National Innovation Summit Announces Corporate Acceleration Partners, Including BASF, Boeing, and Momentive

    National Innovation Summit Announces Corporate Acceleration Partners,
                    Including BASF, Boeing, and Momentive

Co-located with TechConnect World, corporations will participate in nation's
largest commercialization conference this May in D.C.

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2013

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --TechConnect is pleased to announce
the participation of top corporate partners at the joint National Innovation
Summit & Showcase (NISS) and TechConnect World, taking place May 12-16 in
Washington, D.C. For the first time ever, the National SBIR Conference will
also be co-located with both events. All conferences will take place just
outside D.C. at the Gaylord National Convention Center, National Harbor, MD.

Now in its 15^th year, TechConnect World is the largest global conference and
marketplace for innovators, corporate technology developers, and
investors.TechConnect is uniquely designed to accelerate the
commercialization of innovations, out of the lab and into industry.

Lead Corporate Partners participating at this year's conference include BASF,
Bayer, Boeing, Capewell, Ingersoll Rand, MeadWestvaco, Momentive, Sabic, SK
Innovation, and many more.

"We are very proud to have the support of these global corporations," said Dr.
Matthew Laudon, CEO of TechConnect. "Our events are committed to accelerating
the commercialization of national and international innovations. We are
looking forward to their participation this May."

Corporate Partners will be speaking in the program and meeting 1-1 with

"Momentive is committed to advancing technologies for the future by developing
innovative, high-performance, sustainable chemistries that enable our
customers to deliver efficient, renewable, environmentally suitable end
products," notes Mr. Paul Vogt, PhD, Director, Transformational Growth and
Open Innovation, Momentive."Momentive's support of the 2013
TechConnect-National Innovation Summit as a corporate sponsor gives us the
opportunity to meet the world class innovators and companies from all parts of
the globe who, along with Momentive's transformational growth team, are
building this sustainable future together."

Showcase submissions for breakthrough innovations are being accepted for the
joint TechConnect World Conference and the National Innovation Summit and

To showcase your Innovation, or to register for the co-located TechConnect
World, National Innovation Summit, and the National SBIR Conference, visit

About TechConnect (
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.

Media Contact:
Jennifer Rocha, TechConnect

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