The AutoHarvest ecosystem continues to grow, adding new members, content and opportunities for product manufacturers and researchers every day. Innovation and the development of talent drives the transformation in the energy and transportation sectors as new technologies upend established markets, such as personal mobility with the rapid evolution of assisted and autonomous vehicles. Our members, large and small, are part of this inclusive and expanding global innovation value chain.

This month, we feature innovators representing all the United States National Labs through the Federal Laboratory Consortium and SMEs focused on materials, and advanced imaging enabling autonomous vehicles to navigate. Our curated I-Hub helps members access relevant knowledge to transact IP and evolve next-tech products with technology landscaping software, unique databases, government resources, in-the-pulse blogs and innovation leader presentations. Our 2016 event roster is packed with thought leaders revealing technology roadmaps and strategies in over 50 world-class gatherings which open up business opportunities with new partners.

As always, we invite all readers to join our intellectual property marketplace, free of charge, and engage the community. Join and get One-Click-Closer® to being our next success story.

The AutoHarvest Team
Featured Members
Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC)
The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) is the formally chartered, nationwide network of over 300 federal laboratories, agencies, and research centers that fosters commercialization best practice strategies and opportunities for accelerating federal technologies from out of the labs and into the marketplace.
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SFP Works, LLC - Flash Bainite
SFP Works, LLC has developed a unique, rapid thermal processing technology for the steel industry. Flash Bainite processing creates "Maximum Strength Steel" that is 83% stronger and made harder/tougher than current RHA and High Hard Armor.
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Phantom Intelligence
Phantom Intelligence works to improve obstacle detection and collision mitigation solutions to increase the safety of all vehicles. They are developing an innovative LiDAR technology that can prevent collisions, ultimately to Save lives, spare worries and cut travel time.
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Innovation Hub
WardsAuto delivers the latest insights and analysis for today's auto industry, helping you see the opportunities and risks for your business in the months and years to come. Find out how WardsAuto forecasts, insight reports and data tools can help you understand current and upcoming trends in order to grow your business. Information-sharing and networking events such as the quarterly WardsAuto Outlook series, the WardsAuto Interiors Conference and WardsAuto UX Conference introduce you to top OEM and supplier executives to grow your contact base.
Read: "Auto Industry by the Numbers"
les Nouvelles - Article of the Month
The journal of the Licensing Executives Society International, les Nouvelles, and its editor selected this article. The journal, which can be accessed online, is published quarterly and is designed to further the knowledge of the society's members and others in improving their skills, techniques and knowledge in licensing and protecting Intellectual Property.
Read the latest les Nouvelles Article of the Month
Innovation Management
Innovation Management works with international knowledge providers and leading innovation experts and practitioners with global expertise. Their content and technology is founded on cutting-edge knowledge and pedagogy to inspire creativity in individuals and establish open and innovative organizations.
Read: "Everyone Talks About Innovation … But What is it Really?"
SRR Journal and blog Articles
Stout Risius Ross (SRR) is a premier global financial advisory firm that specializes in Investment Banking, Valuation & Financial Opinions, and Dispute Advisory & Forensic Services.
Read the latest on the SRR blog here.
Read: “Getting to "Yes": High-Low Patent License and Settlement Agreements”
Innovation Enterprise
Innovation Enterprise, a CFO Publishing company is an independent business-to-business multi-channel media brand focused on the information needs of Senior Finance, Operations, Analytics, Big Data, Strategy, Digital, Innovation & Sports executives. Products include IE.Summits, ieOnDemand, ieWebinars, ieWhitepapers & more.
Watch: “Juicing the Middle Brain" by Michael Perman - Dean of Innovation, GAP
Intellectual Asset Management
IAM is a unique publication which focuses on the many ways in which intellectual property and intangible assets can be used to create corporate value.
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Upcoming AH Appearances Join AutoHarvest at these Industry Expos
Chief Innovation Officer Summit Global Schedule
June - December 2016 | Global
June 29-30, 2016: Singapore October 19-20, 2016: Hong Kong, China
September 7-8, 2016: Shanghai, China October 19-20, 2016: London, UK
September 14-15, 2016: Sydney, AU December 7-8, 2016: New York City, NY USA
Asia Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium 2016
July 11-13, 2016 | Shanghai, China
Listen and interchange with executive speakers and delegates from the aluminum, magnesium, steel & composite industry. Lightweighting, supply chain and procurement management will be the main theme and localization, best buy country and make or buy are some of the topics to be presented. OEMs will express their needs & expectations from the supplier and technology as well as lightweighting side while Tiers will showcase their leading weight reduction solutions, joining technologies, material and process hybrid components.

Global Automotive Cybersecurity Summit
July 22, 2016 | Detroit, MI USA
Global Automotive Cybersecurity Summit brings together the most senior government and industry experts to examine cybersecurity in the automotive industry. General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, U.S. Senator Gary Peters, and Lyft CEO and Co-Founder Logan Green will discuss industry and government insights on automotive cybersecurity.

Advanced Suspension Summit
July 25-27, 2016 | Detroit, MI USA
Join us in at the Advanced Suspension System Summit, which will provide a unique forum for technical leaders and engineers in suspension and chassis development to discuss advancements in passive, semi-active and active technology as well as lightweighting materials that allow for improved fuel efficiency. Join us this July in Detroit to be a part this vital discussion!

PlugVolt: July 2016 Battery Seminar
July 26-28, 2016 | Detroit, MI USA
July 26-28, 2016, PlugVolt will be hosting its next Battery Seminar in Detroit. This event will feature industry leaders from automotive and grid energy storage OEMs, global Tier 1 suppliers and major battery manufacturers. Attendees will also get an opportunity to join Ricardo for a facility tour as they offer a behind-the-scenes look into their EV/Hybrid Analysis service, which has already bench-marked more than 12 xEVs including Volkswagen e-Golf, BMW i3, Chevy Volt and Tesla Model S.

Next-Generation Collaborative Robots & Automation Technologies Automotive Manufacturing 2016
August 17-18, 2016 | Detroit, MI USA
Next-Generation Collaborative Robots & Automation Technologies Automotive Manufacturing 2016 will deliver the latest OEM-led case studies to thoroughly assess the commercial application, integration and benefits of innovative collaborative robotic and automation technologies to drive them into factories quicker.

>>Exclusive Speaker Interview with Subaru Manufacturing Engineer

Autonomous Vehicles
August 22-24, 2016 | Detroit, MI USA
This event will bring together industry leaders from passenger cars, commercial truck, military, bus & off road vehicle companies to discuss the current roadblocks that are inhibiting the full implementation & collaboration of autonomous technology and how to address these challenges.

Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Detroit 2016
August 23-25, 2016 | Detroit, MI USA
GALM Detroit 2016 will investigate lightweighting opportunities for body in white and beyond. Scrutinizing the latest achievements in composite solutions and benchmarking the most effective joining methods for mixed material designs. Featuring key OEMs such as Ford, Toyota, FCA, GM, Aston Martin, Jaguar Land Rover, Lotus and many more

Material Science and Engineering
September 12-14, 2016 | Atlanta, GA USA
The 6th International Conference and Exhibition on Materials Science and Engineering (Materials Science-2016) explores the implications of Materials Science and Engineering with an objective to encourage young minds and their research abilities by providing an opportunity to meet the experts in the field of Materials Science & Engineering and Nanotechnology.

North American Automotive Metals Conference
September 14-15, 2016 | Dearborn, MI USA
At this conference, speakers and delegates will continue with the light-weighting debate, highlight the latest OEM user preferences, focus on supply chain issues in more depth and unearth the developments happening across the North American and Mexican markets. Being in the heart of the automotive industry in North America, Dearborn is the best place to bring suppliers and OEMs together to talk about the future for automotive production in North America.

Telematics India 2016
September 21-22, 2016 | Bengaluru, India
Telematics Wire is known to bring on table the most relevant themes that are redefining the automotive domain in India and broadly in Asia. The most relevant topics discussed by the key experts -be it connected cars or UBI; commercial fleet telematics to vehicle autonomy, we will make sure to get you the inside scoop of the ultimate insights on new technology trends, market forecasts, evolving business models, regulatory background and many more.

Open Innovation Summit
October 26-27, 2016 | Boston, MA USA
Come and learn open innovation best-practices and applications from the leaders of America's most innovative companies including: L'Oreal, Luxottica, Bayer, Under Armour even Live Nation.

IP Strategy Innovation Summit
October 26-27, 2016 | Boston, MA USA
The IP Strategy Innovation Summit bridges the gap between intellectual property and innovation management professionals. Join 100+ professionals for 2 days packed with case studies, panel discussions and deep-dive sessions!

Automotive Manufacturing Meetings 2016
November 15-17, 2016 | Detroit, MI USA
AMM Detroit is a supply chain event that brings together auto makers, tier suppliers and contract-manufacturers. Engineering, procurement, supply chain, fabrication, commodity teams, suppliers and service providers will meet through pre-arranged one-on-one meetings. AMM Detroit is the venue where requirements meet technologies and capabilities without the distractions found at traditional exhibitions.

>>Attend the AutoHarvest Forum: "Mobility Innovation in the 21st Century"

Connected Car Detroit
March 14, 2017 | Detroit, MI USA
CONNECTED CAR DETROIT conference brings together key stakeholders to network and discuss the technologies and trends that are shaping the evolution of the connected car. More than 20 expert speakers, 300+ delegates and a tech showcase featuring over 20 exhibitions make CONNECTED CAR DETROIT an unmissable event.

Autonomous Car Detroit
March 15, 2017 | Detroit, MI USA
AUTONOMOUS CAR DETROIT conference brings together key stakeholders to network and discuss the technologies and trends that are making the self-driving car a reality. More than 20 expert speakers, 300+ delegates and a tech showcase featuring 22 exhibitions make AUTONOMOUS CAR DETROIT an unmissable event.

Fuel Economy Detroit
March 16, 2017 | Detroit, MI USA
FUEL ECONOMY DETROIT conference brings together the stakeholders tasked with creating the fuel-efficient and lightweight cars of tomorrow. More than 20 expert speakers, 200+ delegates and a tech showcase featuring 22 exhibitions make FUEL ECONOMY DETROIT an unmissable event.