NSTI Nanotech 2009

Novel Products, Investment & Business

Novel Products, Investment & Business

Symposium Sessions

 

Monday May 4

8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnect
10:30 TechConnect: IP Track - Overview of Clean & Nano IP Landscape
11:00 TechConnect: IP Track - IP Licensing Strategies & Transactions - Creating real value from your technology portfolio
1:30 TechConnect: IP Track - Navigating the IP waters: practice and possibilities in the EU & the US
3:00 TechConnect: IP Track, License Your Portfolio - Surviving Due Diligence
4:00 TechConnect: Funding Track - Consortium Funding
4:00 TechConnect: Early Stage Funding in Lean Times
 

Tuesday May 5

8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnect
10:00 TechConnect Marketplace - Expo Hall: Coffee Break Sponsored by Italian Trade Commission
10:30 TechConnect: Corporate Partnering
10:30 TechConnect: Corporate Partnering
1:30 TechConnect IP: Biotech & Medical
1:30 TechConnect IP: Electronics & Microsystems
2:30 TechConnect Marketplace - Expo Hall: Coffee Break Sponsored by Italian Trade Commission
4:00 POSTERS
3:00 TechConnect IP: Biotech & Medical
3:00 TechConnect IP: Sensors & Microsystems
4:30 TechConnect Ventures: Biotech & Medical
 

Wednesday May 6

8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnect
8:30 Keynote Panel: The Future of Energy
10:00 TechConnect Marketplace - Expo Hall: Coffee Break Sponsored by Italian Trade Commission
10:30 TechConnect IP: Biotech & Medical
10:30 TechConnect IP: Sensors & Microsystems
1:00 TechConnect: Corporate Partnering
1:00 TechConnect: Corporate Partnering
1:30 POSTERS
3:00 TechConnect Venture: Biotech & Medical
5:00 TechConnect Venture: Sensors & Systems
 

Thursday May 7

 

Symposium Program

 

Monday May 4

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8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnectTheater AB
 Session chair: Matthew Laudon, NSTI and Patti Glaza, CTSI
8:00 The Nanotech Revolution in Renewable Energy
D. Arvizu - Director, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), U.S. Department of Energy, US (bio)
8:30 Nanotechnology and the Obama Administration
T. Kalil, Office of Science and Technology Policy, The White House, US
9:00 Innovation for a Secure Future
R. Johnson - CTO, Lockheed Martin, US (bio)
9:30 The Next Big Thing is Really Small
R.J. Kumpf - CAO, Bayer Material Science, US (bio)
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10:30 TechConnect: IP Track - Overview of Clean & Nano IP LandscapeRoom 350 DE
 Session chair: John Lazarus, Foley & Lardner
- Overview of Clean & Nano IP Landscape Track
L. Radomsky, Foley & Lardner LLP, US (bio)
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11:00 TechConnect: IP Track - IP Licensing Strategies & Transactions - Creating real value from your technology portfolioRoom 350 DE
 Session chair: John Lazarus, Foley & Lardner
- Your technology portfolio is in place and the government incentives are now available, but the question remains – how best to maximize the value of your IP portfolio? This panel will include discussion on moving innovative ideas into the marketplace, balancing the costs of creation within the confines of limited budgets, and a sector analysis from Foley & Lardner's Cleantech Energy Patent Landscape report.  
J. Lazarus, Foley & Lardner LLP, US (bio)
- E. LeFevre, Foley & Lardner LLP, US (bio)
- C. Ives, Boston College, US (bio)
- P. Watson, Redlen Technologies, US
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1:30 TechConnect: IP Track - Navigating the IP waters: practice and possibilities in the EU & the USRoom 350 DE
 Session chair: Christian Kallinger, European Patent Office, DE
- Cleantech & Nanotech at the EPO
V. Veefkind, S. Angelucci, A. Merkt, T. Maxisch, C. Kallinger, European Patent Office, The Hague, NL
- Nanotech patenting in EuropeR. Harrison, 24IP Law Group, DE
- Cleantech/Nanotech Patenting in the USS.J. Hultquist, Intellectual Property/Technology Law, Chapel Hill, US
- Cleantech IP in BusinessTBA, TBA, US
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3:00 TechConnect: IP Track, License Your Portfolio - Surviving Due DiligenceRoom 350 DE
 Session chair: Leon Radomsky, Foley & Lardner
- Foley's panel on surviving due diligence will include a discussion of determining whether to license and, if so, provide best practices for a company to do so, key concerns and considerations for investors, critical policies and procedures, and understanding the people aspect of due diligence and strengthening vital relationships needed to move forward.
L. Radomsky, Foley & Lardner, US (bio)
- P. Hunter, Foley & Lardner, US (bio)
- D. Boudreaux, NanoHoldings LLC, US (bio)
- T. Haag, Arrowhead Reasearch Corporation, US (bio)
- L. Erceg, Simbol Mining Corp., US (bio)
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4:00 TechConnect: Funding Track - Consortium FundingRoom 330 AB
 Session chair: Skip Rung, ONAMI, Oregon State University, Keith Ritala, University of Washington
- F. Agee, Rice University, US
- L. Besemann, University of Minnesota, US
- S. Smith, Lockheed Martin, US
- A. Schwarzkopf, National Science Foundation, US
- J. Ringo, Washington State University, US
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4:00 TechConnect: Early Stage Funding in Lean TimesRoom 370 AD
 Session chair: Goodwin Procter LLP, US
- Panelists will discuss what CEO's of early stage cleantech, nanotech and energy companies should be doing to enhance their funding prospects, with a particular emphasis on intellectual property protection.
W.R. Haulbrook, Goodwin Procter LLP, US
- B.M. Segal, Nantero, Lockheed Martin Nanosystems, US
 

Tuesday May 5

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8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnectTheater AB
 Session chair: Jeff Moseley, Greater Houston Partnership, Shushana Castle, Clinton Global Initiative Member/Millennium Water Alliance, US
8:00 Welcome TechConnect World to Houston
J. Moseley, Greater Houston Partnership, US
8:15 Can Uncle Sam Cure What Ails Clean Tech?
P. Dickerson, HaynesBoone, former COO Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, DOE, US (bio)
8:45 Welcome to Houston
B. White, City of Houston, Mayor, US
9:00 Flying into the Future: Continental’s Commitment to the Environment
L. Kellner, Continental Airlines, CEO, US (bio)
9:30 RUSNANO: Driving the Nanotech Industry Growth
A. Chubais, RUSNANO, CEO, RU
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10:00 TechConnect Marketplace - Expo Hall: Coffee Break Sponsored by Italian Trade CommissionExpo Hall
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10:30 TechConnect: Corporate PartneringExpo Hall TechConnect Room A
 Session chair: Saeed Bagheri, University of Waterloo, CA
10:30 (CANCELED) BASF - TechConnect Partnering
M. Mielke, BASF, US
10:50 BP - TechConnect Partnering
I. Dairanieh, BP, US
11:10 Genzyme - TechConnect Partnering
B. Pratt, Genzyme, US
11:30 Medtronic - TechConnect Partnering
S. Audet, Medtronic, US
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10:30 TechConnect: Corporate PartneringExpo Hall TechConnect Room B
 Session chair: Keith Ritala, University of Washington, US
10:30 GlaxoSmithKline - TechConnect Partnering
T. Porter, GlaxoSmithKline, US
10:50 Merck - TechConnect Partnering
Y. Weiss, Merck, US
11:10 Applied Materials - TechConnect Partnering
A. Kamannavar, Applied Materials, US
11:30 Lockheed Martin - TechConnect Partnering
B. Pietras, Lockheed Martin, US
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1:30 TechConnect IP: Biotech & MedicalExpo Hall TechConnect Room B
 Session chair: Bruce Pratt, Genzyme, US
1:30 Method of Tissue repair
A. Johnston, CSIRO, AU
1:40 Active Bandage
F. Voss, Danfoss Ventures A/S, DK
1:50 One-step, fast and easy point-of-care assay format for small analytes
T. Pulli, VTT, Technical Research Centre of Finland, FI
2:00 Nitric oxide-producing hydrogels and polymers
B. Phillips, Rice University, US
2:10 Device and Method for Transfecting Cells for Therapeutic Use
Y. Choi, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, US
2:20 Phage BioCatalysis
A. Johnston, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, AU
2:30 Safer retinal disorder diagnosis with a handheld camera with direct digital output
M. Hoelling, ETH Zurich - ETH transfer, CH
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1:30 TechConnect IP: Electronics & MicrosystemsExpo Hall TechConnect Room C
 Session chair: Dan Watkins, DFJ Mercury, US
1:30 Gate Insulator Material for Low Voltage Printed Electronics
L. Besemann, University of Minnesota, US
1:40 Three dimensional Microbattery
L. Loev, Ramot at Tel Aviv University, Ltd., IL
1:50 ELECTRICALLY CONTROLLED CATALYTIC NANOWIRE GROWTH
A. Dorn, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
2:00 PRODUCTION OF MULTILAYER MICROCOMPONENTS BY THE SACRIFICIAL THICK LAYER METHOD
J. Chartier, Université de Bordeaux, FR
2:20 Improved Conducting and Luminescent Polymers
E. Canetti, Yissum, Technology Transfer Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, IL
2:30 Creation of Light and / or Surface Plasmons with Heated Metallic Films; Photonic Crystal
L. Besemann, University of Minnesota, US
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2:30 TechConnect Marketplace - Expo Hall: Coffee Break Sponsored by Italian Trade CommissionExpo Hall
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4:00 POSTERSExpo Hall
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3:00 TechConnect IP: Biotech & MedicalExpo Hall TechConnect Room B
 Session chair: Yael Weiss, Merck, US
3:00 On-Chip Synthesis of Biomolecules
S. Marcus, Yeda R&D Co. Ltd., IL
3:10 Clean process for organic added-value compounds separation
M. Gourde, Universite Laval, CA
3:20 Compositions and methods for polynucleotide extraction and methylation detection
V. Bailey, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, US
3:30 Bacteria extract elicitors, extraction process, composition including extract and method to induce the plant defense responses
M. Ritter dos Santos, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul -PUCRS, BR
3:40 Nanostructures for biomarker selection and identification by MS
R. Meagley, ONE Nanotechnologies, LLC, US
3:50 Electrodeposition of Sol-Gel Films
E. Canetti, Yissum, Technology Transfer Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, IL
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3:00 TechConnect IP: Sensors & MicrosystemsExpo Hall TechConnect Room C
 Session chair: Thijs Viegers, Philips Applied Technologies, US
3:00 Memristors for Pattern Recognition
B. Mouttet, George Mason University, US
3:10 Direct Writing of Freeform 3D Microstructures
T. Martinuzzo, Univalor, CA
3:20 Classification of features based on MLP neuro-networks
R. Reitzer, University of Jyvaskyla, FI
3:30 A novel nanocavity sensor for ultrasensitive, label-free biomolecular detection
C. Ives, Boston College, US
3:40 Magnetic Lithography
S. Marcus, Yeda R&D Co. Ltd., IL
3:50 Janus Particle-based Biosensors
K. Elcess, Brookhaven Science Associates, US
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4:30 TechConnect Ventures: Biotech & MedicalExpo Hall TechConnect Room C
 Session chair: Sarah Audet, Medtronic, US
4:30 Parabon NanoLabs, Inc.
P. Armentrout, Parabon NanoLabs, Inc., US
4:40 DiscoveryBioMed, Inc.
E. Schwiebert, DiscoveryBioMed, Inc., US
4:50 NanoVector, Inc
A. Bender, NanoVector, Inc, US
5:00 BioMatrix Research Corporation
T. Yaguchi, Japan Technology Group, US
5:10 Parsortix, Inc.
G. Evans, Parsortix, Inc., US
5:20 Cambridge Biomagnetics Ltd
T. MitreliaS, Cambridge Biomagnetics Ltd, UK
5:30 Impel NeuroPharma
M. Hite, Impel NeuroPharma, US
 

Wednesday May 6

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8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnectTheater AB
 Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
8:00 Energy in the 21st Century: Muir, Patton, and Gandhi
R. James Woolsey, VantagePoint Venture Partners, US (bio)
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8:30 Keynote Panel: The Future of EnergyTheater AB
 Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
- D. Beneby, Exelon, President, Exelon Power, US
- M. Kapner, Austin Energy, US
- C. Frasier, Shell, VP Americas, US (bio)
- M. Simmons, Simmons & Company, US
- J. Renaud, GE Ecomagination, US
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10:00 TechConnect Marketplace - Expo Hall: Coffee Break Sponsored by Italian Trade CommissionExpo Hall
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10:30 TechConnect IP: Biotech & MedicalExpo Hall TechConnect Room B
 Session chair: Sarah Audet, Medtronic, US
10:30 Visual Cortical Implant
T. Martinuzzo, Univalor, CA
10:40 Hyperspectral Imaging with DLP© Technology
S. Ghosh, U.T. Arlington, US
10:50 A Hybrid Microfluidic Device for Active Control of Drug Delivery
D. Morrison, McMaster Univeristy, CA
11:00 Microtiters with integrated electronics for high-throughput single-cell manipulation and analysis
M. Bocchi, Mindseeds Laboratories, IT
11:10 A Miniaturized Wireless Dermal Patch for Position-independent, Non-invasive Fetal Monitoring
J. Hofmeister, University of Minnesota, US
11:20 Neural Nanoprobes for Electrical Recording and Stimulation
J. Hofmeister, University of Minnesota, US
11:30 Micromachined, hydrogel-driven, glucose-sensitive valve for microfluidic control of insulin delivery.
J. Hofmeister, University of Minnesota, US
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10:30 TechConnect IP: Sensors & MicrosystemsExpo Hall TechConnect Room C
 Session chair: Thomas Mele, Applied Materials, US
10:30 Superconducting Double Side Acoustical Transducer (ScoDoSaTr)
R. Sklyar, Independent researcher, UA
10:40 A Magnetic Sensor for a Nano-Microscope (MaSNaMSc)
R. Sklyar, Independent researcher, UA
10:50 Piezo-pinch - next generation piezoresistive sensors
M. Kuhn, University of Geneva, CH
11:00 System For Impulse input of commands, control arguments and data
A. Zwart, VBT Innovations Inc., CA
11:10 High Resolution and Low Cost Refractometer
T. Martinuzzo, Univalor, CA
11:20 Photonic Crystal (PC) Waveguide based Micro-Pressure Sensors
J. Bindra, The University of Western Ontario/C4, CA
11:30 Improved miniaturization of microfluidic systems by ultrasonic levitation
M. Dorrestijn, ETH Zurich - ETH transfer, CH
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1:00 TechConnect: Corporate PartneringExpo Hall TechConnect Room A
 Session chair: Matthias Kuhn, University of Geneva, CH
1:00 Lockheed Martin - TechConnect Partnering
L. Porter, Lockheed Martin, US
1:20 Eastman Kodak - TechConnect Partnering
B. Johnston, Eastman Kodak, US
1:40 Honda - TechConnect Partnering
N. Sugimoto, Honda, US
2:00 Philips - TechConnect Partnering
J. Downes, Philips, US
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1:00 TechConnect: Corporate PartneringExpo Hall TechConnect Room B
 Session chair: Michael Perham, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
1:00 Samsung - TechConnect Partnering
B. Byun, Samsung, US
1:20 Dow Chemical - TechConnect Partnering
S. Hahn, Dow Chemical, US
1:40 Omron - TechConnect Partnering
D. Uchida, Omron, US
2:00 Sanyo - TechConnect Partnering
S. Tanimoto, Sanyo, US
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1:30 POSTERSExpo Hall
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3:00 TechConnect Venture: Biotech & MedicalRoom 310 BE
 Session chair: Purnesh Seegopaul, Pangaea Ventures
3:00 azaya therapeutics
D. Holmes, azaya therapeutics, US
3:10 Nanomics BioSciences
M.J. Cunningham, Nanomics BioSciences, US
3:20 Nano Discovery LLC
Q. Huo, Nano Discovery LLC, US
3:30 NAF Technologies LLC
F. Shaikh, NAF Technologies LLC, US
3:40 BPT Pharmaceuticals
L. Foster, BPT Pharmaceuticals, US
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5:00 TechConnect Venture: Sensors & SystemsRoom 310 AD
 Session chair: Thomas Mele, Applied Materials, US
5:00 Ball Semiconductor Inc.
A. Ishikawa, Ball Semiconductor Inc., US
5:10 NanoLambda
B. Choi, NanoLambda, US
5:20 Microstaq Inc
R. Kaina, Microstaq Inc, US
5:30 NanoEngineering Corporation
J. Schmitt, NanoEngineering Corporation, US
 

Topics & Application Areas

  • Novel Nano & Micro Product Models
  • Commercial Successes
  • Licensing & IP
  • Private Equity Investments
  • Other

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Matthew Laudon
Nano Science and Technology Institute

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