What Is Technology Transfer?

Technology transfer is the process of introducing federally funded technologies (products, processes, and services) into the private business sector for:

Another critical aspect of technology transfer involves introducing commercially developed products into the government in order to:

There are many benefits from technology transfer. This process:

Technology transfer improves the competitiveness and profitability of many businesses. To take advantage of existing research and development efforts, the MTTC team identifies new technologies, developed by the defense department and other public and private organizations, to help regional businesses achieve these goals. MTTC also aids businesses with product sales by advising the military of new applicable commercial products these companies have developed.

In just a few short months of operation, MTTC has already identified, and is working to transfer , several technologies in each of these categories.

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