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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National
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-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
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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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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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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August 08, 2022
Environmental Data Science Innovation and Inclusion Lab Launched With Co-Labs Member
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July 29, 2022
UNM Rainforest Innovations Partners with BioTech Company to License  Nanotechnology Portfolio
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June 07, 2022
FLC Regional Partner Releases New TEDCO Talks Seminars
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June 07, 2022
SBA Announces Collaboration to Address Wealth Gap through Black Enterpreneurship
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June 07, 2022
CSIT opens small business grant program to advance maternal and infant health
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June 07, 2022
17 Patents Issued to UNM Rainforest Innovations for UNM Technologies this spring
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June 07, 2022
TEDCO’s Maryland Innovation Initiative helps propel ideas from the lab to the marketplace
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June 07, 2022
MCEDC releases action plan to accelerate local economic growth
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June 03, 2022
MCEDC partners with others to launch ignITe hub
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June 01, 2022
2022 Air Domain Awareness Detection and Mitigation Conference is June 8-9
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May 25, 2022
UNM Rainforest Innovations announces 2022 Pitch Deck Competition winners
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May 25, 2022
America's Seed Fund Startup Expo May 25
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