TechConnect World 2016
National SBIR/STTR Conference National Innovation Summit & Showcase Nanotech 2016

Accelerating the Commercialization of

Global Innovation

About TechConnect World

The TechConnect World Innovation Conference is an annual event uniquely designed to accelerate the commercialization of innovations out of the lab and into industry. The Technical Program spotlights applications focused innovations, materials and devices emerging from industrial, government and academic laboratories worldwide. The Innovation Partnering Program gathers market-ready, commercially-viable, innovations into the largest global technology accelerator program.

Early-stage companies are reviewed and selected by our board of corporate and investment partners. Technical submissions are reviewed and selected by our symposium chairs and program review committee.

The 2016 TechConnect World Innovation event encompasses the 2016 SBIR/STTR National Conference, the 2016 National Innovation Summit and Showcase, and Nanotech2016 – the world’s largest nanotechnology event.

Join the brightest and most productive innovators, funding agencies, national and federal labs, international research organizations, universities, tech transfer offices and investment and corporate partners in Washington D. C. We look forward to your participation.


About TechConnect

TechConnect is a global technology outreach & development organization. We vet and deliver the world’s most promising technologies to the world’s top corporate, government and investment developers.

TechConnect produces publications and conferences founded upon the action of matching emerging technology with corporate and investment development partners through peer-review, mentorship and direct corporate-need to technology-solution matchmaking programs. With extensive knowledge in industry, academia, and business development, TechConnect brings only the best ideas and companies to its audience.

TechConnect is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with offices in Austin, Texas and Danville, California. www.techconnect.org.

TechConnect Community Profile

Job Function:

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     Management & Business Development 24%
     Tech R&D - Academic/Government 18%
     Tech R&D - Corporate 16%
     Tech Transfer/Scouting/In-Out Licensing 15%
     Investment - Angel, VC & Corporate VC 12%
     Professional Services/Legal 7%
     Government/NGO Economic Development 8%

Industry Focus:

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     Materials & Chemicals 24%
     Cleantech & Energy 23%
     Biotech & Pharma 21%
     Electronics & Microtech 16%
     Defense & Government 11%
     IT & Software 5%

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsor
Silver Sponsors

Corporate Acceleration Partners

Supporting Partners

TechConnect World 2016

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