JUNE 17-19, 2024
WASHINGTON, DC    

 

2024 TechConnect Innovation Business Program

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Sessions

Monday June 17

8:00TechConnect World Innovation Conference - Plenary Keynotes
10:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: AI, Data, Cyber, Software I
10:30US EPA People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Student Design Competition
10:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Medical Devices & Materials
10:30SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit: SBIR 101
11:00SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit: Agency Reverse Pitches
11:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights II: AI, Data, Cyber, Software
12:00TechConnect World, SBIR/STTR Pavilion, and EPA P3 Exhibit Hall Opens
12:00TechConnect Business Team Meet & Greet
12:00EPA P3 National Student Design Competition Showcase
1:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Electronics, Sensors, Communications
1:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Space, Defense, Mobility
1:30Counter WMD Innovation Challenge - Sponsored by CWMD
1:30SBIR: Inside the Head of an Evaluator
1:30SBIR: Navigating Agency Differences
2:45Federal Lab Technology Transfer (FLC 101)
2:45TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Electronics, Sensors, Communications
2:45Counter WMD Innovation Challenge - Sponsored by CWMD
2:45SBIR: Finding Help and Support
2:45SBIR: Get to Know NSF SBIR
3:30SBIR: Spotlight NIH SBIR
3:30SBIR: Executing My Award
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception, Poster Session I (4:00 - 6:00)
4:00TechConnect Business Team Meet & Greet
4:00EPA P3 National Student Design Competition Showcase
4:00SBIR/STTR Pavilion

Tuesday June 18

7:00Registration
8:00TechConnect Keynote Program
8:00EPA P3 Meeting (by invitation only)
9:15TechConnect Corporate and Innovation Spotlights: Koch Modular and Materials, Chemical
9:15TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Energy & Efficiency
9:15SBIR: Spotlight on DOE
9:15SBIR: DoD Success Stories
10:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Materials, Chemical
10:30TechConnect DOD & Innovation Spotlights: USINDOPACOM and Energy & Efficiency
10:30SBIR: NSF Project Pitch Process
10:30SBIR: DoD Evaluator and TPOC Panel
10:30SBIR: Commercialization
10:30SBIR: Phase III
11:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Energy, Efficiency, Environmental
11:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Biotech, Pharma, Health
12:00TechConnect World, SBIR/STTR Pavilion, and EPA P3 Exhibit Hall Opens
12:00TechConnect Business Team Meet & Greet
12:00EPA P3 National Student Design Competition Showcase
1:00SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit
1:00SBIR: Working with Defense Primes
1:30MOSA Innovation Challenge
1:30Medical Threat Reduction Challenge - Sponsored by MCDC
1:30Accelerating Innovation: Policy Engagements & TechConnect Innovation Pitches
1:30Defense Business Accelerator (DBX) - Innovation Collider
1:30SBA ESO Meeting (Private)
2:00SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit
2:00SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit
2:30MOSA Innovation Challenge
1:30Medical Threat Reduction Challenge - Sponsored by MCDC
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception, Poster Session 2 (4:00 - 6:00)
4:00TechConnect Business Team Meet & Greet
4:00EPA P3 National Student Design Competition Showcase
4:00SBIR/STTR Pavilion

Wednesday June 19

8:30SBIR/STTR Innovator Training Workshop (Additional Registration Required)
8:30DOD Cybersecurity Compliance for Contractors (Additional Registration Required)
9:00TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: AI, Data, Cyber, Defense
10:15TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Biotech, Pharma, Health
10:15TechConnect Innovation Spotlights

Program

Monday June 17

8:00TechConnect World Innovation Conference - Plenary KeynotesMaryland C
Session chair: Jennifer Rocha, Dalia Yablon, Matthew Laudon, TechConnect 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
8:15MXenes – 2D Building Blocks for the Future Technology
Y. Gogotsi, Drexel University, US
8:40Scalable Production of Hierarchical Carbon-Based Aerogel Materials for Filtration Applications
C. Arnold, Princeton University, US
9:15TBA
D. Syed, U.S. Small Business Administration, US
10:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: AI, Data, Cyber, Software IMaryland 3
Session chair: Jennifer Rocha, TechConnect ATI, US
BILT 3D Immersive Interactive Instructions
A. Qureshi, BILT Incorporated, US
Low-cost Atmospheric Water Harvesting Materials for Water Supply System
T. Li, University of Maryland, College Park, US
edgeCore - Data Twin Solution Driving Actionable Enterprise Decision Making and AI/ML Adoption
J. Jarman, Edge Technologies, US
Direct Conversion Process™, UHT Silicon Carbon Fiber (Fi-Bar™) Materials
K. Koller, Advanced Ceramic Fibers, LLC, US
The Walacor Platform
L. George, Walacor, US
A Method of Mechanochemically-Assisted Extraction of Lithium from α-Spodumene and Other Hard-rock Minerals
C. Forney, Ames National Laboratory/Iowa State University Research Foundation, US
Generative AI Requirements Development
S. O'Neill, Iris Technology Corp, US
Review Panelist
J. Caley, U.S. Navy, US
Review Panelist
J. Fanelli, Navy CIO, US
Review Panelist
E. Armstrong, U.S. Navy, US
Review Panelist
M. Schweitzer, Falconwood Inc./US Navy, US
Review Panelist
M. Mazzocco, Alytic/U.S. Navy, US
Review Panelist
P. Staszak, Boeing, US
Review Panelist
R. Hatcher, Phoenix Semiconductor Corporation, US
Review Panelist
D. Rios, USCENTCOM, US
10:30US EPA People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Student Design CompetitionMaryland 5
10:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Medical Devices & MaterialsMaryland 4
Session chair: Nick Kacsandi, TechConnect ATI, US
Rapid Pathology Intra-procedural Diagnosis (RPIDx)
R. Wellner, Caelum Diagnostic Solutions, Inc., US
Next generation antimicrobial materials for healthcare
E. Tate, Inhibit Coatings Ltd, US
Nanoparticles for the inhibition of respiratory viruses
O. Mendoza, Nanobio and tronics SA de CV, US
GERM NINJA - 3 Seconds ends Hospital Acquired Infections
T. Chi, Polarity Medical Technology Inc, US
Transforming Battlefield Trauma Care with the SiOxMed Universal Combat Matrix
A. Jorgensen, SiOxMed, US
A Blue Chemical Portfolio from the Coral Microbiome
J. Tittl, Cordelia Biosciences, US
Precision without Radiation: Advanced Needle Guidance Technology for Percutaneous Needle Interventions
P. Vemavarapu, XRMedix, US
Review Panelist
C. Clyburn, MedForeSight LLC, US
Review Panelist
J. David, BryceTech , US
Review Panelist
C. Stebbins, ATI, US
Review Panelist
N. Ahmed, DiamondEdge/MitsubishiChemical, US
Review Panelist
TBA, NobleReach, US
10:30SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit: SBIR 101Maryland A
E. Page-Littleford, SBA, US
11:00SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit: Agency Reverse PitchesMaryland A
EPA
A. Richards, EPA, US
ED
E. Metz, ED, US
NIST
J. Colucci, NIST, US
DOT
D. Shaffer, DOT, US
USDA
T. Neville, USDA, US
DHS
C. Benesh, DHS, US
NASA
K. Woodman, NASA, US
DOE
E. Chant, DOE, US
HHS
S. Fertig, HHS, US
NSF
L. Portnoy, NSF, US
DoD
G. Sims, DoD, US
11:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights II: AI, Data, Cyber, SoftwareMaryland 3
Session chair: Jennifer Rocha, TechConnect ATI, US
OPERA - Operational Process Efficiency and Resource Analytics
J. Beyle, SC Tech, US
SkyPro - Data Augmentation for Rapid Automatic Target Recognition
N. Kriplani, Vadum Inc., US
AI Powered Cybersecurity Training Gamified
T. Waite, The Research Foundation for SUNY, US
CENTRAL SPIRAL
A. Serna, C SPIRAL LLC, US
Review Panelist
J. Fanelli, Navy CIO, US
Review Panelist
M. Schweitzer, Falconwood Inc./US Navy, US
Review Panelist
P. Staszak, Boeing, US
Review Panelist
D. Rios, USCENTCOM, US
Review Panelist
R. Hatcher, Phoenix Semiconductor Corporation, US
12:00TechConnect World, SBIR/STTR Pavilion, and EPA P3 Exhibit Hall OpensExpo Hall BC
12:00TechConnect Business Team Meet & GreetExpo Hall BC
12:00EPA P3 National Student Design Competition ShowcaseExpo Hall BC
1:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Electronics, Sensors, CommunicationsMaryland 4
Session chair: Bart Romanowicz, TechConnect ATI, US
Bidirectional Power Converter
A. Vaughn, Aegis Power Systems, US
Epsilon's NanoLens: The Future of Flat Lens Technology
A. Arias, Axelys, US
Nano-probe Thermoreflectance Microscope (NTM)
J. Gaskins, Laser Thermal, US
Reprogrammable Nucleic Acid-Based Biomarker Measurements
A. Balijepalli, NIST, US
Medium-doped Amorphous Glass (MAG) digital memory devices for next-generation edge AI and automotive applications
D. Loke, Singapore University of Technology and Design, SG
Subsea Communications Network to Enable Collaborative Swarms of AUVs
E. Larson, Tampa Deep Sea Xplorers, Inc., US
Review Panelist
J. Epstein, Lockheed Martin, US
Review Panelist
B. Romanowicz, TechConnect ATI, US
Review Panelist
D. Rios, USCENTCOM, US
Review Panelist
P. Staszak, Boeing, US
1:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Space, Defense, MobilityMaryland 5
Session chair: Emma Mooney, TechConnect ATI, US
Isidore - A Low Cost, High Throughput, Quantum Resistant Space Encryptor
E. Adolphe, Forward Edge-AI, Inc., US
Flexible Mesh Reflector Antenna Technology for GEO Space Applications
S. Koller, Mithril Technologies, Inc., US
Hyperspectral Orbital Remote Imaging Spectrometer (HORIS)
S. Garimella, MyRadar, US
Analyz™ - Pioneering a Software Platform for Advanced Security Analysis and Threat Mitigation of Hardware Designs
R. Dutta, Silicon Assurance, US
SWARM - personal assistant and Bodyguard drones
T. Chi, Swarm-Drones LLC, US
Supply Chain Transparenacy as a Service
A. McDougall, The Provenance Chain Network, US
Review Panelist
B. Fitzpatrick, QinetiQ, US
Review Panelist
C. Owens, Lockheed Martin, US
Review Panelist
Y. Gamble, SanPete Financial Group, US
1:30Counter WMD Innovation Challenge - Sponsored by CWMDMaryland 3
Session chair: Laura Murphree, TechConnect ATI, US
Review Panelist
TBA, Northrop Grumman, US
Welcome from Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Consortium
M. Stebbins, ATI - CWMD, US
J. Sarik, Nanohmics, US
V. Putkaradze, SenseVOC LLC, US
J. Grey, Sandia National Laboratories, US
E. Hoffmann, Venti LLC, US
L. Hergenroeder, Alakai Defense Systems, US
K. Olsen, D-Tect Systems, a division of Ludlum Measurements, US
M. Derzon, Gold Standard Radiation Detection, Inc., US
E. Biesieda, SteriO3 LLC, US
S.S. Lee, A2US, Inc., US
L. Dubois, Nanoionix LLC, US
B. Hall, Luna Labs USA LLC, US
A. Adema, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus School of Medicine, US
TBA, M2DCON, US
K. Rambhatla, Metakosmos, US
P. Mangos, J. Ferraro, Adaptive Immersion Technologies, US
Review Panelist
R. Spencer, ANSER, US
Review Panelist
J. Lesho, Defense Architecture Systems, Inc., US
Review Panelist
J. Collins, InterFuze, US
Review Panelist
D. Grogan, JRAD, US
1:30SBIR: Inside the Head of an EvaluatorMaryland 1-2
Learn key insights on the criteria used to evaluate SBIR/STTR proposals.
Moderator
E. Hawkes, SBA, US
A. Richards, EPA, US
D. Parks, NOAA, US
M. Coffman, USDA, US
E. Chant, DOE, US
1:30SBIR: Navigating Agency DifferencesMaryland A
An inside look into the world of SBIR/STTR. You should leave with an understanding of how to figure out which agency is right for you and concrete next steps.
Moderator
N. Kamei, SBA, US
S. Fertig, HHS, US
D. Lang, DHS, US
G. Sims, DoD, US
J. Gray, NIST, US
2:45Federal Lab Technology Transfer (FLC 101)Maryland 5
Session chair: Federal Lab Consortium (FLC)
P. Zielinski, FLC, US
M. Salgaller, National Institutes of Health, Technology Transfer Office, US
2:45TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Electronics, Sensors, CommunicationsMaryland 4
Session chair: Bart Romanowicz, TechConnect ATI, US
Air Quality Monitoring Solutions
C. Luft, TELLUS, US
Harbinger™ Powered Sensor Array
D. Abramovitz, Tempest Droneworx, Inc., US
Compliance Testing of Systems Against SOSA Specification
M. Kokar, VIStology, Inc., US
Laser manufacturing of graphene-nanoparticle composite
P. Kang, George Mason University, US
Low SWaP Neuromorphic Vision for Drones and Embedded Applications
G. Barrows, Centeye, Inc., US
Innovative Power Semiconductor & Power Packaging Solution
A. Winter, The Research Foundation for SUNY, US
Long-Wave Infrared Phase Modulator and Device for Producing Polarization Ellipticity Standards
W. Jones, Texas Tech University Office of Research Commercialization, US
Review Panelist
B. Romanowicz, TechConnect ATI, US
Review Panelist
D. Rios, USCENTCOM, US
Review Panelist
P. Staszak, Boeing, US
Review Panelist
J. Kirby (invited), LGE, KR
Review Panelist
J. Blumenau, AAR Corporation, US
Review Panelist
TBA, Northrop Grumman, US
2:45Counter WMD Innovation Challenge - Sponsored by CWMDMaryland 3
2:45SBIR: Finding Help and SupportMaryland 1-2
This panel will highlight the types of support available for applicants on their SBIR journey
K. Covey, FAST, US
C. Guttierez, USPTO, US
R. Shuman, I-Corps (NSF), US
R. Uba, MBDA, US
2:45SBIR: Get to Know NSF SBIRMaryland A
This is your chance to get to know the NSF SBIR Program more fully. Hear from four NSF SBIR Program Directors about what they look for in an applicant/application.
Moderator
N. Kamei, SBA, US
B. Schrag, NSF, US
P. Atherton, NSF, US
H. Ahn, NSF, US
L. Portnoy, NSF, US
3:30SBIR: Spotlight NIH SBIRMaryland 1-2
Take a deeper dive into the many facets of the NIH SBIR/STTR Program. You will gain an understanding of "What is an NIH IC?", "What are Specific Aims?", "What is a good impact score?", and so much more.
Moderator
S. Fertig, HHS, US
E. Billingslea, NIGMS, US
M. Rajagopal, NIH, US
K. Ashmont, NIH, US
3:30SBIR: Executing My AwardMaryland A
Leave with an understanding of what needs to be done during Phase I to comply with grants/contracts and to put your organization in the best position for Phase II.
Moderator
E. Garland, Eva Garland Consulting, US
E. Blatt, Scale Firm, US
B. LaCroix, Jameson & Company, US
E. Poppe, Cherry Bekaert, US
B. Smith, US Navy, US
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception, Poster Session I (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall BC
4:00TechConnect Business Team Meet & GreetExpo Hall BC
4:00EPA P3 National Student Design Competition ShowcaseExpo Hall BC
4:00SBIR/STTR PavilionExpo Hall BC
EPA
ED
NIST
NOAA
DOT
USDA
DHS
NASA
DOE
HHS
NSF
DoD
Army
DMEA
DARPA
DHA
Navy
AFWERX
MBDA
SBA
CDC
NAVSEA
USPTO
MDA
CHIPS for America
I-Corps
SBIR
SBA ONO

Tuesday June 18

7:00RegistrationConvention Center Pre-Function
8:00TechConnect Keynote ProgramMaryland C
Session chair: Jennifer Rocha, TechConnect ATI, US
8:00SBA Growth Accelerator Competition
B. Sickler, Office of Investment & Innovation, U.S. Small Business Administration, US
8:10Advanced Manufacturing in Space - Catalyst Community Launch
M. Laudon, TechConnect ATI, US
8:15Commercial Space Office (COMSO) and the recently signed DoD and USSF Commercial Space Strategies
J. Leader, U.S. Space Force, US
8:35In-Space Manufacturing as a Profitable and Investable Business
R. Roettgen, E2MC Ventures, CH
8:00EPA P3 Meeting (by invitation only)Annapolis 3-4
9:15TechConnect Corporate and Innovation Spotlights: Koch Modular and Materials, ChemicalMaryland 3
Session chair: Nick Kacsandi, TechConnect ATI, US
Koch Modular Corporate Spotlight
M. Villegas  , Koch Modular, US
Critical Rare Earth Free Cerium Gap Magnets
A. Palasyuk, Ames National Laboratory, US
Bambax- Unique high barrier paper technology with high moisture resistance
C. Bartley, Bambax Limited, US
A Novel Advanced Manufacturing Pathway for Direct Incorporation of Metal-Organic Frameworks in Polymeric Sponges
R. Ozdemir, framergy, Inc., US
Nano-additive based sizing solution for recycled carbon fiber
M. Ghazizadeh, MITO, US
Review Panelist
J. Epstein, Lockheed Martin, US
Review Panelist
M. Villegas  , Koch Modular, US
Review Panelist
C. Paul, Henkel, DE
Review Panelist
M. Schubert, Sherwin-Williams, US
9:15TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Energy & EfficiencyMaryland 4
Session chair: Michael Mazzocco, Alytic/US Navy, US
Membrane Dehumidification for Building Energy Use Reduction
E. Allen, Evercloak Inc., US
PFAS Removal During Renewable Fuels Generation
A. Thomas, River Otter Renewables, Inc, US
Self-Coiling Trim-to-Fit Window Shade
W. Felt, VPI Technology, US
The Future of insulation
M. Bertino, ThermaGEL Innovations, Inc., US
Remote Anchoring Micro Piler (RAMP)
H. Kugeler, Makai Ocean Engineering, Inc., US
Review Panelist
M. Villegas  , Koch Modular, US
Review Panelist
C. Paul, Henkel, DE
9:15SBIR: Spotlight on DOEMaryland 1-2
Hear directly from DOE Program Managers about formulating SBIR/STTR topics and selecting meritorious applications for award. Topics: Responsive grant applications, engaging with the DOE at various times and more.
Moderator
E. Chant, DOE, US
M. Shinn, NP, US
E. Burrows, DOE, US
D. McCoskey, DOE, US
9:15SBIR: DoD Success StoriesMaryland A
The $2 billion DoD SBIR Program encompasses 14 components. Hear directly from agency Directors about their organizations and learn how SBIR/STTR is part of your daily life (and you don’t even know it).
Moderator
G. Sims, DoD, US
T. Temple, Army, US
D. Carroll, AFWERX, US
J. Thabet, DARPA, US
B. Shipley, US Navy, US
10:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Materials, ChemicalMaryland 3
Session chair: Neil Cameron, Emerald Technology Ventures, CA
Active machine learning for accelerated materials design
F. Goumans, Software for Chemistry & Materials, US
Additives for repurposing mixed plastic waste
C. Hall, University of Minnesota, US
Biomass microbeads for personal care consumer products
C. Hall, University of Minnesota, US
​PFAS-Free Coatings Using GHGs-Free Process for Making Protective Garments Adapted for Climate Change
Z. Abdali, PlasmaGear, US
Unlocking the full value of recycled plastics by removing color and adhesive impurities
M. Yutthasaksunthorn, BMP Chemicals Co., Ltd, US
Review Panelist
N. Ahmed, DiamondEdge/MitsubishiChemical, US
Review Panelist
C. Paul, Henkel, DE
Review Panelist
N. Cameron, Emerald Technology Ventures, CA
Review Panelist
M. Schubert, Sherwin-Williams, US
Review Panelist
N. Ahmed, DiamondEdge/MitsubishiChemical, US
10:30TechConnect DOD & Innovation Spotlights: USINDOPACOM and Energy & EfficiencyMaryland 4
Session chair: Ross Roley, USINDOPACOM, US
Energy and Cyber Innovations for Defense
R. Roley, USINDOPACOM, US
Heavy Duty Fuel Cell MEAs
N. Macauley, Giner, Inc., US
High Energy Denisity Li-Ion Batteries Based on High-Capacity Layered Graphene Anode
T. Paronyan, HeXalayer, LLC, US
3d printed Lithium Ion battery electrodes
P. Scott, Power 3D, US
High Performance Bio-capacitor as a Miniature Supercapacitor
H. Rathnayake, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, US
Review Panelist
J. Caley, U.S. Navy, US
Review Panelist
E. Armstrong, U.S. Navy, US
Review Panelist
M. Mazzocco, Alytic/U.S. Navy, US
Review Panelist
R. Roley, USINDOPACOM, US
10:30SBIR: NSF Project Pitch ProcessMaryland 1-2
The Project Pitch Process is unique to the NSF SBIR Program. Learn the elements of a successful project pitch.
B. Schrag, NSF, US
10:30SBIR: DoD Evaluator and TPOC PanelMaryland A
Hear directly from the people writing SBIR/STTR topics and evaluating the proposals. Topics: keys to a successful proposal, what you should know about TRLs and MRLs, and so much more.
Moderator
C. Gibney, DHA, US
D. Cassenti, Army, US
A. Franke, AFWERX, US
L. Branthoover, Navy, US
A. Roots (Invited), CBD, US
10:30SBIR: CommercializationMaryland 1-2
Learn about programs that can support your transition to development and production. Learn what you can do to better position yourself for assistance.
J. Servo, Dawnbreaker, US
D. Bohanan, DoD, US
C. Rabke, DOE, US
C. Sasiela, NIH, US
R. Simpson, TechOps, US
10:30SBIR: Phase IIIMaryland A
Learn the keys to a successful SBIR/STTR journey and Phase III success.
Moderator
M. Williams, DoD, US
V. Pande, AFWERX, US
B. Shipley, Navy, US
C. Wright, MDA, US
J. Kessler, NASA, US
11:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Energy, Efficiency, EnvironmentalMaryland 4
Session chair: Neil Cameron, Emerald Technology Ventures, CA
PFAS (Forever Chemical) Destruction Units
N. Sharp, Aquagga, Inc., US
Device for simultaneous converting of carbon dioxide and methane into a storable fuel and removing of nitrous oxide
A. Arias, Axelys, US
Substantially increasing heat energy recovery and electricity generation from natural, sustainable 24/7 geothermal hot water
J. Johnston, CaSil Technologies Ltd, NZ
A sensor and software solution for structural fagility monitoring
P. Jaiswal, INTACT, US
Review Panelist
R. Roley, USINDOPACOM, US
Review Panelist
N. Cameron, Emerald Technology Ventures, CA
Review Panelist
M. Mazzocco, Alytic/U.S. Navy, US
Review Panelist
J. Caley, U.S. Navy, US
Review Panelist
E. Armstrong, U.S. Navy, US
11:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Biotech, Pharma, HealthMaryland 3
Session chair: Lynn Foster, Z-Field Technologies, US
A Platform for Health Care Data Integration Using Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence
I. Woerner, emTRUTH, US
Supramolecules as In vivo Sequestrants to Induce Drug Reversal
E. Broyles, Reversal Therapeutics, Inc., US
Smartwatch and care coordination solution to help seniors age in place
J. Narasimhan, WatchRx, Inc., US
IgA Monoclonal Antibodies as a Prophylactic and Therapeutic Treatment for Dengue Virus Infection
A. Scheinman, The Research Foundation for SUNY, US
Better Bleeding Control Device
W. Jones, Texas Tech University Office of Research Commercialization, US
Review Panelist
C. Clyburn, MedForeSight LLC, US
Review Panelist
J. David, BryceTech , US
Review Panelist
L. Foster, Fostertech, US
Review Panelist
C. Stebbins, ATI, US
12:00TechConnect World, SBIR/STTR Pavilion, and EPA P3 Exhibit Hall OpensExpo Hall BC
12:00TechConnect Business Team Meet & GreetExpo Hall BC
12:00EPA P3 National Student Design Competition ShowcaseExpo Hall BC
1:00SBIR/STTR Innovation SummitMaryland 1-2
1:00SBIR: Working with Defense PrimesMaryland A
Gain insight into the role major primes play in acquisition programs and how R&D from other businesses transitions into those programs.
Moderator
M. Williams, DoD, US
A. Carroll, Raytheon Technologies, US
P. Staszak, Boeing, US
T. Reid, Northrop Grumman, US
C. Owens, Lockheed Martin, US
1:30MOSA Innovation ChallengeBaltimore 3
Session chair: Emma Mooney, TechConnect ATI, US
1:30Medical Threat Reduction Challenge - Sponsored by MCDCMaryland 3
Session chair: Katie Bornfleth, TechConnet ATI, US
Welcome from Medical CBRN Defense Consortium
M. Stebbins, ATI - MCDC, US
J. Devadhasan, Center for Applied NanoBiosceicne and Medicine (ANBM) at The University of Arizona, US
D. Duffy, Quanterix Corporation, US
H-J. Suk, DxLab, Inc, US
R. Hughen, Linshom Medical, US
J. Chapman, SimWerx, US
C. Nank, E. Johnson, ReliOx Corporation, US
J. Harford, SynerGene Therapeutics, Inc., US
D. Graifman, Thylacine Biotherapeutics Inc, US
D. Jackson, Ceria Therapeutics, US
J. Singh, SingleTimeMicroneedles, US
B. Takulapalli, SPOC Proteomics, US
M. Gaitan, M. Haggerty, PrecNA LLC, US
L. Valenti, Vaxess Technologies, US
T. Yeruva, University of Maryland, US
Review Panelist
K. DeMarco, Strategic Analysis, Inc., US
Review Panelist
L. Palestrini, ATI, US
Review Panelist
A. Brown, US Department of Health & Human Services, US
1:30Accelerating Innovation: Policy Engagements & TechConnect Innovation PitchesMaryland 4
Session chair: Jonathan Jakischa, TechConnect/ATI, US
What is the US Congress and How Does it Help Me as an Innovator?
B. Greer, Empire Consulting Group, US
All-in-one Remote Wound Biofilm Management System
A. Garg, Virginia Tech, US
Biomineral Soil Management and Agricultural Research Technologies (B-SMART) for Climate Resilience
N. Adam, Biomineral Systems LLC, US
RF over Fiber System in a package
V. Gjokaj, NuPhotonics LLC, US
Machine learning enabled microchips for Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging
I. Mostafanezhad, Nalu Scientific, LLC, US
OcuHeal™-UV400+: The First Ophthalmic UV-Sunblock Eyedrop Product
S. Barman, Symphony Therapeutics, LLC, US
Review Panelist
J. Bindra, University of Ottawa, CA
Review Panelist
M. Ryan, ATI, US
Review Panelist
S. Bagheri, University of Waterloo, CA
Review Panelist
C. Clyburn, MedForeSight LLC, US
1:30Defense Business Accelerator (DBX) - Innovation ColliderChesapeake 3
DBX Welcome & Introductions
L. Murphree, TechConnect, ATI, US
Defense Business Accelerator - Overview
C. Zember, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Base Policy, DOD, US
DBX Awardee
Mosaic Microsystems, US
DBX Awardee
SiliconCore Technologies, US
DBX Awardee
Momentum Optics, US
DBX Awardee
Gigantor Technologies, US
DBX Awardee
Soctera, US
DBX Awardee
Freedom Photonics, US
DBX Mentor
Y. Gamble, San Pete Financial Group, US
DBX Mentor
J. David, BryceTech, US
DBX Mentor
R. Julien, BOKA Group Holdings, US
DBX Mentor
K. Hill Richie, TEDCO - State of Maryland's Venture Capital Firm, US
DBX Mentor
B. Kortokrax, E2MC Ventures, US
DBX Mentor
J. Richmond, Lockheed Martin Ventures, US
DBX Mentor
J. Wong, Redd's Capital, IEEE Entrepreneurship, US
1:30SBA ESO Meeting (Private)Maryland 5
2:00SBIR/STTR Innovation SummitMaryland 1-2
2:00SBIR/STTR Innovation SummitMaryland A
2:30MOSA Innovation ChallengeBaltimore 3
Session chair: Emma Mooney, TechConnect ATI, US
1:30Medical Threat Reduction Challenge - Sponsored by MCDCMaryland 3
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception, Poster Session 2 (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall BC
4:00TechConnect Business Team Meet & GreetExpo Hall BC
4:00EPA P3 National Student Design Competition ShowcaseExpo Hall BC
4:00SBIR/STTR PavilionExpo Hall BC
EPA
ED
NIST
NOAA
DOT
USDA
DHS
NASA
DOE
HHS
NSF
DoD
Army
DMEA
DARPA
DHA
Navy
AFWERX
MBDA
SBA
CDC
NAVSEA
USPTO
MDA
CHIPS for America
I-Corps
SBIR
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Wednesday June 19

8:30SBIR/STTR Innovator Training Workshop (Additional Registration Required)Maryland 1-2
8:30DOD Cybersecurity Compliance for Contractors (Additional Registration Required)Maryland 5
9:00TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: AI, Data, Cyber, DefenseMaryland 3
Session chair: Jonathan Jakischa, TechConnect/ATI, US
Scaling Chiplet Integration Through Advances in Printed Interconnects
N. Frick, Freescale LLC, US
PolyMaterials App, LLC
M. Ram, PolyMaterials App, LLC, US
Lighthouse Avionics
T. Bair, Lighthouse Avionics, US
ENF Products, LLC
M. Khandaker, ENF Products, LLC, US
The M1 Platform for Automating Actions across Infrastructure Systems
G. Scott, Service Robotics & Technologies, Inc., US
Energy Prediction for Intelligent and efficient Command and Control
S. Haag, Exergi Predictive, US
Review Panelist
C. Owens, Lockheed Martin, US
Review Panelist
M. Ryan, ATI, US
Review Panelist
TBA, Northrop Grumman, US
Review Panelist
J. Bindra, University of Ottawa, CA
Review Panelist
J. Blumenau, AAR Corporation, US
10:15TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Biotech, Pharma, HealthMaryland 3
Session chair: Emma Mooney, TechConnect ATI, US
Dance4Healing Patented AI telehealth platform
A. Li, Dance4Healing, US
A novel targeted drug delivery system to the brain
N. Nassiri Koopaei, EriVan Bio LLC, US
Portable and ruggedized infection diagnostic platform providing rapid, clinically actionable pathogen detection at deployed locations and military treatment facilities
H.J. Suk, DxLab Inc., US
DigiScan: Non-Invasive Health Tracking for Performance and Recovery
G. Travish, ViBo Health, US
VaxiPatch
A. Van Prooyen, Verndari, Inc., US
Bioreplica LTD
R. de Pablos, Vertebral Prosthesis, ES
A novel liquid which may be incorporated into many materials. This stable fluid delivers broad pathogen control plus substantial medical benefits including non-inflammatory and accelerated wound healing.
M. Etchells, FiteBac Woundcare LLC, US
Review Panelist
J. David, BryceTech , US
Review Panelist
S. Bagheri, University of Waterloo, CA
Review Panelist
C. Clyburn, MedForeSight LLC, US
Review Panelist
K. Zolman, ATI, US
10:15TechConnect Innovation SpotlightsMaryland 4
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