Connecting the Technology Business Community

Filling the Global Innovation Pipeline

TechConnect is a global technology outreach & development organization, matching highly qualified emerging technologies with corporate, government and investment partners through community driven peer-review programs.  We partner directly with the world's leading innovation providers from academia and industry to deliver only the best technology solutions to our corporate and investment partners.  Most importantly, the TechConnect model delivers an acceleration and scaling of the innovation to commercialization process across most every industrial sector.

Put simply, TechConnect vets, filters and delivers the world’s most promising emerging innovations to its corporate and investment partners.  Contact us today and learn how we can increase your innovation pipeline.

National Innovation Partners - Participating Agencies:

of Energy
of Defense
National Institutes
of Health
National Institute of
Standards and Technology
Air Force

Chemical and
Biological Defense

Defense Advanced
Research Projects

Defense Health

Defense Logistics

Activity (DMEA)

Defense Threat
Reduction Agency

Missile Defense
Agency (MDA)



National Science

Department of
Homeland Security

Research &

Special Operations

US Small Business

Past Technology Prospecting Partners

3M ABB Aerojet Rocketdyne
Air Products Applied Materials Arkema
Ashland Austin Energy BASF
Battelle Bayer Material Science Boeing
Bosch BP Capewell
Chevron Constellation Energy Continental Airlines
Corning Columbia Cummins
Daikin DSM DOW
DuPont Elstat EPO
Evonik EWI Fraunhofer TechBridge
GE General Atomics Genzyme
Glaxo Smith Kline HECO GM
Halliburton Harris Harris Group Hitachi
HHonda Honeywell Hyundai
Ingersoll Rand intel jabi
Johnson Controls Kodak Lam
Lockheed Martin magna Medtronic
Lockheed Martin magna Medtronic
Merck Michelin Michelman
momentive mosaic MWV
nationalgrid NanoInk Nissan
novaris Oxford Instruments OMRON
Owens Corning Panasonic ppg
Praxair PnG Roche
Sanofi Sanyo SempraEnergy
Shell Sherwin Williams siemens
SK Innovation solvay SunEdison
toray Toyota UTC

TechConnect News™

Defense Innovation Challenges Announced for Austin TX-Technology Submissions due August 14
Join the Nation’s largest innovation prospecting program aligned with military and warfighter needs.  

Opportunities to Develop High Performance, Economically Viable, and Environmentally Benign Technologies to Recover Rare Earth Elements (REEs
US DOE. Deadline: August 31, 2015.

Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program
NSF. Deadline: September 25, 2015


  • BASF TechConnect World is an excellent opportunity to meet all key innovation players and stakeholders all in one place — at the premier innovation commercialization and networking event in the US...
  • HondaIt is a privilege for us to attend your event.
  • Harvard University Thank you for such a great networking event. We look forward to working with TechConnect in the near future.
  • US Navy SBIR/STTR Thanks again for a fantastic event... positive feedback. Having the support of TechConnect is a great partnership...
  • Montana State University The event provided a unique interface where you could see how leading corporations were seeking cutting edge technologies.
  • NanoPhotonicat TechConnect truly draws the executives and investors from leading companies in our market.
  • Lockheed Martin We come back to TechConnect World because they provide us the opportunity to meet top innovators across many technology areas all in one location.
  • Svaya NanotechnologiesA solid venue to find potential partners, funders, customers.
  • Atrium CapitalTechConnect is unique in specifically bringing together the creators of breakthrough technologies with corporations who can help commercialize, adopt, buy, re-sell and invest in those technologies.
  • BASFWe commend the visionary thinking of the conference production team and this is why we continue to support TechConnect World.
  • Univalor We wanted to thank TechConnect for what you have done for Univalor. This year again has been an opportunity to make great contacts.

Featured Programs & Events

Asia Pacific Resilience Summit and Expo
Honolulu, Hawai'i, August 24-26, 2015
Convenes business, technology and policy leadership across the global resilience pillars of energy, agriculture, water and security.
Defense Innovation Technology Acceleration Challenges
Austin, Texas, December 1-3, 2015
Defense Energy Summit and
Innovation Showcase

Austin, Texas, December 1-3, 2015
Fall SBIR/STTR Innovation Program
Austin, Texas, December 1-3, 2015
TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo
Washington DC, May 22-25, 2016
Accelerating the Commercialization
of Global Innovation

National Innovation Summit & Showcase
Washington DC, May 22-25, 2016
Showcasing Innovations
National SBIR Conference 2016
Washington DC,May 22-25, 2016
Largest and Most Important Conference Specializing in SBIR/STTR Programs

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