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VA Technology Transfer Program


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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.

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

Patents Issued by USPTO

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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)

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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.

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)

VA Technology Transfer Directive

U.S. patent

This document (revised May 5, 2017) provides guidance and instruction regarding intellectual property (inventions) and the transfer of new scientific discoveries to benefit the public good (technology transfer). ---

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