After presenting to over 15 larger corporations, including several Fortune 500 companies, SynMatter has been accepted into the competitive Plug and Play New Materials & Packaging Startup Accelerator Program in Sunnyvale, CA. Plug and Play is a global innovation platform that provides workspace, workshops, mentoring and connects startups to corporations, as well as invest in over 100 companies every year.

SynMatter would like to thank Plug and Play and its corporate partners for accepting the company into the program.

SynMatter was selected to present and exhibit at the TechConnect World Innovation Conference 2017. SynMatter will present their technology to a host of entrepreneurs, Fortune 1000/Global 1000 corporations, VCs, angel investors, policy leaders, and federal government agencies on May 15 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, MD. From May 15-16, SynMatter will also be exhibiting their technology and capabilities at booth 29M.

For more information on the TechConnect World Innovation Conference 2017, please visit http://techconnectworld.com/World2017/.

SynMatter was selected by the National Council Of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer as a Top 40 Startup in the United States. SynMatter will present their technology at the upcoming University Startups Conference and Demo Day to university Startup Officers, university startups, entrepreneurs, Fortune 1000/Global 1000 corporations, VCs, angel investors, policy leaders, and federal government agencies on April 18 in Washington, DC.

For more information on the University Startups Conference and Demo Day, please visit https://www.ncet2.org/.

SynMatter was awarded a competitive national I-Corps Team Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The $50,000 grant provided financial support to attend intensive training at the Washington, D.C. I-Corps Node and perform extensive customer research and discover. During the course of the 7 week program, the team interviewed over 100 personnel in corrosion protection industry, including attending multiple trade shows and exhibitions and speaking to persons in the automotive, aerospace, construction, marine and oil & gas industries.

SynMatter would like to extend a big Thank You to Tony Guan for his team mentorship.

In March 2016, SynMatter was awarded an I-Corps Site Award at the University of Central Florida (UCF). This involved classroom training on the Lean Startup business model based on work by Steve Blank and Bob Dorf. The $2,550 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) provided financial support for SynMatter to interview nearly 40 persons within the corrosion industry, which included attendance at a major industry trade show.