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November 2013 Issue
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Innovation Pipeline
Submission Opportunities

TechConnect World 2014: June 15-19, 2014 • Washington DC
» Call for Technical Abstracts • Deadline: December 13, 2013

TechConnect World-National Innovation Summit-National SBIR Conference 2014, Innovation Partnering Program:
» Call for Innovations • Deadline: January 31, 2014

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June 15-19, 2014 • Washington, DC 

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National SBIR Conference

June 16-18, 2014 • Washington, DC 

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Technology News: Advanced Materials |
Electronics & Sensors | Pharma & Biomaterials | 
Energy & Efficiency
| Tech & Commercialization | Fed Funding

Advanced Materials

Swedish Researchers Create World's First Magnetic Cellulose Loudspeakers - The loudspeakers were created using nanomaterials derived from wood pulp-magnetic cellulose gel-at Stockholm's KTH Royal Institute of Technology.

Turning plastic bags into high-tech materials - University of Adelaide researchers have developed a process for turning waste plastic bags into a high-tech nanomaterial.

Electronics & Sensors

Flexible, Foldable & Rechargeable Battery - Researchers from KAIST have developed technology for flexible and foldable batteries which are rechargeable using solar energy.

Nanotech 2014
Technical Abstracts Due December 13! Innovation Submissions January 31!

Pharma & Biomaterials

Graphene nanoribbons for “reading” DNA - RPFL researchers have found a way to improve this technique by using a material with unique properties: graphene.

United Kingdom and India To Commit $150 Million Euro to Joint Research Collaboration - Research will focus on biotechnology and the biological sciences.

Energy & Efficiency

Copper Promises Cheaper, Sturdier Fuel Cells - Researchers at Duke University want to use copper to transform sunlight and water into a chemical fuel.

Cleantech 2014
Technical Abstracts Due December 13! Innovation Submissions January 31!

Investment & Commercialization

Draft NNI Strategic Plan Seeks Public Comment - The deadline to submit comments is December 18, 2013.

Tesla NanoCoatings Enters Into Partnership with SK Global Chemical - SK Global Chemical will invest up to $55 Million US into Tesla NanoCoatings over the next eight years.

Federal Funding Opportunities

National Science Foundation (NSF):

Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program
Deadline: January 6, 2014

Advancing Informal STEM Learning
Deadline: January 14, 2014

Coastal SEES
Deadline: January 21, 2014

National Robotics Initiative
Deadline: January 21, 2014

Long Term Research in Environmental Biology
Deadline: January 30, 2014

Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience
Deadline: January 27, 2014

Department of Defense:

BROAD AGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT (BAA), Energy Conservation Applications for the US Navy
Deadline: November 30, 2014

BROAD AGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT (BAA), Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Department of Defense Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research
Deadline: December 16, 2013

Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Dept. of Defense Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative (MURI) - Air Force Submissions
Deadline: December 16, 2013

Department of Energy:

Hydrogen Delivery Technologies
Deadline: February 14, 2014

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