The Department of the Interior's policies and procedures for technology transfer are outlined in the Departmental Manual (DM) Chapter on Technology Transfer. This chapter was signed and incorporated into the Departmental Manual on May 16, 2014. This chapter should be read in conjunction with the Delegation of Authority to Assistant Secretaries and Bureau Directors provided in 207 DM 8. Bureaus will, if necessary, develop new or modify existing bureau policies and procedures consistent with the DM chapter and their level of involvement and expertise related to research and innovation, mission, and availability of resources.
The following provides links to Federal legislation and policy relevant to Technology Innovation, and to various bureau policies and procedures: