Our Strategic Partners

Partnerships create synergy

The FLC proudly partners with like-minded government, industry, and academic organizations aimed at accelerating federal technology transfer.

Through sharing communicative efforts in print and online publications, social media, exhibit space, and other means, the FLC and its partners work to provide valuable resources and support to all members of the T2 community.

Contact [email protected] for more information on partnering.

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AUTM

AUTM, whose 3,000 members represent more than 800 institutions, works to support and advance technology transfer worldwide. University tech transfer powers the innovation economy, creating jobs, saving and enhancing lives, improving productivity and offering solutions to environmental challenges. By moving discoveries from basic research laboratories to commercial partners capable of transforming the inventions into beneficial products and services, tech transfer makes the world a better place. 

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Mid-Continent
CO-LABS

CO-LABS connects technologists to manifest scientific discoveries improving the world. Colorado has over 30 federal taxpayer-funded scientific research labs ranging from agriculture to aerospace, geology to GPS, extreme weather to quantum physics, even wildlife biology to ice cores, and more. CO-LABS' mission is to keep labs funded and keep them in Colorado!

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Mid-Continent
DCN

Development Capital Networks (DCN) seeds the growth of entrepreneurs by attracting technology, capital, and talent to help communities build innovation economies. DCN is a specialized firm focused on driving economic development with market-based solutions. They collaborate with Cimarron Capital Partners, a manager of targeted venture fund investments, and Innovate, Inc., a nonprofit that facilitates technology transfer. The in-depth experience of our national team is combined with local talent in the communities we serve as well as an extensive network of innovators and investors.

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Mid-Continent
Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation

The Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation (LACDC) is a private not-for-profit 501(c)6 organization that has been active in Los Alamos, New Mexico since 1983. Our mission is to build a vibrant community through a thriving economy by leveraging public and private sector investment to achieve sustainable economic development.

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Southeast
Mississippi Enterprise for Technology (MSET)

MSET is the state's hub for advocacy, business development, and connectivity for the Stennis Space Center and the South Mississippi Space and Defense Ecosystem.

Formed through a joint effort between the State of Mississippi, NASA, and the Mississippi institutions of higher learning, MSET is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that facilitates regional economic development by leveraging the resources of Stennis Space Center, the State, and the region.

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Mid-Atlantic
MONTGOMERY COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) helps find what you need for business success in Montgomery County, Maryland. As a public/private partnership, they collaborate with County and State officials along with private companies to help connect you to resources, site selection, funding, incentives, permitting and more. MCEDC is your gateway to partnerships with County and State officials; information on incentives, tax credits and programs; helps to conduct a business entity search or find business support or loans for specialized minority-owned, women-owned, or veteran-owned businesses. MCEDC is a ‘go-to’ resource that links the local and regional workforce pipeline to companies to fuel success.

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Northeast
New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology (CSIT)

The Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology (CSIT) is responsible for strengthening the innovation economy within New Jersey, encouraging collaboration and connectivity between industry and academia and the translation of innovations into successful high growth businesses. CSIT has been established to exercise oversight for the responsibility of implementing, evaluating, and formulating long-range plans and programs for science, innovation, and technology in New Jersey.

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Mid-Continent
New Mexico LEEP

New Mexico (NM) LEEP matches entrepreneurs with seed capital, a large network of mentors, customers, and investors and the unique expertise and resources of Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories. NM LEEP strives to foster a diverse and inclusive program by creating a process that solicits a range of innovators from universities, accelerators, and other organizations around the country, and from across numerous technology areas.

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Mid-Atlantic
Rockville Economic Development, Inc.

The goal of Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) is economic development by providing resources and assistance to businesses and entrepreneurs in Rockville, Maryland, as well as support to women entrepreneurs in the Maryland Capital Region through its SBA certified program, the Maryland Women Business Center. The FLC and REDI as partners aim to build stronger relationships between federal laboratories and industry, and particularly small businesses, that help move research to the marketplace for the public good.

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National
SBIR & STTR

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs are highly competitive programs that encourage domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) with the potential for commercialization.

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National
SSTI

A national nonprofit organization, SSTI offers information and services that are needed to succeed in today's innovation economy. SSTI strives to maximize the capacity of members to deliver successful outcomes within the context of the complex innovation communities in which they participate.

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Mid-Atlantic
TEDCO

TEDCO is leading innovation to market. TEDCO provides funding, resources and connections that early-stage technology and life sciences companies need to thrive in Maryland. TEDCO’s mission is to Enhance economic empowerment by fostering an inclusive and entrepreneurial innovation ecosystem. Identify, invest in, and help grow technology companies in Maryland.

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Mid-Continent
UNM Rainforest Innovations

UNM Rainforest Innovations (formerly known as the STC.UNM and Science & Technology Corporation @ UNM) is a nonprofit corporation formed and owned entirely by the University of New Mexico Board of Regents (UNM). UNM Rainforest Innovations a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation with an independent board of directors. Located at the Lobo Rainforest Building in the heart of the Innovation District in Albuquerque, New Mexico, UNM Rainforest Innovations has proximity to research and development and laboratory facilities and other technology based companies, many of which are the creation of UNM Rainforest Innovations.

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National
The Water Council

The Water Council is a global hub dedicated to solving critical water challenges by driving innovation in freshwater technology and advancing water stewardship, from their headquarters at the Global Water Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Water Council also promotes water stewardship as a natural complement to water innovation.

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Mid-Atlantic
XELEVATE

Xelevate is the first physical drone/UAS ecosystem, with proximity to Washington DC. Xelevate’s mission is simple: Safe and secure drone/UAS engagement, innovation, cultural acceptance, and generational advancement can only be accomplished by assisting industry, commercial entities, government agencies, local communities, public safety, and academia.

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December 02, 2022
TEDCO Receives Funds to Restart the Defense Commercialization (DefTech) Center
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November 23, 2022
CO-LABS Announces 2022 Governor's Award for High-Impact Research
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October 31, 2022
FLC Partner, TEDCO, Invests in NanoBioFAB
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October 24, 2022
The Water Council Opens Fall 2022 Tech Challenge
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October 13, 2022
Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation Provides Loans to Underserved Businesses
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October 07, 2022
New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology Earmarks $1M for Innovation Research and Tech Transfer 
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September 16, 2022
Water Leaders Summit to Focus on Unifying Innovation and Stewardship
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September 09, 2022
AUVSI Teams Up to Develop Cybersecurity Risk Framework for Uncrewed Vehicles
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September 01, 2022
SBIR|STTR Offers Program to Understand Federal Government Accounting and Commercialization
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August 26, 2022
CSIT Awards Nearly $4 Million to New Jersey Startups
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August 12, 2022
TEDCO Offers Women Entrepreneurs Leadership Programs
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August 08, 2022
Environmental Data Science Innovation and Inclusion Lab Launched With Co-Labs Member
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Xelevate and new partner OCW host First Air and Drone Show
Dec 17
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  Washington-Warren Airport (OCW)