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April 2015 Issue
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TechConnect News - Innovation Prospecting Upcoming Deadlines

TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo | June 14-17, Washington DC:
      » Program Posted: Register Today
Asia Pacific Resilience Innovation Summits & Expo | August 24-26, Honolulu, HI:
      » Defense Energy Challenge: Due May 15
      » Islands Solution Challenge: Due May 15
Defense Innovation Technology Acceleration Challenges | December 1-3, Austin, TX:
         Energy • Cyber • Medical • Materials • Systems
      » Defense Innovation Challenges: Due August 14

Next Events
Gaylord National

TechConnect World
Innovation Conference

June 14-17, 2015 • Washington, DC
Innovation • Acceleration
» Register Today!

National Innovation
Summit & Showcase

June 14-17, 2015 • Washington, DC
Tech • Commercialization
» Program Announced

Spring National SBIR/STTR Conference

June 15-17, 2015 • Washington, DC
Innovation • Funding
» Speakers Announced! 

Asia Pacific Resilience Innovation Summit & Expo

August 24-26, 2015 • Honolulu, HI
Energy • Islands • Security
» Islands Challenge
» Energy Challenge

Defense Innovation Challenges

December 1-3, 2015 • Austin, TX
Energy • Cyber • Medical
Materials • Systems

» Defense Innovation Challenges
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Industry Impact Workshops
TechConnect Corporate Spotlights

Join these corporate innovation prospectors at the upcoming TechConnect World Innovation Conference June 14-17, 2015, Washington, DC

William Rensink
Shell GameChanger

Corporate Spotlight Interview: Shell GameChanger-
TechConnect speaks with William Rensink who is part of the Shell GameChanger team.

Doug Jamison
Harris & Harris Group

Corporate Spotlight Interview: Harris & Harris Group -
Interview with Doug Jamison, CEO, Harris & Harris Group

Ryan Dirkx

Corporate Spotlight Interview: Arkema Inc. - TechConnect speaks with Ryan Dirkx, Vice President, Research & Development, Arkema Inc.

Mike Cameron

Corporate Spotlight Interview: Sherwin-Williams Company -
TechConnect speaks with Mike Cameron, Program Manager-External Technology, Sherwin-Williams Company

John Sirman

Corporate Spotlight Interview: Praxair Inc. -
Interview with John Sirman, Director - Emerging and External Technologies
at Praxair Inc.

Dan Viens
United Technologies Research Center

Corporate Spotlight Interview: United Technologies Research Center -
TechConnect speaks with Dan Viens, Surface Mechanics at United Technologies Research Center

TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo

Speakers and Full Program Posted! Rolling Deadline
for Abstracts

 Advanced Materials  Biotech, Medical & Pharma

 Advanced Manufacturing  Personal & Home Care,
Cosmetics, Foods

 Energy & Sustainability  Business Program

 Electronics & Microsystems    
Federal Funding Opportunities

Department of Defense:

Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Institute
Deadline: May 29, 2015

Department of Energy:

Academic Collaboration for Cybersecurity of Energy Delivery Systems Research and Development for the Energy Sector
Deadline: May 12, 2015

Intelligent Monitoring Systems and Advanced Well Integrity and Mitigation
Deadline May 25, 2015

Department of Homeland Security:

BioWatch Program: 2014-2015
Deadline: September 30, 2015



Technology Advancing Partnerships Call at John F. Kennedy Space Center
Deadline: May 8, 2015

Department of Commerce:

FY 2015 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program
Deadline: May 15, 2015


Fisheries International Cooperation and Assistance Program
Deadline: May 25, 2015


Event News

TechConnect Innovation Showcase and Accelerator -
June 15 and 16, 2015,
Co-located with TechConnect World, National Innovation Summit, and National SBIR/STTR Conference

Don’t miss this opportunity to place your technology, your company, or your agency’s awardee portfolio into the TechConnect Innovation Showcase and Accelerator program to be matched with the world’s largest gathering of potential investment and corporate partners.
» View 2015 Innovation Showcase Participants
» View 2015 Innovation Showcase Exhibitors

TCW 2015 Corporate Partners: Arkema, Ashland, Armstrong, BASF, Bemis, Chevron, Corning, Columbia, Cummins, DSM, Evonik, Harris and Harris, LG 
      Magna, Michelin, Michelman, Momentive, Mosaic, National Grid, Owens Corning, Panasonic, Pepsico, Praxair,  Saint-Gobain, Samsung, Sabic, Shell, 
      Sherwin-Williams, United Technologies Research Center

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Published by: Jennifer Rocha, Publishing Director

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