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February 2014 Issue
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Innovation Pipeline

TechConnect World-National Innovation Summit-National SBIR Conference 2014, Innovation Partnering Program:
» Call for Innovations: Showcase Consideration OnlyRolling Deadline

TechConnect World 2014-Technical Research Program
» Poster Presentation Consideration OnlyDeadline: March 5

Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit and Expo,
September 15-17, Honolulu, HI

» Submit Abstract or PanelDeadline March 28!

Next Events

TechConnect World Summit, Expo & Conferences 2014

June 15-19, 2014 • Washington, DC 

National Innovation
Summit, & Showcase 2014

June 15-19, 2014 • Washington, DC 

National SBIR/STTR 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

TechConnect Innovation Spotlight: Shape Memory Polymers - UR Ventures, University of Rochester, TechConnect World-National Innovation Summit 2013, Washington, DC.

TechConnect Innovation Spotlight: Scalable Biosurfactant Synthesis - Lehigh University, TechConnect World 2013 National & Global Innovation Awardee, Washington, DC.

Electronics & Sensors

Global recognition for a novel form of artificial graphene - European researchers publish their results, in which they are able to produce and analyze artificial graphene from traditional semiconductor materials.

European Union (EU) Looks to Become Semiconductor Leader In Next Decade - The EU Electronics Leaders Group, comprised of 11 CEOs, presented their report to the EU this month.

Pharma & Biomaterials

TechConnect Innovation Spotlight: Diabetes Control Algorithms and Clinical Trial Software - University of California, Santa Barbara participated at the TechConnect World-National Innovation Summit 2013, Washington, DC.

TechConnect Innovation Spotlight: Biodegradable Elastomeric Polymer for Biomedical Applications - The University of Minnesota, TechConnect World-National Innovation Summit 2013, Washington, DC.

Energy & Efficiency

EV Infrastructure: Special Joint Webinar with National Grid and Austin Energy - View the Full Webinar Here.

Superconductivity in Orbit: Scientists Find New Path to Loss-Free Electricity - Brookhaven Lab researchers captured the distribution of multiple orbital electrons to help explain the emergence of superconductivity in iron-based materials

TechConnect Innovation Spotlight: Converting Sun, Water and CO2 to hydrogen or syngas - Solar Fuel Corporation participated at the TechConnect World-National Innovation Summit 2013, Washington, DC

Investment & Commercialization

TechConnect, National Innovation, and SBIR/STTR Summit Announce Lead Corporate Partners - TechConnect Innovation-to-Corporate Partnering Program to Bring Leading F1000 Companies and Innovators to Washington, DC, June 15-19, 2014.

Siemens Launches $100 Million Fund Focused on Manufacturing Innovations - "Industry of the Future" fund is focused on early-stage startups.

Harris & Harris Group Announced As Top Ranked High-Tech Investor By SBIR Source And As An Investor In Innovation By Forbes.Com - Harris & Harris Group is a lead Investment Partner at the upcoming TechConnect-National Innovation-SBIR/STTR Summit, Washington, DC, June 15-19.

Federal Funding Opportunities

National Science Foundation (NSF):

Cyber-Innovation for Sustainability Science and Engineering
Deadline: April 8, 2014

Broadening Participation in Engineering
Deadline: May 1, 2014

Department of Energy:

Renewable Carbon Fibers
Deadline: April 11, 2014

Low Temperature Geothermal Mineral Recovery Program
Deadline: May 2, 2014

Department of Defense:

DIA Innovation - Agency Wide BAA
Deadline: November 26, 2014

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

Department of Justice:

NIJ Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Deadline: April 28, 2014

Research and Development for Next Generation Nuclear Physics Accelerator Facilities
Deadline: April 21, 2014

Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DOE EPSCoR) Implementation Grants
Deadline: April 15, 2015


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