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January 2012 Issue

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

Event News

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

June 18-21,
Santa Clara, CA, US

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

TechConnect World 2012 Announces Twenty-Two New Corporate Acceleration Partners for Santa Clara, CA

2012 Corporate Partnering Speakers include:
Applied Materials
Bayer MaterialScience
And More!

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Innovation & Investment:

MTPV, 2011 TechConnect Venture Forum Presenter, Completes $10M Series B Round of Financing - MTPV creates semiconductor chips that convert heat into electricity...Read more


Colorado to Provide Training Opportunities for Entrepreneurs in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Sectors - Program will be funded by a State Energy Sector Partnership Grant, and is geared towards the unemployed seeking to create new business ventures...Read more


TechConnect World Venture Forum To Take Place June 21, 2012, Santa Clara Convention Center! Submission Deadline is February 10th! - TechConnect Venture Forum is for start up companies to present their market advantages and search for corporate partners and funders....Read more

  Chemicals & Materials

Bilayer Graphene Works as an Insulator - Research by UC Riverside-led team has potential applications in digital and infrared technologies...Read more

  Electronics & Microsystems

nanoLambda unveils apollo™, its nano plasmonic sensor platform, for everyday personal applications, at CES 2012 - nanoLambda was selected to present at TechConnect Ventures 2011 in Boston, MA, US...Read more


Keeping Electronics Cool - Findings on modified form of graphene could have impacts in managing heat dissipation in everything from electronics to photovoltaic solar cells to radars...Read more

  Health Sciences & Biotech/Pharma

In the Brain, "ORMOSIL" Nanoparticles Hold Promise as a Potential Vehicle for Drug Delivery - In a new study on fruit flies, the nanoparticles do not harm cells or interfere with the brain's normal function...Read more


Nanocopoeia, Inc. and Saint Paul College Sign Agreement - Nano company will have access to college's laboratory space and equipment for nanopharmaceuticals...Read more

  Energy & Cleantech

Fujitsu Group's First Geothermal Heat Extraction System Deployed at Nagano Plant - Reduces fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by effectively utilizing natural energy...Read more


Japan CleanTech Innovations Showcase Comes to Boston in March - Learn About Cutting-Edge CleanTech Research from Japan...Read more


SecureWaters, 2011 TechConnect Ventures presenter, among nine finalists for IBM Global Entrepreneur of the Year award - Start-up company to present in front of investors and IBM end of this month....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


ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit Feb 27-29, 2012, Washington DC

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