Conference Brochure - TransTech Energy Conference

Co-Sponsorships
The TTE Business Development Conference
is possible only with co-sponsorship by organizations that share the common values
of innovation, entrepreneurship, sustainability, and optimism for the future.
Tax-Deductible Co-Sponsorships at any level will be greatly appreciated. Please contact a Conference Coordinator to discuss
your particular interests in the TransTech
Energy Research and Business Development Program.
There are five levels of sponsorship—each
level receives their logo on the website and
on Conference program. There are additional benefits for the higher levels. Please
visit the website for more information.
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$15,000 Elite Conference Sponsor
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$10,000 Strategic Co-sponsor
$7,500 Entrepreneur Co-sponsor
$5,000 Innovation Co-sponsor
$2,500 Research Co-sponsor
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If you are with an established company
interested in forming strategic
partnerships with start-up companies or
project developers that have new
technologies for capture/productive use
of CO2, waste heat recovery, biofuels,
energy storage, sensors and controls,
and other TransTech Energy (TTE)
innovations, you should plan to attend
this conference.
For further Information on this
Conference Visit
http://www.TransTechEnergy.org
The TransTech Energy Business Development Conference is for all!
Announcing the
4th Annual
TransTech Energy
Business Development
Conference
November 5-6, 2015
Waterfront Place Hotel
Morgantown, West Virginia
Innovators and entrepreneurs: Pitch your companies
or commercializable projects
to investors, strategic partners, and project developers
Investors: Find transitional
energy and environmental
technology companies with
near-term payback potential
SAVD Solar, Inc.
POLYPLEXX, LLC
Energy companies and manufacturers:
Develop strategic partnerships with start-up
companies and early stage innovations
All: Join the discussion! Let’s build on the
momentum of TransTech 2014 and generate
some excitement about the possibilities for
new TransTech companies, advanced manufacturing, and competitive industries!
MOSAIC POWER
About The Conference
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57 TTE start-up companies and projects
representing 13 states have pitched at
past TTE Conferences
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Monetary and Technical Assistance
awards valued up to $125,000 have been
awarded over the last three Conferences
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Venture and angel investors looking for
high-growth investment opportunities will
be there
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Corporate reps tell what they look for in
building strategic partnerships with startup companies
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More than 16 public and private sector
co-sponsors have stepped up to support
past TTE Conferences
http://TransTechEnergy.org
http://TransTechEnergy.org
TransTech Energy (TTE) refers to
transitional technologies, strategies, apps
and software that move us along the
pathway to a lower carbon, industrial
competitive, sustainable economy of the
future.
The TransTech Energy Business
Development Conference is being held
to promote investment in new companies
that can provide solutions to energy,
environmental, and economic
development challenges such as creating
new jobs and more competitive industries.
Examples of TransTech Clean
Energy Technologies:
New chemical pathways for converting shale
gas to low-cost chemical feedstocks
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Technologies for reducing or productively
utilizing CO2 emissions from power generation and manufacturing
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Friday November 6
Thursday November 5
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Conference Advisory
Committee
Conference Agenda
7:30
Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:30
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:15
Welcome and Introduction to the
Conference
8:15
Welcome to Day 2 of the Conference
8:30
Pitch Session 4
8:30
Pitch Session 1
10:00
Break
10:00
Break
10:20
10:20
Accelerating CleanTech Start-Ups
A New Era in Energy & Technology
Development
11:00
Pitch Session 2
11:00
Pitch Session 5
12:30
Luncheon—Greetings from WVU
Provost Joyce McConnell
12:30
Luncheon Discussion and Networking
1:15
Conversion of plant-based biomass to liquid/
gaseous fuels or chemical feedstocks
1:15
Changing Things for Future
Generations—and for Ours!
Strategies of Recently Successful TTE
Entrepreneurs
2:00
Instrumentation/control devices to increase
energy efficiency and reduce emissions
from fossil energy-based power generation/
manufacturing plants
2:00
Pitch Session 3
Celebrating Accomplishments of TTE
Conference Alumni
3:30
Break
2:30
4:00
Opportunities for Advanced
Manufacturing
5:30
Welcome Reception: Demos,
Exhibits, Networking
Awards Reception - Monetary,
Technical Assistance, In-Kind, and
Crowd Choice Awards to top scoring
companies; Drawing for Conference
Prize
3:00
Post-Conference Workshops/Tutorials
Energy recycling - capture and productive
use of waste heat, vented pressure drops,
and/or flared gases
Hybrid fossil/renewable energy systems
such as coal/biomass co-firing and solar/
natural gas turbines
Applications of advanced manufacturing
technologies such as 3-D printing, robotics,
and nanomaterials processing
Innovative wind turbine designs to improve
efficiency and expand use of wind power
generation
Electricity storage technologies and/or sensor and control systems that help maintain
stability of a grid with numerous intermittent
power sources
Advanced materials - corrosion resistance,
lightweight, nanotech, ... that enable improved efficiency, carbon reduction, and/or
new innovative products/processes
Mobile apps/software tools for energy management/efficiency in homes, buildings, and
industry
7:00
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WVU Solar Home Entry for 2015 U.S.
DOE Solar Decathlon Competition
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Mountaineer Area Robotics Club
Demonstration
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3-D Printing (Additive Manufacturing)
Demonstration—Robert C., Byrd
Institute for Advanced Flexible
Manufacturing
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WVU College of Law Entrepreneurship
and Innovation Law Clinic
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Start-up companies, commercializable
projects, academic programs, and
more
Conference Dinner with Keynote
Speaker—Introductory Comments by
WVU President E. Gordon Gee
Conference Coordinators
Dr. Carl Irwin
WVU NRCCE, IOF-WV
and TTCE Programs
[email protected]
(304) 293-7318
Margaret Mattson
WVU NRCCE, IOF-WV
[email protected]
mail.wvu.edu
(304) 293-6456
Angela Shock
WVU NRCCE, IOF-WV
(304) 293-6520
Angela.Shock
@mail.wvu.edu
Matt Harbaugh
WVU Center for
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Matt.Harbaugh
@mail.wvu.edu
(412) 401-2909
Dr. Carl Irwin
WVU NRCCE, IOF-WV Program
[email protected]
Joe Barron
Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.
BlueTree Allied Angels
[email protected]
Anne Barth
TechConnectWV
[email protected]
Chuck Brandt
Innovation Works
[email protected]
Lisa Delp
Lorrain County Community College
[email protected]
Tim Fogarty
Crimson Hill Ventures
[email protected]
Mike Green
Business Development/Entrepreneurship
Advisor
[email protected]
Dr. Cheryl Martin
U.S. DOE ARPA-E
[email protected]
Michelle O’Connor
WV Jobs Investment Trust
[email protected]
Guy Peduto
INNOVA Commercialization Group
[email protected]