TechConnect Announces National Innovation Showcase Participants, Washington DC, May 23-25, 2016

March 31, 2016 11:04 AM EST By: Regina Ramazzini

Accelerating the commercialization of American innovation, the co-located National Innovation Summit and National SBIR/STTR Conference features start-ups, labs, universities and federal agencies for technology and funding prospecting opportunities.

The National Innovation Summit & Showcase, co-located with the National SBIR/STTR Conference, will take place May 22-25, 2016 just outside Washington, D.C. at the Gaylord National Convention Center. Organized by TechConnect, these co-located events deliver an innovation ecosystem under one roof, providing attendees access to top-vetted emerging innovations and participation from corporate and investment partners, federal funding agencies, research labs, start-ups, and universities.

TechConnect is proud to announce the annual TechConnect Innovation Awards, awarding the top 15% of submitted technologies. Innovations were received from academic technology transfer offices, early-stage companies, small business innovative research (SBIR) awardees, and government and corporate research laboratories from around the world. To view the list of awardees and more information about the Innovation Showcase, visit:

The joint conference programs include Innovation Pitches, Strategic Corporate Partnering Presentations, Corporate and Agency One-on-One Matchmaking, and a Showcase-Exhibit Hall featuring innovations, innovators, funding agencies and multi-national corporations. For more information, visit:

The National Innovation Showcase Hall May 23 and 24 will feature:
· More than 200 pre-vetted innovations from around the world.
· Over 50 Federal Funding Agencies & Components participating in one-on-one and on-site partnering programs.
· Multinational Corporate and Research Partners, including Allied Minds, Corning, LG, KorusIP, Medtronic, Newell Rubbermaid, NineSigma, NST, Panasonic, Saint Gobain, Sherwin-Williams, and many more.
“This is the largest showcase and accelerator for industry-vetted emerging-technologies ready for commercialization,” notes Dr. Matthew Laudon, CEO of TechConnect. “The combination of innovators, federal agencies and corporate partners at the National Innovation Summit makes this the must-attend gathering for the Nation’s innovation community and should not be missed.”

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