ITF 2009 Sponsorship Opportunities
Teksia, Inc. is offering a comprehensive sponsorship program for the upcoming event
6 minutes of fame:
40 companies selected to present at ITF 2009 from Life Science & Cleantech industries will present their business case in 6 minutes to Silicon Valley tycoons. Presenting companies will be selected by a committee composed of qualified venture capitalists and CXO of public companies serving on the conference's Advisory Board. The criteria by which each application will be evaluated and scored include; market opportunity, partnerships, business platform, competitive advantages, intellectual property, exit strategy and the quality and experience of senior management.

ITF Past Speakers

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Regis McKenna
Regis McKenna, Inc.
Jordi Botifoll
VP, EMEA Mediterranean Geography
Cisco Systems
Antoni Martinez
Director General
22@Barcelona Energy Park
Dr. Montserrat Vendrell
BioRegion of Catalonia
Josep Morell
CEO & Founder
Gematic, S.A.
Dr. Vicente Lopez Martinez
Director General
Centre d
Javier Perez Dolset
Chairman and CEO
Zed Group

ITF 2009

Hotbed for M&A and
Global Strategic Alliances
in Cleantech & Biotech

Sponsored by

Stanford University Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE)

June 24-25, 2009
Stanford University, CA

Despite recent debt-market clutch, reputable deal masters as well as amateurs are intent on keeping the deal flow going. This means paying attention to the big picture and understanding changing market conditions.

We welcome you to join us at International Technology Forum 2009 (ITF-2009), an exclusive invitation-only summit that will feature two full days of compelling keynotes, insightful breakout sessions, relevant workshops, luncheons, and ITF’s 6-Minutes of Fame Speed Dating Program. This year’s event, which is sponsored by the Stanford University Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE), will be held at Stanford University on June 24-25, 2009 and will focus on life sciences, clean-tech, and other related industries.


- Testimonials:
“For me, ITF conference illustrates that innovation has no boundaries. The entrepreneurs who presented their ideas did exceptionally well considering they only had 6 minutes each to present. Certainly everyone I spoke with wanted to know a bit more, dig a bit deeper.”
Regis McKenna
Regis McKenna, Inc.
ITF 2007 Keynote Speaker

“ITF 2007 creates a community of experts that is needed to focus on high-tech development. This community is united with certain interests and common objectives. These objectives are to first, forge new relationships, secondly, share best practices and third, discover new opportunities and capitalize on them.”
Dr. William Miller
Former President and CEO of SRI International
SPRIE, Stanford University

“Networking at ITF builds relationships that help build new companies.”
Dr. Roger Wyse
Managing Director, Burrill & Co
ITF 2004 Speaker


“I spoke at the international conference on clean technology in ITF 2007 Barcelona, Spain. I must say that ITF was highly effective in seamlessly orchestrating and bringing together key leaders from both European and American countries in a three-day event. Not only did ITF management choose the right speakers from two different continents, but they also blended them together perfectly in addition to running the logistics of this event flawlessly, a testament to the organization's unique model and dedicated management.”
Steve Westly
CEO & Founder
The Westly Group
Former California State Controller


“ITF delivers informative and interesting topics, and uniquely (even for the U.S.) focuses on international communities.”
Dr. Sachio Semmotto
Founder, Chairman & CEO eAccess
ITF 2004 Keynote Speaker

ITF 2007
Barcelona, Spain

After many months of planning and numerous trips to Barcelona, the International Technology Forum (ITF) 2007 held November 26 – 30th at the historic Casa Llotja de Mar was a huge success. Working to enhance the technology sector within Barcelona and to ensure that the Catalan capital becomes the “hub” for technology in southern Europe the presidents of both the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce and the American Chamber of Commerce

and the American Chamber of Commerce in Spain fully endorsed and supported ITF 2007 as key sponsors of the event. The objective of this year’s event was to introduce prominent Silicon Valley business leaders to the burgeoning technology industry in Barcelona. more ...

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