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Drive Your Business Forward with USDA Tech Transfer
May 23, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pmFree
Energetics Technology Center and the Rural Maryland Council are proud to offer an in-depth look into moving scientific discoveries and innovations developed at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service, from the laboratory to practical everyday use. If you are a business owner, entrepreneur, student of biology, horticulture or aquaculture, or a professional service organization that assists any of these groups, plan to attend this free program and learn more about how technology transfer brings innovation to commercialization!
What is Technology Transfer?
Technology transfer (T2) is the process of transitioning technologies from the research lab to the marketplace.
Why Should I Learn About USDA Tech Transfer?
The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s chief in-house research agency. It is one of the four component agencies of the Research, Education, and Economics (REE) mission area. The scope of USDA’s agricultural research programs has been expanded and extended many times since the Department was first created. Today ARS has a workforce of approximately 6,000 employees including 2,100 scientists and post docs representing a wide range of disciplines. ARS has 800 research projects working at 90+ locations, including overseas labs.