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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.
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
Technology Transfer Program (10X2TT)
810 Vermont Ave, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20420
Inquires related to the Invention Disclosures (ID) process or Inventor Certifications (IC): firstname.lastname@example.org
Inquires related to CRADA issues (including process questions and eCRADA registry) or submission of annual reporting requirements: email@example.com
Inquires related to either patent or royalty questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
To locate a specific TTP team member, view contacts page.
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Specialty Team Advising Research (STAR) is a legal team dedicated to research issues. This resource is available on the intranet only. If you have intranet access, copy and paste this link to your browser: http://tinyurl.com/musjbjv
KDKATV Sunday Business Page: VA Pittsburgh, Watch this video: Cardiac catheter lab technician, Catherine Abee at the Department of Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Medical Center has developed a pulse oximeter probe integrated into a bandage-like harness, which contains a disposable chemical energy heating source to help obtain more accurate pulse oximetry readings consistent with values obtained with an arterial blood gas. (Mar. 17, 2019)
Technology Transfer welcomes David L. Marks, J.D. (Mar. 13, 2019)
VA pushing medical research and inventions to private sector
(Techlink, Feb. 11, 2019)
VA has engaged TechLink, a non-profit partnership intermediary, for marketing and licensing services that see government research and inventions transferred to businesses.
VA Technology Transfer Program Briefing (1.6 MB, PDF)
Managing IP at the VA Research Office; Tips and Hints - webinar slides
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).