TechConnect News
Subscribe | Past Issues
March 2014 Issue
Produced by TechConnect

Innovation Pipeline Opportunities

TechConnect World 2014-Technical Research Program:
» Poster Presentation Consideration Only.Deadline: April 16

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

» Call For Defense Energy Solutions!Deadline May 31
» Call for Islands Innovations!Deadline May 31

Next Events

TechConnect World Innovation
Conferences & Expo 2014

June 15-18, 2014 • Washington, DC 

National Innovation
Summit, & Showcase 2014

June 15-18, 2014 • Washington, DC 

National SBIR/STTR Conference

June 16-18, 2014 • Washington, DC 

Become a Newsletter 
Sponsor Today:

Reach thousands in the global
technology business community
today! Contact Jennifer Rocha
for more details.


TechConnect World
Nanotech and Cleantech Proceedings 2013 now Available.

An authoritative and comprehensive compendium for all participants in the nano revolution, from researchers and engineers to investors, consultants, and attorneys.

For purchasing info, view here.

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

Corporate Spotlights

Corporate Spotlight Interview:
Ivelisse Boerenko, Strategic Business Development Manager, tells TechConnect about Capewell's technology and investment areas of interest.

Corporate Spotlight Interview:
Saint Gobain
Michael Mahoney, Manager, External Venturing, Saint-Gobain, tells TechConnect about Saint Gobain's technology and investment areas of interest.

Advanced Materials

TechConnect Innovation Spotlight: Precise Sensor Nanomaterial - Louisiana State University, TechConnect 2013 National Innovation Awardee, Washington, DC

Duralar, An Advanced Coatings Company, Announces New US Headquarters - Located in Arizona, Duralar Technologies plans to invest $6 Million and facility will add up to 30 new jobs.

Electronics & Sensors

Digital 'nanoscale fingerprints' to make life even harder for forgers - Researchers at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology and Institute for Basic Science using silver nano-wires to make counterfeit-proof fingerprints.

Oxide Nanosheets Trump Current State-of-the Art Capacitor Materials - Japanese researchers developed ultrathin high-performance capacitors using LEGO-like game of oxide nanosheets.

Pharma & Biomaterials

India and Australia Join Forces to Increase Biotechnology Innovations - Indo-Australian Biotechnology Fund (IABF) is jointly managed by the governments of both countries.

Spanish Researcher Patents Biotechnology Product to Make Waterproof Paper Using Natural Enzymes - Through biotechnological and environmentally friendly methods, it will allow the surface of paper products to be modified simply without interrupting the production process and will help save large amounts of chemicals.

Energy & Efficiency

Glo AB Closes $30 Million Series D Funding Round - Glo AB is a spin off company from Lund University, Sweden

Canadian City Launches Call for Bioenergy Project - Call for project part of Smart Energy Strategy to bring more energy-based jobs and economic development to the region.

Investment & Commercialization

Congress Introduces America Competes Reauthorization Act of 2014 - Act includes funding support for various federal agencies, including the DOE Office of Science, NSF, and NIST.

Philips Establishes Africa Innovation Hub in Kenya - Innovation hub to focus on new inventions and bringing them to market.

Federal Funding Opportunities

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

National Science Foundation (NSF):

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

Broadening Participation in Engineering
Deadline: May 1, 2014

Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education (NUE) in Engineering
Deadline: May 27, 2014

Department of Energy:

Renewable Carbon Fibers
Deadline: April 11, 2014

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

FY2014 Methane Hydrates
Deadline: May 22, 2014

Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Composite Materials and Structures
Deadline: June 19, 2014

Department of Justice:

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

Small Business Administration (SBA)

Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership Program
Deadline: April 11, 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


Share your technology, licensing, and investment stories with us!

Please contact Jennifer Rocha with your news item, and we may feature it in an upcoming edition.
Published by: Jennifer Rocha, Publishing Director

TechConnect is a global technology outreach & development organization. Through our innovative programs and conferences, we deliver the most promising technologies to the world’s top corporate, investment, and government professionals. TechConnect is headquartered in Austin, Texas, with offices in Cambridge, Massachusetts and Danville, California.

Publishing Office: 955 Massachusetts Ave. #313 • Cambridge MA 02139, U.S.A.

In Partnership with