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February 2017 Issue
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 TechConnect News - Innovation Prospecting Upcoming Deadlines

TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo • May 14-17, 2017, Washington D.C.

» Submit Abstract
(Due Feb. 28)


» Submit Student Leader
(Due Feb. 28)

Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo • June 26-28, 2017, Austin TX

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(Due Feb. 28)


» Submit Panel Proposal
(Due Feb. 28)


» Submit Innovation
Due March 17th)

 Next Events

TechConnect World
Innovation Conference

May 14-17, 2017• Washington DC
» Register Today!

National SBIR/STTR Conference

May 14-17, 2017 • Washington DC
» Register Today!

Smart Cities Connect
Conference & Expo

June 25-28, 2017 • Austin, TX
» Deadline: February 28th

Defense Innovation Summit

Oct. 3-5, 2017 • Tampa, FL
» Call for Innovations!
Federal Funding Opportunities:

National Science Foundation:

Deadline: Rolling

Condensed Matter and Materials Theory
Deadline: Rolling

Department of Transportation:

Under DoT Add: Hazardous Materials Transportation Safety Research and Development (2017)
Deadline: April 21, 2017

Department of Defense:

W81XWH-17-DMRDP-CRMRP-HBRA DoD Hearing and Balance Research Award
Deadline: March 29, 2017

DoD Precision Trauma Care Research Award
Deadline: June 15, 2017


BAA-12-02-PKS Sensor Innovative Research - Department of Defense
Deadline: April 5, 2017

 TechConnect Corporate Spotlights:

Corporate Spotlight Interview: Ingersoll Rand - TechConnect speaks with Leandre Adifon, Vice President Systems Engineering & Advanced Technology, at Ingersoll Rand about the importance of innovation and their participation at this year's TechConnect-National Innovation Summit in DC.

Leandre Adifon

Corporate Spotlight Interview: Eastman Chemical Company - TechConnect Innovation News speaks with Brendan Boyd, Director of Coatings, Specialty Fluids & External Innovation at Eastman Chemical Company.

Brendan Boyd

Corporate Spotlight Interview: Owens Corning - TechConnect Innovation News speaks with Dr. Chris Skinner, Director Front End Innovation, at Owens Corning.

Chris Skinner

Corporate Spotlight Interview: Evonik - TechConnect speaks with Dr. Sanjay Gupta, VP and Regional Head, Corporate Innovation at Evonik Corporation, about the company's technology/solution primary areas of interest.

Sanjay Gupta
 TechConnect Innovator Spotlights:

Active technologies seeking collaboration and funding opportunities. Featured innovators participated at the 2016 TechConnect World conference, Washington, DC.

Anti-Corrosion Paint/Primer Additive Based on Conjugated Polymer Nano-Dispersions - PolyDrop has developed an additive to paints and primers that provides anti-corrosion properties without the use of dangerous heavy metals or hexavalent chromium.

Disruptive, New Odor Removal Technology -This is a new technology that uses nano/micro sized particles to eliminate malodors in an effective and safe manner. It removes odors such as smoke, rotting food, body/foot odors, per odors, urine, bathroom odors and more. It scientifically removes the odors, not just relying on flowery scents.

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2017 Corporate Partners Included:

2016 Corporate Partners

 TechConnect Innovation Updates
TCW 2017   SBIR/STTR 2017
NISS 2017 Smart Cities 2017

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Published by: Regina Ramazzini, Publishing Director

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