Enabling Federal Technology Transfer Program (EFTT)

NIST, on behalf of the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) Executive Board, is soliciting applications for a cooperative agreement to enable Federal technology transfer.

Under the Enabling Federal Technology Transfer (EFTT) Program, members of the FLC's Executive Board, including NIST, will

collaborate with academia and industry on the development of outreach and educational programs, tools, and best practices that will enhance the ability of the academic and private sectors to engage with Federal Laboratories in technology transfer and research commercialization.

Specifically, the awardee will collaborate with the Federal Laboratory Consortium's Executive Board, including NIST, in the areas of technology transfer and research commercialization by:
developing the necessary tools and services to promote the utilization of Federal intellectual property, user facilities, and other R&D resources by non-Federal partners; creating a suitable education and training infrastructure in technology transfer for the relevant stakeholders; and engaging the industry, academic, and state and local government communities to facilitate access to Federal R&D collaborations and Federal technology transfer opportunities on both a regional and a national level.
Related Programs

Science, Technology, Business and/or Education Outreach

Department of Commerce


Agency: Department of Commerce

Office: National Institute of Standards and Technology

Estimated Funding: $16,000,000


Who's Eligible


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories



Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://www.grants.gov

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligibility for the program listed in this NOFO is open to all non-Federal entities organized and operated in the United States and its territories.

Eligible applicants include accredited institutions of higher education; non-profit organizations; for-profit organizations incorporated in the United States; and state, local, territorial, and Indian tribal governments.

Please note that individuals and unincorporated sole proprietors are not considered “non-Federal entities” and are not eligible to apply under this NOFO.

NIST will only consider one application per applicant; however, an applicant entity may be proposed as a sub-recipient, contractor, or unfunded collaborator within applications submitted by other entities.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://www.nist.gov/tpo/enabling-federal-technology-transfer-program

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
grants@nist.gov

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2019-06-17

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2019-09-15



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