Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta Supports Clean and Renewable Energy

"Let me assure you that DoD is helping to lead this nation when it comes to preserving our environment and building a more sustainable and secure energy future."

TechConnect Venture Forum Takes Place June 21 in the Heart of Silicon Valley

Forum opens with Fortune 500 corporate venture capital panel, followed by start up companies pitches, networking reception, and more than 200 technology showcase exhibitors.

Oracle Chairman Jeff Henley and Wife Judy Gift $50 Million US to UC Santa Barbara

Generous gift to be used for The Institute for Energy Efficiency, a collaborative research campus at UCSB, and the school’s College of Engineering

MicroGREEN Polymers Wins Silver Award at DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation

MicroGREEN Polymers will be presenting its company and exhibiting at next month’s TechConnect World conference, Santa Clara, CA

DOE, Accident Tolerant Fuel Program

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy, through this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), seeks to facilitate the development and initial testing of light water reactor (LWR) fuel concepts with accident tolerant features.

DOE, Small Scale Coal-Biomass to Liquids (CBTL) Production and Feasibility Study of a Commercial Scale CBTL Facility

DOE Project, National Energy Technology Laboratory

TechConnect News Corporate Spotlight: Dow. Focused on developing innovative solutions for pressing human needs.

Dow is a diversified company, with interest areas that include energy production, infrastructure, consumer health, lifestyle, nutrition, water purification, packaging, electronics, communications, and crop protection.

TechConnect News: Interview with Paul France, Vice President-Open Innovation, MeadWestvaco

Mr. France views Open Innovation as a great way to accelerate innovation and profitable growth through collaboration and value creation.