TechConnect Summit Brings Global Technology Business Community to Anaheim, CA, June 21-24

Fortune 500 corporations, universities, and young companies present and network at the largest marketplace for emerging technologies

April 21, 2010 Cambridge, MA - Corporate partnering and technology matchmaking for the emerging technology community will take place at the TechConnect Summit, to be held June 21-24, 2010, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA, USA. Entering our 5th year, the 2010 TechConnect Summit will include corporate, technology & venture presentations from eighteen Fortune 500 companies, more than 50 universities, and 60+ early stage companies.

Part of TechConnect World, a suite of co-located conferences that includes Nanotech, Clean Technology, MicroTech and BioNano, the event will attract more than 5,000 business, academic, and investment professionals from around the world.

This year’s TechConnect Summit activities include:

F500 companies presenting at TechConnect June 22-24 include: “TechConnect provides the opportunity to present technologies or business strategies to conference attendees, and provides valuable face-to-face interactions with global leaders in business, science, and investment,” notes Dr. Matthew Laudon, Executive Director, TechConnect. “The Summit encourages academia-industry-government partnerships, which are critical to emerging technology growth and market adoption.”

How to Participate:
Register to Attend—Early Bird Discount Deadline is May 1, 2010!
Online registration is now open. Conference registration provides full access to all programs and activities June 22-24 at the TechConnect Summit and Expo, plus the co-located Nanotech, CleanTechnology, MicroTech, and BioNano conferences and Expo Halls. Hotel discounts are also available to conference attendees. To pre-register today and learn about housing options, visit:

TechConnect Innovation Showcase
Taking place June 23 and 24, the TechConnect Innovation Showcase is the largest showcase dedicated to pre-commercial technologies still under development and in search of corporate partners or investors. Organizations with pre-commercial technology solutions are encouraged to participate. To learn more and apply for the Showcase (deadline to submit is May 15th), please visit:

TechConnect Marketplace Expo
The TechConnect Marketplace Expo has just been expanded to accommodate the increased demand in 2010! The Expo is ideal for universities, start-up ventures, and professional services firms to showcase technologies, products and services to conference attendees. Networking receptions with F500 executives, and booth discounts for qualified university tech transfer offices and early stage companies are just a few of the benefits and activities taking place in Anaheim June 22 and 23. To learn more, please click here. The list of confirmed exhibitors can be found at:

Sponsor Opportunities
Companies seeking to maximize their opportunity to find promising technologies, work with young companies, and support technology research and innovation should consider sponsoring the Summit. TechConnect offers maximum visibility to the technology business community and provides high-quality industry and technology knowledge for sponsors. To find out about Sponsor opportunities still available, please contact Jennifer Rocha at

One Day Courses: June 21, 2010
TechConnect is also offering one-day short courses on topics related to technology commercialization, nanotechnology, cleantechnology, and biotechnology on Monday, June 21 at the Anaheim Convention Center; an additional registration is required. To view the list of course offerings, please visit:

Please visit and bookmark the 2010 TechConnect page for the latest program announcements, at: or contact Jennifer Rocha at for more information.

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