DOI Technology Transfer

Technology Transfer (TT) Activities in Interior

On October 28, 2011, the President issued a memorandum, Accelerating Technology Transfer and Commercialization of Federal Research in Support of High-Growth Business.  The memorandum required agencies engaging in research and development to submit a plan to OMB to advance technology transfer activities.
In response, the Department of the Interior developed its Plan to Accelerate Technology Transfer and Commercialize Federal Research and Innovation, finalized in October 2012, after review by OMB and the Office of Science and Technology Policy.
Also, in August 2012, the Department issued its first Annual Report on Technology Transfer.
The Office of Policy Analysis led the development of the Plan and coordinated development of the Annual Report.