Mid-Atlantic

The Mid-Atlantic Region of the FLC comprises over 100 federal laboratories and over 350 federal facilities. The Region is a gateway to both the Mid-Atlantic labs and the over 300 federal labs that make up the FLC. Reaching across agency lines, the core players are the technology transfer, licensing, and commercialization professionals for the federal labs.

The FLC Mid-Atlantic Region links you to federal technology, technical expertise, and research and development (R&D) assets. By using the contacts you make through the Region and the FLC, you can license technology, form R&D partnerships, access scientific knowledge, and learn how to access federal R&D resources. The Region provides gateway services, networking opportunities, conferences, publications, training, and technology locator assistance across all federal agencies.

 

 

What Is the FLC?

The FLC is a formally chartered organization mandated by Congress to promote, educate and facilitate technology transfer among more than 300 federal laboratories, research centers and agencies.

What Is Technology Transfer?

The FLC is a formally chartered organization mandated by Congress to promote, educate and facilitate technology transfer among more than 300 federal laboratories, research centers and agencies.

How Can I Work With a Federal Laboratory?

Have a new product, method, or innovative idea that you’d like to enhance or further develop, but aren’t sure where to start? No problem! The FLC can get you in touch with expert scientists, engineers, and researchers who are available to collaborate or negotiate a license for an available federal technology to make your tech dreams a commercialized reality. There are various agency and laboratory programs, agreements, and partnerships that you can explore and utilize to boost your business and our nation’s economy. Check out the T2 Toolkit to get started!

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