The FLC’s Northeast Region consists of the following states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, and the U.S. territory Puerto Rico. There are approximately 25-member research and development (R&D) laboratories located in this region. These laboratories represent a variety of agencies (i.e., Departments of Commerce, Energy, Defense, Transportation, etc.)
The mission of the FLC is to add value to the federal agencies, laboratories, and their partners to accomplish the rapid integration of research and development resources within the mainstream of the U.S. economy. Each region actively conducts R&D activities seeking partnerships to transfer innovative technologies.
The Northeast Region actively promotes regional tech transfer through its Lab Showcase, Member Connect, Industry and Tech Events, and so much more. Check out our professional development and networking events, as well as our regional award winners that demonstrate outstanding technology transfer programs.
David Lee is a Technology Transfer Associate in the Technology Transfer (T2) Office within the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Armaments Center (DEVCOM AC) headquartered at Picatinny Arsenal in New Jersey.
As a part of the DEVCOM AC T2 Team, David is responsible for all aspects of DEVCOM AC’s technology transfer practice including executing cooperative research agreements (with domestic, international, academic and industry partners), overseeing the DEVCOM AC patent portfolio, developing intellectual property licensing and marketing strategies, and facilitating and executing strategic partnerships, and agreements with other Federal and State partners.
David began his career with the Army as a Presidential Management Fellow working in labor relations and management employee relations. David received an AB in Government from Dartmouth College, a JD from Indiana University School of Law- Bloomington, and a BS in Biochemistry from Arizona State University. David is admitted to practice law in New Jersey.
Laurie Bagley leads the Technology Transfer office for the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) directing efforts to accelerate the commercialization and transfer of laboratory technologies to the marketplace, including developing an entrepreneurial ecosystem for lab scientists and implementing commercialization programs funded by the Department of Energy (DOE) and other federal programs.
She is also a member of the DOE National Laboratory Technology Transfer (NLTT) working group, an executive board member of the DOE Technology Transfer Working Group (TTWG), and a member of AUTM.
Laurie's previous experience includes research and marketing technologies for Princeton University's Office of Technology Licensing, IP consulting, and R&D and manufacturing experience in the medical device, semiconductor, and building products industries. Laurie holds a BS in Chemistry from Millersville University, Millersville, PA.
Joe DiRenzo is a retired U.S. Coast Guard officer who spent nine years in the Navy, serving both in the submarine and surface warfare communities. In 1991, he transitioned to the Coast Guard and was assigned to several cutters including command of USCG Cutter Jefferson Island, and had 14 years of sea duty upon his retirement.
In October 2015, he assumed his current position at the USCG Research and Development Center, where he facilitates collaborative research with other national labs & research facilities.
Joe is one of the most published authors in Coast Guard history. A five-time winner of the service’s prestigious JOC Alex Haley award, he has published more than 300 articles on maritime terrorism and port security. He is a 2013 co-recipient of the INFORMS Wagner Prize. He is the co-editor of the first ever book on Maritime Cyber Security – Issues in Maritime Cyber Security, published in 2017.
Joe is a 1982 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, holds MBA from California Coast University, and is a graduate of both the Naval War College and Marine Corps Command and Staff College. He completed his PhD in Business Administration (Homeland Security Specialization) at Northcentral University in Prescott, AZ.