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January 2016 Issue
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TechConnect News - Innovation Prospecting Upcoming Deadlines

TechConnect Innovation Challenges | May 22-25, DC
Materials • Energy • Electronics • Medical • Systems

Submit Innovations »

Due February 5

Smart Cities Innovation Challenge | June 13-15, Austin
IoT • Energy • Transportation • Mobility • Cyber • Sensors • Data

Submit Innovations »

Due February 26

Navy NAVFAC - Call for White Papers
Telematics System for Vehicle Assessment

Submit White Paper »

Due February 19

Next Events
Gaylord National

TechConnect World
Innovation Conference

May 22-25, 2016 • Washington DC
» Early Bird Rate Before March 19

National Innovation
Summit & Showcase

May 22-25, 2016 • Washington DC
» Submit Innovation! due Feb. 5

National SBIR/STTR Conference

May 23-25, 2016 • Washington DC
» Early Bird Rate Before March 19

Smart Cities Innovation Summit & Showcase

June 13-15, 2016 • Austin TX
» Submit Innovation due Feb. 26

Defense Innovation Technology Acceleration Challenges (DITAC)

Nov 29-Dec 1, 2016 • Austin, TX
» Save the Date!

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TechConnect World Updates

TechConnect National Innovation Summit - Announces Lead Corporate Partners -Co-located with the National SBIR/STTR Conference, world's largest technology-to-market program runs May 22-25 just outside Washington, DC

2016 Corporate Partners Include:

2016 Corporate Partners

Become a Corporate Partner Today!

TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo:
Speakers Announced! Abstracts Due Feb. 11

 Advanced Materials  Electronics & Microsystems

 Advanced Manufacturing  Biotech, Medical & Pharma

 Energy & Sustainability  Personal & Home Care,
Cosmetics, Foods

Federal Funding Opportunities

Department of Energy:

SBIR/STTR FY 2016 Phase I Release 2
Deadline: February 9, 2016

Support of Fossil Energy Research at U.S. Colleges and Universities Including University Coach Research and Research by Historically Black Colleges
Deadline: March 18, 2016

Industry Partnerships for Cybersecurity of Energy Delivery Systems (CEDS) Research
Deadline: March 22, 2016

Department of Transportation:

Beyond Traffic: The Smart City Challenge
Deadline: Feb 4, 2016

Department of Defense:

DOD USSOCOM Broad Agency Announcement
Deadline: April 14, 2016

DoD Joint Program Committee-2/Military Infectious Diseases Applied Research Award
Deadline: May 9, 2016

National Science Foundation:

National Robotics Initiative
Deadline: Mar 7, 2016

International Research Network Connections
Deadline: Mar 17, 2016

Conference Updates
TechConnect World Innovation Conferene and Expo - May 22-25, 2016 - Washington, DC

Industrial Impact Workshops at TechConnect World 2016
Sunday, May 22, Washington DC

Industrial Impact Workshops are designed to educate participants in both state-of-art technologies and industry interests. Through a One-Day Intensive Program, all courses are presented by leading experts in their respective fields, including industrial guest speakers where applicable. The full-day Workshop start at $595 (50% discount for validated undergraduate/graduate students). Participation includes Course Notes and a Networking Lunch and Receptions with the instructors and experts. To view Workshop descriptions, click here

SBIR-STTR Innovation Summit, May 23-25, 2016, Washington, DC

National SBIR/STTR Conference, co-located with TechConnect World and National Innovation Summit
May 23-25, 2016, Washington DC

Meet and interact with all SBIR/STTR Agencies, including Dept. of Defense, DARPA, Dept. of Energy, Department of Health & Human Services, NASA, NSF, NIST, SBA, and More! Early Bird Rates Available! Register Today!

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Published by: Jennifer Rocha, Publishing Director

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