TechConnect World 2018
 

TechConnect Innovation Partner


Find your next Partner or Funder: Join as a TechConnect Innovation Partner, and we will help commercialize your innovations and build your business development pipeline. If you have three (3) or more innovations to promote, this program is for you. Please contact our partnership team for a custom package.


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$20B
Industry Funding

$2.5B
Agency Funding

1000
Prospectors

2000
Innovators

2500
1-on-1 Meetings

Who Participates:

  • Tech Transfer & Commercialization Offices
  • Universities & Research Centers
  • Government & Private Research Labs
  • Regional Economic Tech Hubs
  • S&T Incubators & Accelerators

Why Participate:

  • Access Industry & Investment Partners
  • Access $2.5B in Agency Funding
  • Accelerate Commercialization of your Portfolio
  • Support your S&T Researchers
  • Globally Market your Organization

How it Works:

  1. Confirm your Innovation Partnership.
  2. Submit your innovations on-line for review.
  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.

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
 

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 1v1 matchmaking program
  • Submit up to five 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 Derek Mayer at 512.800.9796 or .

Past Corporate Innovation Scouts include:

  • Accenture
  • AECOM
  • Applied Materials
  • Arkema
  • Armstrong
  • Ashland
  • Austin Energy
  • Autodesk
  • BASF
  • Battelle
  • Bemis
  • Bob Barker
  • Boeing
  • Bosch
  • Bp
  • Chevron
  • Cisco
  • Columbia
  • Constellation Energy
  • Corning
  • Cummins
  • Deloitte
  • Dow
  • DSM
  • Ernst & Young
  • Evonik
  • Exelon Power
  • ExxonMobil
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Fuji Electric
  • GAF
  • GE
  • General Atomics
  • General Motors
  • Genzyme
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Goodrich
  • Honda
  • Honeywell
  • HP
  • Huntsman
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kodak
  • LG
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Magna
  • Medtronic
  • Merck
  • Michelin
  • Michelman
  • Momentive
  • Mosaic
  • Motorola
  • National Grid
  • Newell-Rubbermaid
  • Northeast Utilities
  • Novartis
  • Omron
  • Owens Corning
  • Panasonic
  • Pepsi
  • Philips
  • Praxair
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Roche
  • SABIC
  • Saint Gobain
  • Samsung
  • San Diego Gas & Electric
  • Sanofi-aventis
  • Sanyo
  • Sempra Generation
  • Shell
  • Sherwin Williams
  • SK Innovation
  • Toray
  • UTC
  • Xerox

Past Investment Scouts include:

  • Allied Minds
  • Applied Ventures, LLC
  • Atrium Capital
  • BASF Venture Capital
  • Bessemer Venture Partners
  • Braemer Energy Ventures
  • Capgemini
  • Chevron Technology Ventures
  • Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital
  • CMEA Ventures
  • Comerica Bank
  • D.E. Shaw Ventures
  • DFJ Mercury

  • Draper Fisher Jurvetson
  • Flagship Ventures
  • General Catalyst Partners

  • GM Ventures
  • Harris and Harris Group
  • Highland Capital Partners
  • IBM Venture Capital

  • In-Q-Tel

  • KPMG
  • Lux Capital
  • McGladrey Capital Markets
  • MDB Capital Group
  • Mitsui & Co. Venture Partners
  • Mohr Davidow
  • NanoDimension AG

  • North Bridge
  • Oxford Energy Partners
  • Panasonic Venture Group
  • RockPort Capital Partners
  • Roth Capital Partners
  • SAIL Ventures
  • Samsung Ventures
  • Sequoia Capital
  • Siemens Venture Capital
  • Silicon Valley Bank
  • Sofinnova Partners
  • Softbank Ventures Korea
  • TEL Venture Capital
  • UBS Securities
  • Venrock
  • Windstone Capital
 

Past Agency Partners include:

  • Defense Health Agency (DHA)
  • Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
  • DOD, Chemical & Biological Defense
  • DOD, DARPA
  • DOD, Defense Logistics Agency
  • DOD, Defense Threat Reduction Agency
  • DOD, Missle Defense Agency
  • DOD, Office of Small Business
  • NASA
  • National Institutes of Health
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
  • SBA, Office of Innovation & Investment
  • US Air Force
  • US Army
  • US Army Corp of Engineers
  • US Army, Medical Material Agency
  • US Army, Aeromedical Research Laboratory
  • US Department of Agriculture
  • US Department of Energy
  • US Department of Homeland Security
  • US Marines
  • US Navy
  • USAFRICOM, Africa Command
  • USCENTCOM, Central Command
  • USNORTHCOM, Northern Command
  • USPACOM Science & Technology Office
  • USPACOM, Pacific Command
  • USSOCOM, Special Operations Command
  • USSTRATCOM, Strategic Command
 
 
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