Office of Research & Development

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.

VA Patent Activity

Patent Activity  (2013-17)

VA Invention Disclosures

Number of Overall VA Invention Disclosures (2009-17)

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.


NOTE: CRADAs and some policy documents are available on the VA intranet only. If you have access go to:

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What's New

Invention Disclosures
- We have exceeded 500 Invention Disclosures this year thus far!

- We have recently received invention disclosures from VHA, VBA and Cemetery for the first time.

eLearning Course
VA Technology Transfer Program eLearning Course

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)

- Inventor Brochure
- Research Affiliate Brochure
- Licensee Brochure

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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