The AutoHarvest ecosystem continues to grow, adding new members, content and opportunities for solution providers and inventors every day. Innovation drives the new economy towards unexpected relationships based on win-win partnerships. The first ever IP in the Auto Industry conference in Detroit this month portends well for collaboration as noted in the host IAM blog wrap up, "As new entrants stake out space in the auto sector, patent partnerships are the industry’s future".

This month we feature innovators representing large National Labs and SMEs focused on transportation, complex engineering and GPS mobility. The 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 approaches a midpoint for over 50 world class gatherings that generate technology opportunities and market insights.

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
National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL)
NREL researches, develops, and demonstrates innovative vehicle and fuel technologies that reduce the nation's dependence on imported oil and improves energy security and air quality. Their goal is to help industry introduce advanced, low-emission, economically competitive vehicles and fuels into the marketplace. Their work in this area supports several NREL programs and is led by the Center for Transportation Technologies and Systems.
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Location Based Technologies
Location Based Technologies take the complexities of emerging GPS and wireless technologies and deliver a simple, easy-to-use solution that will increase your ability to stay connected and to coordinate with your business and family. Their products feature submersible waterproof, virtually indestructible GPS devices that provide customers with easy to manage, customizable location information that can be accessed from almost anywhere and at any time.
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Integrated Solutions for Systems
IS4S is founded by experienced engineers and managers who realize the need to ensure that our government, military, and commercial customers have an alternative to the defense contractor “status quo”. They have developed various technologies ranging from a system for autonomously surveying fields to detect and map unexploded ordnance (UXO), a decontamination system that can accommodate any sized vehicle, as well as a microturbine power generation and management system just to list a few.
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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: "The Big Story: 48V Industry’s Next Power Play"
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: "Platform Disruption Wave"
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: “Practical Steps for Responding to a Data Breach”
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: “Fireside Chat - David & Goliath: Innovation through Partnership & Integration” by Jeff Xiong: Former CTO, Tencent Tencent
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
Intrapreneurship Conference 2016
June 2016 | Global
Intrapreneurship: Changing the game from within
June 14, 2016: Waterloo Region, Canada
Intrapreneurship: Get Up To Speed
June 22, 2016: Chicago, IL USA
Intrapreneurship: Building Better Business
June 16, 2016: Montreal, Canada
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
IPBC Global 2016
June 5-7, 2016 | Barcelona, Spain
With an exceptional programme of plenary and breakout sessions, as well as unrivalled networking opportunities, IPBC Global 2016 is an unmissable event for senior IP leaders worldwide.

TU-Automotive Detroit 2016
June 8-9, 2016 | Novi, MI USA
The 16th annual TU-Automotive Detroit Conference & Exhibition (June 8-9, Novi) will discuss how the converging trends of connectivity, mobility & autonomy are putting automotive at the forefront of the IoT. The speaker line-up includes Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Mercedes-Benz, MIT, Continental and more. New features this year include investors on stage, huge expo growth, and more.

Automotive Sensors and Electronics Expo 2016
June 15-16, 2016 | Detroit, MI USA
Leading experts in automotive sensors and electronics will discuss a wide range of business and technology issues, ongoing trends, emerging applications enabled by the next-generation sensors and electronics, and the technologies that will enable new applications.

2016 Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition
June 19-22, 2016 | Montreal, Quebec, Canada
The 29th World Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition (EVS29), the world’s largest international electric vehicle conference, returns to North America from June 19-22, 2016 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. Organized by the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), the Symposium will assemble nearly 2,000 global leaders from industry, government, and academia.

WardsAuto: Outlook Conference
June 21, 2016 | Birmingham, MI USA
Interactive sessions with WardsAuto analysts and editors; insights and analysis covering topics that matter to the future of your business, trend analysis of OEM strategies, new technologies, market outlooks and more. Extended Q&A Session lets you pick our industry experts’ brains on issues important to your company.

Connected Cars 2016
June 28-30, 2016 | Olympia Grand, London
Connected Cars ’16 will bring different teams from OEMs and Tier 1s, including Infotainment, Product Planning, Strategy and R&D together to focus on how to monetise the connected car effectively while capitalising on advanced technologies, now that initial connected systems have been implemented. Defining how their business should be structured to make the most of developing technologies such as V2X and creating new knowledge from data, while maximising profitability is an ongoing topic of debate.

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.

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.

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.

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