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November 2012 Issue
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Filling the Global Innovation Pipeline

Innovation Pipeline Opportunities

Current TechConnect Innovation Accelerator, Partnering & Submission Opportunities

Nanotech 2013
May 12-16, 2013, D.C.
» Call for Abstracts!
due-Dec. 12, 2012

TechConnect - National Innovation Summit
May 12-16, 2013, D.C.
» Call for Innovations!
due-Dec. 12, 2012


Event Announcements

Nanotech 2013 and NISS
May 12-16, 2013
Where: Washington, DC

- Abstracts Due Dec. 12!
- Innovations Due Dec. 12!


Funding Opportunities

Department of Defense (DOD):

Platelet Storage Technologies
Deadline: January 28, 2013

National Science Foundation (NSF):

Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase I Solicitation FY-2013
Deadline: December 3, 2012

Cyber-Physical Systems
Deadline: January 29, 2013

Small Business Technology Transfer Program Phase I
Deadline: February 6, 2013

Major Research Instrumentation Program
Deadline: February 21, 2013

Nanotech Conference
2012 Technical Proceedings

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Corporate Spotlights


Spotlight Interview: Paul France, Vice President-Innovation Systems, MeadWestvaco (MWV) - Paul France speaks with TechConnect about MWV's technology and solution areas of interest.

William Lawrence Lockheed Martin

Spotlight Interview: William F. (Bill) Lawrence, Chief Technologist, Energy & Cyber Services, Lockheed Martin Corp. - TechConnect World corporate speaker Bill Lawrence tells TechConnect about Lockheed Martin’s technology and solution areas of interests


Innovation Spotlights

Electronics & Microsystems

X-FAB Silicon Foundries Acquires MEMS Foundry Itzehoe - TechConnect Innovation Tracking: MEMS Foundry Itzehoe, a TechConnect Accelerator Participant, Anaheim, CA, 2010.

Scientists Chart the Emergence of High-Temperature Superconductivity - New study reveals unexpected disappearance of superconducting fluctuations at super-cold temperatures.

Chemicals & Materials

Innovation Spotlight: Svaya Molecular Layer Deposition - TechConnect Innovation Tracking: Svaya Nanotechnologies, a TechConnect Accelerator participant-Santa Clara, CA, 2012.

Innovation Spotlight: Manganese Based Permanent Magnet - TechConnect Innovation Tracking: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, a TechConnect Accelerator participant-ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit, 2012.

Energy & Cleantech

Innovation Spotlight: VerLASE Technologies - TechConnect Innovation Tracking: VerLASE Technologies, a TechConnect Accelerator participant-Santa Clara, CA, 2012.

Innovation Spotlight: Porous Amorphous GeOx as an Anode Material in Li-ion Batteries - TechConnect Innovation Tracking: Brookhaven National Laboratory, a TechConnect Accelerator participant-Santa Clara, CA, 2012.

Health Sciences & Biotech/Pharma

Researchers Develop ‘Colored Microbubbles’ to Help Doctors See Inside our Bodies - University at Buffalo researchers, working in collaboration with University Health Network in Toronto, have developed a novel contrast agent that could redefine what’s possible in the evolving field of medical imaging.

Test developed to detect early-stage diseases with naked eye - Scientists have developed a prototype ultra-sensitive sensor that would enable doctors to detect the early stages of diseases with the naked eye.

Cellanyx Diagnostics Silver Winner at 2012 MassChallenge Awards - TechConnect Innovation Tracking: Cellanyx Diagnostics, a TechConnect Accelerator Participant, Boston, MA, US, 2011.

Innovation & Investment

The National Innovation Summit and Showcase jointly announces its call-for-innovations with TechConnect World 2013 in Washington D.C. - TechConnect and the National Innovation Summit will come together next to accelerate the commercialization of American innovation.

TechConnect Announces BASF as Platinum Sponsor and Innovation Accelerator at the Co-Located 2013 National Innovation Summit and TechConnect - Taking place in the nation's capital, BASF to join global leaders and innovators focused on technology development and commercialization.

TU Delft and Leiden University to Embark on 51 Million Euro Research Program Dedicated to Nanotechnology - Nanofront' will observe, monitor and develop novel materials at the atomic level over the next decade.

Crann Nanotechnology Centre at Trinity College to Receive $10 Million US in Government Funding - Research institute will create 50 jobs for the region.

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

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Published by: Jennifer Rocha, Publishing Director

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