Innovation Challenges & Requests

TechConnect Ventures is seeking innovations and emerging technology for the following industry needs.

Verification of operational hardware authenticity and integrity

Seeking innovative solutions to verify the authenticity and integrity of hardware components by the end user.

Submissions Closed


Disruptive Innovations and Emerging Technologies for Large Power Transformers

Seeking innovative solutions to replace the current state-of-the-art in Large Power Transformers for power generation by reducing the overall transformer size and improving ease of replacement.

Submissions Closed



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