Funding Opportunity Spotlights
Department of Energy (DOE):
DOE, Small Scale Coal-Biomass to Liquids (CBTL) Production and Feasibility Study of a Commercial Scale CBTL Facility
Deadline: June 7, 2012
Department of Defense (DOD):
DOD: A Pilot Institute for the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation
Deadline: June 14, 2012
DOE, Accident Tolerant Fuel Program
Seeking to facilitate the development and initial testing of light water reactor (LWR) fuel concepts with accident tolerant features.
Deadline: June 15, 2012
Plug and Play Photovoltaics
Deadline: June 18, 2012
DOE Solar - Improving Accuracy of Solar Forecasting (FOA)
Deadline: June 19, 2012
DOE FES - Collaborative Research in Fusion Energy Sciences on Foreign Research Facilities
Deadline: June 21, 2012
DOD C-SCAN - Chip-Scale Combinatorial Atomic Navigator (C-SCAN)
Deadline: July 10, 2012
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When: June 18-21,2012
Where: Santa Clara, CA
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Thermo Hands-on Workshop: Combined Approaches to Graphene and Carbon Analysis Using Raman Spectroscopy and XPS
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National Innovation Showcase
TechConnect World launches the TechConnect National Innovation Showcase - June 20-21, 2012, Santa Clara Convention Center - More than 300 technologies will be on display in Silicon Valley
TechConnect Corporate Presenter - Dow Chemical Spotlight Interview - Focused on developing innovative solutions for pressing human needs.
TechConnect Corporate Presenter-MeadWestvaco Spotlight Interview - Mr. France views Open Innovation as a great way to accelerate innovation and profitable growth through collaboration and value creation.
Surface Roughness Measurement of Media and Substrate - Atomic force microscopy (AFM) is useful for investigating the surfaces and characteristics of different materials down to nanometer detail.
Electronics & Microsystems
Bacterial builders on site for computer construction - Forget computer viruses - magnet-making bacteria could be used to build tomorrow’s computers with larger hard drives and speedier connections.
Swedish Researchers Believe Graphene, Carbon Nanotubes Could Improve Computers, Cellular Phones - University of Gothenburg research team think limited size and weight of carbon materials would improve electronics found in electronic devices.
Chemicals & Materials
What Potholes? Michigan Technological University Research Team Discovers Nanoclay Could Lead to Improving Asphalt Roads - Dr. Zhanping You and his group believe adding nanomaterials would prevent roads from buckling, cracking, and potholes.
Single Nanomaterial Prototype Able to Achieve Red, Green, and Blue Laser Colors - Novel technology co-developed by Brown University and QD Vision.
Energy & Cleantech
Berkeley Lab Scientists Generate Electricity From Viruses - New approach is a promising first step toward the development of tiny devices that harvest electrical energy from everyday tasks.
FlexEnergy in the Running for Green Engineering Award at Tech America-Orange County, CA - FlexEnergy will have a poster presentation at TechConnect World, June 19-21, 2012.
Health Sciences & Biotech/Pharma
Target: Drug-resistant bacteria - Engineers design nanoparticles that deliver high doses of antibiotics directly to bacteria.
Innovation & Investment
MicroGREEN Polymers, TechConnect Venture Presenter, Wins Silver Award at DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation - MicroGREEN Polymers will be presenting its company and exhibiting at next month’s TechConnect World conference, Santa Clara, CA.
Oracle Chairman Jeff Henley and Wife Judy Gift $50 Million US to UC Santa Barbaral - Generous gift to be used for The Institute for Energy Efficiency, a collaborative research campus at UCSB, and the school’s College of Engineering.
NthDegree Technologies Worldwide Raises Just Over $11 Million US in Funding Round - NthDegree Technologies was selected to present at the 2011 TechConnect World Venture Forum, Boston, MA.
TechConnect Venture Forum Takes Place June 21 in the Heart of Silicon Valley - Forum opens with Fortune 500 corporate venture capital panel, followed by start up companies pitches, networking reception, and more than 200 technology showcase exhibitors.