Connecting Technology Innovators, Investors & Corporations

2007 Corporate Presentations include:

Tao Zhang Tao Zhang
Intellectual Property Licensing (IPL) Organization
Hewlett-Packard Company
James M. Schaeffer James M. Schaeffer
Executive Director
Worldwide Licensing and External Research - West Coast
Merck Research Laboratories
Bruce M. Pratt Bruce M. Pratt
Vice President, Science Development
Genzyme Corporation
Marcos Gomez Marcos Gomez
BASF Venture Capital, Inc.
Bill Davidow Bill Davidow
Mohr Davidow Ventures
Sarah Audet Sarah Audet
Director of Technology Planning
Vincent Magnotta Vincent Magnotta
Manager, Corporate Technology Transfer
Air Products and Chemicals
Brian Johnston Brian Johnston
Director, Kodak External Alliances
Eastman Kodak Company
Nick Sugimoto Nick Sugimoto
Honda Strategic Venturing
Honda Motor Corporation
SANYO Naoki Chiba
General Manager
SANYO Technology Center USA
SANYO North America Corporation
John Hofmeister John Hofmeister
Shell Oil Company
(presentation video
65 MB QuickTime© movie)

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TechConnect 2007 Advisory Board

  • Analog Devices, Inc.
  • BASF
  • Boston University
  • Cabot Corporation
  • Cisco Systems
  • Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, India
  • DaimlerChrysler
  • ExxonMobil
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Garage Technology Ventures
  • Georgia Tech
  • Genzyme
  • Goodrich
  • Honda
  • Honeywell
  • IBM
  • Imperial College London
  • In-Q-Tel
  • Intel
  • Johns Hopkins Technology Transfer
  • Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center
  • Medtronic
  • Merck
  • Motorola
  • MSBi Capital
  • New York University
  • Northwestern University
  • Novartis
  • Palo Alto Research Center (PARC)
  • Pfizer
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Rice University
  • Sanyo
  • Stanford University
  • TIAX
  • Tufts University
  • University of California
  • UC San Diego
  • UCLA
  • UNC-Chapel Hill
  • University of Florida
  • University of Geneva, CH
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Washington
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Yale University

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2007 Presenting IP Organizations

Sustainables, Efficiencies, Fuels Sustainables, Efficiencies, Fuels
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Nanoinnoway, Inc.
Arizona Technology Enterprises (ASU)
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
Nanoinnoway, Inc.
Pharma & Biotech Pharma & Biotech
Weizmann Institute of Science
Nucleus Remodeling, Inc.
University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh
University of California, Irvine
PontifÍcia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul
Berkeley Lab
University of Pittsburgh
Software & Services Software & Services
SAIC (Science Applications)
Whitenoise Laboratories Inc.
Univalor (Gestion Univalor, limited partnership)
Univalor (Gestion Univalor, limited partnership)
Materials Materials & Chemical
SAIC (Science Applications)
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
University of Cadiz
University of Pittsburgh
Université Laval
University of Hawaii
Ceralink Inc.
Health Care Health Care & Medical Devices
Boston University
GEMIO Technologies, Inc.
University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh
University of Hawaii
The Solaire Company, LLC
The Virtual Reality Medical Center
Boston University
University of Geneva/ University Hospital of Geneva
IQ Micro
Electronics Electronics & Materials
University of Washington
CFD Research Corporation
CAT Science
NextTechs Technologies, LLC
University of Washington
Office of Technology Development
Western Washington University
Boston University
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul
University of Washington
Transportation, Defense & Instrumentation Transportation, Defense & Instrumentation
Univalor (Gestion Univalor, limited partnership)
CLean Motors Corporation
Univalor (Gestion Univalor, limited partnership)
Office of Technology Development
University of Geneva/University Hospitals of Geneva
Harvard University


Corporate Presentations:

  • Air Products
  • BASF
  • Eastman Kodak Company
  • Genzyme
  • Goodrich
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Honda
  • Medtronic
  • Merck
  • Sanyo

Reserved Presentations:

  • ExxonMobil
  • IBM

Partnering Events:
(full access included)

Platinum Sponsor

University of Hawaii

Press Sponsor

Business Wire

Commercialization Partner



Invest Australia AzTE Technology Enterprises

Media Sponsors

(joint with Nanotech 2007) Nature
Red Herring

Supporting Organizations

Boston University
Midwest Research University Network


“A major challenge for both the technology and the financial communities is finding a forum in which all parties can interact and explore possibilities for future innovation. TechConnect was created to fill this void, bringing both sides together under one roof into a setting that ultimately will help significant ground-breaking concepts come to life.”
Matthew Laudon, Co-Founder and Director of TechConnect