Office of Research & Development

VA Technology Transfer Program

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The 25 Top Global Innovators: Government

The 25 Top Global Innovators: Government
The VA ranks as #2 US Government Innovator and as #17 Global Government Innovator! View report (1.5 MB, PDF)

U.S. patent

VA Technology Transfer Directive
This document provides guidance and instruction regarding intellectual property (inventions) and the transfer of new scientific discoveries to benefit the public good (technology transfer).

Patents Issued by USPTO

View the Patented Technologies section for the latest patents.

U.S. Patent Trends (2013-16)

U.S. Patent Trends (2013-16)
U.S. Patent Trends (2013-16)

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Number of Overall VA Invention Disclosures (2009-16)

Number of Overall VA Invention Disclosures (2009-16)
Number of Overall VA Invention Disclosures (2009-16)

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The mission of the VA Technology Transfer Program (TTP) is to facilitate the commercialization of VA inventions to benefit Veterans and the American public.

Bringing Research Advancements for Veterans to Everyone!

Learn more about the current state of TTP and about how the process works in this presentation.

Federal Laboratory Consortium: What is Technology Transfer?

For an overview of the commercialization process and the impact it can have on our economy and everyday lives, check out the "What is T2?" video!

Contact Us

Mailing Address:
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
Technology Transfer Program (10P9TT)
810 Vermont Ave, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20420

Electronic Inquires:

Inquires related to the Invention Disclosures (ID) process or Inventor Certifications (IC):

Inquires related to CRADA issues (including process questions and eCRADA registry) or submission of annual reporting requirements:

Inquires related to either patent or royalty questions:

To locate a specific TTP team member, view contacts page.

Questions about the R&D website? Email the Web Team.

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