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June 15-18, 2014 • Washington, DC

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June 15-18, 2014 • Washington, DC

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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. Michael Pcolinski, Vice President, Technology and Innovation, BASF

Corporate Spotlight Interview:

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

Corporate Spotlight Interview:
Ingersoll Rand

1-1 Interview with Mr. Leandre Adifon, Vice President, Enterprise Systems Engineering & Advanced Technology, Ingersoll Rand

Corporate Spotlight Interview: SABIC
1-1 Interview Brief with Andrew Kodis, Director, Technology Identification & Acquisition, SABIC

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: Newlight: From Greenhouse Gas to Plastic - Newlight Technologies, LLC, 2013 TechConnect World Participant, Washington DC.

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!

Broadening the scope for synthesizing optically active compounds - Research team discovers new method to produce chiral molecules.

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!

TechConnect Innovation Spotlight: CVD Graphene Barrier and Conductive Films for Flexible Organic Electronics - Graphene Frontiers participated at the TechConnect World-National Innovation Summit 2013, Washington, DC.

TechConnect Innovation Spotlight: Angular Slice True 3D Display (AS3D) - Third Dimension Technologies, LLC, TechConnect World 2013 National & Global Innovation Awardee, Washington DC.

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!

TechConnect Innovation Spotlight: iTester Hand-Held Multi-Assay Reader -Northern Arizona University, TechConnect World 2013 National & Global Innovation Awardee, Washington, DC.

TechConnect Innovation Spotlight: Highly Sensitive Micron Scale Multiple Biomarker Biosensor - Biolom, LLC, participated at the TechConnect World-National Innovation Summit 2013, Washington, DC.

Investment & Commercialization

TechConnect National Innovation Summit Announces Lead Corporate Partners for This Month's Conferences in Washington, DC - BASF, Bosch, Lockheed Martin, and Nanocomp Technologies will join more than 4,000 attendees at the conferences June 15-18.

University of Houston Announces Investment Deal to Launch Faculty Startups - Investment Firm will Spend up to $25 Million on Technologies, New Building at ERP Campus.

Federal Funding Opportunities

Department of Energy:

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

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