|Cleantech Open 2012 National Conference Joins TechConnect World for Joint Event in Santa Clara|
"The Cleantech Open and TechConnect share a mission to support entrepreneurs and innovators who are developing clean-energy solutions that offer the potential to transform how we power the planet," said Rex Northen, executive director of the Cleantech Open. "By co-locating our events this June, we can significantly enhance our programming and offer attendees more opportunities to connect investors with great cleantech ideas."
In addition, TechConnect World will provide content from its corporate venture-partnering program and start-up partnering program, taking the full day to match technologies with investment and corporate partners, including Applied Materials, bp, Constellation Energy, General Electric, Hitachi, Intel, Lockheed Martin, National Grid, Northeast Utilities, Panasonic, Shell, Siemens and many more.
Thursday, the fourth and final day of the global conference, will focus on the TechConnect Venture Forum, with over 60 start-up pitches, along with the TechConnect Innovation Showcase exhibiting leading innovations in energy, electronics, materials, and defense from around the globe.
"We are extremely excited to partner with Cleantech Open this year in presenting our combined pooling of top innovations and start-up companies. In its 15th year, TechConnect World provides one of the world's largest gathering of highly-vetted investment and corporate partnering opportunities, and the joint program this year with the Cleantech Open promises to be an amazing representation of game changing technologies and opportunities," said Matthew Laudon, CEO of TechConnect.
Register now to take part in the event: http://www.techconnectworld.com, and take a look at the Cleantech Open program here: http://www.cleantechopen.com/app.cgi/events/476/view.
About TechConnect World
TechConnect is a global technology outreach and 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 Massachusetts and California.