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Jun 2015


Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center 201 Waterfront Street National Harbor , Maryland 20745
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National Innovation Summit & Showcase (NISS) 2015


Event Overview:

Join us in Washington D.C. as the TechConnect World Innovation Conference co-locates with the largest global innovation program in physical and life sciences. The joint programs include the Nanotech 2015 Conference, the National Innovation Summit and the National SBIR/STTR Conference.

In support of the White House and Congressional call for innovation commercialization initiatives, the National Innovation Summit and Showcase delivers the world's largest showcase of industry-vetted emerging-technologies ready for commercialization. Don't miss as TechConnect presents 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.

Exhibitor Information:

TechConnect is pleased to host 2015 TechConnect World, June 14-17 in Washington DC. The event, co-located with the 2015 National Innovation Summit the 2015 National Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Conference, delivers the world’s largest showcase and accelerator for industry-vetted emerging-technologies ready for commercialization.


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.

For more information on participating in the Showcase, please contact Derek Mayer at (512) 800-9796 or

How to Participate?

Submit your detailed innovation description through the online submission form for review by the TechConnect Accelerator Committee. There is no fee to submit your innovation. If accepted, there is a $1,000 showcase fee that includes one (1) conference registration and showcase booth. All showcasing innovations will be included in the TechConnect Corporate Matching program.

Who submits technologies?

  • Universities (TTOs, TLOs)
  • National & Federal labs
  • SBIR Phase II Awardees
  • Public & Private Research Institutions
  • Corporate Research Divisions
  • Early-Stage Companies

What are we looking for?

Breakthrough technologies that are ready for licensing, corporate partnering, or investment opportunities.

Corporate Acceleration Partner Opportunities

Partner with the Third National Innovation Summit and Expo — showcasing America's next generation of transformational technologies. Bringing together the leading innovation authorities in industry, government and research, the Summit is the only event dedicated to the companies and organizations developing breakthroughs on strategic research priorities. Join as a Partner and be recognized as a leader in American innovation.

About TechConnect:

TechConnect is a global technology outreach & development organization. We vet and deliver the world’s most promising technologies to the world’s top corporate, government and investment developers.

Co-located events: World Innovation, 2015 SBIR/STTR National Conference, 2015 National Innovation Summit and Showcase, and Nanotech2015




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