National Innovation Summit and Showcase

Innovation Showcase and Accelerator

Innovation Submissions Closed. Under Review.

TechConnect is pleased to host 2016 TechConnect World, May 22-25 in Washington DC. The event, co-located with the 2016 National Innovation Summit the 2016 National Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Conference, delivers the world’s largest showcase and accelerator for industry-vetted emerging-technologies ready for commercialization.

Don’t miss this opportunity to place your technology, your company, or your agency’s awardee portfolio into the TechConnect Innovation Showcase and Accelerator program to be matched with the world’s largest gathering of potential investment and corporate partners.

>> View 2015 Innovation Showcase Participants

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How to Participate?

Submit your detailed innovation description through the online submission form for review by the TechConnect Accelerator Committee. There is no fee to submit your innovation. If accepted, there is a $1,000 showcase fee that includes one (1) conference registration and showcase booth. All showcasing innovations will be included in the TechConnect Corporate Matching program.

Who submits technologies?

  • Universities (TTOs, TLOs)
  • National & Federal labs
  • SBIR Phase II Awardees
  • Public & Private Research Institutions
  • Corporate Research Divisions
  • Early-Stage Companies

What are we looking for?

Breakthrough technologies that are ready for licensing, corporate partnering, or investment opportunities.

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...
— BASF
It is a privilege for us to attend your event.
— Honda
Thank you for such a great networking event. We look forward to working with TechConnect in the near future.
— Harvard University
Thanks again for a fantastic event... positive feedback. Having the support of TechConnect is a great partnership...
— US Navy SBIR/STTR
The event provided a unique interface where you could see how leading corporations were seeking cutting edge technologies.
— Montana State University
TechConnect truly draws the executives and investors from leading companies in our market.
— NanoPhotonicat
We come back to TechConnect World because they provide us the opportunity to meet top innovators across many technology areas all in one location.
— Lockheed Martin
TechConnect 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.
— Atrium Capital
A solid venue to find potential partners, funders, customers.
— Svaya Nanotechnologies
We commend the visionary thinking of the conference production team and this is why we continue to support TechConnect World.
— BASF
We wanted to thank TechConnect for what you have done for Univalor. This year again has been an opportunity to make great contacts.
— Univalor
For more information on participating in the Showcase, please contact Derek Mayer at (512) 800-9796 or .

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