TechConnect World 2020
Co-Located with Nanotech 2021Co-Located with Nanotech 2021 SBIR/STTRSBIR/STTR AI TechConnectAI TechConnect

Personal & Home Care, Cosmetics, Foods & Agriculture

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

2021 Preliminary Program Speakers and Chairs Include:

YuanQiao RaoYuanQiao Rao
The Dow Chemical Company, US

Sean IrelandSean Ireland
Fiberlean Technologies, US

Bill GoldnerBill Goldner
USDA Office of the Chief Scientist, US

Samiul AminSamiul Amin
Manhattan College, US

Pankaj GuptaPankaj Gupta
The Dow Chemical Company, US

World L-S NiehWorld L-S Nieh
U.S. Forest Service

Alexander NormanAlexander Norman
Modern Meadow

Johan PluyterJohan Pluyter
Pluyter Consulting, LLC, US

S&T Speakers




1-on-1 Meetings

2020 Key Speakers & Chairs (pre-COVID)

  • Samiul Amin, Manhattan College, US
  • Carlos Bosques, Evolved by Nature, US
  • Vincent Bulone, University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Hongda Chen, U.S. Department of Agriculture, US
  • Bill Goldner, USDA Office of the Chief Scientist, US
  • Pankaj Gupta, The Dow Chemical Company, US
  • Sean Ireland, Fiberlean Technologies, US
  • Peter Koenig, Procter & Gamble, US
  • Thomas Alan Kwan, Unilever, US
  • Colleen McMahan, USDA Agricultural Research Service, US
  • World L-S Nieh, U.S. Forest Service
  • Alexander Norman, Ingredion Incorporated, US
  • Olivier Pluchery, Sorbonne Universit√©, FR
  • Johan Pluyter, Pluyter Consulting, LLC, US
  • Krassimir Velikov, Unilever, Netherlands
  • Wendel Wohlleben, BASF SE, Germany
  • YuanQiao Rao, The Dow Chemical Company, US
  • Meng Xue, Ingredion Incorporated, US
2020 Sponsors & Partners

2019 SBIR/STTR Agency Partners:

SBIR/STTR Agency Partners