What is Technology Transfer?

Technology transfer, also known as tech transfer or technology commercialization, is the process by which valuable research, skills, knowledge, and/or technology is delivered from government, colleges and universities, or other research institutions into the corporate environment where it can be nurtured and developed into a commercial product or service with wider application and distribution.

Watch this video from the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) to learn more:

This video from Federallabs also provides a nice overview of how the federal laboratory process impacts our lives and our economy.

Vortechs is proud to have worked with almost every Federal Laboratory in the United States including:

Another video from the Federal Laboratory Consortium. This video is an overview of the federal laboratory commercialization process and the impact technology transfer can have on our economy and everyday lives.