A Regional Center for Utilization and Transfer of Technology
NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA
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The need for a regional center to bridge the gap between existing sources of technology and state and local government as users of technology is exposed. A Regional Center for Utilization and Transfer of Technology is described and a demonstration project proposed. In support of the parent objective, questionnaires were sent out and interviews were held with city managers throughout the state of California. From the results, three aspects of the concept were explored in depth 1 a description of the market for technology transfer TT to local government 2 organization for TT 3 the measurement of effectiveness. Other areas covered include barriers to TT a survey of existing TT organizations models of the TT process a synopsis of Department of Defense policy on TT and high potential tasks for a Regional Center.
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