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THE ORTA

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY APPLICATION

Overview

The ORTA is an essential focal point for collaborations between federal labs and the outside world.

They promote their lab's:

  • Technologies
  • Expertise
  • Capabilities
  • Facilities

Why?

To attrack non-federal partners for research and development (R&D) and T2 partnerships. This function is multifaceted. Among other things, it requires these offices to serve as information brokers, liasons to industry and academia, deal makers, and contact administrators.

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ORTA Functions

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Supports S&Es in transferring technology

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Coordinates and develops transfer opportunities

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Assists commercial sector (industry and academia) in identifying technologies/POCs

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Ensures all activities follow DOD and service-specific policies

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Participates in DAF T3 program Reviews, DOD T2 Community, AUTM, and Federal Laboratory

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