A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
CRADAs - Cooperative Research & Development Agreements
A Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) is any formal written agreement between one or more Federal laboratories and one or more non-Federal parties under which:
The government, through its laboratories, provides personnel, services, facilities, equipment, intellectual property, or other resources.
No funds may be provided by the Federal laboratories to the non-Federal parties.
The non-Federal parties may provide funds, personnel, services, facilities, equipment, intellectual property, or other resources toward the conduct of specified research or development efforts that are consistent with the missions of the bureau.
Any property and equipment provided under technology transfer mechanisms will be provided in accordance with established property management policies and procedures.