TechConnect News
 Voice of the technology business community
May 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
| How to Participate at the 2010 Summit

  Event News

Innovation Showcase
Display Your Technology to Thousands of Technology & Business Attendees!
Deadline to Submit is May 28th! TechConnect Summit and Expo 2010
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TechConnect Summit and Expo 2010

June 21-24, 2010
Anaheim, CA, US.

Anaheim Convention Center

TechConnect Marketplace Expo, June 22 and 23: SOLD OUT for 2010! Click here to view list of exhibitors.

View the Full Program for TechConnect 2010 here.

Featured Organization

US-Korea TechConnect 2010, June 22-23, Anaheim, CA
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  Innovation & Investment:

Investments in Cleantech, Life Sciences, and IT dominate Canadian venture capital market during first quarter of 2010 - Canadian Venture Capital Association notes Q1 2010 investments were slightly lower than Q1 2009...Read more


Boston unveils plans for “Innovation District” - Mayor Menino and city plan to transform the South Boston Waterfront and the Marine Industrial Park into an innovation park....Read more


TechConnect Ventures matches promising start-up companies to the business and investment communities- TechConnect Venture Forum features young companies utilizing nanotechnology, cleantechnology, and biotech....Read more

  Chemicals, Materials & Energy

New semiconductor manufacturing technique developed at the University of Illinois - Method developed by the university team could lead to more efficient solar cells and improved electronics...Read more


Audi 9 concept car that can repair itself and change color - Spanish designer Daniel Garcia is behind the design of the futuristic car...Read more

  Electronics & Microsystems

Samsung Announces $20 billion US Investment Plan - Electronics giant’s 2010 investment budget is largest in company history...Read more

  Health Sciences & Biotech/Pharma

What does the Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project Credit mean? Potential tax credits and tax free grants to the biotech industry! - Biotech firms with less than 250 employees have the opportunity to apply for federal tax credits and grants to help advance their research efforts...Read more


University researchers have developed sensor that can detect Type 1 diabetes - Professor Sotiris E. Pratsinis and his colleagues at ETH-Zurich have successfully developed and tested the nanotech breath sensor...Read more

  How to Participate:

Register to Attend - Conference is less than one month away! One registration gives you full access to all co-located conferences
June 22-24.


Display your Technologies at the Innovation Showcase, June 23 and 24! Deadline to submit is May 28!line

Sign Up for a One Day Short Course! June 21

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