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A national event exclusively focused on matching innovative technologies developed at universities and federal labs with entrepreneurs and in-licensing professionals.


TECHSTORM is presented by The Academic Licensing Community of Virginia (ALCOVe) in partnership with George Mason University.


  • Technology exhibits featuring the hottest technologies currently under development at universities and federal laboratories.
  • Scheduled inventor presentations, grouped by sector.
  • Pre-event matching program designed to match exhibitor technologies with qualified entrepreneurs and corporate executives. Individual matching meetings will be pre-scheduled and held in private meeting areas on the day of the event.
  • Selected start-ups created as a result of connections formed at TECHSTORM will receive seed funding from a venture firm.

The event will take place at:

The Mason Inn Conference Center & Hotel
352 Mason Pond Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 865-4380

Created April 1, 2011, Updated May 13, 2016