Technical Areas for 2017

Submit startups that fall within the main technical areas and their subcategories.

All submissions with be screened and sent to the appropriate Corporate Screening Committee group.

Pharmaceuticals and Medical

  • Biological Services
  • Biotechnology
  • Life Sciences
  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Veterinary medicine
  • Genomics
  • Therapeutic vaccines
  • Antibody technologies

Advanced Manufacturing

  • Materials
  • Instrumentation
  • Nanotechnology
  • Semiconductors
  • Sensors
  • Aerospace
  • Engineering
  • 3D Printing
  • Digital Design and Manufacturing Innovation
  • Power electronics Manufacturing
  • Light-weight materials and fibers
  • Advanced composites manufacturing
  • Integrated Photonics and photonic circuits
  • Flexible hybrid electronic circuits
  • Robotics/Droids

Clean Tech and Chemicals

  • Agri-bio/ Agriculture
  • Clean Technology
  • Energy
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Water
  • Infrastructure
  • Alternative Fuel
  • Solar
  • Energy Storage
  • Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs) *

Information and Communications Technology (ICT)

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Virtual Reality
  • IoT
  • Communications
  • Entertainment
  • Media
  • Telecoms
  • IT
  • Internet
  • Networking
  • Cybersecurity
  • Defense
  • Homeland Security
  • Security
  • Financial Technology
  • Big Data
  • Health IT
  • Software
  • Hardware
  • Storage
  • Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality *

Consumer-Facing Platforms

  • Consumer Products and Services
  • Cosmetics
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Personal Care
  • Distribution
  • Financial Services
  • Retailing
  • Services
  • Educational Technology
  • Electronics
  • Mobility and Transportation (ex: automotive, rail, air)
  • Sports and entertainment
  • Packaging
  • Electrical and Electronic
  • Telecommunication
* Subcategories in ITALICS are Special Interest Areas specified by a Selection Committee Member. If your startup is a Special Interest Area, indicate it in the "Others" field of the application form.

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