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September 2012 Issue
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Filling the Global Innovation Pipeline

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.


Funding Opportunity Spotlights

Department of Defense (DOD) - Fiscal Year 2013 University NanoSatellite Program
Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Deadline: October 16, 2012

National Science Foundation (NSF) - Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase I Solicitation FY-2013
National Science Foundation
Deadline: December 3, 2012

- Innovation Corps Teams Program
National Science Foundation
Deadline: December 17, 2012

- United States-Israel Collaboration in Computer Science
National Science Foundation
Deadline: February 1, 2013


Event Announcements

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TechConnect World 2013

May 12-16, 2013
Where: Washington, DC

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- Innovation Submissions
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- Technical Submissions Open
   October 5, 2012

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Innovation Spotlights

Electronics & Microsystems

General Motors Set to Open New Computer Innovation Center in Austin, Texas - Advanced IT Center will create up to 500 new jobs.

X-rays Reveal Spin Waves in Two-Dimensional High-Temperature Superconductors - New technique probes crucial magnetic effects in custom-grown nanoscale material.

Chemicals & Materials

Innovation Spotlight: A Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) Membrane MEMS Sensor for Flow Rate and Flow Direction Sensing in Environmental Applications - National University of Singapore (NUS) Wants to use LCP as a Structural Material for Environmental Applications.

Pixelligent Technologies Receives 2012 Innovator of the Year Award from The Daily Record - Pixelligent Technologies has been an invited venture presenter for several years at the annual TechConnect World conference.

Energy & Cleantech

Innovation Spotlight: MAR Systems Develops Novel Adsorbent Media Able to Remove Heavy Metals From Aqueous Streams - Selected to present at TechConnect World 2012, we talk with MAR Systems President & CEO Anthony Lammers to discuss the latest updates on its revolutionary Sorbster(TM) technology.

Algal Scientific Semifinalist in 2012 Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition - TechConnect Innovation Tracking: Algal Scientific, a TechConnect Accelerator participant-Boston MA, 2011

Motiv Power Systems Runs All-Electric Bus On Two Separate Battery Types - TechConnect Innovation Tracking: Motiv Power Systems, a TechConnect Accelerator participant-Anaheim, CA, 2010.

Health Sciences & Biotech/Pharma

Innovation Spotlight: McGill University Researchers Create Novel Nanoparticles That can Bypass Blood-Brain Barrier - Nanoparticles developed to target neurodegenerative diseases, like Alzheimer's disease.

India and the United Kingdom Announce New Initiative Focused on Biotechnology - The initiative will focus on chemical biology and molecular therapeutics at inStem in Bangalore, India.

Tokyo Electron (TEL) Enters Into Joint Research Agreement Focused on the Life Sciences - TEL will work with a Japanese Foundation on developing novel cell culture and inspection methods.

Innovation & Investment

Johnson & Johnson to Open Four Regional Innovation Centers - Company to build their innovation centers in leading life sciences communities, including Massachusetts, California, the UK and China

SUNY Community Colleges Receive $14.6 Million Grant from US Government to Help the Unemployed - The Training and Education in Advanced Manufacturing (TEAM) Education Pathways Project offers programs in growing technology fields.

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