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April 2014 Issue
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Innovation Pipeline Opportunities

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
Conference & 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 

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

Corporate Spotlights

Corporate Spotlight Interview:

1-1 Interview with Mr. Peter Antoinette, President and CEO, Nanocomp

Corporate Spotlight Interview: LORD Corporation
Interview Brief with Andrew Kintz, Senior Staff Scientist-Open Innovation, LORD Corporation

Advanced Materials

TechConnect World 2014: Advanced Materials & Chemicals Industry Focus Program Announced - Presenters Include: 3M, BASF, Dow, Dupont, ExxonMobil, Lockheed Martin, LORD Corporation, MIT, Nanocomp Technologies, NIST, and Many More!

TechConnect Innovation Spotlight: Revolutionary Environmentally Friendly Super Strength Anti-Corrosion Coating Platform - AnCatt participated at the TechConnect World-National Innovation Summit 2013, Washington, DC.

Electronics & Sensors

TechConnect World 2014: Electronics & Microsystems Industry Focus Program Announced - Presenters Include: Aerojet, Boeing, Bosch, General Electric, IBM, Johns Hopkins University, Micron Technology, NASA, NIH, Nokia, UCLA, and Many More!

Scientists Capture Ultrafast Snapshots of Light-Driven Superconductivity - X-rays reveal how rapidly vanishing 'charge stripes' may be behind laser-induced high-temperature superconductivity

Pharma & Biomaterials

TechConnect World 2014: Biotech & Pharma Industry Focus Program Announced - Presenters Include: BD Technologies, DTRA, eLux Medical, GlaxoSmithKline, Lockheed Martin, Merck, Northwestern University, Novo Nordisk, Sandia National Laboratories, USDA, and Many More!

Innovation Spotlight: Cerebrolysin for treatment of neuropathic pain - Uppsala University, TechConnect 2013 National & Global Innovation Awardee.

Nanomechanical sensors detect cancer from breath -An array of functionalised membrane-type surface stress sensors (MSS) distinguishes cancer patients from healthy people through a signature response to breath samples.

Energy & Efficiency

TechConnect World 2014: Energy & Efficiency Industry Focus Program Announced - Presenters Include: Chevron, DOE, Los Alamos National Laboratory, MIT, Pioneer Natural Resources, Raytheon, SABIC, Shell, SK Innovation, UCLA, United Technologies, and Many More!

Innovation Spotlight: A stable and active low-cost catalyst for the replacement of platinum - McGill University, TechConnect 2013 National & Global Innovation Awardee.

Innovation Spotlight: Innovative blade design creating efficient and affordable micro grids - Firefly Power LLC, TechConnect 2013 National & Global Innovation Awardee.

Investment & Commercialization

TechConnect National Innovation Summit Announce Lead Corporate Partners and Conference Program - World’s largest technology-to-market program runs June 15-18 just outside Washington, DC.

Spring National SBIR/STTR Conference Returns to Washington, D.C. June 16-18 - Co-located with the National Innovation Summit and TechConnect World Conference, the Spring National Conference is the largest gathering of federal funding agencies, industry leaders, and veteran SBIR/STTR awardees.

Federal Funding Opportunities

Department of Energy:

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

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

Novel Crosscutting Research and Development to Support Advanced Energy Systems
Deadline: May 21, 2014

FY2014 Methane Hydrates
Deadline: May 22, 2014

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

Department of the Interior:

Desalination and Water Purification Research and Development Program (DWPR)
Deadline: May 14, 2014


National Science Foundation (NSF):

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

Advancing Informal
STEM Learning

Deadline: July 10, 2014

GeoPRISMS Program
Deadline: August 1, 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




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