OCTOBER 18-20, 2021

TechConnect Innovation Showcase

Join the world's largest multi-sector technology commercialization program. The Innovation Showcase offers a unique and vetted pipeline for corporate, federal and VC prospectors to discover and connect with emerging technologies.


Who Should Apply

Our corporate and investment prospectors are seeking actionable technologies across most all industrial sectors and maturities from:

  • University & Research Lab with actionable IP and spinouts
  • Startups seeking investment, licensing, and partnering actions
  • Federal Awardees such as SBIR/STTR, ARPAE, DARPA, etc.
  • Accelerators and Incubators searching for development opportunities

Submissions Under Review


Innovation Showcase Submission Schedule:

Submission is free of charge. If selected, a showcase/registration fee is required. To receive startup discounts, submit (submissions are closed and under reveiw) and register early.

  • 1st Round early review: May 26
    • Notifications: June 2021
  • 2nd Round general submission: June 25
    • Notifications: July 2021

How to Participate

Submissions are under review. Top selected technologies will pitch and/or showcase to leading prospectors. Showcasing innovations will have access to the TechConnect Networking Platform and Corporate One-on-One matchmaking program. These commercialization services are designed to provide tangible returns for your time and investment with TechConnect. We also include access to a number of unique sprint challenges throughout the year.

Innovation Package - Starting at $1,250

Innovation Package Details:

Turnkey 6'x8' showcase booth with basic materials and furniture included*

One ($1,250) or Two Day ($2,500) Innovation Package Includes:

  • Full conference pass with access to co-located programs (2 passes for two-day display at $2,500)
  • Up to two (2) Innovation Submissions
  • Access to TechConnect Networking Platform
  • Meet With Federal SBIR/STTR Programs in Expo Hall
  • Innovation promotion
  • Exposure across marketing and event platforms for one year
  • Listing in official Show Guide and Opportunity Report
  • Discounts for additional registrations and event opportunities
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"We come back to TechConnect World because they provide us the opportunity to meet top innovators across many technology areas all in one location."

Lockheed Martin

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"TechConnect is unique in specifically bringing together the creators of breakthrough technologies with corporations who can help commercialize, adopt, buy, re-sell and invest in those technologies"

Atrium Capital

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"TechConnect World is an excellent opportunity to meet all key innovation players and stakeholders all in one place — at the premier innovation commercialization and networking event in the US."





sbir/sttr seed funding


sourced industry funds




industry matches


agency one-on-ones

For more information on participating in the Showcase, please contact Christopher Erb at (781) 910-7778 or .
2021 Sponsors & Partners


SBIR/STTR Agency Partners