TechConnect Summit 2008
June 3-5, 2008
Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA, USA
What is the TechConnect Summit?
The TechConnect Summit is one of the largest multi-sector gathering of
technology IP, technology ventures, industrial partners, and investors
in the world. The purpose of the Summit is to bring together the
world’s top technology transfer offices, companies, and investment firms
to locate the most promising technologies and early stage companies from
across the globe. All technology and venture presentations are
pre-vetted by the TechConnect Advisory Board, which includes more than
40 individuals representing leading universities, companies, and
investment firms worldwide. To view the current Board list, please
Who attends the TechConnect Summit?
Attendees include, but are not exclusive to: Mid-to-large size companies
(research and business development executives), federal and
international government agencies, professional services firms, venture
capitalists, university TTOs or TLOs, federal laboratories, start-up
companies, and investment banking firms. Last year’s attendees
represented companies and organizations from North America, South
America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
Who presents at the Summit?
Summit presenters include individuals representing universities,
university TTOs and TLOs, research institutions, international research
organizations, and start-ups (primarily pre-seed, seed, and early
stage). Presenters are looking for funding, partnerships, or a
combination of both.
What activities will take place at the TechConnect Summit?
The two-day program will include IP and Venture Presentations,
Networking Receptions, Luncheons, and Corporate Needs Panels, which
include executives discussing with attendees their company’s technology
needs and what they are looking for with regards to technologies.
Corporations that plan to present their technology needs at the 2008
Summit include: BASF, Genzyme, Goodrich, Honda, HP, Medtronic, Merck,
Sanyo, and many more.
Where is the TechConnect Summit being held in 2008?
The Summit will be held at the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial
Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Situated right in the
heart of Boston’s beautiful and historic Back Bay, the Hynes is
also connected to the Sheraton Boston Hotel, and the Prudential Center
with shopping malls, restaurants, theaters and more.
Who organizes the TechConnect Summit?
TechConnect is a global technology outreach organization, dedicated to
locating the world’s most promising IP and start-up companies across all
industries and technology focus areas. TechConnect is founded upon the
application of the academic Peer-Review process towards the evaluation
of emerging technologies and early stage venture companies.
With extensive knowledge in industry, academia, and business
development, TechConnect brings only the best ideas and companies to its
audience through publications, events, and outreach activities.
For more information and to contact TechConnect:
TechConnect Operations Manager
Phone: (774) 249-8514