Filling the Global Innovation Pipeline

TechConnect is a global innovation prospecting company, delivering the most promising technologies to the world’s leading corporate, investment and government clients. We strive to accelerate technology commercialization from lab-to-industry by providing partnering, funding and licensing opportunities to the global innovation community. Working closely with our corporate and government clients, TechConnect’s events, challenges, and prospecting programs annually vet thousands commercially-viable innovations; connecting state-of-art solutions with our client’s strategic problem-sets.

Put simply, TechConnect vets, filters and delivers the world’s most promising emerging innovations to its corporate, government, and investment partners. Contact us today and learn how we can increase your innovation pipeline.


National Innovation Partners - Participating Agencies:

DoE

Department of Energy

DoD

Department of Defense

NIH

National Institutes of Health

NIST

National Institute of Standards and Technology

AF

Air Force

Army

Army

Navy

Navy

MDA

Chemical and Biological Defense

DARPA

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DHP

Defense Health Program

DLA

Defense Logistics Agency

DMEA

Defense Micro Electronics Activity (DMEA)

DTRA

Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)

MDA

Missile Defense Agency (MDA)

NGA

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

NASA

NASA

NSF

National Science Foundation

DHS

Department of Homeland Security

ASD

Research & Engineering (ASD(R&E))

SOCOM

Special Operations Command (SOCOM)

SBA

US Small Business Administration

airforceSBIR

Air Force SBIR/STTR


Past Technology Prospecting Partners

3M
ABB
Aerojet Rocketdyne
Air Products
Applied Materials
Arkema
Ashland
Austin Energy
BASF
Battelle
Bayer Material Science
Boeing
Bosch
BP
Capewell
Chevron
Constellation Energy
Continental Airlines
Corning
Columbia
Cummins
Daikin
DSM
DOW
DuPont
Elstat
EPO
Evonik
EWI
Fraunhofer TechBridge
GE
General Atomics
Genzyme
Glaxo Smith Kline
HECO
GM
Halliburton
Harris Harris Group
Hitachi
HHonda
Honeywell
Hyundai
Ingersoll Rand
intel
jabi
Johnson Controls
Kodak
Lam
Lockheed Martin
magna
Medtronic
Merck
Michelin
Michelman
momentive
mosaic
MWV
nationalgrid
NanoInk
Nissan
novaris
Oxford Instruments
OMRON
Owens Corning
Panasonic
ppg
Praxair
PnG
Roche
Sabic
SAINT-GOBAIN
SAMSUNG
Sanofi
Sanyo
SempraEnergy
Shell
Sherwin Williams
siemens
SK Innovation
solvay
SunEdison
toray
Toyota
UTC

TechConnect News™

EPA P3 Student Teams Showcase Innovative Sustainability Projects at 2017 TechConnect World
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) grant recipients are showcasing their sustainable designs and technologies aimed at solving current environmental and public health challenges. Swing by the EPA P3 Pavilion to see the P3 teams present their innovations!

TechConnect Industry Impact Workshops
The TechConnect Workshops have a 12 year track record of providing highly rated, applications-focused, professional development for researchers from industry, academia and government laboratories; and for professionals involved in technology investing, licensing, and regulation.

Corporate Spotlight Interview: Henkel Adhesive Technologies
TechConnect News speaks with Dr. Paolo Bavaj, Head of Venturing at Henkel Adhesive Technologies

Corporate Spotlight Interview: Cummins, Inc.
Roger England, Director - Materials Science & Technology at Cummins, Inc. speaks with TechConnect News about Cummins' technology areas of interest.

DoD Precision Trauma Care Research Award
Deadline: June 15, 2017

Hazardous Materials Transportation Safety Research and Development (2017)
Deadline: April 21, 2017

Corporate Spotlight Interview: Owens Corning
TechConnect Innovation News speaks with Dr. Chris Skinner, Director Front End Innovation, at Owens Corning.

Corporate Spotlight Interview: Ingersoll Rand
TechConnect speaks with Leandre Adifon, Vice President Systems Engineering & Advanced Technology, at Ingersoll Rand about the importance of innovation and their participation at this year's TechConnect-National Innovation Summit in DC.

Corporate Spotlight Interview: Eastman Chemical Company
TechConnect Innovation News speaks with Brendan Boyd, Director of Coatings, Specialty Fluids & External Innovation at Eastman Chemical Company.

Testimonials


  • BASF 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…
  • HondaIt is a privilege for us to attend your event.
  • Harvard UniversityThank you for such a great networking event. We look forward to working with TechConnect in the near future.
  • US Navy SBIR/STTRThanks again for a fantastic event… positive feedback. Having the support of TechConnect is a great partnership…
  • Montana State UniversityThe event provided a unique interface where you could see how leading corporations were seeking cutting edge technologies.
  • NanoPhotonicatTechConnect truly draws the executives and investors from leading companies in our market.
  • Lockheed MartinWe come back to TechConnect World because they provide us the opportunity to meet top innovators across many technology areas all in one location.
  • Svaya NanotechnologiesA solid venue to find potential partners, funders, customers.
  • Atrium CapitalTechConnect 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.
  • BASFWe commend the visionary thinking of the conference production team and this is why we continue to support TechConnect World.
  • UnivalorWe wanted to thank TechConnect for what you have done for Univalor. This year again has been an opportunity to make great contacts.

Featured Programs & Events


TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo
Washington DC, May 14-17, 2017 Accelerating the Commercialization of Global Innovation

National Innovation Summit & Showcase
Washington DC, May 14-17, 2017 Showcasing Innovations


National SBIR Conference 2017
Washington DC, May 15-17, 2017
Largest and Most Important Conference Specializing in SBIR/STTR Programs


Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo 2017
Austin, TX, June 26-28, 2017
The IoT Event for Global City Leaders


Defense Innovation Technology Acceleration Challenges
Tampa, Florida, October 3-5, 2017


Defense Energy Summit and Innovation Showcase
Tampa, Florida, October 3-5, 2017