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October 2012 Issue
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Filling the Global Innovation Pipeline

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TechConnect World 2013
National Innovation Summit and Showcase 2013, Washington, DC

May 12-16, 2013
Where: Washington, DC

- Technical Submissions Now Open! Early Submission Deadline Dec. 12! Click here to Submit!!
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Funding Opportunity Spotlights

Department of Defense (DOD):
Nano-Bio Manufacturing Institute NBMI
Department of Defense: Air Force
Deadline: November 13, 2012

Deployed War-Fighter Protection
Department of Defense: US Army
Deadline: November 19, 2012


National Science Foundation (NSF):
Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase I Solicitation FY-2013
National Science Foundation
Deadline: December 3, 2012

Cyber-Physical Systems
National Science Foundation
Deadline: January 29, 2013

Small Business Technology Transfer Program Phase I
National Science Foundation
Deadline: February 6, 2013
Nanotech Conference
2012 Technical Proceedings

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Targeted Patch Clamping with Ion Conductance Microscopy - Targeted patch clamping (TPC)1 combines patch clamping with ion conductance microscopy (ICM)2 to guide the pipette to a specific patch clamping position.line

Innovation Spotlights

Electronics & Microsystems

‘Invisibility’ could be a key to better electronics - MIT team applies technology developed for visual ‘cloaking’ to enable more efficient transfer of electrons.

Innovation Spotlight: Next Generation Flat Panel Display Technology - TechConnect Innovation Tracking: NanoPhotonica, a TechConnect Accelerator participant-Santa Clara, CA, 2012.

Chemicals & Materials

Innovation Spotlight: High Strength Magnets with No Rare Earths - TechConnect Innovation Tracking: University of Minnesota, a TechConnect Accelerator participant-Santa Clara, CA, 2012.

Innovation Spotlight: Pixelligent’s Next Generation Nanocrystal Additives - TechConnect Innovation Tracking: Pixelligent, a TechConnect Accelerator participant-Santa Clara, CA, June 18-21, 2012.

Energy & Cleantech

Innovation Spotlight: PEV Charging Infrastructure with lower capital and operating costs - TechConnect Innovation Tracking: Ideal Power Converters, a TechConnect Accelerator participant-Santa Clara, CA, June 18-21, 2012.

Innovation Spotlight: Refueling Natural-Gas Cars from your Garage for $1500 - TechConnect Innovation Tracking: Luon Energy LLC, a TechConnect Accelerator participant-Santa Clara, CA, June 18-21, 2012.

Health Sciences & Biotech/Pharma

Innovation Spotlight: New Compound Activates Broad Spectrum Lung Immunity -TechConnect Innovation Tracking: Montana State University, a TechConnect Accelerator participant-Santa Clara, CA, June 18-21, 2012.

ExpreS2ion Biotechnologies and the Jenner Institute, University of Oxford Enter a Licensing Agreement for the ExpreS2 Technology Platform - The platform will be used by various research teams to address expression of complex and "difficult-to-make" proteins.

Fujitsu Develops Eye Tracking Technology - Compact camera and LED are small enough to be embedded into a PC for non-contact interface technology that enables screen scrolling or zooming using eye movements.


Innovation & Investment

DuPont Opens First Innovation Center in the U.S. -The Troy, Michigan Innovation Center is also DuPont's automotive division headquarters.

Longitude Capital Closes $385 Million Life Sciences Fund - In 2008, the firm's first Life Sciences Fund raised $325 Million.

World Bank Opens Climate Innovation Centre in Kenya - Centre will be a home for African green business entrepreneurs, R&D for clean technologies.

National Innovation Summit and Showcase May 13-16, 2013, Washington, DC

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