Water Tech Partnering Forum

Water Technologies Virtual Partnering Forum

Don’t miss this technology-focused business development event.

January 20 (Thursday)
3- 5 p.m. ET

$99 AUTM Members / $199 Non-Members 

The AUTM Water Technologies Partnering Forum is a unique opportunity to network with industry partners and take an in-depth look at the water technology sectors. Among the highlights will be a panel presentation from industry partners on trends in this focused area, how industry wants to engage with federal labs and universities and how to best work with their company on collaborations.

Join us to make connections and share water technologies related to:
  • IoT-enabled water quality sensors
  • Microbial control in distribution systems and in buildings
  • Elimination of high operating expenditures in aerobic wastewater treatment
  • … and other water-related technologies
This virtual event will provide plenty of opportunities for partnering through AUTM Connect where participants can schedule one-on-one meetings with potential partners for one week following the live event creating valuable connections.  

Who will attend?
Federal lab and university technology transfer professionals and industry partners who have responsibility for identifying and commercializing water-related technologies will be in attendance.

Check back for regularly updated participant lists!

University and Federal Labs Participants
  • Australian National University
  • Columbia Technology Ventures
  • DOE NETL/KeyLogic
  • Jefferson Lab
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Kansas State University
  • King Abdullah University of Science & Technology
  • Los Alamos Natl Lab
  • NASA Glenn Research Center
  • Naval Surface Warfare Center
  • Northwestern Michigan College
  • Ohmsett/Applied Research Associates, Inc.
  • Oregon State University
  • Stanford University
  • UWM Research Foundation Inc
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Iowa Research Foundation
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Vermont
  • University of Waterloo
  • US Environmental Protection Agency
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution


Industry Participants
  • A. O. Smith Corporation
  • Badger Meter
  • Nanosepex, Inc.
  • Quantitative BioSciences, Inc.
  • Sudoc
  • The University Financing Foundation
  • Watts Water Technologies
  • Xylem


This Partnering Forum is co-hosted by The Federal Laboratory Consortium and The Water Council.

AUTM Innovation Marketplace (AIM)
Visit the AUTM Innovation Marketplace (AIM) to view more than 26,000 available technologies in the database.  

FLC Business
FLC Businessthe one-stop shop for federal laboratory information, including, technologies available for licensing, facilities and equipment and funding.  

About The Federal Laboratory Consortium  (FLC)
The FLC is composed of more than 300 federal laboratories, each of which is represented by Agency Representatives (ARs) and Laboratory Representatives (LRs). Through the roles and functions of its members, the FLC works together to fulfill its congressional mandates to promote, educate, and facilitate the transfer of federal technologies. 

The Water Council
The Water Council is a nonprofit organization dedicated to solving critical global water challenges by supporting innovation in freshwater technology and driving those new solutions to the industries that need them. The Water Council (TWC) is recognized as a global center for advancing water technologies and stewardship. TWC’s mission is centered on driving economic development, attracting, and connecting world-class talent and supporting water-focused technology innovation, its larger goal is to help secure freshwater resources for the world by driving solutions to the numerous industries that need and use a large amount of water. 

AUTM Connect
The AUTM Partnering Forum will feature AUTM Connect, the online partnering and networking tool with its mobile application for iPhone and Android. The program enables attendees to create detailed organizational and personal profiles, search for other attendees, send and receive messages, easily search for licensing and collaboration opportunities, and effortlessly schedule one-on-one meetings. Networking has never been easier!

For further information about this event, email Sammi Spiegel, Professional Development Manager.