Harvard and MIT Technology Showcase at TechConnect World 2011
Taking place June 13-16CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — MIT’s Technology Licensing Office, along with Harvard University’s Office of Technology Development, will present the Harvard and MIT Technology Showcase at TechConnect World 2011, taking place June 13-16, 2011, at the Hynes Convention Center, in Boston, Mass.
The Harvard and MIT Technology Showcase on June 14 is a unique opportunity to see faculty research presentations from both institutions. The presentations illustrate the range of technologies that are available at both universities, and additional research will be on display at their exhibit booths in the TechConnect Marketplace Expo.
The research presentations will focus on both the Physical Sciences and Life Sciences, covering several industrial areas of impact, including semiconductors, energy, water, materials processing, and drug delivery.
Featured Speakers from MIT for the June 14 program include:
- Keynote: Michael Cima, Convergence of Medical Procedures with Drugs and Diagnostics
- Kripa Varanasi, Nanoengineered Surfaces for Efficiency Enhancements in Energy and Water
- Gene Fitzgerald, Key Semiconductor Advances in Electronics and Optoelectronics
- Mary Cummings, Smartphone Control of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)
- Sebastian Seung, Extracting Value From Biomedical Images Using Human and Machine Intelligence
TechConnect World is a suite of conferences including: Nanotech, Cleantech, MicroTech, BioNano, and the TechConnect Summit. TechConnect World 2011 Boston is expected to attract 5,000+ attendees from more than 70 countries with the goal of facilitating technology match-making between academic, government and corporate research with potential corporate and investment partners.
To view the Harvard and MIT Technology Showcase program, please visit: http://www.techconnectworld.com/Summit2011/
To attend TechConnect World and the Harvard and MIT Technology Showcase, please visit: http://www.techconnectworld.com/World2011/register.html.
To view a list of MIT students and researchers who will present posters at TechConnect, please visit: http://tlo.mit.edu/TCappointment/posters.html
About MIT’s TLO: The mission of the MIT Technology Licensing Office is to benefit the public by moving results of MIT and Lincoln Laboratory research into societal use via technology licensing, through a process which is consistent with academic principles, demonstrates a concern for the welfare of students and faculty, and conforms to the highest ethical standards. The transfer MIT research results to companies for commercial develop benefits the public by creating new products and promoting economic development.