• Technical Conference:  10 – 15 May 2020
  • Exhibition: 12 – 14 May 2020

2019 Technology Transfer Program

OptimaxAll About the Licensing Process

The Technology Transfer Program includes a Keynote presentation, a Technology Transfer Tutorial and a Pitch Panel.

The Technology Transfer Tutorial provides attendees an opportunity to learn more about the licensing process: funding, entrepreneurship, technology transfer and intellectual property. In addition, organizations will feature their license-ready technologies at tabletop displays in the exhibit hall.

The Pitch Panel provides entrepreneurs an opportunity to showcase their technology, explain why it's valuable and discuss the next steps to commercialization.



Dan Christensen, TOPTICA Photonics AG, USA


Keynote Talk

Photonics Technology Transition Experiences

Timothy Day, DRS Daylight Solutions, USA


Tutorial Talk

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Technologies Available in Quantum Information Sciences

Eugene Cochran, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA


Pitch Panels


Rachel Grange, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Next Generation Ophthalmic Imaging​

Manish Kulkarni, Netra Systems, USA

Micro-LED Micro-display, Game-changer of Future Visual Interface

Kei May Lau, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

The microShutter: A High-Speed, Chip-Scale Laser Shutter​

Max Perez, ColdQuanta, USA

Judging Panel

Robert Mandra, RSM Advisors, USA

Rick Plympton, Optimax Systems, Inc., USA

Sujatha Ramanujan, Nextcorps' Luminate, USA


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