Advanced technologies to improve battery performance, self-driving vehicle navigation and active aerodynamics to improve fuel efficiency are ready for commercialization from this month’s featured members. These varied technologies are available for commercialization after years of development derived with underlying technologies that did not exist so long ago, demonstrating that invention is a community activity which results from the cumulative effect of research, year after year.

The curated I-Hub provides resources to commercialize and monetize Intellectual Property, and to access software, events, novel databases, special reports, government resources, in-the-pulse blogs, and innovation leader presentations.

As always, we invite all readers to join our intellectual property marketplace, free of charge, and engage the community and to attend one of the over 100 global conferences we will support this year to personally engage the change agents.

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Featured Members
Addionics provides Energy Smart Solution by reshaping the structure of batteries through unique and patent pending 3D Electroprinting. They aim to produce variable geometry smart 3D structures to replace traditional 2D foils in current collectors using patent pending 3D Electrodeposition process of metal and alloy structures using electrodeposition from ionic solutions. With high manufacturing resolution and state-of-the-art simulation tools, Addionics can tailor batteries to power, capacity and energy needs coupled with enhanced safety.
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Actasys developed and tailored a product that significantly increases fuel efficiency without common drawbacks of alternative solutions. They don’t change the shape of vehicles, they change the way air interacts with the vehicles. The Actasys module movement occurs through piezo disks that expand or contract to move air through the object’s orifice.
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TriEye has developed a revolutionary visual sensory solution based on short-wave infra-red (SWIR) that has far-reaching implications for several industries including self-driving cars. Their system provides an efficient sensory solution for difficult driving conditions including darkness, rain, mist and dust. TriEye's SWIR sensors provide autonomous cars heightened visual capabilities in restricted visual conditions at significantly reduced cost.
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Darts-ip is the global database of IP case law information. With over 3.2 million cases in 6 domains of intellectual property (i.e. Patent, Trademark, Copyright, Design & Model, Domain Names, and Unfair Competition), it is the trusted source of case information for over 30,000 IP professionals worldwide. For more information visit

The KPMG Institute Network provides corporate executives, senior management, board members, industry leaders, government officials, academics, and other stakeholders with knowledge and an open forum to share knowledge, gain insights, and collaborate on timely and relevant issues facing the automotive market.
Start-Up Resources

Join the 2018 Techstars Mobility Demo Day in Detroit as their companies take the stage to present their businesses! Takes place at the Detroit Institue of Arts. Watch 11 startups pitch their businesses in front of nearly 1000 people and join us afterward for our networking reception.

The Global Automotive & Mobility Challenge, or GAMIC, was created to identify innovative early-stage automotive products / systems and mobility companies; cultivate new technologies and solutions; and hasten their adoption into the automotive industry.
Entrepreneurs and Innovators in the USA or internationally can apply online at until 30 September 2018.
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: "Electrified-Vehicle Sales Gain Ground in Europe"
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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Visit Online: Licensing Executives Society (LES)
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 Technology Can Augment Human Collaboration"
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: "2018 Automotive Warranty & Recall Report "
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: "Design Led Innovation" by Christopher Daly, Former, Head of Product Design & UX, Sotheby's

Watch: "Innovation for peace not profit" by Michael Street, Innovation Manager, NCI Agency, NATO
Upcoming AH Appearances Join AutoHarvest at these Industry Expos
WardsAuto UX Conference
October 2, 2018 | Novi, MI USA
Engage in deep-dive center stage discussions, attend informative panel sessions, see winning automakers accept their awards, network with peers in the industry, and take a seat in the winning vehicles to experience them for yourself – all at the 2018 WardsAuto UX Conference on Oct. 2 at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI.

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
Summit Global Schedule
Sept. 25: Product Innovation, Boston Oct. 3: Chief Innovation Officer, London
Oct. 3: Chief Technology Officer, London Oct. 15: Blockchain Innovation, San Fran.
Nov. 8: Chief Tech. Officer, San Fran. Nov. 9: Mobile Innovation Officer, San Fran.
9th Annual Future of Connected Vehicle Summit
October 3-4, 2018 | Novi, MI USA
The Connected Vehicle Trade Association’s 9th Summit on the Future of the Connected Vehicle will be held October 3-4, 2018 at the Hyatt Place in Novi, Michigan. This summit is arguably considered the finest event on this topic worldwide. Attendance will again be open to only 300 people.

TU-Automotive West Coast
October 3-4, 2018 | San Jose, CA USA
TU-Automotive West Coast connects you to those from the Silicon Valley community who are advancing data usage & monetization for connected and autonomous vehicles, including AI, edge computing, blockchain and more. From the software in your product to the hardware driving it, meet OEMs, tier ones, developers, engineers, investors, and start-ups under one roof.

The Eye, The Brain & The Auto
October 7, 2018 | Detroit, MI USA
The Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology, a division of Henry Ford’s Department of Ophthalmology, will host The Eye, The Brain, & The Auto World Research Congress Oct. 7 – 9, 2018 at the Motor City Casino Hotel. It will explore the role the disruptive technology enabling autonomous mobility will ultimately play in healthcare.

Insurance AI and Analytics Europe
October 9-10, 2018 | London, UK
Join 350+ C-level analytics, pricing, marketing, claims and underwriting executives at Europe's largest AI event dedicated to insurance! AI is helping to reduce turn-around times, lower costs and improve productivity. But AI will only be a competitive advantage if implemented throughout the insurance organisation. Join the insurance AI revolution and defeat data-silos and legacy systems challenges, embed actionable insights into core business areas and maximise data value, ultimately realising the promise of AI!

October 15-18, 2018 | Osaka, Japan
AABC returns to Japan in 2018, promising to build on the success of its US and European conferences while focusing on the unique drivers, needs, and challenges of the diverse Asian market. Coverage includes raw materials through R&D findings, and applied technologies in the next generation of electric and hybrid vehicles.

October 16-17, 2018 | Novi, MI USA
From Hardware to Software: Harness AI & Vision Processing to Power the Cognitive Autonomous Vehicle The most focused conference on the here and now of self-driving technology. As automated technologies storm the headlines, we focus on the current challenges and unite players from research labs, automakers, tier 1s and the complete supply chain to plan for the imminent future.

TU-Automotive Japan
October 16-17, 2018 | Tokyo, Japan
Vehicle connectivity and ADAS/autonomous technologies are indispensable for the future vehicle, one that can communicate with the world outside and drive itself powered by AI and sensors. Technologies both in and outside the vehicle are combining to create mobility-changing services, above and beyond conventional telematics and infotainment. TU-Automotive Japan 2018 will consolidate your understanding of the challenges ahead for the connected and autonomous vehicle. Gain insight from and debate with industry leaders and define your strategy for technology, the changing mobility landscape and user requirements.

Foam Expo Europe
October 16-18, 2018 | Hannover, Germany
Foam Expo is Europe’s first free-to-attend exhibition for the manufacturers and buyers of technical foam products and technologies, as well as the entire foam supply chain. Foam Expo covers all types of foam and raw materials used in the manufacture of foam and foam related products. The end result will be a single marketplace for foam manufacturers to meet with their supply chain and existing and potential buyers.

Automotive Advanced Suspension Systems Summit
October 19-20, 2018 | Dusseldorf, Germany
This innovative B2B event will enable the participants to learn about the latest trends and developments in Automotive Suspension Systems. The Summit will be focusing on the best practices and latest innovative technologies for Suspension Systems, sensors and control concepts, and braking and steering systems. This event will bring together experts, technical directors, OEM representatives, consultants, and academia to discuss and learn about their experiences with Automotive Suspension Systems and performance.

Connected Claims Europe
October 29-30, 2018 | London, UK
Over 2-days, join 250+ of your peers to debate the future of connected claims in insurance. Discover how the incumbents and new players are re-engineering the claims function by factoring in new technologies and processes in order to serve the modern, digital-savvy customer.

TU-Automotive Europe
October 30-31, 2018 | Munich, Germany
Join the most innovative minds in connected cars, mobility & autonomous vehicles for two days of in-depth insights, disruptive tech and unmissable networking. Trusted by industry leaders for the past 16 years. Condense months of contact building and industry research into two days! In one trip to Munich you can meet your clients, network with prospects and learn from industry thought leaders - put your company at the leading edge of automotive innovation at Europe's largest connected car conference.

Military Vehicle Systems Summit
October 30-31, 2018 | Washington, DC USA
The Military Vehicle Systems Summit will examine the DoD’s current and future initiatives aimed at maximizing the power, survivability and lethality of US Military combat and tactical vehicles. Speakers from the US Army, US Navy, Industry and Academia will address recent vehicle modernization efforts including the fielding of the Next Generation Combat Vehicle and the further development of autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles and vehicle systems. Lastly, this event will convene a panel of representatives from our foreign allies to discuss “Leveraging International Partnerships in Support of Next Generation S&T.”

Automotive E/E Architecture Technology China Conference (AEATC) 2018
November 1-2, 2018 | Shanghai, China
Automotive E/E Architecture Technology China Conference (AEATC) 2018” is going to be held on the 1st-2nd Nov. in Shanghai. AEATC 2018 features with unrivaled speaker line-up, content rich program and exclusive hours of supreme networking will help you to gain updated knowledge and resources for future-proof automotive E/E architecture with emphasis on safety, automation, and intelligence; and provide you with precious platform to build up profitable and sustainable business partnership in 2018 and beyond.

Generis 2018 American Automotive Summit
November 6-7, 2018 | Dearborn, MI USA
The Generis American Automotive Summit is meant to provide a platform for the best minds in the industry- dealing with challenges at a senior level- to come together, communicate and share ideas around the future of automotive manufacturing, supply chain management and innovation, accelerating lean initiatives across the entire business and addressing the skills gap.

IP Dealmakers Forum
November 6-8, 2018 | New York City, NY USA
IP Dealmakers Forum has earned the reputation as a must-attend industry event where discussions of substance take place and real business gets done. The 5th Annual IP Dealmakers Forum, to be held on November 6-8 in New York City, will bring together a select group of 200 decision-makers at the forefront of the global IP market, including investors, top IP executives, industry experts and thought leaders.

The 4th International Conference on Future Mobility
November 7-8, 2018 | Abu Dhabi, UAE
The only event in region exclusively focused on new innovations in smart, clean, sustainable, intelligent and connected transportation. Hosted by the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) and last year held under the patronage of H.E. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, UAE’s Minister of Economy. Last year: 430 international delegates from 18+ countries, 175+ organisations from government authorities, automotive manufacturers, distributors, research institutions, consultants, road transport authorities and media.

Congress for Automotive Lightweight Construction & Advanced Materials
November 8-9, 2018 | Munich, Germany
This innovative B2B event offers an original perspective on the ever-changing subject of lightweight construction in the automotive industry. With a hands-on approach, attendees have the opportunity to network and interact with their peers. OEMs, suppliers, technical leaders, representatives and experts in this field discuss the latest developments in lightweight materials, composite construction, environmental sustainability and smart materials. During this two-day interactive congress in Munich, podium discussions, workshops and case studies are predominantly on the program.

Aerodynamics, Fluid Dynamics and Aerospace Engineering
November 12-13, 2018 | Melbourne, Australia
Take part in this annual flagship conference with the theme “Evolution & Innovation Continues -The Next 150 Years of Conceptualization in Aerodynamics”. Aerodynamics 2018 aims in proclaim knowledge and share new ideas amongst the professionals, industrialists and students from research areas of Aeronautics, Astronautics,Fluid dynamics, Space Flight Mechanics , Fluid mechanics, Heat transfer and Physics to share their research experiences and indulge in interactive discussions and technical sessions at the event.

Smart Mobility Summit
November 21, 2018 | London, UK
The traditional automotive industry is undergoing uncharted waves of disruption. The percentage of car ownership, accompanied car aftersales and maintenance are dwindling as the tech-savvy autonomous and connected vehicle upstarts take pole position as the future leaders of mobility. Join us at the Smart Mobility Summit, a forum for business leaders and policymakers to accelerate consumer confidence, demonstrate real world benefits and optimise commercial opportunities from the revolution in connected-autonomous-electric cars.

November 27-28, 2018 | Atlanta, GA USA
Connected, Intelligent Fleets Improve Uptime, Efficiency and Safety North America's premier conference tackling the impact of connected technologies on the fleet management market. We focus on the current challenges and unite players from automakers, fleet operators, tier 1s and the complete supply chain to plan for the imminent future. Connected Fleets USA is the premier event tackling the big trends as connected technologies revolutionise fleet management.

Connected Insurance USA Summit
November 29-30, 2018 | Chicago, IL USA
With a critical emphasis on innovation, Connected Insurance USA (November 28th – 30th, Chicago) is the only forum bringing together senior insurance innovation teams and business unit executives to explore how to harness IoT, AI, blockchain, VR/AR and automation, delivering both an enhanced customer experience and a more efficient carrier.

Foam Expo North America
March 26-28, 2019 | Novi, MI USA
Foam Expo is North America's first free-to-attend exhibition and conference for the technical foam industry. The exhibition will unite manufacturers and buyers of technical foam materials, products and services and will serve the entire foam manufacturing industry, including raw materials, chemicals, manufacture and process equipment and all associated services.