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November 11-13, 2014 • Austin, TX
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Technology News: Advanced Materials | Electronics & Sensors | Pharma & Biomaterials | Energy & Efficiency |
Tech & Commercialization
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Energy & Efficiency

New Method Provides Nanoscale Details of Electrochemical Reactions in Electric Vehicle Battery Materials - Brookhaven National Laboratory study also provides the first direct experimental evidence to support a particular model of the electrochemical reaction.

Advanced Materials

The Next Graphene? - UC Riverside engineers awarded grant to study new class of ultra-thin film materials that could improve the performance of personal electronics, optoelectronic devices and energy conversion systems.

A New Way to Make Microstructured Surfaces - MIT Researchers develop a method that can produce strong, lightweight materials with specific surface properties.

Electronics & Sensors

Indiana University Chemists Demonstrate 'bricks-and-mortar' Assembly of New Molecular Structures - A development with potential value for the field of organic electronic devices such as field-effect transistors and photovoltaic cells.

Fujitsu Strengthens Production Management Solution for "Plant Factories" with Akisai Food and Agriculture Cloud - Company offering a production management system in collaboration with Kobayashi Create.

Pharma & Biomaterials

Nanotech 2014 Conference Proceedings Now Available! Save 15% Plus Free Shipping!- Nanotech 2014, Volume 2, includes: Bio Systems, Medical, Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery, and More!

TechConnect Innovation Spotlight: Luminescent Water Soluble Carbon Quantum Dots for Bio-imaging and Target Drug Delivery - Cromoz Inc. a TechConnect World 2013 National & Global Innovation Awardee, Washington DC

Investment & Commercialization

Final Call for Defense Energy Technology Challenge and Utility Technology Challenge Submissions; Deadline is Friday, August 8th - Challenge Finalists present to corporate, investment, and federal funding agencies at the Defense Energy Summit, co-located with the Fall SBIR/STTR Conference November 11-13, Austin, TX

Johnson & Johnson Opens Tokyo Science Center - Announcement builds on Japanese government's promotion of the Life Innovation Strategy for improving overall healthcare and increased economic growth for its country.

Federal Funding Opportunities

Department of Energy:

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

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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