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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

WRRC Technology Transfer

WRRC and the Agricultural Research Service actively seek partners for technology transfer. This can take multiple forms:

  • Patent Licensing.  An organization with manufacturing capacity may license (exclusively or non-exclusively) USDA-owned patents. A partial list of patents eligible for licensing can be viewed at Available Technologies:  [http://ars.usda.gov/business/business.htm]

  • Joint Research.  A private company, a non-profit organization, or any non-federal government agency may partner with USDA to conduct joint research and any resulting patent may be licensed exclusively to the research partner.  http://ars.usda.gov/business/docs.htm?docid=771

Current WRRC collaborations are listed here: Collaborations

You may contact the PWA Technology Transfer Office at:

Research Operations and Management David Nicholson Mara Guttman
Office of Technology Transfer Technology Transfer Coordinator Technology Transfer Assistant
800 Buchanan Street (510) 559-5641 (510) 559-5619
Albany, CA 94710 (510) 559-6091 (510) 559-6091
David.Nicholson@ars.usda.gov Mara.Guttman@ars.usda.gov


Last Modified: 10/5/2015
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