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The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) is proud to showcase the significant regional value that is produced when state and local government entities and federal laboratories work together for the greater good. The State and Local Government T2 Partnerships Gallery spotlights such successful collaborations and the innovative technologies that have benefited local communities and economies.

Maryland Commerce, APG, and County Partners Open and Expand DefTech Center

The Maryland Defense Technology Commercialization Center (DefTech Center) and initiative were founded in February 2018 as a 13-month pilot program funded by the Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA).

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EPA Collaborates with California on Tire Crumb Rubber Exposure Research

In 2016, a multi-agency research effort was launched to address concerns raised by the public about soccer players and the safety of recycled tire crumb used in playing fields and playgrounds.

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EPA MST Technologies

According to the EPA's National Water Quality Inventory Report to Congress, fecal bacteria are one of the leading causes of U.S. surface water impairment. EPA scientists recently sought an innovative approach to monitor fecal pollution through the study of fecal bacterial communities at a molecular level.

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EPA Research Has Impact on Oregon State Regulations

In 2015, EPA entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the Oregon Department of Forestry to study the effect of covering and burning timber slash piles with PE sheeting.

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FAA Technical Center Collaborates to Shape the Future of Aviation in South Jersey

The FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center’s newest laboratory exemplifies a technology transfer partnership success story.

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California Partners with LLNL to Mitigate the Impact of Droughts

EPIC funded an effort by LLNL to find a new solution that would reduce the cost of water desalination and increase water reuse.

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FLC Feature on C-Suite, LTTO and NASA/SSC

Over two decades ago, a small group of individuals working to enhance the culture of technology and innovation in Louisiana, approached their governor with a unique concept—a state office located at a federal city located in a border state (Mississippi).

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NSA and the University of Texas: Supporting National Security and Economic Development Through Innovative Research Partnerships

The NSA leads the U.S. Government in cryptology that encompasses both signals intelligence (SIGINT) and cybersecurity products and services.

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Research on Digital Twins for Modernized In-Service Engineering and Naval Maintenance

NSWC PHD has taken great strides in the recognition of UAS applications through efforts with Aerial Alchemy under a CRADA signed in June 2018.

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Forecast-Informed Reservoir Operations (FIRO)

An interagency Steering Committee, created in 2014, began exploring methods to optimize water management at Lake Mendocino reservoir. The collaborative study sought improved local water supplies, reduced flood risk, and added ecosystem benefits.

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Successful Partnership to Increase Adoption and Utilization of Sorghum in Bioenergy

The partnership identified a barrier to a grain processor, the biofuel plant, responding to the variability in local production of starchbased grains.

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For more stories on federal laboratory technology transfer and partnership successes, visit the FLC Success Stories Gallery on the FLC website. The Success Stories Gallery houses over 250 stories that demonstrate the innovation, research, and collaborative business efforts that go into accelerating cutting-edge technologies into the marketplace. These T2 partnerships prove how federal laboratory research and development have successfully impacted our nation’s economy, society, and the global community.

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