn, ATI - CWMD & MCDC, US
Review Panelist
J. David, Brycetech, US
Review Panelist
J. Yang, DMVBio, US
Review Panelist
C. Clyburn, Med4Site, US
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception, SBIR/STTR Program Office Meetup, Army xTech Showcase, Poster Session II (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall AB
4:00TechConnect Business Team Meet & GreetExpo Hall AB
4:00EPA P3 National Student Design Competition ShowcaseExpo Hall AB
4:00SBIR/STTR PavilionExpo Hall AB
U.S. Department of Defense, US
U.S. Navy, US
U.S. Air Force, US
U.S. Army, US
HHS/NIH, US
U.S. Department of Energy, US
USSOCOM, US
DARPA, US
NSF, US
DHS, US
DHA, US
NASA, US
USDA, US
CDC, US
NOAA, US
MDA, US
EPA, US
US DOT, US
US Department of Education, US
US SBA, US
4:00Precision Health - PostersExpo Hall AB
Harnessing Emerging Technologies to Deliver Ecologically Valid Precision Therapeutics 
R. Kalunga, F. Elshobokshy, University of the District of Columbia, US
A Landscape of Infectious Disease In Vitro Diagnostic Devices: From 2000 to Present
E. Bradford, MRIGlobal, US
Translation of Cellular-Resolution OCT Images to H&E-Like Stained Images via Generative Adversarial Network
S.T. Tsai, C.H. Liu, S.L. Huang, National Taiwan University, TW
Development of Compact 2D Carbon Beam Scanners for Cancer Therapy
B. Mustapha, Argonne National Laboratory, US
RamanID: A next generation reagent-free point of care platform for rapid virus detection
R. Mahrat, R. Chaturvedi, D. Thomas, D. Gracias, I. Berman, RamanID, US
Therabron; a single biologic to treat multiple threats
A. Pilon, APCBio Innovations, Inc. & Trove Therapeutics, Inc., US
4:00Drug Delivery & Vaccines - PostersExpo Hall AB
Charge booster tags for controlled release of therapeutic proteins from injectable gels
I. Kwon, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), KR
Pivots caused by the pandemic for Surfactant Administration and Airway for Very low birth weight Infants
C. Bernstein, BB Medical Surgical, US
Short Carbon Nanotube Enabled Delivery of mRNA as an HIV-1 Vaccine Candidate
Y. Xu, T. Ferguson, O. Vest, K. Smith, M. Tsuji, X. Kong, C. Tison, Luna Labs USA, US
Bone marrow-targeted drug delivery technology
X. Li, J. Rong, D. Su, J.Z. Zhou, Zymeron Corporation, US

Wednesday June 21

8:30RegistrationConvention Center Pre-Function
9:00TechConnect Innovation Pitches: Biotech & MedicalMaryland 1
Session chair: E. Mooney, TechConnect Division, ATI, US
9:00A dissolving, sharps-free microneedle intradermal injection platform for site specific nonopioid pain relief
B. Lanier, Isosceles Pharmaceuticals, Inc., US
9:07Linear Displacement Adhesion Assay (LiDiAA)
L. Kudo, NeuroInDx, Inc., US
9:14Human Brain Model of Opioid Addiction and Novel Therapeutics
R. Anand, Neurxstem Inc, US
9:21A Software Tool for Microbubble Enhanced HIFU for Non-invasive Tumor Ablations
J. Ma, Dynaflow, Inc., US
9:28Eye-in-Ear device
S. Wevster, EndoTheia, Inc., US
9:35OpiTracker for Universal Detection of Opioid
J. Zhou, Zymeron Corporation, US
Review Panelist
E. Diehl, U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command, US
Review Panelist
J. Bindra, University of Ottawa , CA
Review Panelist
A. Emondi, PionTier, LLC., US
Review Panelist
C. Clyburn, MedForeSight, US
Review Panelist
J. David, BryceTech, US
10:30TechConnect Innovation Pitches: Medical Devices & MaterialsMaryland 1
Session chair: E. Mooney, TechConnect Division, ATI, US
10:30The Cog-Sobriety™ a Work Accident Reduction Tool: On-demand Cognitive Sobriety Test in 30 Seconds - Detect impairments regardless of underlying CAUSE
M. Zarreii, Axon Medical Technologies, US
10:37A safe, rapid, and effective way to cure gum disease
A. Lyons, SingletO2 Therapeutics LLC, US
10:44Next generation diagnostic and therapeutic bone fracture healing
J. Winder, Sonogen Medical, Inc., US
10:51Capillary-Embedded Rapid Adaptable Multiscale (CERAM) Bioprinting for Engineering Large Vascularized Tissues
G. Tan, Texas Tech University Office of Research Commercialization, US
10:58Enclosed Hollow Needle Blister-Packs for Drug Delivery
W. Jones, Texas Tech University Office of Research Commercialization, US
11:05Biomimicking Photocrosslinkable Nanocomposite Bone Grafts
X. Zhao, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
11:12A lean, affordable robotic technology that provides a unique functionality and option to current robotic furniture / assisted access products
W. Crolley, Novare Products LLC, HK
Review Panelist
E. Diehl, U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command, US
Review Panelist
C. Clyburn, MedForeSight, US
Review Panelist
C. Paul, Henkel, DE
Review Panelist
A. Emondi, PionTier, LLC., US
Review Panelist
J. David, BryceTech, US
7:30Medical & WMD Countermeasures Summit - (CWMD/MCDC Members meeting)Maryland CD
1:00Medical & WMD Countermeasures Summit - (CWMD/MCDC Members meeting)Maryland CD
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