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Posted: November 26, 2007
TechConnect Business Summit 2008 To Attract Leading Technology Developers, Users, and Investors From(...)
(Nanowerk News) TechConnect has created a one of a kind community for innovators to demonstrate their early stage developments in various technology categories and connect them with investors and enterprises looking to bring these ideas to market. The annual TechConnect Summit represents the world’s largest peer-vetted deal flow for technology partnering, investing and licensing.
The 2008 TechConnect Summit will take place June 3-5 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA, USA www.techconnect.org/Summit2008/. TechConnect is unique in that it brings together the business, investment, and academic communities into one venue to share ideas and explore potential opportunities. The TechConnect Summit will be co-located with the NSTI Nanotech and Cleantech conferences. Participation at NSTI Nanotech or Cleantech provides full access to the TechConnect Summit.
TechConnect’s IP, Early Stage Company, and Corporate Needs programs will focus on three main sectors: nanotechnology, clean technology, and life sciences. Those selected to present an IP or Early Stage Company will have the opportunity to present to an audience of top companies, investors, government organizations, and research institutions. Companies that present a Corporate Needs talk are provided a unique platform to discuss their current and future technology needs to attendees with a strong interest in learning more about the needs of large technology-driven companies.
All technology and early stage company submissions will be reviewed by TechConnect’s Advisory Board, which includes more than 50 individuals representing top universities and companies from around the world, including Analog Devices, BASF, Boston University, General Electric, Honda, IBM, Johns Hopkins University, Merck, Motorola, Pfizer, Philips, UCLA, Yale University, and many more. Both presenters and attendees will have access to unique networking and match-making opportunities.
The 2008 TechConnect Summit will also feature exclusive Corporate Partnering presentations from leading global companies. The Corporate Needs Sessions provide a unique opportunity for companies to present their technology and business needs to a targeted audience of technology developers, users, and investors. Companies that have already committed to participating in 2008 include: Air Products & Chemicals, Cabot Corporation, Eastman Kodak, Honda, and Medtronic.
Please visit the TechConnect Summit home page for the latest updates and to submit an IP, Early Stage Company, Corporate Needs Talk, or view Sponsor Opportunities: www.techconnect.org/Summit2008/