The FLC Southeast Region is comprised of the following nine states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. The FLC Southeast Region is home to over 40 federal laboratories and over 300 federal facilities of the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, and Energy; the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), among others.
Whether focusing on strengthening national security, improving medical treatments and the quality of life, or creating technologies to benefit the warfighter, the Southeast Region’s network of federal laboratories and their technology transfer offices are aiding efforts to fuel our nation’s economic competitiveness.
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 Mid-Continent 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.
Paige is the Technology Transfer manager at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD). Prior to her ORTA appointment, Paige was the STEM Outreach Program manager as well as the Education Partnership Program manager.
Paige graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Florida in 2012 through the SMART Scholarship program. Upon graduation she began working at NSWC PCD in the Diving and Life Support Division, where she supported the design, testing, and transition of various diving systems supporting the Navy, Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, and first responders. In 2020, she earned a Master’s degree in STEM Leadership and Education from the American College of Education.
Paige was first introduced to the FLC in 2015 when she attended her first National Meeting. It was at this meeting that she truly understood the importance of technology transfer to national security and the economy. After the first FLC National Meeting, Paige became involved in work under a CRADA in Diving & Life Support Systems. This would eventually lead to her pursuing more work in technology transfer and setting up a full time Office of Research and Technology Applications at NSWC PCD. In 2019, she became the Southeast Regional Coordinator for the FLC.
Madhavi Sriram has been working as a Technology Transfer Specialist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Technology Transfer Office, Atlanta, GA, since October 2019. She is responsible for evaluating CDC inventions and discoveries for novelty and market potential, negotiate agreements, and educate CDC researchers in matters related to federal intellectual property (IP) policies and procedures. Prior to the CDC, she held various positions at Emory University, Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Foresight Science and Technology, and as a Patent Science Advisor at Smith Gambrell & Russell, LLP.
Madhavi earned a Masters in Pharmaceutical Sciences from India, and a PhD in Chemistry from Baylor University, TX.