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Department of Defense (DOD) - Fiscal Year 2013 University NanoSatellite Program
Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Deadline: October 16, 2012
Co-Prime Sensor Array Signal Processing
Office of Naval Research
Deadline: September 21, 2012
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Electronics & Microsystems
Unraveling Intricate Interactions, One Molecule at a Time- In key step towards design of better organic electronic devices, Columbia Engineering team makes first single-molecule measurement of van der Waals interactions at a metal-organic interface.
Fujitsu Expands Lineup of Contactless Palm Vein Authentication Devices - Achieves world's smallest and slimmest palm vein authentication sensor design.
Chemicals & Materials
MesoCoat mentioned in 2012 R&D 100 Winner Listings - MesoCoat was selected to present at the 2012 TechConnect Venture Forum-Silicon Valley, CA, US.
UH Researcher Develops Solar Panel Coating to Increase Efficiency - New Technology Successfully Undergoes Independent Testing.
Energy & Cleantech
NthDegree Technologies Enters Into Agreement with NASA - NthDegree Technologies was selected to present at the 2011 TechConnect Venture Forum, Boston, MA, US.
Polyflow, Investment Company Create New Cleantech Business - Polyflow, 2010 TechConnect Venture Forum presenter, form partnership to commercialize company's process to convert polymer waste into materials for fuel and transport products.
Health Sciences & Biotech/Pharma
U Penn Scientists Develop Novel Composite Nanofibers for Orthopaedic Use - These biomaterials created by the researchers could lead to the creation of actual three-dimensional tissue.
Sensor detects glucose in saliva and tears for diabetes testing - Researchers have created a new type of biosensor that can detect minute concentrations of glucose in saliva, tears and urine.
Innovation & Investment
Lockheed Martin Announces Worldwide Innovation Contest - "Innovate the Future" contest is a call for breakthrough ideas to create a more secure future for the planet.
African Union (AU) Forms Advisory Committee Focused on Science, Technology and Innovation - Committee to be co-chaired by Professors from Harvard University, US and the Library of Alexandria, Egypt.
TechConnect to Exhibit at LES Annual Meeting 2012, October 14-17, Toronto, Canada - Visit us at Booth 133! - TechConnect Community members receive discount on registration!