Every day remarkable news demonstrates that the evolution of smart cities and end-to-end mobility advances at a revolutionary cadence and scale. The truly global race to develop and insert new technology to make all this happen is creating halcyon days and valuations for inventors in labs, startups and traditional companies everywhere. Emerging vibrant mobility hubs in Tel Aviv and Singapore show it is an open playing field for new entrants. You can put your startup anywhere, as innovation communities sometimes just need a Starbucks to launch.

This month, featured members are developing eco-friendly polymers, web based vehicle purchasing technology and ever more exacting measurement technologies— all available for commercial transaction.

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Featured Members
BienaTech LLC
Biena Tech, LLC specializes in functional innovation in polymers, composites, coatings, thin films, and membranes. They have a Eco-friendly coating that inhibits corrosion and fouling without compromising mechanical integrity. The broader application space is envisioned as those of green energy (renewables, cleantech) and specialty chemicals (formulations for packaging and finishes).
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Clickn'Go (CNG) offers a revolutionary turnkey sales optimization technology that provides significant added value to the buyer and seller through optimization of the sales process. CNG is a unique end-to end tool that offers easily up-loadable visual listings of each car, insights into market-based pricing, and strategic inventory recommendations. CNG offers innovative product options that are suitable for both large scale and smaller vendors.
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Platypus Technologies
Platypus Technologies designs and manufactures innovative products for accurate chemical and biotech measurements through patented liquid crystal based sensors, cell-based assays and substrate products. The ground breaking Platypus H2S DosimeterTM offers the best value for on-the-spot measurements of H2S comparable to the OSHA method.
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Introducing Cipher Automotive
Cipher Automotive is the first analytics solution designed specifically for those needing competitive intelligence about the automotive technology landscape. This month we take a look at the evolution of the industry, the forthcoming dominance of Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) and the rise of Tesla. Disruption is imminent. Who will win the race, the tortoise or the hare?

The KPMG U.S. Manufacturing Institute Automotive Center is an open forum where industry experts share knowledge, gain insights, and collaborate on timely and relevant issues facing the automotive market. In its 18th consecutive year, the Global Automotive Executive Survey is KPMG International’s annual assessment of the current state and future prospects of the worldwide automotive industry.

Present at the Startup Village (not just for startups!). Receive a discounted exhibit space and the chance to meet with heavyweights of the industry. By registering you will get a three-day admission pass and a 10x10 booth to present to all the attendees. The Startup Village will showcase new and exciting companies, ideas, and technologies, giving your team the opportunity to present and collaborate with some of the most influential people and companies in the automotive world.
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. WardsAuto Interiors Conference and WardsAuto UX Conference introduce you to top OEM and supplier executives to grow your contact base. Find out how WardsAuto forecasts, insight reports and data tools can help you understand current and upcoming trends in order to grow your business.
Read: "What’s Stifling Connected Cars?"
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.
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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: "How to Make Your Business More Innovative"
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: "Where We've Come From and Where We're Going With Intellectual Property"
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.
Read the latest from the IAM Blog
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: An Insider's View of the Paradigm Shift in Space Exploration & Development" by Bruce Pittman, Chief System Engineer, NASA

Watch: "Advancing Innovation Through Novel Partnership Models" by Advancing Innovation Through Novel Partnership Models by Elena Fernandez-Kleinlein, Snr Dir, Consumer Scientific Innovation, Johnson & Johnson
Upcoming AH Appearances Join AutoHarvest at these Industry Expos
Modeling, Simulation and testing Automotive Lightweight Materials 2017
July 26-27, 2017 | Detroit, MI USA
The New Methodologies for Modeling, Simulation and Testing Automotive Lightweight Materials Conference, (July 26-27, 2017, Crown Plaza, Detroit) will address the immediate challenges for OEMs in modeling and simulation and provide best practice solutions for reducing the gap between simulation and testing. Industry case studies from GM, Hyundai-Kia, Ford, Faraday Future, FCA and many more will provide benchmarking opportunities for attendees within the CAE, Virtual Design, Crashworthiness and Safety Engineering disciplines.

Automotive Seating Innovators Summit
July 26-28, 2017 | Detroit, MI USA
Come and take a seat at the 11th Automotive Seating Summit in July, as we shape the future of the automotive industry. With all the changes in autonomous vehicles, it is crucial to remain competitive with innovations that modernize the driver experience.

6th Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Detroit Summit
August 22-24, 2017 | Detroit, MI USA
The 6th Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Detroit Summit (GALM Detroit 2017) is the world's leading automotive lightweight materials conference. Our 6th event returns this August with more OEM case studies, materials focused presentations, interactive panel discussions and cutting edge manufacturing technologies. This year, leading OEMs such as Ford, Tata Motors, Hyundai, Volvo, GM, FCA & more will be providing design solutions, material strategies & lightweighting insights.

Autonomous Vehicles 2017 Detroit Summit
August 22-24, 2017 | Detroit, MI USA
The Autonomous Vehicles 2017 Detroit Summit returns to Detroit, MI for its third iteration on August 22-24 to bring together those striving to realize a new age of automobiles and intelligent transportation systems. Technological challenges, regulatory hurdles, and the subsequent implications of these systems on “society and organizations” are what we face in the coming years. OEMs, suppliers, and software developers move forward in commercializing AVs as well as the necessary technologies for seeing, driving, and learning.

IP Week @ SG 2017
August 29-30, 2017 | Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
IP Week @ SG 2017 features the world’s foremost IP thought leaders, legal experts and innovative companies, to share insights on IP commercialisation and winning strategies for business growth. The event expects over 1,700 attendees from more than 30 countries and will bring together the innovation community to celebrate, network and collaborate. This year’s IP Week @ SG also features the inaugural connections@ipmarketplace – a platform that brings together local and overseas IP practitioners with enterprises.

Innovation Enterprise: Upcoming Global Events
Innovation Enterprise creates & organises some of world’s most important events to help understand current and future business strategies, innovations and technologies
Chief Innovation Officer Summit, Shanghai
Sept 6, 2017
Product Innovation Summit, Boston
Sept 25, 2017
Chief Innovation Officer Summit, Sydney
Sept 14, 2017
Open Innovation Summit, Boston
Sept 25-26, 2017

Summit Global Schedule
Oct. 19: Chief Innovation Officer, London Nov. 9: Payments Innovation, San Fran
Nov. 9: Chief Tech. Officer, San Fran. Dec. 6: Chief Innovation Officer, New York
Connected Car Insurance USA 2017
September 6-7, 2017 | Chicago, IL USA
The Connected Car Insurance USA Conference & Exhibition is the annual meeting place for insurance and technology executives in the automotive industry. Over 600 senior level attendees will gather to understand how insurance business will be impacted by rapidly developing automotive technology – including telematics, IoT, mobility, ADAS & autonomous.

Technology in Motion (TIM) Detroit
September 6-8, 2017 | Detroit, MI USA
Crain Communications and MSX International have teamed up to facilitate the launch of Technology in Motion (TIM), a state-of-the-art exposition and conference, which will be the show of automotive technology products and services. TIM will bring together OEMs, suppliers and the technology community to establish the world’s preeminent transportation technology and mobility event in Detroit. Technological advancements in autonomous/electric vehicles, connected cars, mobility solutions and propulsion systems are just a few of the areas that will be featured at TIM 2017.

Flexible Hybrid Electronics Forum
September 12-13, 2017 | Detroit, MI USA
FHE, MEMS and Sensors in Vehicle Design and Manufacturing - a one day workshop Utilizing flexible hybrid electronics in vehicles promises significant weight reduction and increase in reliability. Join this forum for an introduction to FHE, and to hear the advancements being made by this combination of printing electronics and intelligent silicon.

Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo 2017
September 12-14, 2017 | Novi, MI USA
Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo & Conference is a forum for electric, hybrid and plugin hybrid vehicle technology, showcasing manufacturing solutions along the supply chain including electrical powertrains and components, battery management systems, materials and equipment

Connected and Automated Vehicle Engineering 2017: Engineering for adoption of autonomy on the road
September 25-26, 2017 | Birmingham, UK
Hear presentations on sensor technologies, human factors considerations, vehicle usability, functional safety, cyber security, artificial intelligence and machine learning as well as the latest design, development and testing methods being implemented by engineers. Discuss the mechanical, electrical and infrastructure challenges that need to be solved to get fully automated vehicles on the road with automotive engineering industry experts.

3rd Edition: Design Thinking for Banks & Financial Services
September 27-28, 2017 | New York, NY USA
Join your peers and master an array of innovation methodologies to drive the development of disruptive services while forging deeper user relationships. At this 3rd installment, you will learn to generate a seamless experience by eliminating friction and pain points along the customer journey. Hear from U.S. Bank, TIAA, Vanguard, RBC, CIBC, and others.

ADAS & Autonomous Vehicles USA
October 2-3, 2017 | Novi, MI USA
Addressing the very latest in automated driving technology; TU-Automotive ADAS & Autonomous Vehicles (Novi, Oct 2-3) returns in its third iteration for 2017. The hottest industry trends are addressed by 25 + expert speakers including Volvo, Denso, Navya, Intel & IBM Watson.

Auto tech R&D Summit
October 9-10, 2017 | San Jose, CA USA
Auto tech R&D Summit (October 9-10, Hilton San Jose)- formerly known as TU-Automotive West Coast – returns this year to Silicon Valley for 2017. Experts from Renault, Ford, Toyota, Nokia Growth Partners, Lucid Motors and other will cover the key trends around the impact of disruptive auto tech on R&D innovation.

LES 2017 Annual Meeting
October 22-25, 2017 | Chicago, IL USA
The 2017 Annual Meeting will showcase the first of these transformations. Join us for 3 days of networking, business development, education and much more. LES itself is experiencing change. We are adapting to ensure we provide IP professionals with the resources they need to succeed in a changing environment including issues related to business practices, political, legislative and judicial uncertainty.

IPBC Asia 2017
October 29-31, 2017 | Tokyo, Japan
IAM is returning to the stunning Palace Hotel, Tokyo for the fifth annual IPBC Asia. The specifically designed three-day program will focus on how IP owners can strategically use intellectual property to secure greater operational flexibility, drive revenues, enhance bottom-line returns, increase shareholder value and provide leverage in the financial markets.

TU-Automotive Europe 2017
November 6-7, 2017 | Munich, Germany
The 15th annual TU-Automotive Europe Conference & Exhibition (6-7 November, Munich) – Europe’s largest event for the connected car - will discuss how to harness advancements in technology like AI & autonomy to deliver personalised, sustainable mobility. Past speakers include BMW, car2go, Renault, PSA and more. New features include round tables and a startup stage.

4th International Conference on Green Energy & Expo
November 6-8, 2017 | Las Vegas, Nevada USA
Green Energy- 2017 provides a platform for researchers/scientists to share and globalize their research work while the participants from industry can promote their products thus felicitating dissemination of knowledge. We anticipate more than 300 participants around the globe with thought provoking keynote lectures, oral and poster presentations. The attending delegates include Editorial Board Members of related journals. The scope of Green Energy -2017 is to bring the advancements in the field of renewable energy and environmental sciences.

International Conference on Future Mobility (ICFM 2017)
November 7-8, 2017 | Dubai, UAE
The 3rd International Conference on Future Mobility will be held in Dubai, UAE on 7 – 8 November 2017. Held under the theme “Towards Sustainable and Intelligent Mobility”, the conference will analyse how smart, sustainable and intelligent vehicles play a key role in public and private transport in the smart cities of the future.

4th International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications
November 15-30, 2017 | Online
The 4th International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications (ECSA-4) will be held at http://sciforum.net/conference/ecsa-4, on a platform developed by MDPI to organize electronic conferences. ECSA-4 will allow scientists from all over the world to present their latest research and receive direct feedback from peers, without costs of travel and related emissions. It will be free of charge for all participants and is sponsored by MDPI AG, Switzerland.

November 15-30, 2017 | San Francisco, CA USA
AADC will address the latest technological advancements in intelligent transportation, and how developers plan to overcome safety and regulatory hurdles on the path to implementation. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from OEMs, R&D developers, insurers, and government regulatory agencies on how autonomous driving will significantly change modern day transportation.