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April 2010 Issue

Welcome to the TechConnect Newsletter! The TechConnect community provides a powerful solution for catalyzing commercialization, partnership and licensing of emerging technology. Each month, we will feature leading news items from the global business technology community.

In This Issue: Event News | Innovation & Investment |Chemicals, Materials & Energy |
Electronics & Microsystems | Health Sciences & Biotech/Pharma | Featured Organization | Special Offer

  Event News

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June 21-24, 2010
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  Innovation & Investment:

Venture Capital Shows Strong Turnaround in First Quarter of 2010 - Data shows increase in both total dollars investment and number of deals...Read more


SBA Announces Grant Funding Available for States to Support R&D, Small Business Innovation - FAST program provides $2 million in funding for outreach and technical assistance to science and technology-driven small businesses....Read more


More than 60 Start-Up Companies to Present at TechConnect Venture Forum - TechConnect Ventures focuses on promising young companies utilizing nanotechnology, cleantechnology, and biotech...Read more

  Chemicals, Materials & Energy

GM to Double Size of its Battery Lab in Michigan - Auto giant to spend $8 million to accelerate development & expertise for electric vehicles and advanced battery technology...Read more


GE Opens Smart Grid Technology Center of Excellence (COE) in Atlanta - Company will add nearly 400 new jobs to the clean energy sector...Read more


CTSI Announces Utility Technology Challenge (UTC) Winners, Second Round Submissions Due May 7 - Winners of the UTC will present on-site at Clean Technology 2010 on June 22 in Anaheim, CA...Read more


Natcore Technology Acquires Vanguard Solar - Acquisition will strengthen Natcore’s portfolio of solar energy IP...Read more

  Electronics & Microsystems

Agilent and UC San Diego Establish Chip-Scale Photonic Testing Facility - Facility will conduct testing and characterization of micro- and nano-scale optical components and subsystems...Read more


NC State University Develops Novel “Smart Sensors” - Sensors to be designed to operate under extreme conditions, such as those found in defense and security situations...Read more

  Health Sciences & Biotech/Pharma

Indian and Japanese Researchers To Develop New Alert for Diabetics - India’s Nanotechnology Lab to build on initial research conducted by team of Japanese universities...Read more


Using Nano to Treat Acne - UC-San Diego research team delivers acne treatment via “nano-bombs”...Read more

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Published by: Jennifer Rocha, Publishing Director