TechConnect Innovation Showcase

Join the world's largest multi-sector technology commercialization program. The Innovation Showcase offers a unique and vetted pipeline for corporate, federal and VC prospectors to discover and connect with emerging technologies.

For more information on participating in the Showcase, please contact Christopher Erb at 781.910.7778

Submissions Closed

- Notifications Pending

Innovation Showcase Schedule
Oct. 14:   Innovation Pitch Instructions sent to showcasing companies to include:
  • Video recording instructions
  • Video best-practice checklist
  • Video upload instructions and upload-link
Oct. 23: Pitch-Video Upload Deadline
Oct. 26: Access platform / Build your virtual innovation page

Who Should Apply

Our corporate and investment prospectors are seeking actionable technologies across most all industrial sectors and maturities:

  • University & Research Lab with actionable IP and spinouts
  • Startups seeking investment, licensing, and partnering actions
  • Federal Awardees such as SBIR/STTR, ARPAE, DARPA, etc.

How to Participate

Submit your technology into the TechConnect Innovation Platform for vetting by our industry reviewers. Top selected technologies will pitch and/or showcase to leading prospectors. Showcasing innovations will have access to the TechConnect Networking Platform and Corporate One-on-Ones matchmaking and commercialization services.

  • Innovation Partners: If you have three (3) or more technologies, we suggest you join as an official Innovation Partner. View Innovation Partner benefits.
  • Innovation Awards: Top ranked innovators selected to pitch will each be announced as a TechConnect Innovation Awardee at the conference.

Showcase Package Details

Apply to Innovation Showcase

Submission (Closed) is free of charge. If selected, a combined showcase/registration fee is required to secure you place within the program.

  • Dec. 13, 2019 - Submission Deadline for early review and booth selection.
  • Feb. 28, 2020 - Final submission deadline
  • April, 2020 – Review and Notifications
  • June 24, 2020 – Registration Confirmation
  • November 17-18 – Innovation Showcase & Partnering

    Innovation Package - $1250 - $2500

    Innovation Package

    • TechConnect Innovation Opportunity Report.
    • Corporate Round Tables - receive exclusive access.
    • Strategy Insights: virtual passes to all 2020 presentation programs.
    • Matchmaking: Direct matches to corporate and investment partners.
    • Innovation Hosting: Profile and virtual video pitches at TechConnect Virtual.
    • Innovation Sprints: Inclusion of your technologies in TechConnect Venture Sprints.
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"We come back to TechConnect World because they provide us the opportunity to meet top innovators across many technology areas all in one location."

Lockheed Martin

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"TechConnect is unique in specifically bringing together the creators of breakthrough technologies with corporations who can help commercialize, adopt, buy, re-sell and invest in those technologies"

Atrium Capital

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"TechConnect World is an excellent opportunity to meet all key innovation players and stakeholders all in one place — at the premier innovation commercialization and networking event in the US."





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agency one-on-ones

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

2020 Sponsors & Partners

Sponsors 2020 & Partners

2020 Agency Partners Include (as of 9 October):

2020 SBIR/STTR Agency Partners

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