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.
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).
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.
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.