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Event Overview:

TechConnect World is one of the largest multi-sector gathering of technology IP, technology ventures, industrial partners, and investors in the world.  The purpose of TechConnect World is to bring together the world’s top technology transfer offices, companies, and investment firms to locate the most promising technologies and early stage companies from across the globe.  All technology and venture presentations are pre-vetted by the TechConnect Advisory Committee, which includes more than 40 individuals representing leading universities, companies, and investment firms worldwide. 

The annual event is uniquely designed to accelerate the commercialization of innovations out of the lab and into industry. The Technical Program spotlights applications focused innovations, materials and devices emerging from industrial, government and academic laboratories worldwide. The Innovation Partnering Program gathers market-ready, commercially-viable, innovations into the largest global technology accelerator program.

Early-stage companies are reviewed and selected by our board of corporate and investment partners. Technical submissions are reviewed and selected by our symposium chairs and program review committee.

The 2016 TechConnect World Innovation event encompasses the SBIR/STTR National Conference, the 2016 National Innovation Summit and Showcase, and Nanotech 2016 – the world’s largest nanotechnology event.

Join the brightest and most productive innovators, funding agencies, national and federal labs, international research organizations, universities, tech transfer offices and investment and corporate partners in Washington D. C. We look forward to your participation.

Attendee Information:

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. 

Exhibitor Information:

TechConnect World, co-located with the National SBIR Conference and the National Innovation Summit, delivers the world’s largest gathering of commercialization-focused innovators from Federal Agencies, Federal & Academic Labs, Corporate Tech Developers, and Start-up & SBIR Companies.

The joint events, delivers over 4,000 attendees from over
 70 countries supporting the development and commercialization of new innovations. As an exhibitor, you will access the corporate executives, researchers, engineers, federal funders and commercialization leadership that rely on your products and services to develop these new technologies.

Exhibition Focus Areas:

Manufacturing/Fabrication Equipment

Characterization Equipment & Services

Fabrication Facilities & Services

Design Software & Services

Material Developers & Suppliers

Engineering & Consulting Services

Innovation Business & Legal Services

Access over $20 Billion in Federal Programs, Facilities, Global 1000s & Start-Ups

Exhibit at the TechConnect World Expo and showcase your company’s products and services to the largest gathering of federal funding agencies, research laboratories, corporate technology developers and start-up companies world-wide.

About TechConnect:

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.

***Co-located Events: TechConnect World Innovation Conference, SBIR/STTR National Conference,  National Innovation Summit and Showcase, and Nanotech

Don't wait to register for the TechConnect World Innovation Conference 2016. You'll meet influential people and maximize your opportunities for success. Start now by accessing the information below.

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Conference/Event Dates: 05/22/2016 - 05/25/2016
Expo/Exhibit Dates: 05/23/2016 - 05/24/2016
Expo/Exhibit Hours: Monday and Tuesday 12pm-6pm
First Move-In Date: 05/22/2016
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Business Technology
Other Industries: Business Technology, Federal Government, Government, IT, Manufacturing, Miscellaneous, Technology
Estimated Attendance: 4,000
Cost to Attend:
Audience: Attendees include, but are not exclusive to: Mid-to-large size companies (research and business development executives), federal and international government agencies, professional services firms, venture capitalists, university TTOs or TLOs, federal laboratories, start-up companies, and investment banking firms. Last year's attendees represented companies and organizations from North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
Notes: Estimated Attendance includes co-located events.

Attendee Statistics:

Job Function:
Management & Business Development 24%
Tech R&D - Academic/Government 18%
Tech R&D - Corporate 16%
Tech Transfer/Scouting/In-Out Licensing 15%
Investment - Angel, VC & Corporate VC 12%
Professional Services/Legal 7%
Government/NGO Economic Development 8%

Industry Focus:
Materials & Chemicals 24%
Cleantech & Energy 23%
Biotech & Pharma 21%
Electronics & Microtech 16%
Defense & Government 11%
IT & Software 5%
Venue: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
Venue Phone: (301) 965-2000
Venue Type: Indoor - Convention Center
Official Conference Hotel:Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
Conference Hotel URL:
Number of Exhibitors:350+ with Co-located Events (2015) (Previous Year)
Show Owner:TechConnect / Nano Science and Technology Institute(NSTI)
Show Manager:Brede Expo Services
Exhibitor Prospectus:Click Here
Sponsorship: Yes
Sponsorship Details: Sponsor the joint TechConnect World Conferences and Expo, raising your organization's visibility across the entire technology innovation and commercialization community in Cleantech, Nanotech, Microtech, and Biotech. Premier and Custom Sponsorship Opportunities are available in addition. Join as a sponsor and be recognized as a leader in the Global innovation community.

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
10' x 10' $3,000   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
  Water: n/a
  Generator: n/a
  Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: n/a

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Exhibit & Sponsorship Contacts:

Christopher Erb
(978) 561-1908

Denise Lee
(203) 421-6347

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