TechConnect is proud to announce the annual TechConnect Innovation Awards.
The TechConnect Innovation Awards identify the top 15% of submitted technologies as ranked by the TechConnect Corporate & Investment Partner Committee. Innovation rankings are based on the potential positive impact the submitted technology will have on a specific industry sector. Innovations are submitted from global academic technology transfer offices, early-stage companies, small business innovative research (SBIR) awardees, and government and corporate research laboratories.
Software for Chemistry & Materials: Multi-scale chemical reactor modeling
Spectral Sciences: Four-dimensional hyperspectral/hypertemporal imager for AI-controlled robotic manipulation of objects in manufacturing process
Sungkyunkwan University Foundation for: Novel Polymer, Hydrogel Including the Polymer
SynMatter LLC: Platform Technology for creating Functional Additives for Corrosion Protection, Corrosion Detection, Antimicrobial, Superhydrophobic and Personal Care Products.
Targetrust Biotech. Ltd: Diagnostic kit for real-time monitoring resistance in targeted cancer therapy
Texas Tech University: Surface coating for reduction of aerodynamic noise and vibrations
Texas Tech University, Office of Research Commercialization: Tunable nanocomplexes for delivery of plasmid DNA into human and vertebrate primary cells
The Australian National University: Planar microphone array for spatial audio recording
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University: New antibiotic drug candidates
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University: Seeded sonochemical coatings
The University of Melbourne: A simple, energy and cost-efficient process to isolate oils and high value commodities from oil-bearing microbes including algal biomass
The University of Melbourne: Evanescent Field Resonance Imaging Microscopy
The University of Melbourne: Super-elastic graphene foams with extraordinary physical properties
Tufts University: Micro^3Plasma Source
Unicus Pharmaceuticals, LLC: Making urine-odor-free absorbent products for people with adult/urinary incontinence
Univalor: Gold-Silver Alloy Nanoprobes for Clinical Immunolabeling
University of British Columbia: Self-Driving Laboratories for Accelerating Materials Discovery
University of California, Santa Barbara: Hydraulically Actuated Textiles
University of California, Santa Barbara: Unidirectional Photoluminescence with GaN/InGaN Quantum Well Metasurfaces
University of Central Florida: Low-Cost Manufacturing Process For High-Performing Intermediate Band Solar Cells
University of Massachusetts Lowell: Safer Solvents for Contact-Adhesives
University of Minnesota: Toughened Isotactic Polypropylene
University of Minnesota - Technology Commercialization: Process to Improve Lithium Ion Battery Life and Capacity
University of Pardubice: Silica fibrous material for sorption, separation, catalytic and battery applications
University of Wisconsin- Madison / Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation: Aligned Nanotube Technology (ANT)
Valoa Technologies, Inc.: Non-invasive blood glucose monitor
Veloxint: Ultra high strength and lightweight components via scalable nanocrystalline alloy technology
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation: LiTell: Robust Indoor Localization Using Unmodified Light Fixtures
Yeda Research & Development Co. Ltd.: Photovoltaic Devices Based on Guided Nanowire Arrays
About TechConnect World Innovation Conference: For over 20 years the TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo has connected top applied research and early-stage innovations from universities, labs, and startups with industry end-users and prospectors. The 2019 TechConnect World Innovation event includes the annual SBIR/STTR Spring Innovation Conference, Spring AI TechConnect, the TechConnect Technical Program - more than 35 world-class technical symposium, and the Nanotech Conference Series – the world's largest and longest running nanotechnology event.
Click here for more information on the TechConnect World Innovation Conference, June 17-19, 2019.