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December 2011 Issue

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In This Issue: Event News | Innovation & Investment | Chemicals & Materials | Electronics & Microsystems | Health Sciences & Biotech/Pharma | Energy & Cleantech| TechConnectNews

TechConnect wishes you a happy and healthy holiday season! See you in 2012!

Event News

IP and Venture Submissions Now Open! Deadline February 10! TechConnect Summit and Expo 2012

June 18-21,
Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA, US.

TechConnect 2012 Showcase Opportunities Now Available! Special Pricing Available for Universities and Start-Ups!

2012 Corporate Partnering Speakers include:
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Innovation & Investment:

UK Prime Minister Announces $100M US+ Catalyst Fund to Boost Life Sciences Cluster - Fund will focus on commercializing new technologies for medical breakthroughs...Read more


Vodafone Americas Foundation and mHealth Alliance announce final call for submissions for Vodafone Americas Foundation Wireless Innovation Competition - December 31 Deadline for Competition with $650,000 in Cash and Prizes for Wireless and mHealth Solutions...Read more


Submit Your Venture Today! TechConnect Venture Forum To Take Place June 21, 2012, Silicon Valley - The TechConnect Venture Forum is for start up companies to showcase technologies, market advantages, and search for corporate partners and funders...Read more

  Chemicals & Materials

Swiss Company Receives First US EPA Approval for Its Antimicrobial Silver - HeiQ Materials’ nanosilver AGS-20 will be integrated into textiles for moisture and odor repellency in clothing and medical products...Read more


Chemists Become Molecular Sculptors, Synthesizing Tiny,
Molecular Traps -
Tube-shaped traps carved from bottle-brush molecules could be used to capture and purify nanomaterials, proteins...Read more

  Electronics & Microsystems

Kodak and Heraeus achieve breakthrough in films for electronic touch screen applications - A new resistive touch screen panel made with a Kodak transparent conductive film was demonstrated for the first time...Read more


Electronics Takes on a New Spin - Researchers at MIT find a way to observe and control the way electrons spin on the surface of exotic new materials...Read more

  Health Sciences & Biotech/Pharma

Leonardo Biosystems and NanoMedical Systems Sign Collaboration Deal - Agreement is for manufacturing scale up of Leonardo's nanoparticles...Read more


California Teen Wins $100K Scholarship for Her Research - Angela Zhang creates nanoparticle that she describes as a "swiss army knife of cancer treatments."...Read more

  Energy & Cleantech

Israeli Researchers Discover Novel Way to Charge Solar Cells - Researchers were able to generate electrical field inside the quantum dots of solar cells...Read more


Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization Opens Utility Technology Challenge for Submissions - Submissions accepted through January 31, 2012 for utility & building energy technology demonstration awards totaling $100,000...Read more

  TechConnect News

Submissions Now Open! Deadline February 10! TechConnect 2012! June 18-21, Santa Clara, CA,


TechConnect 2012 Showcase Opportunities Now Available! Special Pricing Available for Universities and Start-Ups!...more info


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