WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 16th annual TechConnect National Innovation Summit & Showcase, co-located with the National SBIR/STTR Conference, will take place June 15-18 at the Gaylord National Convention Center, National Harbor, MD (www.nationalinnovationsummit.com). The events attract a global audience of innovation leaders from business, investment, government, and academia.
Lead Corporate Partners at the 2014 TechConnect World and National Innovation Summit include: BASF, Bosch, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Oxford Instruments, Daikin America, Momentive, SABIC, SK Innovation, Aerojet, Capewell, Corning, DuPont, General Atomics, Harris & Harris Group, Ingersoll Rand, Jabil, LORD, MeadWestvaco, National Grid, Novo Nordisk, Panasonic, Saint Gobain, Shell, United Technologies Research Center, and many more. TechConnect Corporate Partners will discuss areas of technology interest and prospect for new technologies.
The full program is now posted online and features hundreds of business and technical presentations from more than 70 countries. Two Exhibit Halls will feature more than 200 companies, universities, start up companies, and service providers focused on technology R&D and commercialization.
TechConnect World, National Innovation Summit, and the National SBIR/STTR Conference combine to create the largest global conference and marketplace for innovators, corporate technology developers, and investors.
"The three conferences provide the ideal venue for technology-to-business matchmaking," said Jennifer Rocha, Director, Strategic Development, TechConnect. "Within the backdrop of the nation's capital, the events bring together global leaders in innovation, business, and government to facilitate the discussions and relationships necessary for the continued acceleration of emerging tech innovations."
To learn more about the conferences and register to attend, visit: www.nationalinnovationsummit.com.
About TechConnect (www.techconnect.org):
TechConnect is a global technology outreach & development organization. Through our innovative programs and conferences, we deliver the most promising technologies to the world's top corporate, investment, and government professionals. TechConnect is headquartered in Austin, Texas, with offices in Cambridge, Massachusetts and Danville, California.
About the National Innovation Summit & Showcase (www.nationalinnovationsummit.com):
TechConnect presents the National Innovation Summit & Showcase, the nation's top innovations emerging from our federal technology funding programs. All showcasing innovations are vetted by our industry and investment review Committees, and all will participate the TechConnect Corporate Acceleration and Matchmaking Programs with our participating Corporate and Investment Partners.
Jennifer Rocha, TechConnect